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It Housed History: The Candy Shop’s Importance in the Black LGBTQ Community

Presented by South Carolina State Museum and Historic Columbia and Richland Library at South Carolina State Museum, Columbia SC

May 26 2022
It Housed History: The Candy Shop’s Importance in the Black LGBTQ Community

The State Museum is partnering with Richland Library’s Let’s Talk Race program and Historic Columbia to have a community discussion about the intersection of bias across race, gender expression, and sexuality.

The State Museum is partnering with Richland Library’s Let’s Talk Race program and Historic Columbia to have a community discussion about the Candy Shop nightclub and the intersection of bias across race, gender expression, and sexuality. The Candy Shop welcomed the LGBTQ community throughout the 1990s and several famous female impersonators performed on its stage. Historic Columbia Director of Research Katharine Allen will lead a panel discussion with those who attended the club as well as

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