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To Be Young, Black, and in Education

By Nicole Sahbaee In the next week, I will be closing my time as a summer intern at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and beginning my final undergraduate year at Howard University. I’ve learned more about public education at the National Alliance in two months than I have in the past year. However,…

Health Care Repeal Turns Back the Clock to a Time of No Rights

By Janice “Jay” Johnson The health care repeal that Republicans are pushing through Congress is a direct attack on the lives of black people throughout the country. Just as these right-wing politicians are pushing us out of the voting booth, they want to push us out of doctor’s offices and hospitals, further into medical debt,…

To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church

By Dr. Marjorie Innocent, NAACP Senior Director of Health Programs Black Churches are more than places of worship. They are the vibrant hearts of the African-American community that bring the Gospel into our lives, inspire faith, grace, love and mercy and foster a deep commitment to service. For centuries, Black Churches and faith leaders have been…

Trump’s cold-hearted agenda is immoral

By Jesse Jackson Candidates say campaigns are about articulating programs, issues and priorities. But people vote for candidates based on how that person makes them feel. Consciously or unconsciously, elections are about giving voice to values. Voters are moral proxies who want to know that a candidate or elected official truly cares about them — that…

McLeod Plantation Historic Site hosts Pop-up Photography Exhibit August 20: Pete Marovich’s Shadows of the Gullah Geechee

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to host a one-day pop-up photography exhibit at McLeod Plantation Historic Site. On Sunday, Aug. 20, award winning photographer Pete Marovich will show selections from his exhibit entitled Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the historic site on James Island. Marovich’s photographs explore the lives…

Non-Profit hosts 12th Annual Money Fair Free for Area Residents

The Increasing H.O.P.E. Financial Training Center is pleased to announce its 12th presentation of Money Fair Saturday, August 5th, 2017 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Alfred Williams Community Center at 4441 Durant Avenue in North Charleston.  In addition to providing financial literacy and education during its annual community outreach, the non-profit organization…

Reggae Nights finale August 4 with Mystic Vibrations at James Island County Park

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s Reggae Nights Concert Series will host its last concert of the summer on Friday, Aug. 4 at James Island County Park with Mystic Vibrations.  Gates open at 7:30 p.m and music will begin at 8:30. All gates will close to incoming traffic at 10:30 and the concert…

Tickets Now On Sale for the 47th Annual Hendrick Charleston Sertoma Football Classic

  It’s the official kick off for high school football in the Lowcountry – the annual Sertoma Football Classic. For 47 years, local high school students from the tri-county area come together to showcase their school’s talent both on the football field and off. The 2017 Hendrick Charleston Sertoma Football Classic is Thursday, August 10…

North Charleston to present “Drum Sermons: Folktales Legends & Myths from the Far Corners of Africa” July 28

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department will present Drum Sermons: Folktales, Legends & Myths from the Far Corners of Africa performed by Orisirisi African Folklore on Friday July 28th. The program is for all ages and features two showings at two different locations. Daycares, community groups, families, and individuals are welcome to attend…

“Fa We Ancestas”: Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival August 4-6 At St. Helena

“Fa We Ancestas” is the theme of the 2017 “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.”  This festival began on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation in 2005 and has since traveled to numerous cities of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as well as to the Bahamas. This year’s return to St. Helena Island…

Chronicles of Adam Musical Theater Workshop

The South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation has received Fy18 funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission to present Artist-in-Residencies in rural communities in South Carolina. The Foundation will present a three-day musical theater workshop, Tuesday, August 1 – 3, 2017 at the Household of Faith Church #3, 720 Hudson Street, Hartsville, SC, 5:00 –…

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