In Celebration of Black History Month, OID Presents Rep. Bakari Sellers as Keynote Speaker

This Thursday, February 5, the Office of Institutional Diversity will be hosting a presentation by South Carolina Representative Bakari Sellers in celebration of  2015 Black History Month. Representative Sellers will present “How far have we come and where do we go from here?: A Journey to excellence….” at 5:00 pm in the Stern Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public.

In 2006, at the age 22, Sellers was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives, making him the youngest black elected official in United States history. In addition to his impressive political career, Representative Sellers is a dedicated champion of civil rights, equality, education, and faith in the state and beyond. Representative Sellers was also recently recognized by TIME Magazine as one of “40 Under 40” rising stars in American politics.

We welcome Representative Bakari Sellers as our 2015 Black History Month keynote speaker and look forward to his address!


For questions, contact the Office of Institutional Diversity at 843.953.5079 or visit their website.

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