Monthly Archives: August 2015

Love is Progress, Hate is Expensive: Esau Jenkins

On June 1, 2014, at the site of the future International African American Museum on Concord Street, the community gathered to honor an influential Civil Rights figure from Johns Island, SC as a portion of Esau Jenkins’ iconic VW van was sent to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture.  The Mt. Zion Spiritual singers sang in the style of the Moving Star Hall Singers and members of the Charleston community and Jenkins family shared reflections on his life and work.

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