Category : South Carolina

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

The Orangeburg Massacre Continues Still

By Barney Blakeney  February 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre. It slipped past me – not the annual observance, but the recognition that this year was the 50th anniversary. Like so many observances, somethings become automatic...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

A Parade? What’s Next?

(TriceEdneyWire.com)Our 45th President wants a parade. He wants it in November, probably before the mid-term elections, as a way of mobilizing his base and glorifying himself more than, as he suggests, celebrating the military. He wants the parade b...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

A (Black) Life That Mattered

Muhiyidin El Amin Moyé playing African drums By Imam Al-Hajj Hakim Abdul-Ali Sometimes when writing whatever it is that I’m inspired to write about, those commodities come somewhat easy for me to communicate. On some other occasions, I’m at a loss...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

Bernie Mazyck, A New Face In Black History

Bernett ‘Bernie’ Mazyck By Barney Blakeney Recently one Charleston community activist issued a challenge with respect to Black History Month celebrations – instead of invoking the greatness of our past recognize the accomplishments and successes of...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

The Fry Master Passes Away

Gary Mitchell (top row left) is shown here with his Geechie Grub family – Terrance Waters (top right); (Bottom row) Theresa Gillins, Lavona Mitchell By Patrice Smith Gary Benjamin Mitchell, 56, aka Benjie, passed way suddenly on Friday, February 9,...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

Classifieds 2-14-18

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Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

Announcements 2-14-18

***************************************************************************************************************************** GENERAL MEETING OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY COALITION FOR VOTER PARTICIPATION – The Dorchester County Chapter of the South Ca...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

Now is the Time to Be Thankful

By Hakim Abdul-Ali   Living among the globally ethnic diverse “colored” nations of “hue-manity” is a blessing in so many norms because it represents a means for conscious souls to experience so many things as a result of being alive in the hear and...

Southeast / South Carolina - 8 months ago

JaDen Sheppard: From Follower to Champion

Youth Boxing Champion JaDen Sheppard The quest from follower to champion wasn’t easy. JaDen Sheppard is a young lady that was a follower of her peers, misused by, and called out of her name often by her peers to the point that she had no smiles and...