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Call My Name, Clemson with Dr. Rhondda Thomas - Episode 133

Call My Name, Clemson with Dr. Rhondda Thomas - Episode 133

January 7, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the African American history of Clemson University with Dr. Rhondda Robinson Thomas. Dr. Thomas is the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University, specializing in early African-American literature, culture, and history. She is the author of Claiming Exodus: A Cultural History of Afro-Atlantic Identity, 1774-1903 and co-editor of The South Carolina Roots of African American Thought, A Reader. Her most recent publication, by the University of Iowa Press, is Call My Name, Clemson: Documenting the Black Experience in an American University Community.

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From Our Collection - Children’s Books - Episode 132
101 African Americans Who Shaped South Carolina - Dr. Bernie Powers - Episode 130

101 African Americans Who Shaped South Carolina - Dr. Bernie Powers - Episode 130

December 3, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the newly published University of South Carolina Press book, 101 African Americans Who Shaped South Carolina with the editor, Dr. Bernie Powers. Dr. Powers is a professor emeritus of history at the College of Charleston and was also the founding director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, South Carolina. He is also the author of Black Charlestonians: A Social History 1822–1885 and coauthor of We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel. Dr. Powers is a founding board member and interim chief executive officer of the International African American Museum in Charleston.

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Stories of Struggle - Claudia Smith Brinson - Episode 128

Stories of Struggle - Claudia Smith Brinson - Episode 128

November 9, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the civil rights movement in South Carolina with journalist and author, Claudia Smith Brinson. Claudia has been a South Carolina journalist for more than thirty years. She has won more than thirty awards, including Knight Ridder’s Award of Excellence and an O. Henry Award for short fiction, and she was also a member of the Pulitzer finalist team covering Hurricane Hugo. Her recent book, published by the University of South Carolina Press is titled, Stories of Struggle: The Clash over Civil Rights in South Carolina.

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Black Lives Matter & Libraries - Dr. Nicole Cooke - Episode 118

Black Lives Matter & Libraries - Dr. Nicole Cooke - Episode 118

June 26, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Black Lives Matter movement and libraries with Dr. Nicole Cooke, Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina’s School of Information Science. Be sure to check out Dr. Cooke's Anti-Racism for All Ages website and her article, Reading Is Only a Step on the Path to Anti-Racism, in Publishers Weekly.

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