Gullah Culture Thrived in Desolate Conditions
Disease and isolation might not seem like a great way for a population to thrive, but in the case of the Gullah people in the 1700’s, it wor...
South Carolina Indian Tribes and Languages
Information on the Native American tribes of South Carolina, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.
Stop Kidding Yourself: The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People
"Plantation Police. Runaway Slave Patrol. 1858" Slave patrols were organized groups of 3 to 6 white men who enforced discipline upon black slaves during the antebellum U.S. southern states. They policed the slaves on the plantations and hunted down fugitive slaves. Patrols used summary punishment against escapees, which included maiming or killing them. Beginning in 1704 in South Carolina, slave patrols were established and the idea spread throughout the southern states. — in South Carolina.
Dr. Matilda Arabelle Evans, black healthcare advocate, was born in Aiken, South Carolina in 1872. In 1922 Evans became the only black woman in the country to serve as the president of a state medical association when she became president of South Carolina's Palmetto M.A. She also served as a regional Vice President of the National Medical Association and established the Negro Health Journal of South Carolina. She died on November 17, 1935 in Columbia, South Carolina. www.blackpast.org
Exhibit honors Gullah linguist
WASHINGTON -- Words like "gumbo" and "chigger" have roots in African words long ago, but those connections might have been lost if not for one of the first black linguists.
Seabrook Island, South Carolina - Nautical Chart
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