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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

African American Affairs Division

Celebrate Black History Month

The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (SCCMA) joins Governor Henry McMaster in celebrating the significant contributions of African Americans in the state and nation.

Black History Month Proclamtion


African American Affairs Resources

African American Fact Sheet

Notable SC African Americans 

Lowcountry Africana

The Green Book of South Carolina


Female black student wearing a dark green shit with glasses smiling while siting at a desk.

HBCUs in South Carolina

University of South Carolina's Center for the Education and Equity of African American Students

South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators

Penn Center-St. Helena Island

International African American Museum


Female black doctor standing with arms crossed

CDC-African American Health-Creating Equal Opportunities for Health

SCDHEC | Diabetes in South Carolina

SCDHEC | State of the Heart for African Americans


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