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April 2017

James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture

April 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of South Carolina Alumni Center, 900 Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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The Arnold School’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Department of Health Services Policy and Management along with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Office of Health Equity and the USC Office of Civil Rights History and Research will host the 10th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture, which is free and open to the public, on Tuesday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center (900 Senate St. Columbia, S.C. 29201). The theme of the program is Bridging Health Equity Across Communities. The 2017 Clyburn Lecture will feature Natalie S. Burke as the keynote speaker.

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November 2018

Outside Agitator: The Civil Rights Struggle of Cleveland Sellers, Jr. Conversation and Book Signing

November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia
Columbia, SC
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South Carolina civil rights pioneer Cleveland Sellers will share his journey from a 15-year-old organizing a small-town lunch counter sit-in to his false imprisonment for the Orangeburg Massacre and his national leadership with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Hear his personal stories about icons such as Stokely Carmichael, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X and learn how the former USC professor's leadership in African American studies transformed the teaching of black history. This event is free and open to…

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February 2019

Exhibit Opening and Reception

February 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, 1322 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Featuring speaker Cleveland Sellers. Sponsored by the Civil Rights Center, College of Arts and Sciences, University Libraries, and SCHC.

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Lest We Forget: Images of African American Culture, Open Gallery and Lecture

February 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, 1322 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Traditional open gallery from 12-3 with lecture by Cecil Williams at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Civil Rights Center, College of Arts and Sciences, University Libraries, SCHC, and the Orr Family.

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Fred Gray, “The Role Lawyers Played in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Civil Rights Movement”

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
University of South Carolina School of Law, 1525 Senate St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Open to the public, with refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Civil Rights Center, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Law School.

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March 2019

Media and Civil Rights Symposium

March 8, 2019 - March 9, 2019

Sponsored by the School of Mass Comm., Civil Rights Center, and University Libraries.

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Films and Stories of the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Cleveland Sellers

March 18, 2019 - April 29, 2019
Gambrell 151,

Wednesday 5:30-8:15, Gambrell 151 To learn more: https://www.sc.edu/uofsc/posts/2019/01/cleveland_sellers_banner.php#.XHa0PpNKjOQ To sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-tRs5BPB3H6Pc94hVHAByYj31oMPagDKFRIOnBZDdNA/viewform?edit_requested=true

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Roundtable on the State of the Field for Civil Rights History

March 20, 2019
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, 1322 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Historically Black Colleges in the Civil Rights Movement, Open Gallery

March 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, 1322 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208 United States
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Featuring speaker Dr. William Hine at 2 p.m., on his new book "South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow America"

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April 2019

College Sport Research Institute Conference, Opening Lecture and Reception

April 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Featuring Dr. Damion Thomas, Curator of Sports, Museum of African American History and Culture. Sponsored by HRSM/CSRI.

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