With Preach Jacobs: One on One Conversation Series

The “With Preach Jacobs: One on One Conversation Series” is an ongoing effort to bring together black artists and activists in discussion in Columbia. A program on February 26 will unite comic book artist Sanford Greene with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine, moderated by artist and journalist Preach Jacobs. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant.

“With Preach Jacobs: One on One Conversation Series” will take place at Trustus Theatre in Columbia on Friday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. There will be some in-person capacity (25%), and the event will also stream online. The purpose of the One-on-One Conversation Series programming is to carve otu space in the Columbia arts scene for black voices, thoughts, and dreams to be heard. The series will bring together seemingly contrasting guests to engage in conversations about Black life in South Carolina.

The February 26th program will feature Sanford Greene in conversation with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine.

Sanford Greene has worked professionally in comic illustration and related industries for over 15 years, including work for mainline publishers such as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and Image Comics. Recent work includes the hit Marvel series Power Man and Iron Fist as well as covers for Black Panther and Luke Cage. He currently works on his creator-owned online comic series for Line Webtoon, 1000, and the anticipated Bitter Root, a dark fantasy/action ongoing series published by Image Comics and set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Columbia City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine is a founding partner in the law firm of Jabber & Isaac, PA, where she practices in the areas of real estate, probate and business transactions. She is the founder of The Possibilities Institute, a peak performance consulting, coaching and public speaking firm that specializes in working with women leaders and mothers. Mrs. Devine is a graduate of Spring Valley High School. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Management from Hampton University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Mrs. Devine is the first African-American female to serve on City Council and the first African- American to be elected At-Large in 2002. 

The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration will be required. Registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/with-preach-jacobs-tickets-141830124721?aff=erelexpmlt.

The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 21-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state. It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.