SC African American History Calendar

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SC African American History Calendar: September Honoree – Gloria Blackwell Rackley

SC African American History Calendar: September Honoree – Gloria Blackwell Rackley

Gloria Blackwell Rackley, a courageous civil rights leader, was born in Little Rock, S.C. in 1927. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Claflin College, her master’s at South Carolina State College...
SC African American History Calendar: August Honoree - Amy Surginer Northrop

SC African American History Calendar: August Honoree - Amy Surginer Northrop

Amy G. Surginer Northrop was born in Dixiana in 1905. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Allen University, and continued studies as far as the Manhattan Trade School. After school, Northrop lived in...
SC African American History Calendar: July Honoree - L. Casey Manning

SC African American History Calendar: July Honoree - L. Casey Manning

L. Casey Manning, Sr. was born in Dillon, S.C. in 1950 to Paul and Harnethea Manning. In high school, Manning was named All-American, AAA Player of the Year in 1969, and listed among the “Who’s Who”...
SC African American History Calendar: June Honorees - Willis and Clara Langley

SC African American History Calendar: June Honorees - Willis and Clara Langley

Willis and Clara Langley are natives of Washington, N.C. After high school, Willis attended Elizabeth City State University and Clara attended North Carolina Central University. They married in...