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How Racism Impacts People, Families and Communities of Color

By Rosa Riley (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The statistics are troubling. People of color are far more likely to suffer from inequity. Inequity that can be traced directly to racism, a side effect and the enduring legacy, of slavery. The legacy of slavery has insinuated itself into the very fabric of our society via the criminal justice…

Black Ink: The Impact of Storytelling

By Chase Quinn I remember venturing out last fall shortly after moving to Charleston from New York City to attend Black Ink, Charleston’s First African American Book Festival. I’d seen the event advertised in the local paper and was both surprised to learn it was the first one of its kind and committed to getting…

Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million consumers credit at risk

By Charlene Crowell, communications deputy director with the Center for Responsible Lending Record-breaking back-to-back hurricanes in Houston and Florida brought unprecedented winds and rains affecting millions of Americans. Yet another storm just as brutal but financial in nature is also raging and affects at least 143 million Americans, as well as consumers in Canada and…

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Hurricane

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. & Candice S. Cason, NNPA Newswire Columnists It has been nothing short of horrifying to watch the pictures of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Texas and Louisiana. We can only imagine what it has been like for those, who have been the direct victims of this storm. There is much that can…

Mattress Firm Foster Kids Shoe Drive

All 16 Mattress Firm stores in Charleston are hosting a shoe drive to benefit local foster youth and families. Now through Tuesday, Oct. 31, during normal store hours, Mattress Firm will accept new shoes and monetary contributions to help local foster children walk with confidence. At the end of the nine-week drive, all proceeds will…

The Pep Rally Returns to the Citadel Mall September 23

The Pep Rally, hosted by The No Boys Allowed Movement, will be held Saturday, September 23 at the Citadel Mall from noon to 4 pm. This is the official kickoff for The NBA College Tour. The No Boys Allowed College Tour is an annual event for middle and high school girls to explore the campuses…

Tapping Into Your Roots: A Genealogy Event for All Ages

Curious About Your Family History? You could have an ancestor who helped secure independence for the United States of America! Regardless of race, religion, ethnic background, age or origin, if you have a desire to learn more about your ancestors, join the Berkeley County Library System and members from the local chapters of the Daughters, Sons, and Children of the…

9th Annual Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Expo

The 9th annual Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Expo will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Marion Square Park. The expo coincides National Suicide Prevention week and month. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death nationally and affects people of all ages, ethnic and socioeconomic background. Specifically, for males, it…

26th Annual Latin American Festival set for Oct. 15

Experience sensational sounds and vibrant performances at the Latin American Festival, Sunday, Oct. 15 at Wannamaker County Park! This 26th annual event celebrates Latin American music, dance, art, food and children’s activities and is highlighted by amazing performances inspired by culture from around the globe. All ages are invited to come groove to live Latin…

Charleston RumFest Announces Distillery & Restaurant Lineup for 2nd Annual Event

GoCo Events is known for producing very popular events in the Charleston market, like Bacon & Bourbon and the Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.  The upcoming Charleston RumFest is a merger of their favorite things: cocktails, zany fun, food and fundraising for local cancer survivors. The guests at Charleston RumFest,  at Memminger Auditorium on Saturday, October…

Festa Italiana

Italian Festival featuring great homemade Italian Food & Desserts, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Kids Activities, Car Show, Spaghetti & Pizza Eating Contests. For more information, call 843-333-7523, email osialodge2662@gmail.com, or visit www.sonsofitalymb.com.

2017 Hope For Healing Walk

2017 Dream Center Clinic Hope for Healing Walk October 14th from 8am-11am the Dream Center Clinic will be hosting a 1.5 mile walk in North Charleston. At the finish line, friends family, patients and walk participants will be treated to an after party which will include music, food, free health fair, jump castles, games for…

Whiskey After Dark

The Local Palate, in partnership with Breakthru Beverage, welcomes the world’s top whiskey ambassadors to Charleston for the fourth annual Whiskey After Dark. Sample more than 100 whiskeys, including bourbons and scotches, as well as craft beer and wine at the historic Gadsden House on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Pitmaster Rodney Scott will be serving…

Taylor Music Group 2017-18 Season Gala

The Taylor Music Group will hold a gala concert and reception to celebrate the beginning of its 2017-2018 season: Classical and Folk in Harmony on Oct. 23, 7pm, at the Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street. The event will feature performances from the classical and folk components of the Taylor Music Group, including choral selections…

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