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News and events happening in the Palmetto State and around the nation. To post an event send an email notice to sccaas3@gmail.com, Attn: News and Events. All events are vetted and are posted at the discretion of the organization. 
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  • August 24, 2013 12:00 PM | Chanda Robinson


    Celebrate the life of Celia Mann with tours, live music, hands-on demonstrations, artisans. 



    Mann-Simons Site
    1403 Richland Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
     
    FREE and open to the public. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Tours of the Mann-Simons Site: Adults $1/Children free

    Bus tours of African-American heritage sites: Adults $2/Children free
  • August 24, 2013 10:00 AM | Chanda Robinson

    All SCCAAS members are invited to attend our Members Event. A day of fun activities and educational opportunities. Invitations will be sent to each SCCAAS member the first of August.

  • August 08, 2013 1:39 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    A free online collection about the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project at www.wisconsinhistory.org/freedomsummer

    Besides thousands of archival documents from COFO, CORE and SNCC and papers from dozens of individual activists, the site includes a downloadable Powerpoint about Freedom Summer and a PDF Sourcebook of key documents for teachers. Although focused on 1964, the online archive also contains many items dating back into the 1950s and forward to the end of the 1960s, so it's useful for general civil rights movement research, too.


    As the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer approaches, we want teachers, students, historians, librarians, museum curators, the media, and anyone else to use these primary sources for their programming.

    We'll be adding a few thousand more pages in coming months, so please "like" us on Facebook and follow along:

     www.facebook.com/WHS.Freedom.Summer.collection

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