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29th Annual Black History Teleconference on ETV Feb. 21st

February 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman from the audience asks a question

The 29th Annual Benedict College Black History Teleconference will be held on the campus of Benedict College in Columbia, SC, on February 10 at 10:30 a.m. and taped for broadcast later on ETV.  Access the teleconference in streaming format on February 10 or later archived online.  Or view the program when broadcast on ETV!

Entitled The Struggle Continues "Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memory," the program will be moderated by Dr. Bobby Donaldson, Associate Professor of History Studies at USC. He will be joined by a panel of distinguished guests, including Mayor Steve Benjamin, City of Columbia; Chief Saundra Rhodes, Horry County Police Chief; Mr. Tommy Preston, Jr., Boeing South Carolina; Dr. Paul W. Drummond, St. Paul Baptist Church; Reverend James Edwards, Jr., Baptist Ministry; and SC’s very own Photographer, Mr. Cecil Williams.

As the program delves into this special topic, we will hear from historians who lived to tell about it, in their own words. For more information on the teleconference, please contact Mrs. Vareva E. Harris, Teleconference Executive Producer, at 803-705-4651.

Broadcast Schedule:

-ETV-HD: Sunday, February 21, at 5:00 p.m.

-ETV World (ETVW): Friday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m.

Access Online:

The teleconference will be streamed LIVE on February 10 as it is taped for broadcast and then available archived online:

VIEW FLYER about the 29th Annual Black History Teleconference.

Go to the ETV schedule searchable site to find other special programs scheduled in celebration of Black History Month:

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