Clemson University

Emeritus College Seminar with Vince Jackson, Author

  • 02/10/2020, Monday: Seminar: Clemson’s Littlejohn Grill: Easing the Sting of Segregation with Vince Jackson, Local Author Vince Jackson will discuss his publication The Littlejohn’s Grill Story”. Vince researched information on Clemson’s now-famous African American nightclub and the over 100 well-known artists performing there between 1945 and 1968. Littlejohn’s is important in the elimination of Jim Crow Law in South Carolina, both before and after the landmark civil rights legislation of 1964. Music is the great healer, the music at Littlejohn’s Grill brought blacks and whites together during a time of segregation with it was illegal of them to share the same dance floor or eat together.

Monday, February 10 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Emeritus College, Meeting Room 511 Westinghouse Road Pendleton, SC 29670

Event Type

Seminars

Departments

Emeritus College, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, English, History

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate, Graduate

Website

https://www.clemson.edu/emerituscollege/

Cost

No cost

Contact Name:

Nicci Hanewald

Contact Phone:

864-656-3990

Contact Email:

nherman@clemson.edu

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