News and Events

News and events happening in the Palmetto State and around the nation. To post an event send an email notice to, Attn: News and Events. All events are vetted and are posted at the discretion of the organization. 
  • March 19, 2018 11:03 AM | brian day (Administrator)

    On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5-8pm at the USC School of Law, W. Lewis Burke, distinguished professor emeritus of USC School of Law and author, for a special talk about his recently published book, All for Civil Rights: Black Lawyers in South Carolina, 1868-1968. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.

    Before or after the lecture, guests are invited to see an exhibit (located on the second floor of the law library) on Richard Greener, the first African American professor at USC, serving during the Reconstruction Era from 1873 through 1877. 

    For more information and to preregister, go to

  • February 01, 2018 2:29 PM | brian day (Administrator)
    The following document contains African American Studies-related programs being shown on SCETV during February 2018.  The schedule and information was gathered from February 2018 edition of Scene: South Carolina ETV Program Guide.  Schedule subject to change. This is a fluid document as it will be updated. If you find any mistakes or would like to add information, please email me at

    Feel free to visit SC ETV TV Schedule for more information. 

  • August 12, 2017 10:00 AM | Connie Blyther

    Mark your calendars for our Annual Teacher's Event on Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Inn at USC, 1619 Pendleton St, Columbia, SC 29201.  Spaces will be limited.  Registration information coming soon.

  • May 22, 2017 7:00 PM | Connie Blyther

    SCCAAS will be holding it's 3rd Webinar discussion live online Monday, May 22, 2017 between the hours of 7pm and 8pm.  Join us on your phone, tablet or computer.  The topic will be "A History of Ancient Egypt" lead by Dr. Burnett Gallman, MD. Registration information forthcoming.

  • March 26, 2017 11:48 PM | Connie Blyther

    "The Pine Grove Community Center, formerly the Pine Grove Rosenwald School, 937 Pineywoods Road, was the site of a Heritage Celebration to honor Black History Month Saturday, February 25."

    See more of the story here.

  • November 30, 2015 7:00 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    Join us for a free one-hour webinar on the "Impact of the Great Depression on the African American Population." Get access to great resources and receive a certificate of attendance for recertification credit. (SC Social Studies Standards - Elementary: 5-4.2, 5-4.3; Middle: 7-4.3, 8-6.4; High: USHC-6.3). Register Now! All are welcome to join and share this opportunity. 

  • June 18, 2014 1:18 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)
    The Columbia Association of Black Social Workers in observance of Juneteenth presents Saving Our Sons Thursday, June 19, 2014, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Cecil Tillis Center, 2111 Simpkins Lane Columbia, SC 29204. For more information click here

  • June 18, 2014 1:13 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    In observance of Juneteenth

    FOCUS: Lower Richland, is a unique 3-day event promoting Lower Richland County, SC Heritage Corridor. Activities are designed for tourists as well as those with special interest/work related to historical preservation/conservation, tourism, economic development and agri-education. Thursday, June 19 - Saturday, June 21. Historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop Hopkins, SC 29061. For a schedule of events for each day Click here.

    While the event is FREE to the public, registration is requested

  • February 21, 2014 7:00 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    2014 Conference POSTPONED! 
    2014 marks SCCAAS's 8th anniversary. The overall theme for the conference is, “African American Studies: Utilizing The Arts To Teach Common Core.”
  • February 12, 2014 9:00 AM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)
    At Benedict College, 1600 Harden Street. For more information please call Ms. Janina Jenkins @ 803.705.4651. More information.
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