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Talking Black in America: Roots

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EXPIRES: 9/30/2025 “Talking Black in America: Roots” is the third program in a series of television documentaries exploring dimensions of African American language and culture and their formative...
Palmetto Rose | Go For It

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From frond to rose, Devyn visits Charleston’s City Market to learn how to fold a Palmetto Rose.
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...
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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...
Gullah | From the Sky

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When you look at the scenery of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, it’s hard not to admire its beauty and wildlife. Also native to this region, is one of South Carolina's most unique group of people... the...
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2 (2006)
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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...