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Increasing literacy through Social Studies

Frederick Douglass believed that “once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Students must be free to succeed. A current initiative of the South Carolina Department of Education is the...
SC African American History Calendar: February 2024 - Brown V. School District No. 20, Charleston, SC:

SC African American History Calendar: February 2024 - Brown V. School District No. 20, Charleston, SC:

JUDICIAL RULING Nine years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, public schools in South Carolina remained segregated. Despite the Supreme Court’s...
SC African American History Calendar 2024: January Honoree - A'ja Wilson

SC African American History Calendar 2024: January Honoree - A'ja Wilson

A’ja Wilson is a highly-accomplished professional basketball player for the two-time world champion Las Vegas Aces of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Wilson played for the South...
SC African American History Calendar: December Honoree - Freddie Stowers

SC African American History Calendar: December Honoree - Freddie Stowers

Freddie Stowers was born in 1896 in Sandy Springs, S.C. Before being drafted, he worked as a farmhand. He was married to Pearl, and they had a daughter named Minnie Lee. He was drafted into the United...