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Kaepernick’s Protest is Part of a Patriotic Tradition

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, is being blackballed — itself a revealing phrase — from the National Football League with the collusion of the all-white owners. He is ostracized because a year ago he exercised his First Amendment right to free speech by taking…

Blackonomics: Statues, Monuments, and Memorials

By James Clingman (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Many people are highly insulted by confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down and/or destroyed.  Since the latest movement in New Orleans to eliminate these relics that commemorate folks who tried to secede from the Union, which resulted in a war that cost 700,000 lives, some Black…

The Comedy of Tragedy

By Juilanne Malveaux, economist, author, and Founder of Economic Education I don’t often write about comedians, but the recent passing of my friend Dick Gregory reminded me of the very important role that comedians play in our lives.  Not that Gregory was simply a comedian.  He was so much more than that – a civil rights…

Embrace Racial Healing to Change Hearts and Minds

By La June Montgomery Tabron, president & CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Prior to the displays of hatred and the tragic loss of Heather Heyer, a young woman who seemingly embraced the virtues of healing, a transformation was taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This college town, where roughly 80 percent of the residents are white,…

Earn an Online MBA from UNC

This information session will explain how you can earn your MBA from UNC online (MBA@UNC), so classes fit with your busy schedule. This is one of the top 5 graduate business programs in the country, so if you’re interested, stop by! Alumni and current students will attend to answer questions and explain their own experiences…

Charleston Area Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide

Join us for the Charleston Area Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide Sunday October 15th at Hampton Park.  Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. This vital community event hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention raises awareness and provides education about the impact of suicide in our community.   We are working together to…

Kevin Hart brings his comedy tour to the North Charleston PAC September 24

Live Nation welcomes ‘Ride Along’ and ‘Think Like A Man’ star Kevin Hart to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on September 24 at 7:00 PM. The stand-up favorite is currently on ‘The Irresponsible Tour’ and released his book, ‘I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons’ this summer. Tickets start at $75 & $45 and…

Red Ribbon 5K Run & AIDS Walk Draws Attention to HIV/AIDS in Charleston

Lowcountry AIDS Services (LAS) and the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Wellness Center (RWWC) are inviting the community to run, walk and jog for HIV and AIDS awareness. Again for 2017, the two organizations have partnered to host the ninth Red Ribbon 5K & AIDS Walk on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Wannamaker County Park in…

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K set for Oct. 14 on Johns Island

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites trail runners to mark their calendars and start training! On Saturday, Oct. 14 the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K returns to scenic Johns Island County Park. Runners will have a chance to embrace the breathtaking fall foliage, moss-draped oaks and native wildlife as they make their…

Adaptive Recreation on Folly Beach: Charleston County Parks’ Wheel to Surf event returns in September

Fun, physical activities and sports should be a part of life for everyone, and the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) wants to provide all residents of the community with the opportunity to enjoy them. In an effort to offer surfing to individuals with physical disabilities, CCPRC will partner with Adaptive Expeditions to host…

September 2017 events and programs at Charleston County Parks and Recreation

September Special Events Cast Off Fishing Tournament Series Saturday, Sep. 2, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mount Pleasant Pier Join us in a fun fishing tournament at the Mount Pleasant Pier! Prizes are awarded for the three largest catches in the Big Fish category. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the tournament. Catches will also…

Charleston County Public Library September 2017 Program Lineup

  The Charleston County Public Library offers the following free programs in September for children, teens and adults. Saul Alexander Gallery Call for Submissions Throughout September Main Library – downtown, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC  29401: 843-805-6930 South Carolina artists and craftsmen are encouraged to submit portfolios to be considered for upcoming public exhibition at…

Local author and motivational speaker hosts monthly “Personal Development Experience” September 17

Charleston author Geri Mason will host her monthly “Personal Development Experience” at Events by Benita, 3620 Ashley Phosphate Rd. in North Charleston at 4pm September 17. Featured speaker will be Douglas Carr Cunningham, a renowned Charleston, South Carolina photographer, who has been doing photography for over 40 years. Geri Mason has been sharing her personal story…

Travis Manion Foundation to Host Annual 9/11 Heroes Run in Charleston

The Travis Manion Foundation will host the Charleston 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race at 9am, on September 9th at Charleston Fire and Police Department. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor our veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country and…

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Origin of Porgy & Bess

 

This story is also told in Fordham’s book “True Stories of Black South Carolina”