The Call My Name (CMN) team is researching and documenting the stories, acknowledging the contributions, and honoring the legacy of seven generations of people of African descent in Clemson University history.
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Charles Williams, newly elected president of the Student League for Black Identity, Clemson’s first Black student organization. (Source: The Tiger newspaper, TigerPrints)
Clemson College Farm & Contract Register, Volume 5, page 115 (1902).
Source: South Carolina Department of Archives & History.
Discover stories of Black independence, resilience, and resistance at Clemson University.
Harvey Gantt at press conference following enrollment in Clemson College in January of 1963 (Source: Harvey Gantt Papers, Clemson University Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives.
Taps 1978 yearbook photo of Student League for Black Identity in front of Fort Hill. Source: TigerPrints.