Women - Civil Rights & Equal Rights Advocates

Learn about women who have fought for equal justice under the law!

Learn about women who have fought for equal justice under the law!

Avery Research Center - Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Avery Research Center - Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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This Avery Research Center photo gallery features the following images: The Avery Center Avery Normal Institute Reverend Charles Avery Avery students in library African sculptures Book collections...
Avery Research Center | Let's Go!
Avery Research Center | Let's Go!

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is located on the site of the former Avery Normal Institute. It was a hub for Charleston’s African American community from 1865–1954...
3D VR - Avery Research Center | Let's Go!
3D VR - Avery Research Center | Let's Go!

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is located on the site of the former Avery Normal Institute. It was a hub for Charleston’s African American community from 1865–1954...
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps

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Modjeska Monteith Simkins is known as the "matriarch of civil rights activists" in South Carolina. Born in Columbia in 1899, Simkins spent her adult life fighting for equality and advocating for human...
Women of Character
Women of Character

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This "Carolina Stories" documentary features the biographies of four "leading ladies" in South Carolina history, who have been honored by induction into the South Carolina Hall of Fame...Mary McLeod...