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True stories of Black South Carolina

Damon L. Fordham

True stories of Black South Carolina

by Damon L. Fordham

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- South Carolina -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • African Americans -- South Carolina -- History -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDamon L. Fordham.
    GenreBiography, Anecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.93.S7 F67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24058664M
    ISBN 109781596294059
    LC Control Number2007048970
    OCLC/WorldCa183926389

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True stories of Black South Carolina by Damon L. Fordham Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, along with Damon Fordham' s True Stories of Black Charleston, adds an important perspective for anyone interested in U.S. history. The stories are uplifting while serving as a reminder of the challenges faced by the black community/5(11). College of Charleston professor Damon L.

Fordham doesn't just preserve South Carolina's rich black history; he brings it alive in ways that illuminate its poignant human qualities.

In True Stories of Black South Carolina, he revitalizes episodes from the region's African-American past. A heritage we should all : History Press, The. From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, African Americans have had a gigantic impact on the Palmetto State. Unfortunately, their stories are often overshadowed.

Collected here for the first time, this selection of essays by historian Damon L. Fordham brings these stories to : TheHistoryPress. Damon Fordham is the author of True Stories of Black South Carolina and the co-author of Born to Serve: History of the WEMBC.

He has worked as a docent at Drayton Hall, Boone Hall Plantation, and Historic Columbia : True Stories of Black South Carolina Fordham, Damon L. Charleston, SC: History Press, Format: Book. Description: p.: ill. ; 20 cm. From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, African Americans have had a gigantic impact on the Palmetto State.

Unfortunately, their stories are often overshadowed. Get this from a library. True stories of Black South Carolina. [Damon L Fordham] -- Collected here for the first time, this selection of essays by historian Damon L.

Fordham brings these stories to light. Rediscover the tales of Samuel Smalls, the James Island beggar who inspired. When a Ku Klux Klan museum opened in a small South Carolina town, it made national news.

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Gal is the true story of a young black woman. The author, who writes pseudonymously in order to protect the privacy of her family and friends, was born in and raised in the South.

Her early life was bleak and by: 1. Contents Acknowledgements Introduction For the Brothers Who Aren't Here The Spirit of Miss Martha Appreciation of Life Recollections of Slave Rebellions Br'er Rabbit in South Carolina Augustus Ladson and the Slave Stories The Black Lynchers of Pickens County George Washington Murray and the Black Inventors The Case of Frazier Baker Spartanburg, South Carolina-One City, Two Incidents Edmund.

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