This Week in History

Fight the Power: Film Series feat. 9th Wonder

On Friday, July 1, Mo’ Betta Soul Magazine ( and the Columbia Museum of Art present Fight the Power: Hip-Hop Film series. This first installment will feature a hip-hop film, a lecture by producer 9th Wonder, performances and a hip-hop inspired art showing. This groundbreaking event will feature a line up of multi-media and multi talented artists. The event will take place at the Columbia Museum of Art, located at 1515 Main Street in Columbia. Doors will open at 6 pm. The cost for tickets is $10, and $8 for members of the museum.

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ETV to Launch Y.E.S. Project with A.C. Flora High School and Civic Leaders

ETV Producer Betsy Newman instructs student Shawn Ndaba on the use of a camera.

Columbia, SC – This spring, ETV, in partnership with AC Flora High School, the Nickelodeon Theatre and Write/Right to Change, launched the Y.E.S. (Youth Electronic Synching) Project. This pilot program for at-risk African-American male students promotes civic engagement through media production of public service announcement videos for local non-profit organizations located in downtown Columbia.

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Rogers Editorial Cartoon

Creflo Dollar Supports Bishop Eddie Long, What a Disgrace

This week, Pastor Creflo Dollar went out of his way to stand up for an “anonymous” friend and “brother in the Lord” whose members are leaving his church in droves because he made a mistake. He argued that those who judge the pastor harshly are being self-righteous and judgmental and that they should stand behind this pastor during his time of difficulty.

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Why efforts to soften pot laws are at an all-time high

Nationwide, more than 100 million Americans have reported using marijuana and nearly 15 million people report use at least monthly.

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Parenting Solo: Do Trumps Say Every Time

When you’re playing cards, you are lucky to have a trump card. A trump card is one that is elevated above the rest – there may be entire trump suites as in Spades or Whist (the forerunner to Bid Whist). Regardless of the game, the rule is the same; the trump reigns supreme.

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Black News’ Columnist Takes to the Airwaves

Recently, the Parenting Solo column celebrated its first birthday. On Mother’s Day, the weekly column gave birth to a weekly television segment. Saturday mornings at 5:30 on WACH Fox 57, column author and segment host Michelle Harris introduces viewers to topics and guests that highlight the joys and the travails of the solo parent. For a few moments each week, topics including money, love, discipline and health from a parents perspective.


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Shout It Out

“Shout It Out Live It Out” is proud to bring to Columbia “Gospel Explosion 2011”. More than a gospel concert, “Gospel Explosion 2011” will be a praise and worship event to remember.

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Resilient Mavericks underscore importance of team while winning first ever NBA title

As the final minutes of consensus favorite Miami’s bid for a championship, led by the Big 3 of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, faded into a first in history NBA title for Dallas, the results once again underscored why team is so important in certain sports.

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