A general reading and discussion of The Traveler’s Charleston, followed by Q&A

A general reading and discussion of The Traveler’s Charleston, followed by Q&A Presented by Jennie Holton Fant. Charleston has always held a fascination for its visitors. Today there remains a nacreous patina that overlays this old city, a pentimento suggestive not only of artifacts beneath the surface but also gradations of history. It suggests an … Read more

Collecting and Telling Your and Others’ Stories

Collecting and Telling Your and Others’ Stories Presented by Claudia Smith Brinson. For Stories of Struggle I interviewed at least 150 Black activists while I worked as a journalist at The State and as director of a writing program at Columbia College. I wanted to preserve Black elders’ stories, and, through their stories, to reveal … Read more