Mental Health Awareness Matters

By Cierra Mayes, Texas Metro News Writer With so much going on in the world today, there are many real-world issues that are in need of our focus. One of these issues happens in our everyday lives: mental health. There is so much awareness that needs to be brought to mental health that goes unnoticed.…

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Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Fired at Last

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Daniel Pantaleo, the New York City cop who held Eric Garner in an illegal choke hold as he pleaded, “I can’t breathe”, was finally fired and stripped of his pension benefits this week – five years after Garner’s plea became a protest chant and rallying cry for thousands against…

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Charleston County Councilwoman Anna Johnson’s August 28 Special Round Table Workshop: Expungements, Probation, Parole and Pardon Services

Charleston County Councilwoman Anna B. Johnson of District 8 will hold her monthly round table discussion on Wednesday, August 28. The meetings normally are held at 12:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the John’s Island Regional Library located at 3531 Maybank Highway on Johns Island. Based on the topics being presented, this workshop will be held from 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.…

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New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Shows Rarely Seen Photos of Billie Holiday’s Private and Public Worlds

In April 1957, photographer Jerry Dantzic had an assignment from Decca Records to photograph Billie Holiday during a weeklong run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill. What unfolded was an unexpected and intimate journey into her private and public worlds. His photos comprise the largest collection of images from any single…

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