29 03, 2021

New African American History Tours Added to Discovering Our Past Website

By |2021-04-09T13:33:09-04:00March 29, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on New African American History Tours Added to Discovering Our Past Website

The College's Discovering Our Past Project is adding five new African American history tours to the multi-media website.

25 02, 2021

Faculty, Staff Invited to Read, Discuss Book on Abolitionist Education

By |2021-02-25T13:05:36-05:00February 25, 2021|General News|Comments Off on Faculty, Staff Invited to Read, Discuss Book on Abolitionist Education

Nearly 50 faculty and staff have been reading and discussing Bettina Love's "We Want to Do More Than Survive," and the CofC community is invited to join the author for a virtual talk at 5 p.m. on March 11, 2021.

25 02, 2021

Bernard Powers Illuminates Black History at CofC and Beyond

By |2021-03-10T13:07:41-05:00February 25, 2021|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Bernard Powers Illuminates Black History at CofC and Beyond

As the director of the College's Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston and the interim CEO of the International African American Museum, Bernard Powers is shedding light on new aspects of Black history.

5 02, 2021

Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston Sponsors New Historical Marker

By |2021-02-17T08:32:54-05:00February 5, 2021|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston Sponsors New Historical Marker

The Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston sponsored a historic marker that highlights the history of the domestic slave trade at a building in downtown Charleston.

17 06, 2020

Mother Emanuel’s Legacy of Hope Five Years Later

By |2021-02-16T11:49:47-05:00June 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.