Come celebrate Black History Month at the South Carolina State Library

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The SCSL is hosting two events in February that explore South Carolina's African-American Heritage:

February 3: Unforgettable: Celebrating a Time of Life, Hope and Bravery Exhibit


Join us on Friday, February 3, 2017 for a photography exhibit and talk from the legendary photographer, publisher, inventor, and author Cecil Williams. This exhibit, titled Unforgettable: Celebrating a Time of Life, Hope and Bravery, showcases a prelude to Williams' newest publication, Unforgettable

The collection of forty images provides a rare glimpse of events, portraits, and moments of significant social change during the 1950s through the 1970s. The talk begins at 6:00 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will remain open to February 28, 2017.   

To register or learn more visit the event page.

February 17:  My Voice Is...

Join us for My Voice Is..., a spoken word event celebrating Black History Month, which will be held on Friday, February 17 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.

If you're interested in performing at this event, please visit the performer's registration page here. If you're just planning to attend, please register at the event page.

Upcoming Event

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Modern Day Bluesman, THE Dubber

June 28, 2024, 7:30 PM

Join us at the South Carolina Center for the Book for a histo-musical performance from THE Dubber as we celebrate African American Musical Month.