SC African American History Calendar

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February 1, 2019 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
Johnathan Green’s “Breath of Freedom” on the cover of the South Carolina African American History Calendar

The South Carolina Department of Education has ushered in the New Year with the unveiling of their 2019 South Carolina African American History Calendar !

SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree: David "Dave the Potter" Drake

February 1, 2019 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
Image of David "Dave the Potter" Drake  - February Honoree SC African American History Calendar

David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is...

SC African American History Calendar 2019 - January Honoree, Steve Benjamin

December 24, 2018 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
Photos of SC African American History Calendar 2019 and January honoree, Mayor Steve Benjamin

Mayor Steve Benjamin, Columbia’s first African American mayor, was elected in a record-turnout election in 2010. He made it his mission to shape the Capital City into the most talented, educated and entrepreneurial city in America. His devotion to Columbia began in 1990...

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