SC African American Calendar

Call for Nominations for the 2021 South Carolina African American History Calendar

The South Carolina Department of Education is accepting nominations for the 2021 South Carolina African American History Calendar. Nominees will be chosen based on their accomplishments and their impact on African American history and culture. Each nominee must have influenced South Carolina and its citizens in extraordinary ways. The deadline for nominations is Monday, March…

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SC African American History Calendar January 2020 Honoree: Vivian Ayers Allen

A native of Chester, S.C., Dr. Vivian Ayers Allen is a poet, cultural activist, and American classicist. A 1939 graduate of the historic Brainerd Institute in Chester, Dr. Ayers attended Barber-Scotia College and Bennett College. Dr. Ayers has also received Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Bennett College and Wilberforce University. Her literary career began in Houston,…

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