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Black History Talks
- Every week on Mon at 12:00 PM
With Dr. Bernard Powers
Dr. Bernard Powers is the founding director of the College of Charleston’s Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston and a professor emeritus of history at the university. He’s an expert on African American history and culture and the role of slavery in American history. During his show, Dr. Powers walks listeners through the importance of studying black history while highlighting our nation's most honorable black historians.
Oct 3, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
With Dr. Bernard Powers
Black History Talks Featuring Dr. Tonya M. Matthews
Today on Black History Talks Dr. Bernard Powers talks with Dr. Tonya M. Matthews, President and CEO of the International African American Museum, about the unique and groundbreaking features of the museum and their grand opening in January 2023.
Sep 12, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Black History Talks Featuring Dr. Julia Eichelberger 9-12-22
In this month's episode of Black History Talks, Dr. Bernard Powers sits down with Dr. Julia Eichelberger, The Marybelle Higgins Howe Professor of Southern Literature at the College of Charleston and also Director of the Southern Studies Minor. Together, they discuss the role in which southern literature has played in the narrative and preservation of African American history.
Aug 1, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Today on Black History Talks, Dr. Bernard Powers talks with Dr. Felice Knight about her research on institutional slavery and the ownership and hire of slaves by universities, schools and government institutions.
Jul 4, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Black History Talks with George McDaniel
In this month's episode of Black History Talks, Dr. Bernard Powers sits down with George McDaniel, executive director of Drayton Hall for over 25 years and author of a new book, 'Drayton Hall Stories: A Place & Its People'. They talk about George's legacy at Drayton hall and the mission of his new book as a bridge between the past, present and future.
May 2, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Black History Talks with Dr. Valerie Frazier 5-2-22
Today on Black History Talks, Dr. Bernard Powers interviews Dr. Valerie Frazier, a professor of English at the College of Charleston. She is the coordinator of the new and exciting 1967 Legacy Scholars Program at the College of Charleston.
Apr 4, 2022 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
For this episode of Black History Talks, Dr. Bernard Powers talks with Michael Allen, community leader and retired National Park Service ranger- known to many as "father" of the Gullah Geechie Corridor. Together they talk about Michael's work in his 38 years of service in historical and cultural preservation and education.