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Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2

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There is talk of war in December, 1860. The southern states threaten to secede if Abraham Lincoln is elected President. Lincoln’s election results in the formation of the southern Confederate States...
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 1
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 1

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Host Aunt Pearlie Sue has a story to tell: Christmas Eve of December 1860 also happens to be the eve of the American Civil War. The life of slavery weighs heavily on the hearts of those who work on...
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 6 | Carolina Stories
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 6 | Carolina Stories

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Today, the SC National Guard is a global force in the fight for worldwide peace and security. In partnership with other countries, its engagement and impact continue to be felt well beyond the borders...
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 5 | Carolina Stories
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 5 | Carolina Stories

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Ever since September 11, 2001, the SC National Guard’s 263rd Army and Air Missile Defense Command has had continuous watch over the skies of Washington, D.C. Today, the SC Air National Guard has units...
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 3 | Carolina Stories
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 3 | Carolina Stories

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General John Dozier retired as South Carolina’s Adjutant General in 1959, and was replaced by Major General Frank D. Pinckney. Pinckney led the SC National Guard through the tumultuous 1960’s, an era...
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 1 | Carolina Stories
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 1 | Carolina Stories

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Produced by Mark Adams, this Carolina Stories documentary tells the story of the South Carolina Army National Guard, from its founding in 1670, to present day. The Guard’s history is long and rich...
Foodways | Reconstruction 360
Foodways | Reconstruction 360

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Many of the foods enjoyed by enslaved and freedpeople - and Americans today - originally came from Africa. In this video culinary historian Michael Twitty discusses the origins of African American...