Bernard E. Powers Jr.

c. June 13, 2001 - Present Professor, History Department, College of Charleston Videos: 7

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    The Life and Legacy of Former Slave Robert Smalls

    A panel discussion was held on the life of Robert Smalls. Robert Smalls was a slave during the Civil War who commandeered a Confederate…

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    Charleston City Market

    At the Charleston City Market Bernard Powers talked about the role free and enslaved blacks played in the market and how it affected pre-Civil…

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    Origins of Memorial Day

    Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. At Hampton Park he talked about the connections it has to one of…

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    Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion

    Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. He talked about the failed 1822 slave revolt that resulted in the…

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