South Carolina African-American History Monument (Columbia, SC)
African American history
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Bronze plaque on front of monument:
African American History Monument
Dedicated - 2001
Ed Dwight - Sculptor
Bronze plaque on back of monument:
South Carolina African-American History Monument
Dedicated to the people of South Carolina
Senator Glenn F. McConnell
Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter
Senator John E. Courson
Senator Robert Ford
Senator Darrell Jackson
Senator McKinley Washington, Jr.
Representative Daniel T. Cooper
Representative James S. Klauber
Representative John L. Scott, Jr.
Honorable Jesse Washington, Jr.
State House Committee
Senator J. Verne Smith, Chairman
Citizen's Advisory Committe
Dr. Mac Arthur Goodman, Chairman
Dr. Terry K. Hunter, Chairman
Dr. Henry G. Michaux
Mr. James Wakefield
Governor Jim Hodges, Honorary Chairman
Mr. John S. Rainey, Chairman
Ms. Juanita W. Brown, Co-Chairman
Mr. E. Perry Palmer, Co-Chairman
Botsch, Carol Sears. “The African-American Monument.” African Americans and South Carolina: History, Politics, and Culture. University of South Carolina-Aiken. Accessed April 15, 2019, https://polisci.usca.edu/aasc/African-AmericanMonument.htm.
Davenport, Jim. “A Slave Memorial Now Stands Amid State's Tributes to Confederacy.” Los Angeles Times. Accessed April 15, 2019, https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2001-mar-25-mn-42494-story.html.
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