Voter Suppression Goes to College

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must raise their turnout game come the general election this November. So says Dr. William Busa, founder of EQV Analytics, a ‘North Carolina-focused campaign consulting firm serving…

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Not Your Average Joes: Two Doctors Refusing to Ignore the COVID-19 Plight in the African American Community

By Jeffrey L. Boney, Associate Editor, Houston Forward Times An “average Joe” is often described as “an ordinary person without anything exceptional about them.” When it comes to two Houston-based doctors – Dr. Joseph Gathe, Jr. and Dr. Joseph Varon – referring to them as “average Joes” should be considered a huge slap in the…

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Film review: Hamilton

If history classes were this entertaining, there would be lines around the block to get in.  For many, Hamilton is an enigma. It was the toast of Broadway. Attention-grabbing scenes were performed during the Tony Awards Show. But if you weren’t willing to spend a fortune for tickets, you‘ve probably never seen this groundbreaking musical.  What many…

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SC Law Firms, Charleston Legal Expand Pro Bono Legal Clinic Statewide to Help Small Businesses & Nonprofits Navigate Pandemic’s Economic Impact

July 1, Charleston Legal Access, along with law firms Nelson Mullins and Jackson Lewis, announced they will expand their South Carolina Virtual Legal Clinic statewide to assist small business owners and nonprofits. Initially launched at the end of May to help those in the Lowcountry region, the clinic offers pro bono legal consultations to help…

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Rachel Robinson, Hank Aaron, and Presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton & Carter Launch the Month-Long “Tip Your Cap” Campaign to Honor the 100th Anniversary of Baseball’s Negro Leagues

Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, in collaboration with civil rights hero Rachel Robinson and baseball legend Hank Aaron, are joined by scores of baseball players and other professional athletes, sports executives, entertainers, journalists and others for an unprecedented tribute to the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball’s Negro Leagues.  The Tip Your Cap campaign, which is being directed…

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Lowcountry nonprofits can apply for free services provided by local marketing agency

Trio Solutions Inc. (TRIO), a Mount Pleasant-based marketing communications agency, will work nonstop for 24 hours to provide free advertising and marketing services to Lowcountry nonprofits during its 14th annual CreateAthon on October 29-30, 2020. CreateAthon is a 24-hour creative marathon started by Riggs Partners in Columbia more than 20 years ago. TRIO joined as…

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byLOVEJONES CREATIVE selected celebrated Black Artist, Charly Palmer to reimagine the cast of Noah’s Arc as an ally to the Black LGBTQIA+ community

Rodney LoveJones, Founder of byLOVEJONES CREATIVE and Global Sales Representative for world renowned visual artist Charly Palmer announces he will lead a silent auction of an original piece of artwork titled “NOAH’S ARC: BLACK TOGETHER.” Palmer, an LGBTQ ally created the piece as part of a celebration of black gay visibility within the arts. The virtual…

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