Much like the incredible escape of Ellen and William Craft from enslavement, their photo album had just been waiting at the Avery for someone like Mary Trent to discover it.
The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture builds upon the foundation of its namesake the Avery Normal Institute, which served African American students from 1865 to 1954.
In honor of Black History Month, several CofC departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events that explore Black culture, history and contemporary issues.
Many have been responsible for the growth and increased prestige during the College's 250 years of existence, but here are the ones who deserve special recognition for the impact they had on the College's development and evolution.
In celebration of the College’s 250th anniversary, a new multimedia website and app give an honest and expansive accounting of the school’s long and complex history like never before.
The new executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Tamara T. Butler, is taking her career full circle.
The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture has received funding to contribute to a national digital collection highlighting the roles and experiences of Black women in the women’s suffrage movement.
Tamara T. Butler is taking the helm as the new executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and associate dean of College Libraries.
The College's Office of Institutional Diversity is among many campus departments leading the way with initiatives and conversations surrounding issues of race, equity and inclusion.
Whether it's the men's basketball team heading to the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship tournament or recognizing phenomenal women within the CofC community, there's been plenty to cheer about at the College this week.