SC African American Calendar

SC African American History Calendar April 2019 Honoree: Drs. Maxie S. and Ethel M. Gordon

For more than 40 years, Drs. Maxie S. and Ethel M. Gordon championed desegregation. The Gordons contributed across a multitude of platforms: First Calvary Baptist Church, Benedict College, Morris College, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the NAACP, the S.C. Human Relations Council, League of Women Voters, Ministers Wives, and the Greater Columbia Ministerial Alliance.…

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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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