Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Harlem Renaissance Movie Night

Members of Gamma Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. gathered in sisterly fellowship and “Harlem Renaissance” era fashion on Friday, July 19, 2019, to view the movie, “Swing,” which was written, directed, and produced by Oscar Michaeux. He was described as the first major and most successful African American filmmaker of the…

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Nikki Giovanni To Headline 2019 Black Ink Charleston

Nikki Giovanni, the world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator, will be featured as the keynote speaker at this fall’s Black Ink, Charleston’s African American book festival. The festival, a program of the Charleston Friends of the Library and a part of the MOJA Arts Festival, will take place on Saturday, October 5 at 2…

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The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents Without Regard to Sex, Race or Color and HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education

  The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents two concurrent exhibits, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color by Andrew Feiler and HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES, on view at City Gallery August 23 through October 6. The two distinct shows examine race, privilege, and the power of education…

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Public Invited To Grand Opening Of First Dedicated LGBTQI+ Space In The Lowcountry

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, AFFA, Charleston Pride and We Are Family will celebrate the grand opening of the first – and only – dedicated LGBTQI+ office, retail and community space in the Lowcountry, located at 1801 Reynolds Ave, North Charleston, SC. The celebration will begin at 4:00pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:00pm, and conclude at 7:00pm. The…

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