Goose Creek Sailor Trains Aboard USS Donald Cook

Fire Controlman (Aegis) 3rd Class Avonti Mcneely, (center), from Goose Creek, South Carolina, fends off simulated attackers after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum spray during security reaction force training aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) on June 11, 2018. Donald Cook, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its seventh patrol…

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Regal’s Summer Movie Express Offers $1 Family Movies

Regal announces the return of its family-favorite program, the Summer Movie Express. This kid-friendly film festival is a nonstop adventure, and the perfect getaway for movie lovers. The Summer Movie Express features $1 family movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., with a portion of proceeds benefitting charity. “For just $1, moviegoers of all…

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SC State University awarded $6.2 million for new, advanced cancer research center

ORANGEBURG, S.C. –  SC State University was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $6.2 million by the National Cancer Institute, to establish the South Carolina Disparities Research Center. A portion of the total $12.5 million award will fund the Medical University of South Carolina’s cancer disparities research. The two universities will collaborate on this…

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A Cruel Abandonment of the ‘Least of These’

By Marian Wright Edelman “Little kids are begging and screaming not to be taken from parents, and they’re hauled off. Parents are telling their older kids, ‘Be brave, be brave.’ It’s as bad as anything I’ve seen in 25-plus years of doing this work.” –ACLU immigration attorney Lee Gelernt Once again Americans are at a…

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The U.S. Army Awards a $40,000 College Scholarship at the Salute to Youth Luncheon at the 100 Black Men of America National Conference

On June 14, 2018, Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen provided opening remarks regarding how self-discipline and strong mentorship creates both personal and professional success. The remarks were delivered at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc. National Conference.   During the “Salute to Youth” luncheon the U.S. Army presented a college scholarship to…

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