Bernard Powers will speak to members of the Class of 2020 at two of the College of Charleston's commencement ceremonies on Oct. 10, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
The new Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston will help tell the story of slavery in the broadest possible way.
In honor of Black History Month, several College of Charleston departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events both on and off campus.
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.