Archive for February, 2015

“I Will Not Resign!” Vows S.C. State U. President Elzey
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“I Will Not Resign!” Vows S.C. State U. President Elzey

“I Will Not Resign!” Vows S.C. State U. President Elzey On February 10, 2015, a South Carolina Legislative Subcommittee voted to temporarily close South Carolina State University (SCSU), the state’s only historically black public institution of higher education, because of the school’s severe financial problems. Following this vote, the Legislative Black Caucus voted “no confidence” […]

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ISIS IS DYING
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ISIS IS DYING

ISIS IS DYING! Analysts report that ISIS is on the wane—ISIS is dying! The Atlantic published an article that indicated that ISIS’ greatest weapon is their attack on weak and ill-prepared populations, but that their momentum has stalled since August, 2014.  The Atlantic further reported that financial and military resources available to ISIS has greatly […]

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Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close
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Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close

Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close A panel of The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Higher Education Means Committee submitted a proposal to suspend  operations at South Carolina State University (SCSU) for some two years (from July, 2015 to the of Fall, 2017).  The panel’s proposal recommended that the […]

Writing History by Righting History
By February 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Writing History by Righting History

  The state of South Carolina (S.C.) has a history of trying to correct its civil rights wrongs. For example, a Democrat and a Republican governor have apologized for the 1968 incident in which state troopers fired on black student protesters and killed three persons at South Carolina State University.Rectification continues as convictions against nine […]

The One-Percenters Are Killing The Rest of Us
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The One-Percenters Are Killing The Rest of Us

  That saying “The rich get richer and the poor get poorer” is as true today as it ever was. Statistics show that in 1980 about 8% of U.S. income was shared by the top 1% of the earning population – the “one percenters” – and 18% of U.S. income was shared by the lowest […]

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