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Join us on Feb. 15th for Dr. Conseula Francis Reading Circle Book Discussion of “The Davenports”

Join us via Zoom as we celebrate "Love at Avery," with the book discussion of The Davenports.  "The Davenports are one...
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Archive Spotlight News & Notes Programming

Submit your Story: Black Love @ the Avery Research Center

At the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, we document all aspects of our community. One area...
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Archival Projects Archive Spotlight News & Notes Staff News

Making Accessible Avery Research Center’s Institutional History

You may have already heard about how the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History...
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Thank you for a wonderful year! Winter Break Closure December 21, 2023-January 1, 2024

We’re wrapping up a full year here at the Avery. Our building will be closed Dec 21st — Jan 1st....
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Emergency Closure: Closed on December 18th

Due to flooding in Harleston Village, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will be closed on...
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November Hours Change

The Avery Research Center will be closing early on November 22 and closed on Nov. 23-24th.
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Black Research News History News News & Notes

Issue 1: Black Research News (BRN)

Newsletter by Aaisha Haykal
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Archive Spotlight History News Staff News

Desegregation of the College of Charleston exhibit is now live on LDHI!

Text provided by Leah Worthington, College of Charleston Digital Projects Librarian I am pleased and excited to announce that our...
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History News News & Notes

Transforming Hampstead Village by Mateo Mérida

As Charleston has become one of the fastest growing cities in the US, few areas have seen as much change...
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History News News & Notes

Public Memory of the Domestic Slave Trade in Charleston, South Carolina Street by Lauren Davila

South Carolina’s oldest business district stands in downtown Charleston on Broad Street, just steps from the Atlantic Ocean. It intersects...
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Activist Education in Denver, CO by Mateo Mérida

In the 1960s, the United States saw some of the largest activist movements in the history of this country, with...
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Longshoreman Strike 1866 by Mateo Mérida

South Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the most conservative states in the United States, socially, politically, and...
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Avery Research Center is hiring for the Mellon Grant!

To support the Avery and Liberatory Literacies: Commemorating 160 Years of Black Education grant project, we are hiring three positions this...
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History News Programming

A Critical Conversations event with Tamara Lanier on Repatriating Artifacts of North American Slavery

Date: Tuesday, March 21 5:30-7:00 PM EST Location: Septima Clark Memorial Auditorium (ECTR 118) Description: The Center for the Study...
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Programming

March 2023 Open House Cancelled.

The March open house is been cancelled. Sorry any inconvenience, please visit our virtual exhibition.
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History News

NAI Course: “Speaking Our Truths: A Gathering of Black and Brown Interpreters”

The Avery Research Center for African American History & Culture is sponsoring a training course with the National Association for...
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News & Notes Staff News

Meet our Undergraduate and Graduate Student Assistants

The Avery Research Center supports the professional efforts of College of Charleston students by providing experiential learning opportunities across all...
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Black History Month History News News & Notes

Part 3: Lowcountry Resistance by Mateo Mérida

White supremacy has not only been pervasive in the history of Charleston, but it is present in every structure that...
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