Matthews: After 450 years, silence on everyday racism is not an option
Matthews: After 450 years, silence on everyday racism is not an option We can't hear you

For all the progress we have made in America, many are still stuck in the same mindset that lifting oneself first requires bringing another down…


We must reject systemic racism and injustice throughout our culture
We must reject systemic racism and injustice throughout our culture Stand Up

Protesters marched through the streets of Charleston for several days demanding that our leaders upend the systemic racism at the core of our institutions. It has been a humbling experience…


Absentee voting is easier for June primary, thousands in Charleston already have
Absentee voting is easier for June primary, thousands in Charleston already have In the Mail

Through a twist of a public health emergency, surprisingly quick action by legislators and a little help from federal court, the number of mail-in absentee ballots for the primary will…


COVID-19 adds challenges for recent college grads searching for work
COVID-19 adds challenges for recent college grads searching for work Senioritis

Seniors ready to move from college into the professional job market suddenly faced a new dilemma. What happens to the job market now that the nation is experiencing a sudden,…


Our View: Endorsements for Charleston-area races on June 9 ballot
Our View: Endorsements for Charleston-area races on June 9 ballot Make Your Voice Count by Voting

We asked local candidates to fill out a six-question survey. If they did, we considered their qualifications and now offer these primary endorsements…


Blotter: Well, Crap
Blotter: Well, Crap Sh!t

BLOTTER O' THE WEEK: A man allegedly approached an employee at a downtown gas station and told her that he "left her a gift" around the corner of the building…


Stegelin: American Carnage
Stegelin: American Carnage No justice, no peace

Matthews: After 450 years, silence on everyday racism is not an option
Matthews: After 450 years, silence on everyday racism is not an option We can't hear you

For all the progress we have made in America, many are still stuck in the same mindset that lifting oneself first requires bringing another down…


For those of us who still have breath
For those of us who still have breath I Hope

It is often taboo for elected officials to be on the frontlines doing the work typically reserved for activists. On Saturday, I decided to participate in the protests because there…


Safe and just communities require fewer police and more services
Safe and just communities require fewer police and more services Reforms have not forced change

On Sunday afternoon, multiple police departments converged in Charleston, S.C. to break up peaceful protests calling for racial justice and an end to police brutality against black people. Their actions…


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