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African American Studies in the Media

Topic News Organization Featuring Date
"Drumbeat" Black Music Month South Carolina African American Heritage Commission Birgitta Johnson 06/27/2021
Musicians for Social Change: Marvin Gaye Good Talks Radio Birgitta Johnson 06/25/2021
‘Our ultimate choice is desegregation or disintegration’ – recovering the lost words of a jailed civil rights strategist The Conversation Bobby Donaldson 04/13/2021
Taking off the White Mask: It’s Time to Recognize the Black Roots of Western Music The Lovepost Birgitta Johnson 02/25/2021
How Formerly Enslaved Man Became 1st Black US Congressman in 1870 How Formerly Enslaved Man Became 1st Black US Congressman in 1870 Voice of America Bobby Donaldson 02/25/2021
WBTV’s Steve Crump and wife Cathy donate works to UofSC’s libraries, center for civil rights history WBTV Bobby Donaldson 02/10/2021
Why "The Talk" about race isn't limited to Black families NBC News Nancy Tolson  08/17/2020
Political expert says there is 'some chance of an upset' in Graham, Harrison race WACH TV Todd Shaw  08/07/2020
Black Music WFUV Birgitta Johnson  06/19/2020
Columbia Celebrates Junteenth WLTX Todd Shaw  06/19/2020
Aunt Jemima brand to pull image and name, calls it racist WACH FOX Kimberly Simmons  06/17/2020
Long-term inequities put SC minorities at higher risk for coronavirus exposure and death Post and Courier  Jason Cummings 04/16/2020
NPR National Poetry Month: Nikky Finney NPR Nikky Finney   03/29/2020
Inside Pete Buttigieg’s last-ditch effort to win black voters in South Carolina  Los Angeles Times Todd Shaw  02/27/2020
Democratic Presidential Field Falls Flat with Black Students Voice of America Todd Shaw  12/11/2019
Challenger takes on S.C. Senate race with rags-to-prominence story, record fundraising  Washington Post  Todd Shaw  12/07/2019
“To Flip and Move and Shine”: Ebony Flowers’ Hot Comb  The Comics Journals Qiana Whitted  10/22/2019
Can Kanye West Save Gospel Music? Rolling Stone Birgitta Johnson 10/25/19
Is nation bracing for a “race war”  The Big DM – On Point

Harry Singleton

 07/28/19
Jim Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’ hooks large crowd  WIS TV Todd Shaw  6/21/19
USC gets collection of 180,000 comics with first Avengers, Justice League, X-Men  Post and Courier Qiana Whitted  4/30/19
The Beat Goes On Organization: Columbia Metropolitan

Birgitta Johnson

02/28/19

USC Dance Company Performs Contemporary Dance Repertory Columbia Star Tanya Wideman -Davis and Thaddeus Davis

02/11/19

The Legacy of Aretha Franklin  BYU Radio Birgitta Johnson  8/28/2018
UofSC music professor: Aretha Franklin’s legacy goes beyond music

 SC Radio Network

Birgitta Johnson  8/20/2018
Journey to Wakanda with the Friends of African American Art & Culture The Charleston Chronicle Qiana Whitted 4/26/2018
“Charlie’s Place” A renowned South Carolina nightclub SCETV Birgitta Johnson 4/26/2018
Conway welcome Nikky Finney home MyHorryCountyNews.com Nikky Finney 4/19/2018
Cultural Appropriation The Big DM Nancy Tolson 3/25/2018
“Black Panther” phenomena in-depth WIS-AWARENESS Qiana Whitted 3/6/2018
AFAM Studies faculty are OnPoint for Black Panther The BIG DM Qiana Whitted and Seulghee Lee
2/25/2018
University of South Carolina unveils statue of first black professor Post and Courier Todd Shaw  2/22/2018
USC Unveils Statue of First African-American Professor ABC Columbia Todd Shaw 2/21/2018
USC’s first African-American professor now honored by statue on campus The State Newspaper Todd Shaw  2/21/2018
Marvel's "Black Panther:" More Than a Super Hero Movie WLTX TV Seulghee Lee  2/16/2018
"Black Panther" hits the theaters WIS TV Qiana Whitted  2/16/2018
Author Shares African American Folk Tales with Seniors WLTX TV
Nancy Tolson 2/8/2018

 


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