Faith & Values

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina promotes Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the promotion of Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager. As Research and Policy Manager, Chynna will be an integral member of the Foundation’s Initiative, Public Policy and Advocacy efforts which enhance the Foundation’s commitment to lifting families and individuals from poverty…

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Lift Up Your Voice! Sets Two Voice Recitals

The 15 voice students of under the tutelage of Sandra Barnhardt will present the culmination of months of vocal coaching lessons in their Spring Recital under the theme of “Singing The Best Of Broadway”. The June 2nd recital will feature performances of popular and well loved classics such as Climb Every Mountain from “The Sound…

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Eighteen Arrested at Statehouse Demanding Lawmakers Confront Systemic Racism as South Carolina’s Poor People’s Campaign Intensifies

By Kerry Taylor Columbia– Demanding politicians take immediate steps to confront systemic racism, eighteen poor people, clergy and advocates were arrested at the statehouse Monday as the South Carolina Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival intensified during its second straight week of nonviolent direct action. The action in South Carolina was part…

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Debt in America: Combatting Predatory Practices and Keeping Assets in our Communities

The NAACP is building public awareness of an initiative to enlighten individuals and families in our communities to the harm that predatory lending practices in South Carolina are doing to our economic health and general welfare. The SC State Conference, NAACP, SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the SC Christian Action Council have partnered to develop…

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Charleston Crooner James Edwards Receives Prestigious NAACP Presidential Citation Award

By Barney Blakeney Charleston educator, vocalist and retired Charleston County School District Administrator James C. Edwards May 5 received the Presidential Citation Award from the S.C. State Conference NAACP at its Freedom Fund Celebration in Columbia. “I was honored to bestow upon Mr. James C. Edwards the SC NAACP Presidential Citation Award for his role…

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A LIFE Story: Lucille Wiggins at 100

Lucille Wiggins is the only daughter of Steven and Mary (Bennekin) Wiggins. She was born to parents from Pineville and Cross, South Carolina, both in Berkeley County. Born in Charleston, South Carolina on April 28, 1918, Lucille was without either parent as a child coming of age. Shortly after her birth both of her parents died…

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