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Damon Fordham Storytelling at MOJA

  • City Gallery 34 Prioleau Street Charleston, SC, 29401 United States (map)

Author and History Professor Damon L. Fordham will present entertaining and informative stories of Charleston history at the City Gallery, 34 Prioleau Street on October 1, 2018. A book signing will be included.

Tickets are FREE but you must register to attend!

Check out Professor Fordham's bio below:

Damon Lamar Fordham was born in Spartanburg, SC. He received his master’s degree in history from the College of Charleston and the Citadel, and his undergraduate degree at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He currently teaches United States and African-American History at Virginia College and Charleston Southern University in Charleston, SC and has taught US History and African-American Studies at the College of Charleston. He was a weekly columnist for the Charleston Coastal Times from 1994 to 1998, as well as the author of Mr. Potts and Me, 2012, Voices of Black South Carolina-Legend and Legacy, 2009, True Stories of Black South Carolina, 2008, and coauthor of Born to Serve-The Story of the WBEMC in South Carolina in 2006. He conducted research for Sweetgrass Baskets and the Gullah Tradition by Joyce Coakley in 2006. He has also appeared in the Turner South Network Commercial My South Speaks, 2006, and the History Channel Documentary The American Revolution, 2005. He has served as a commentator for the British Broadcasting Company’s documentary The Real Amos and Andy and the South Carolina Educational Television Documentaries All the Children of All the People, Where Do We Go from Here, and Africans in America-A South Carolina Perspective.