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Black Women’s Roundtable Launches ‘BWR Justice Project’

  In early November, the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) launched its “BWR Racial, Economic, Health, Gender and Reproductive Justice Project” (BWR Justice Project) to address the racial, gender, economic and health bias impacting Black women and their families in Atlanta, GA with a BWR Reproductive Justice Forum at the Georgia State Capitol. Over the next 12 months, The BWR…

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Harris Teeter Associates to Assemble Harvest Feast Thanksgiving Bags for 2,000 Local Families

  Harris Teeter associates and food bank volunteers will assemble 2,000 Thanksgiving meal bags for families-in-need. The bag assembly is hosted in conjunction with Harris Teeter’s Harvest Feast Round Up Campaign; the bags will be distributed through the Lowcountry Food Bank’s network of partner agencies.  Each Thanksgiving meal bag contains enough food to feed a…

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Voter registration makes a difference in communities of color

Last week, voting rights advocates and allies celebrated National Voter Registration Day, a single day dedicated to registering as many eligible voters as possible. Throughout the week, organizers across the country kicked off fall campaigns to register Black and Brown voters ahead of consequential municipal and statewide elections occurring this year. Increasing evidence shows that these…

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Help Stamp Out Hunger in the Lowcountry

On Saturday, May 11, the Lowcountry Food Bank will participate in the 27th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive, the largest one-day food drive in the country. We urge everyone in our community to donate non-perishable items and place them in their mailboxes to help feed our neighbors who struggle…

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Announcements 9-12-18

************************************************************************************************************************************* Office Mgr. for AME Church in downtown Chas. Self-starter w/excellent org. skills, interface w/public; excellent computer skills & multi-media capability; answer phones, schedule appts, filing, copying, etc. 15 hours/wk; 5 hours Tues., Wed., Thurs. Resume & salary requirement to: [email protected] ************************************************************************************************************************************* Voter Registration at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church – One of the main goals…

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After a Turbulent Early Life, Dennis Derrico Makes a New One for Himself and an Example for Other Black Men

By Frederick H. Lowe Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Half way through a newspaper interview about his life, the negative effects caused by the absence of African-American men in the Black community and how with the help of others he has been able to turn his life around, Dennis Derrico, a convicted murderer, began to…

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Announcements 8-1-18

**************************************************************************************************************************** Office Mgr. for AME Church in downtown Chas. Self-starter w/excellent org. skills, interface w/public; excellent computer skills & multi-media capability; answer phones, schedule appts, filing, copying, etc. 15 hours/wk; 5 hours Tues., Wed., Thurs. Resume & salary requirement to: [email protected] **************************************************************************************************************************** Voter Registration at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church One of the main goals of…

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Natasha L. Jones Named Principal at W.B. Goodwin Elementary

Charleston County School District this week announced and welcomed Natasha L. Jones as principal of W.B. Goodwin Elementary School. Jones joins Goodwin from Memminger Elementary where she has served as assistant principal since 2014. Jones began her teaching career in 1997 in Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District at Sharon Elementary School where she taught fifth grade and…

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Announcements 11-1-17

*************************************************************************************************************************************** 150th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY – SALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1867 – 2017 (350 Sumter Street) – We, the Salem Baptist Church Family, are so grateful to God for seeing us through to 150 years! Our theme: “We are a thankful people, serving a faithful God united in one spirit for 150 years.”   (Matthew 16:18,…

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HealthFREE.org provides help to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria through an unprecedented humanitarian effort

Hurting? Dealing with grief? HealthFREE.org is ready to provide relief! Offering hope through an unprecedented humanitarian effort that provides help and healing, HealthFREE.org is here to help those in need when disaster strikes. We all know that millions have been affected by the devastation that Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria have caused. These disastrous storms have…

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