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The captain posted on Facebook after protesters in South Carolina blocked a roadway off of I-26 for over one hour during a march in honor of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two men fatally shot by police last week.

As the details emerge of the violent, videotaped assault of a female student at Spring Valley High in Columbia, S.C. continues to unfold, a deeper…

UPDATED Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:16 a.m. ET Shortly after 10 a.m. Eastern time on Friday the confederate flag flying over South Carolina’s statehouse was lowered for good, while thousands cheered, chanted and sang. The flag was received by a representative of its new home: the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. It’s down…only 150 […]

Ruby Robinson got the gift of a lifetime at her graduation from Columbia University’s Engineering School this week. Her father, an Army reservist serving in…

VIA: New York Times COLUMBIA, S.C. — Neighbors were chagrined last week when the police here found the body of a 75-year-old woman who had frozen to death, alone in her house, during unexpectedly frigid weather. But they were shocked this week when they learned that the woman, Juanita W. Goggins, had been a civil […]

VIA: USA Today Leaders from the largest black Methodist churches have gathered in Columbia, South Carolina to seek solutions to the problems plaguing many young African Americans. The event, which is being called the Great Gathering, is the first time these three denominations will jointly meet. Participating churches are: African Methodist Episcopal (AME) African Methodist […]