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February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Ty Moody
African American young woman looking through a microscope

There has been a significant gender gap throughout the years in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) all over the world. Women have made tremendous progress, but still remain under-represented in these fields. On December 22, 2015, the United...

Fine + Street Artist Cedric Umoja | Original SC

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Cedric Umoja is a hybrid--Western and Southern. He was born and partly raised in California but moved to South Carolina after hi

Cedric Umoja is a hybrid--Western and Southern. He was born and partly raised in California but moved to South Carolina after high school. He was drawn to art at an early age with hip-hop and comic books being his biggest influence. Today, his work is influenced by graffiti...

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter” | SC Hall of Fame

February 6, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era...

Scribble: Advice for entrepreneurs from co-founder of Neuroene Therapeutics

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Sherine Chan, Neuroene Therapeutics

Sherine Chan Co-Founder of Neuroene Therapeutics After spending her early professional life in medical research and education, Sherine Chan has turned to the world of entrepreneurship. Alongside her role as an Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina...

Swing Bridge Operator Stephen Brown | Original SC

February 3, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Swing Bridge Operator Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown is a swing bridge operator working in Beaufort, S.C. At a young 66 years old, Mr. Brown told us stories of growing up in Beaufort, his 35 years with the fire department and his love for the bridge. He left us with words of wisdom, that you can do anything if...

Andrew Pickens | SC Hall of Fame

January 30, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Andrew Pickens

Watch an eight minute biography of the life of American Revolution militia leader and US Congressman, General Andrew Pickens. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details Pickens' military...

SC African American History Calendar: February Honoree – Reubin Bookert

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar:  February Honoree – Reubin Bookert

Rear Admiral Reubin B. Bookert is a native of Columbia, S.C. He graduated from C.A. Johnson High School in 1968 and North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. degree. He also earned degrees in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a...

Scribble: How to build a successful company culture

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Greg Higgs

Many enthusiasts dream of starting a business around their obsessions. Greg Higgs is one entrepreneur who actually did it. Already a junkie for vehicles at an early age, Greg laid the groundwork for Fab Fours as a child by developing his skills as an artist. He went on to...

Ronald Erwin McNair | SC Hall of Fame

January 28, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Ronald Erwin McNair

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off in January 28, 1986.

Artist Jim Victor | Original SC

January 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Jim Victor

Jim Victor is an abstract painter living in Mt. Pleasant, SC. He started drawing and painting during his school years when he became intrigued by the works of the world's greatest artists. When a local department store had a sale on art books Jim "bought them all!" Victor...

Andrew Jackson | SC Hall of Fame

January 23, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina in 1767. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson became a lawyer and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was the first Democrat elected U.S. President, serving from 1829-1837. During his...

Scribble: Structural Dynamics to make our world safer

January 22, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Juan Caicedo

Many people have dreams of shaping the future, and for Dr. Juan Caicedo, those dreams are a reality. A professor and department chair of the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing, Juan specializes in Structural Dynamics to make our world safer...

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

January 20, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today! Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

Made Here | Cosmosis Stones

January 17, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Crystals at Cosmosis Stones

Cosmosis Stones is a Charlotte-based jewelry company. Owner Brianna Daniels uses both copper and crystals when making her jewelry. Of choosing her materials, she says, "Through the practice of meditatively wrapping crystals, I got a better understanding of the function of...

Benjamin Elijah Mays | SC Hall of Fame

January 16, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Benjamin Elijah Mays

Benjamin Mays (1894-1984) was a minister, educator, scholar and social activist. He was known as the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement." Mays was born the youngest in his family and his parents were both former slaves. He grew up in Epworth, South Carolina, just a few...

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