Thanks, Paine College!

Thank You Paine College faculty, staff and students for all the opportunities to meet with you, and to help you in any way that I was able to!  May God Bless!!! Rogelio Colon, Jr,  Editor

Black History Month – Black History – HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Black History Month, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com Source: Black History Month – Black History – HISTORY.com

6 Edtech Tools for Black History Month | Edutopia

Tools like More Than a Mapp and Digital Backpack Classroom let students access archives, galleries, and databases during and beyond Black History Month. Source: 6 Edtech Tools for Black History Month | Edutopia

African Americans in the U.S. Army

African Americans in the U.S. Army “For more than 200 years, African-Americans have participated in every conflict in United States history. They have not only fought bravely the common enemies of the United States but have also had to confront the individual and institutional racism of their countrymen.” — Retired Lt. Col. Michael Lee Lanning,…

Paine College in 1917

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has, within their digital collection, digitized college announcements from universities and colleges throughout the United States.  Paine College is part of this collection.  Here is “Bulletin of Paine College: Announcement 1917-1918” containing 16 pages: paine_1917_bulletin Please feel free to browse through this document; it has very interesting facts!    

New to Our Collection: The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall. The Prince, his tough-minded, pragmatic handbook on how power really works, made his name notorious and has remained controversial ever since. How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire…

New Book: Press Portrayals of Women Politicians 1870s-2000s

Press Portrayals of Women Politicians, 1870s-2000s: From “Lunatic” Woodhull to “Polarizing” Palin by Teri Finneman This book analyzes newspaper coverage of four pioneering women politicians between the 1870s and 2000s to understand how media discourse of women politicians has and hasn’t changed over 150 years. In addition, the book provides historical context of the political,…

New Addition to our Collection: Narrative on the life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave / Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Frederick Douglass This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume. Frederick Douglass’s Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into…

New book: An Economic History of the United States

The economy of the United States is constantly evolving in response to wars, technological innovations, cultural revolutions, and political maneuverings. Tracing the economic machine of the United States from its first experiments in the colonies to the post–Great Recession era of today, Frederick S. Weaver creates a dynamic narrative of this country’s progression through times…

New Book: African Diaspora in the Cultures Of Latin America…

African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States by Persephone Braham Scholars of the African Americas are sometimes segregated from one another by region or period, by language, or by discipline. Bringing together essays on fashion, the visual arts, film, literature, and history, this volume shows how our understanding…

Dr. Daniel A. Collins, Paine College Alumnus

By Rogelio Colon, Jr. The Collins-Callaway Library is named after two very prominent society members: Dr. Morgan Callaway, the first president for Paine Institute from 1882-1884.  Dr. Daniel Andrew Collins was a Paine College graduate (1936), and later, a dentist and a popular Civil Rights Activist. U.S. Census 1920 for Darlington, SC shows Andrew Collins as…

Hallowed Places

Published on Feb 1, 2016 on “YouTube” by Augusta University: In celebration of African-American History Month, Augusta University Historian-in-Residence, Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, discusses Springfield Baptist Church and several other locations of African-American historical significance in a new video titled “Hallowed Places.” Other locations included in Caldwell’s list of Hallowed Places: Paine College, Augusta’s private…