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BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS CALENDAR

June 3, 2003
Institute for Public Service and Policy Research
Reception for the Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary
National Commission
Hosted by BellSouth and the Institute for Public Service and Policy Research

June 4, 2003
Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission Meeting
SC Department of Commerce

January 2004 through May 2004
USC Law School
"Race, Education and the Constitution: A Legal History of Brown v. Board of Education," a new course offering tracing the history of the social, political and legal forces leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision
For more information, contact Josie Brown
(803) 777-6617

February 5, 2004
USC Salkehatchie Allendale Campus
"Brown v. Board of Education - A Presentation and Discussion on the
Landmark Supreme Court Decision from a Historical Perspective"
12:15 pm, Learning Resource Building
For information contact Dr. Arthur Mitchell or Dr. Julia Sloan
(803) 584-3446

February and April 2004
USC Spartanburg
 (View News Release)
* "Brown v. Board of Education: A Historical Overview"
February 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center
* “Courting A Revolution: Legal Aspects of Brown v. Board of Education”
February 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Tracy Gaines Auditorium at Spartanburg Technical College
* “The Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education: Confronting Reality”
March 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel Auditorium at Converse College
* “Miles Completed – Miles To Go: Race Relations Today in the South Carolina Upstate”
April 20 at 7:00 p.m. Location TBA
For more information, contact Leon Wiles
(864) 503-5000

May 2004
Institute for Public Service and Policy Research
"The Status of African Americans in South Carolina:
Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education"
For more information, contact Fred Sheheen
(803) 777-1298

May 2004
USC Beaufort
Lecture and Reception
For more information, contact Gail Quick or Sally Lapoint
(843) 521-4100

September 2004 through February 2005
McKissick Museum
"Courage: The Carolina Story Behind Brown v. Board of Education,"
an exhibition recognizing South Carolina's involvement in the earliest stages
of Brown v. Board of Education that opened the doors to all people,
with special attention to the De Laine family of Clarendon County
For more information, contact Lynn Robertson or Jason Shaiman
(803) 777-7251.


 

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Coordinator, The Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration, Brown v. Board of Education
Institute for Public Service and Policy Research
1522 Carolina Plaza
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: (803) 777-1298
e-mail: sheheen@iopa.sc.edu

STAFF:

Everose Alexander
Beth Hutchison Burn
Fred R. Sheheen

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