Ella Baker: the Midwife of the Civil Rights movement

Ella Baker: the Midwife of the Civil Rights movement Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. The social, economic, and political landscape of this country were forever changed by the Civil Rights movement. The men we have come to know and appreciated … Read more

Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. Madam C.J. Walker was a businesswoman and activist in the age of Booker T. Washington. This is my story of a self-made millionaire and her impact on black life and culture. Click … Read more

Africanism in the Lowcountry and African American Culture

Africanism in the Lowcountry and African American Culture Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. This presentation addresses many of the unknown facts about African survivals in American culture. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

African Americans and the Civil War

African Americans and the Civil War Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. What role did black people play in preserving the Union and ending slavery? With (or without) a period uniform, including a Springfield rifle, Donald West will present a brief … Read more

Carter G. Woodson: the Father of Black History Between 1915-1950

Carter G. Woodson: the Father of Black History Between 1915-1950 Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. Woodson promoted black history and culture through his scholarship and the professional organization he help to start, the Association for the Study of African American … Read more

Blue, Red, & Black: African Americans and the Revolutionary War

Blue, Red, & Black: African Americans and the Revolutionary War Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. What role did black people play in the quest for liberty? This presentation and PowerPoints of period artwork, illustrations, and historical documentation addressing the little-known, … Read more

The African Slave Trade (Atlantic and Indian Oceans)

The African Slave Trade (Atlantic and Indian Oceans) Presented by Donald West. **Donald West requests an additional honorarium or travel reimbursement to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. Between 750-1890, Africans were forcefully removed from the continent to places throughout the Islamic world and the Americas. Donald West addresses this historical period with the support … Read more