Black History Month

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Black History Month celebrates the many achievements and contributions made by African-Americans to our economic, cultural, spiritual, and political development. Every Saturday during the month of February, there are a series of free events that focus on the African-American history and Gullah heritage of Mount Pleasant. The Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission will celebrate its 7th annual Black History Month in February 2021!

This year, events will all be VIRTUAL! 


FEBRUARY 6 @ 6:30PM: Scanlonville: A History, The Land and The Community

Presentation by Barbara Fordham Collier, longtime Scanlonville resident

FEBRUARY 20 @ 6:30PM: The Laing Visitor: A Look at Some Hidden Black Histories of Mount Pleasant

Lecture by Damon Fordham, Department of History, Citadel professor

FEBRUARY 27 @ 6:30PM: History of Black Fraternities and Sororities

Presentation by members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

All events are FREE and family friendly. For more information, call 843-884-1129 or email Katherine Dolan Miller.