African American History

First speaker tonight in virtual African American History Series by Laurens County Museum Association

Monday, Feb. 8  Laurens, S.C. – Laurens County Museum is holding a virtual African American History Lecture series each of the first three weeks in February, and the first event begins tonight featuring  Dr. Bobby Donaldson of the University of South Carolina. Donaldson will speak on “Justice for All: South Carolina and the American Civil Rights Movement.”…

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Back Street gathering Saturday will document, share Laurens history

A grassroots effort and an invitation to remember the importance of “Back Street” in Laurens has prompted several Laurens residents and Laurens natives to plan a “Back Street Market” this Saturday. Their hope is to bring people together who can provide their memories about an area of vital economic and cultural importance to the African American community…

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