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Published on January 17th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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AT&T 25th ANNIVERSARY AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY CALENDAR TRAVELLING EXHIBIT ON TOUR AT BROOKLAND CONFERENCE CENTER

25th Anniversary Edition Spotlights Historical Milestones

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday events, the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center will host the first stop of the 2014 AT&T African-American History Calendar Travelling Exhibit from Friday, January 17th-24th.

The exhibit mirrors the pages of the calendar and features events spanning more than 150 years. These events run the gamut from civil rights marches to landmark court cases, and acts of incredible individual courage. The calendar highlights:

· Rock Hill Nine (Friendship Nine)
· Orangeburg Massacre
· Charleston Hospital Strike
· Establishment of Mitchelville
· CSS Planter (Robert Smalls)
· Elmore v Rice
· Pearson v Clarendon County and Briggs v Elliott
· 1955 Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars
· Desegregation of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina
· Festivals
· Greenville New Year’s Day March
· Founding of Randolph’s Cemetery

AT&T and its partners-the State Department of Education, the University of South Carolina, WIS-TV, The State Newspaper, and South Carolina ETV-celebrated 25 years of the AT&T South Carolina African American History Calendar project with the unveiling of the 2014 edition of the History Calendar on October 30, 2013.

To download an electronic copy of the calendar, or access more information about previous editions of the calendar, including biographies of past honorees and resources for educators, please visit www.scafricanamerican.com

 

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