We are pleased to announce that we have joined the City of Columbia and other community partners to develop a four-part virtual series based on The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. We hope you join us in participating in this series as we explore how concepts like redlining, gentrification, and urban renewal shaped Columbia and how we can address this history in creating a more equitable community.
Please join us for the first session on how urban renewal in Columbia harmed local, predominantly African-American neighborhoods and residents, featuring:
This series is sponsored by The City of Columbia, Richland Library, Historic Columbia, Columbia SC 63, Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, SC Humanities, Center for Civil Rights History and Research, African American Studies Program at The University of South Carolina, and the Institute for African American Research at the University of South Carolina. Save the Date for the three other sessions: