Highlighting D&I work during Celebrate Diversity Month

Editor’s Note: April is Celebrate Diversity Month, designated as a time to help diverse people gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of each other. [Read more…]

Diversity Calendar

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Participate in Black Men in White Coats event

RSFH Community Health and Charleston Hope on Monday are hosting a free virtual screening and panel of Black Men in White Coats with fifth graders of Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School. [Read more…]

Highlighting D&I work during Celebrate Diversity Month

Editor’s Note: April is Celebrate Diversity Month, designated as a time to help diverse people gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of each other. Throughout this month, we will share important work taking place in the RSFH Diversity and Inclusion Council, including plans from the various subcommittee’s and opportunities for you to be involved in the work. [Read more…]

Celebrate Diversity Month: Introducing our new co-chairs of the RSFH Diversity and Inclusion Council

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, designated as a time to help diverse people gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of each other.

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In wake of Atlanta killings, BSSF nurse urges us to ‘be the change’

Editor’s Note: Kelly Walker is an RN clinical specialist in our Women and Children’s Unit at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. Kelly shared the following essay about the series of mass shootings on March 16 at three spas or massage parlors in the Atlanta metropolitan area of Atlanta. Eight people were killed, six of whom were Asian women, and one other person was wounded. A suspect, 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long, was taken into custody later that day.  [Read more…]

Celebrating Black History Month: Today we honor Charleston Native Lucille Simmons Whipper

Lucille Simmons Whipper is a Civil Rights pioneer elected to various state and local offices, such as the State House of Representatives where she was the first black woman ever elected from the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester area. [Read more…]

Celebrating Black History Month: Where to go in South Carolina

We want to offer a few of the best sites that tell the stories of struggle and accomplishment of African-Americans in South Carolina. [Read more…]

International African American Museum slated to open in early 2022

The International African American Museum is being built on the East Side of the Charleston Peninsula near the Maritime Center on the site of the former Gadsden’s Wharf, where nearly half of imprisoned Africans were brought to North America on slave ships. [Read more…]

Celebrating Black History: Today we honor Septima Clark

Born in Charleston, Septima Poinsette Clark was an educator and civil rights activist who developed the literacy and citizenship workshops that played a crucial role in the drive for voting rights and civil rights. [Read more…]