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Harriet Hancock Center | Carolina Snaps

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Located in Columbia, the Harriet Hancock Center is one of the few LGBTQ+ facilities in South Carolina providing a safe place and a variety of resources for its community, allies, and neighbors.
Sergio Belanos Soto
Episode 6

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EXPIRES: 9/11/2026 In this episode of Afro Latino Travels, host Kim Haas visits the port city Limon, Costa Rica. Africans and their descendants have been in Costa Rica since the arrival of the first...
Doris and Sasha Campbell
Episode 5

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EXPIRES: 9/11/2026 The children of Shirley and Louise Campbell’s children have grown up to do extraordinary things for Costa Rica. Epsy Campbell made history to be elected the first woman of African...
Sharifa Crawford Clarke
Episode 4

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EXPIRES: 9/11/2026 For some, dance is either a form of exercise, or reserved for special occasions. Dance represents so much more for Sharifa Crawford Clarke, a professional dancer on stage and off...
Tarik Soto
Episode 3

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EXPIRES: 9/11/2026 While most Costa Ricans grow up playing soccer, Tarik Soto grew up with gymnastics. An Olympic hopeful, Soto has broken many gymnastics records.