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mages of Henry Minton - SC African American History Calendar - August Honoree
Henry Minton was the visionary behind Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Commonly known as the Boulé, an ancient Greek term for a council of chiefs, Sigma Pi Phi was formally established on May 15, 1904, becoming the first African American Greek-letter fraternity. He envisioned a fraternity of men with similar academic and professional attributes, who would help improve the black community. Minton was born...
Patina Miller - SC African American History Calendar July Honoree
(Photo of Patina Miller in "Madam President" courtesy of Sarah Shatz/CBS.) Patina Miller is a celebrated actress, performer and singer. Born in the small town of Pageland, S.C. on November 6, Miller was raised with music. She grew up singing in her local church’s gospel choir and attended the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities. Miller went on to attend Carnegie Mellon University...
Images from content featured on Knowitall in July 2019
(Photo of Patina Miller in "Madam Secretary" courtesy of Sarah Shatz/CBS.) Has the summer heat sapped your energy? But it just doesn’t feel like summer unless you head out and explore a few places you’ve never been? Then sit back, relax, and take a plunge into Knowitall ! You can visit places throughout South Carolina—and beyond! Our virtual tours, videos, interactives, and 3D VRs are great for...
Images from SC African American History Calendar - June Honoree: Janice Marshall
Janice Wannamaker Marshall, a St. Matthews, S.C. native, is the daughter of Verna Wannamaker Abney. She is married to Dr. Henry Thomas Marshall Jr. and, together, are the proud parents to their only daughter. Marshall was educated in the Calhoun County Public School System before attending Claflin University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies. An intrepid leader, Marshall has received...
Images from Knowitall.org for Summertime Fun and Learning
Knowitall is full of great places to explore—all over South Carolina—and beyond! In this blog, we’ll feature our Series , Collections , Interactives and VR s. These areas make it easy to locate the resources that interest you! From Artopia to Zoo Minutes, there’s something for everyone! TO ENCOURAGE SUMMERTIME FUN & CONTINUED LEARNING... Educators, please add this link to Knowitall.org to...
SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot
Jannie Harriot, daughter of the late James and Marvell Bradley Harriot, was born in Wilmington, N.C. and grew up in Hartsville, S.C. She graduated from Butler High School in Hartsville and attended Talladega College in Alabama. She went on to receive a B.S. from Fayetteville State University in N.C. Harriot then continued her studies at the University of South Carolina and Montclair State College...

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