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Calendar of Events

Advisory Committee Meetings:

According to the South Carolina State statute for the Commission for Minority Affairs, SC African American Affairs Advisory Committee is mandated to meet at least twice a year. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Fall 2011.


SC Black Male Summit and 9th Annual National African Amerian Male Conference will be held in Columbia, SC on Feburary 20, 2011.  For more information contact Robert L. Kirton Ed.D, Executive Director of Schools Richland School District One Richland One Middle College at (803)735-3333. Please check our site often for updates on the conference and registration materials.

2011 Black History Month!

January 28, 2011
SC African American Heritage Commission
 2011 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon
S.C. Archives & History Center
For more info please contact:
Jannie Harriot @ 843-917-3350 or

February 1- 28th, 2011
15th Annual Hilton Island
Gullah Celebration
 (843) 255-7302

February 4 –6th, 2011
3rd REEL Black Pix
Global Afrikan Film Series
“Travel the World without boarding a plane”
Columbia, SC

February 5, 2011
6th Annual Statewide Black History Parade & Gospel Soiree/Festival
Columbia, SC

February 19, 2011 at 7 PM
February 20, 2011 at 5 PM
Miss Black South Carolina Scholarship Pageant
Sponsored by
 The Miss Black South Carolina International

February 26, 2011
22nd Annual Harambee Festival
Benedict College
803) 253-5000            


Please check our site often for updates on events around the State. If you would like to submit events for consideration, please contact the SC CMA African American Affairs Coordinator at (803) 333-9621 ext. 14 or email at
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