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Friday, January 1st
12 — 3 p.m.
Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture
Virtual Attendance Only
On September 19, 2020, Historic Columbia (HC) held a virtual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture presented by Bank of America. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the community found a way to continue coming together in celebration of South Carolina’s Black history and culture.
- The three-hour festival featured a virtual tour of the Mann-Simons Site and a preview of new exhibits at the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House.
- Viewers heard from generations of Columbia activists as they shared their stories of inspiration and achievement from the 20th century to today’s Black Lives Matter movement.
- Musical guests included AE the Cool, hip-hop artists Anfernee and Matt Monday, as well as IndigoSOUL.
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