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.
CofC President Andrew T. Hsu will speak at a panel discussion at Emanuel AME Church titled "Churches, Race and Violence" on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
The authors of the book 'We Are Charleston,' which focuses on the shootings at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, will give a talk on Feb. 23, 2018.
Two years after the killings of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church, a dialogue on race and the impacts of white supremacy continues.
President Obama visited the College of Charleston two times during his eight years in office. The visits could not have been more different.
Teacher education professor Jon Hale's new book, "Freedom Schools," focuses on the creation of 41 schools for black students during the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964.
In this week's installment: a look at Charleston one year after the deadly church shooting; a history professor talks about his new book; an analysis of recent state primary elections, and more.
Tragedy Inspires Giving: Developer Endows College Scholarship Honoring Victims of Emanuel A.M.E. Tragedy
To honor the victims of last year's tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, Charleston developer Michael Bennett established the "Mother" Emanuel A.M.E. Endowed Scholarship for minority students from the Charleston peninsula to attend the College of Charleston. The scholarship will be awarded for the first time this fall.
For the past year, the College has hosted numerous community events and discussions in the aftermath of the tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church.
Tickets for Friday's memorial marking the one-year anniversary of the shootings at Emanuel A.M.E. Church are available at cofcsports.com.