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Black History Month

NBC’s ‘Today Show’ spot extends reach of The Echo Project

Laurens, S.C. – Rev. David Kennedy and his congregation’s Echo Project have been on the national stage before, and that was the case again Tuesday morning when Kennedy was interviewed by The Today Show host Craig Melvin for the beginning of Black History Month. Melvin visited Laurens in the fall to begin filming the five-minute…

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Former state senator to deliver annual Black History Month address at PC

Former S.C. Senator Floyd Nicholson of Greenwood will deliver the 2022 Booker T. Ingram Jr. Convocation and Lecture as Presbyterian College kicks off its celebration of Black History Month. Nicholson, a retired educator and longtime public official, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2. A native of Greenwood County, Nicholson served as a member…

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Museum hosts Gospel program Friday for Black History Month

The  Laurens County Museum will celebrate African-American History Month with a concert of gospel music this Friday evening, Feb. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the museum’s Witherspoon Building, 116 South Public Square in Laurens. Featured groups for the “Give from the Heart Gospel Program” include The Tamesa Young Project from Greenville, The Gospel…

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