Introducing the 2018 Calendar

This year’s calendar takes inspiration from the weaving together of African American and South Carolina culture. The South Carolina African American History Monument traces African American history from the Middle Passage, to the Civil War, the struggle for civil rights and into mainstream America. 

Making a Difference

Calendar honorees are chosen for their accomplishments and profound impacts African American history and culture has had in the past, present, and future of our state and nation. 

Introducing the 2018 Calendar

This year’s calendar takes inspiration from the weaving together of African American and South Carolina culture. The South Carolina African American History Monument traces African American history from the Middle Passage, to the Civil War, the struggle for civil rights and into mainstream America. 

Making a Difference

Calendar honorees are chosen for their accomplishments and profound impacts African American history and culture has had in the past, present, and future of our state and nation. 

Meet the Honorees

Past Calendars

See the full South Carolina History Calendar archive from years 1989 – 2017. You can view download and share the calendars from past years.


The South Carolina African American History Calendar and its online home are brought to you by The South Carolina Department of Education and its partners. The 2018 calendar marks the 29th year of providing educators, parents, and visitors a method of identifying African American role models for all youth and honoring notable African American achievers with ties to South Carolina.

The South Carolina African American History Calendar and its online home are brought to you by The South Carolina Department of Education and its partners. The 2018 calendar marks the 29th year of providing educators, parents, and visitors a method of identifying African American role models for all youth and honoring notable African American achievers with ties to South Carolina.