The Hamburg Massacre and Pitchfork Ben
Written by Wendy Brinker Taylor   
Monday, 08 July 2013 17:36

The South Carolina statehouse and its grounds in Columbia are wrought with statues and memorials many could argue are tributes to slavery and the architects and champions of white supremacy. Sadly, children visit and play in the shadows of these monuments every day and are taught to revere these important men and their ideals that shaped their state.

The cry for liberty echoes across the centuries in South Carolina
Written by Wendy Brinker Taylor, Editor   
Thursday, 06 September 2012 12:44

Rebellion is nothing new in South Carolina. We’ve all seen rednecks waving their "rebel" flag, taking pride in the fact that South Carolina went to war with the country as it was moving away from enslaved labor. Throughout American history, South Carolinians have led the fight to preserve and defend slavery, white supremacy, and racial segregation. They pride themselves on the fact that the first shots of the Civil War were fired from Fort Sumter and it is no secret that almost 40% of all enslaved Africans entered North America through Charleston.

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