City of Clemson Black History Month Plan

Updated: May 24

This year, CAAAM is co-sponsoring the City of Clemson’s 2021 Black History Month Plan

Black History Month Theme:

“Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Present and Planning Our Future”


Recognition of the City of Clemson Historical Figures and Present Residents contributing to the well-being of the lives of Black people During the month of February, in recognition of Black History Month, a past member of the Clemson community will be honored to share their historical contributions and a current member will be recognized in order to celebrate their contributions to the betterment of the lives for Black people. The individual(s) will be highlighted on the City of Clemson’s website every Thursday and a proclamation will be presented by Mayor Halfacre from City Council during city council meetings. Nominations can be submitted for consideration and selected by City Council.

Black History Month Program Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – 6:30 pm:

Fireside Chat with Dr. Ashra Kwesi; Moderator, Bryant Smith “Ashra Kwesi is a historian and lecturer on ancient African history and religion.

He reveals information from the ancient temples, tombs, and papyrus papers recorded when African people were teachers of the world.

Kwesi brings a wealth of information and a powerful delivery based on almost four decades of study and tour experience in the African Nile Valley.

He spent 14 of those years as an assistant to the noted Kemetologist, Dr. Yosef Ben Jochannan” https://www.kemetnu.com/lectures.htm



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