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Walker Institute


Palmetto Forum Seminar

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:30pm

Speaker: Dr. Bobby J. Donaldson - USC Associate Professor, Department of History

Title: The Mighty Shall Hear Their Voices: The Southern Negro Youth Congress & the Making of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

“This presentation will explore an international gathering of students who met in Columbia, South Carolina in October 1946.  With speakers including W. E. B. Du Bois and famed singer and activist Paul Robeson, the Southern Negro Youth Congress issued a blueprint for the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Particular attention will be focused on the struggle for civil and human rights in South Carolina.”

Sponsor: Walker Institute and The Palmetto Forum is made possible in part by generous support from South State Wealth.

Location: The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter Street

Cost and Payment Information:

Checks must be made payable to Walker Institute, no cash will be accepted

*Payments at the Door

   Must RSVP by Wednesday-November 29, 2017 before (11:45pm) by Clicking here

   $25.00 at the door by check only

*Payments in Advance

    Must RSVP and pre-pay by Wednesday-November 29, 2017 before (11:45pm) by Clicking here

   $25.00 pre-paid online, non-refundable purchase unless cancelled prior to 11/28/17

Cancellation Policy:

If you have reserved your spot for this event and cannot attend, please call our office (803) 777-8180 to cancel your reservation no later than 4 days prior to the event. Reservations that are not cancelled will be billed.

Audience: Open to all of USC and general public

Attire: Business/Professional


PDF icon Palmetto Forum-Dec 2017.pdf