Tag: Civil Rights
Allen University held a symposium with the S.C. Black Press Institute to honor John Henry McCray, a Black political activist and newspaper publisher. The organization received a grant three years ago to study his work.Read More
An energy infrastructure company announced a donation to expand the University of South Carolina’s Center for Civil Rights History and Research.Read More
Through her elaborate textured quilts and coats, Artist Patricia A. Montgomery tells the history of the civil rights movement. She is delivering a lecture Tuesday night at the University of South Carolina.
Visit http://civilrights.sc.edu/ to learn more.Read More
University of South Carolina historian Bobby Donaldson relies on the memories of veterans of the civil rights movement to document their fight for equality in the Palmetto State.Read More
Larry Doby was the second African-American player in MLB history but his story has been neglected nationally. One Camden museum is trying to honor his heritage as a groundbreaking pioneer of racial integration in professional sports.Read More
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State Law Enforcement has cancelled an Amber Alert for an infant child in Hilton Head. Authorities in Beaufort County explained that Jairus Housey abducted his ten month old daughter at gunpoint last night. Housey is the non-custodial father to the victim and is now in custody.
Thursday’s vote in the South Carolina Senate passed the early voting bill that would allow South Carolina voters to vote in-person up to two weeks before the election for any reason. The bill unanimously passed in the house too.