May 2, 2013
Columbia SC 63 and the Greenview community will host On the Battlefield: Reverend C.J. Whitaker and the North Columbia Civic Club at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at the Greenview Park Community Center.
This event includes a panel discussion on the life and legacy of Reverend Whitaker and the formation of the North Columbia Civic Club (NCCC). An influential political organizer and the first African American to lead the Richland County Democratic Party, Rev. Whitaker helped establish the NCCC in 1963. The evening’s speakers include Donna Whitaker Rogers, Joe Brown, James Felder, I.S. Leevy Johnson and Kay Patterson. A reception with the speakers will follow the panel discussion.
On the Battlefield: Reverend C.J. Whitaker and the North Columbia Civic Club will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at the Greenview Park Community Center, located at 6700 David Street, Columbia, SC 29203. No registration is necessary; this event is free and open to the public.