17 06, 2020

Mother Emanuel’s Legacy of Hope Five Years Later

By |2020-07-09T14:47:13-04:00June 17, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Mother Emanuel’s Legacy of Hope Five Years Later

On the fifth anniversary of the tragedy at Mother Emanuel AME Church, CofC Professor Emeritus Bernard Powers talks about how the church has turned darkness into hope throughout history, and how we can hold onto that hope even today.

1 11, 2019

Bernard Powers Awarded the ASALH Woodson Scholars Medallion

By |2019-11-01T15:11:52-04:00November 1, 2019|Academics, Faculty Staff News, News Briefs|Comments Off on Bernard Powers Awarded the ASALH Woodson Scholars Medallion

Bernard Powers, professor emeritus of history and director of the Study of Slavery in Charleston, was recently awarded the ASALH’s prestigious Carter Godwin Woodson Scholars Medallion.

22 10, 2019

CofC Podcast: Bernard Powers on the Life and Legacy of Denmark Vesey

By |2020-06-17T10:29:33-04:00October 22, 2019|Academics|Comments Off on CofC Podcast: Bernard Powers on the Life and Legacy of Denmark Vesey

Bernard Powers, director of CofC's Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, discusses the life of Denmark Vesey and why he should be considered among America's great freedom fighters.

24 09, 2018

CofC Creates Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston

By |2020-02-25T12:57:51-05:00September 24, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on CofC Creates Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston

Under the direction of Bernard Powers, professor emeritus of history, the new center will examine the impact of slavery and race-related issues in Charleston, the surrounding region, and the College.