The exhibit about the performer known as the Godfather of Soul opened Friday and continues through July at the university in Orangeburg.
Brown was born in Barnwell, S.C., and died on Christmas Day, 2006 at age 73.
The director of the I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium, Ellen Zisholtz, tells The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that Brown had a tremendous influence on popular music and also stood for black pride and social justice.
The exhibit opening Friday evening included a reception featuring James Brown’s band.
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