This Week in History

Live from Eau Claire – It’s Gala Night!

North Columbia’s newest performing arts venue, the Eau Claire High School Theatre, 4800 Monticello Road, is the setting for an evening of arts and entertainment on Saturday, April 25 from 6:30 until 9:30 P.M.

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6th Annual Building Bridges Celebration: Kimpson, Solomon honored

This annual event celebrates the work of the Community Mediation Center (CMC) and recognizes the contributions of individuals in South Carolina who have transcended barriers of social class, belief systems, race, and gender in order to promote justice and reconciliation. Milton Kimpson and James L. Solomon, Jr., who will each receive the McKay Brabham Building Bridges Award, have worked towards racial reconciliation in the Palmetto State for decades.

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McFadden continues leadership as Blue nips Garnet in Spring game

ORANGEBURG – As an experienced senior at South Carolina State, Marshall McFadden understands that he is expected to provide impact leadership during the coming football season.

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United Artists for Hope Music and Arts Festival

Rogers Editorial Cartoon

White Privilege in the Americas

"Usted quien es … Gánese el baloto para que se cambie el color."

"Who do you think you are?…Go win the lottery and change your color," a metro policeman whispered to Afro-Colombian leader Carlos Rosero, founding member of the Black Community Process (PCN). Rather than just being an isolated incident of racism in Latin America, this incident gives us a mirror, an insight as to how white privilege prevails in Latin America.

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Americans ‘mad as hell’ at teatime

WASHINGTON — The cool, cerebral White House might logically conclude that Wednesday’s decidedly uncool, uncerebral "tea bag" protests were intellectually and politically incoherent, and therefore not worth a second thought. That would be a dangerous mistake.

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This Week in History

Stimulus: How it Slices So Far

As of Monday, Columbia has received nearly $28 million in federal stimulus money for things like police equipment, housing vouchers, homeless prevention and road projects.

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