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Esau Jenkins and the Progressive Club’s Work Honored with a Historical Marker

Originally posted on The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston:
In 1948, Esau Jenkins founded the Progressive Club to encourage political education and voting registration as a means of uplifting the Charleston African-American community. Because of low funds, at first Jenkins had to host citizenship classes in his VW bus, driving people to and from…

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