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Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

Medgar Evans? What about Harry and Harriet T. Moore in Brevard County, Florida? I doubt if you have ever heard of them.

Harry founded first NAACP chapter in Florida. He was a teacher, started the teacher's union in Florida to secure equal pay for "negroes". Hooked up with Thurgood Marshall to win a few lawsuits, and was bombed in his home with his wife, Harriet (another teacher) on Christmas eve 1953 by the KKK. They became the first martyrs of the Civil Rights movement. Their two daughters miraculously lived.

The KKK must have missed the memo - Harry had been replaced as president of the NAACP for being too moderate - he was mild mannered and kind - insisted education and dignity is the key. Unfortunately, the NAACP never found anyone so effective.

We certainly have come a long way. It seems a shame to discard dignity to act out in the streets. I know Harry Moore would redirect #BlackLivesMatter to a much more positive expenditure of time and energy. The real work is left to be done after the ramped up emotion wears off.

I enjoy your writing. Go ahead and wear your shirt, it's worth a fist bump from an esoteric faction.

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Posted by Chip Curry on November 7, 2016 at 6:12 PM

Re: “Gentrification hits home (and businesses) in Charleston

Mentioning East Bay True Value in this was an uncool move, CP. So was fact-checking after it was published.

Never mind their lease was honored when the building transition took place. You're making it seem like they're going out of business at any moment, which could seriously hurt the bottom-line of this family owned-and-operated institution. A rumor in this town goes a lot further than fact.

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Posted by Elise Ladew on November 7, 2016 at 4:02 PM

Re: “Now is when voters decide what 'Making America great' really means

Darrell Castle/Scott Bradley (Constitution)
Evan McMullin/Nathan Johnson (Independence)
Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka (Green)
Donald Trump/Mike Pence (Republican)
Peter Skewes/Michael Lacy (American)
Gary Johnson/Bill Weld (Libertarian)

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Posted by artrogue on November 7, 2016 at 3:48 PM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

God I hate you Ron. You must really be an awful person. I find it hard to believe that you have ever had friends or a family

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Posted by Randall Floyd on November 7, 2016 at 3:34 PM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

Yes, White Guilt. It worked for Obama. Maybe it will work for you with Hillary. Personally, I've done nothing that I am ashamed of and will not vote Hillary just because she is a woman.

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Posted by Jshicke on November 7, 2016 at 2:35 PM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

"what about the American revolution from our overseers the British crown?"

American Revolution? You mean the terrorist insurrection that was borne from a disagreement between elite white men on how economic and cultural minorities should be subjugated?

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Posted by Ron Liberte on November 7, 2016 at 1:46 PM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

Another idiot spouting BS

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Posted by Patty Elkin on November 7, 2016 at 1:43 PM

Re: “Gentrification hits home (and businesses) in Charleston

Whats your solution Ron? you seemed to know everything

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Posted by Randall Floyd on November 7, 2016 at 1:38 PM

Re: “Now is when voters decide what 'Making America great' really means

Don't worry artrogue, you will have at least four and probably eight years to call for her impeachment.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on November 7, 2016 at 1:34 PM

Re: “Now is when voters decide what 'Making America great' really means

Nothing has stuck to HRC because there isn't anything to stick - She's just been "GOP'ed". Trump's a standup guy, right atrogue?
http://usuncut.com/politics/donald-trump-u…

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Posted by tupper29406 on November 7, 2016 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

" that struggle is arguably the proudest movement in American history" w.t.f. what about the American revolution from our overseers the British crown? how soon do we forget. without the blood of our ancestors both white and black,our country today would be vastly different. NOW THAT IS THE GREATEST AND FINEST MOVEMENT IN HISTORY.!!

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Posted by John Byram on November 7, 2016 at 1:14 PM

Re: “Google pays lip service to Charleston's black community

Well said. My exact sentiments.

Posted by wolverine on November 7, 2016 at 12:36 PM

Re: “Now is when voters decide what 'Making America great' really means

The FBI did not say any such thing Ron. Please read the director's letter closer.
It is very carefully worded.

It does not mention anything about emails between her assistants or anything about the Clinton foundation investigation. Which is apparently a separate investigation.
We wont know anything else about Mrs Clinton's pay for play until after election day.. which is a shame. Everyone will have to make as informed a choice as possible.
Still we know plenty.. more than enough to know she has no business being anywhere near the office of President or anymore seats of power working for us.

There are plenty of other choices.. especially for supporters of Bernie...who should know damn well that the DNC, the Clintons and lots of the media worked hard, in secret, to damage his chances.

Darrell Castle/Scott Bradley (Constitution)
Evan McMullin/Nathan Johnson (Independence)
Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka (Green)
Donald Trump/Mike Pence (Republican)
Peter Skewes/Michael Lacy (American)
Gary Johnson/Bill Weld (Libertarian)

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Posted by artrogue on November 7, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Re: “Why I'm wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls

Wow I'm very impressed how brave you are. That should make you feel really good about yourself and do nothing for anybody. You will just be a joke to black and white people when they see you. White people know you are just doing it for yourself and black know you really don't give a hoot. Congrats

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Posted by Randall Floyd on November 7, 2016 at 9:50 AM
Posted by tupper29406 on November 7, 2016 at 7:46 AM

Re: “City officials assess damages following Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane (fraud) MASON, here in the state of SC (southern corruption) should be the focus of damage control experts. For, same secret society storm unleashed by these perjury vowed public traitors is responsible for exponentially more damage than any act of The One True God.

Mr Sanford, I am qualified to speak for Berkeley County Masonic damage. Come and see my 2 paid for homes that corrupt Scout trainers in Berkeley County are responsible for trashing (on my video surveillance systems, yet dismissed by BCSO detectives).

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Posted by William Morgan on November 6, 2016 at 10:15 PM

Re: “Exclusive: Ernie Irvan speaks out about farm dispute

Good writing ! I was enlightened by the facts - Does someone know if my assistant might find a template Green Dot Corp Transaction Dispute Form form to fill out ?

Posted by Colline Terrencio on November 6, 2016 at 9:52 PM

Re: “National anti-abortion campaign to hold rally at Charleston Women's Medical Center Friday night

I'm not super good with irony, so help me out here. Is it ironic that all of the anti-abortion people probably would have made society better if they had themselves been aborted?

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Posted by Ron Liberte on November 6, 2016 at 8:58 PM

Re: “Now is when voters decide what 'Making America great' really means

Yes, she is a liar. She is a politician. The American people have proven time and time again they don't want to hear the truth about anything: causes of terrorism, climate change, oil dependency, economic strife, systemic racism. Fingers in hears screaming la la la I can't hear you. Remember when Obama said people get scared and cling to guns and religion? Hard to refute, yet everyone freaked out nonetheless. And so, because we don't want to hear the truth, we accept liars for leaders.

That said, she is hands down still the best choice we have, and one I am certainly not going to lose any sleep over making.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on November 6, 2016 at 6:28 PM

Re: “Gentrification hits home (and businesses) in Charleston

So why aren't rich non-white people buying up downtown? Don't tell me there aren't any! I'm getting really tired of the blame game, ya'll. If it bothers non-white people, get your non-white friends and relatives together and buy some downtown real estate and develop it for your poor non-white friends and relatives.

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Posted by Nonnie Sanders on November 6, 2016 at 6:26 PM
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