In Your City Of Charleston

College of Charleston’s Avery Center Releases Racial Disparities Report

The College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative has unveiled the first detailed report on the disparities in the lives of Charleston County’s black and white residents. Formally titled, The State of Racial Disparities in Charleston County, South Carolina 2000-2015, the Google-funded report highlights systematic barriers marginalizing African Americans in education, employment, business enterprises, housing and gentrification,…

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Fresh Future Farm Hosts Inaugural Neighborhood Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Fresh Future Farm invites support for their Inaugural Neighborhood Harvest Meal on Saturday, November 18 from noon – 3 p.m. at 2008 Success Street in North Charleston. The first harvest meal is all about oysters, chili (with and without meat), delicious sides, desserts and two varieties of farm fresh herbal drinks (hibiscus tea and cucumber…

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Soldiers’ Angels Provides Hunger Relief Program for Veterans

Soldiers’ Angels Hunger Relief Program hosted a Veteran Mobile Food Distribution today at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. The event provided food assistance to over 200 low-income, at-risk, and homeless veterans from the Charleston area. The distribution was conducted in partnership with the Lowcountry Food Bank and the Ralph Johnson VAMC. The Hunger…

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QEP To Host School Board Information Session November 16

The Quality Education Project (QEP) and its sponsors will host a school board information session on Thursday, November 16 from 6pm to 7:30pm at the ILA Local 1422 Hall (1142 Morrison Drive). This community clinic will provide an opportunity to learn more about the CCSD School Boards, advocating for public education and running for office…

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North Charleston Branch NAACP Celebrates 31st Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

The North Charleston Branch NAACP celebrated its 31st Freedom Fund Banquet on October 27, 2017 at the Alfred Williams Community Center.  The national theme was “STEADFAST AND IMMOVABLE”. This year’s celebration was dedicated to the memory of Mr. Benjamin Washington, a Life Member of the NAACP and former North Charleston Branch President. The Freedom Fund…

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