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Stop Kavanaugh: President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Must Not Join the High Court
September 6, 2018
“It is confidence in the men and women who administer the judicial system that is the true backbone of the rule of law.” — Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, 531 U.S. 98, Bush v. Gore [Dissent], December 12, 2000 ... read more »
Black Prisoners Join National Prison Strike 
August 30, 2018
“I think we have as a country has been involved for so long in the War on Drugs and the War on Crime that we have forgotten that it’s not normal. We have a whole generation of children for whom it’s normal to be pulled over, be arrested and shuttled into the system. We have been in a catastrophic prison crisis for decades now. And conditions have gotten even worse. South Carolina was a wake-up call for people.”  ... read more »
New South Carolina Museum to Have Rapid Response Exhibits
August 2, 2018
A planned museum in South Carolina tracing African American history in America from slavery to today has hired a woman who creates exhibits based on current events. ... read more »
Feds: White Man Wanted Hit Man to Kill Black Neighbor
May 17, 2018
Brandon Lecroy was arrested last month after he gave the man a $100 down payment and told him he might have more people to kill later, according to an affidavit unsealed after Lecroy was indicted Tuesday. ... read more »
 Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death after Senseless Church Shooting in Charleston 
November 16, 2017
In June of 2015, Dylann Roof opened fire during a prayer meeting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina.   ... read more »
Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title
April 8, 2017
Staley joined Peck as the only African-American coaches to win an NCAA women's basketball championship Sunday night when South Carolina beat Mississippi State 67-55. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (11/24-11/30/2016)
November 27, 2016
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Defense lays out case in deadly South Carolina police encounter
October 26, 2016
A bystander's video of Slater shooting Scott several times in the back has been seen worldwide ... read more »
White officer gets probation in black driver’s shooting
April 13, 2016
Justin Craven, 27, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor misconduct in office, multiple media outlets reported ... read more »
Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church
July 2, 2015
The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister. ... read more »
Confederate Flag sales soar after South Carolina Church shooting
July 2, 2015
Rising conversations about the origin and history of the Confederate flag continues to be a topic on America’s list of issues for discussion. ... read more »
Charleston Church Shooting Shakes the Nation
June 25, 2015
On the evening of June 17, nine people were killed in Charleston’s historically Black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Emmanuel A.M.E.). 21 year-old Dylann Roof, who prayed with worshipers for an hour before killing them, confessed to the shooting last Friday. ... read more »
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