SC African American Calendar

SC African American History Calendar February 2019 Honoree: David “Dave the Potter” Drake

David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is recognized as the first enslaved potter to inscribe his work. Dave…

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SC African American History Calendar November 2018 Honoree: James L. Moore, III

James L. Moore, III, a native of Lyman, S.C., has been widely recognized for his efforts, research, and leadership in advancing African American males. He holds an undergraduate degree in English education from Delaware State University and a Master of Education and Doctorate in Counselor Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He currently…

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SC African American History Calendar August 2018 Honoree: Burnett William Gallman, Jr.

Burnett William Gallman, Jr., an accomplished physician, has spent his life sharing knowledge with his community. He is also an avid music lover and performer. A native of Hartsville, S.C., he attended Morehouse College and graduated from Benedict College, where he earned a band scholarship. He graduated from Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel University College…

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