Strivings

reflections on race, religion, history & social change

August 20, 2019

It's the first day of the fall semester at my university, and my thoughts have been turning, as they often do, to the nature and purpose of my work and my attitude towards it. Some years ago I came across this essay, part of a scholarly exchange in the newsletter of th...

February 10, 2017

Please join me in congratulating Ms. Victoria Smalls, Director of Development and Public Relations at Penn Center on St. Helena Island, SC, on her recent appointment to the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission!

Created by Congress in 2006, the Corridor i...

September 29, 2016

I was really sorry not to be able to make it to the third annual conference of the Slave Dwelling Project earlier this month in Columbia, although I'm glad that Karl McAlister, one of my colleagues from Francis Marion University and the main caretaker and docent for ou...

December 1, 2014

It is my real honor to have just been appointed as an ex officio member of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, representing Francis Marion University.

 

The Commission was formed in 2001 by executive order of Gov. Jim Hodges, replacing an earlier ent...

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