Gov. Nikki Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them. The banner was taken down over the summer after police said a young white […]

A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the…

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has basically suggested that the #BlackLivesMatter movement take it down a notch, and respond to injustice more like the African Americans in her state following the racially-motivated Charleston church massacre. In a broad address about race relations, Haley on Wednesday conceded that “black lives do matter,” but accused the movement of using […]

In the bloody aftermath of a bitter debate sparked by a racially motivated massacre at Emanuel AME Church last month, the Confederate flag will no…

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s governor declared Monday that the Confederate flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds as she acknowledged that its use as a symbol of hatred by the man accused of killing nine black church members has made it too divisive for the state to display in such a public […]

My friend’s sister, who serves as Secretary at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, walked out of her office about 6 p.m. on Wednesday, just three hours before a white gunman opened fire inside the historic African American house of worship. She was fortunate that she didn’t stay late this time, but nine of […]

Tim Scott is the first African-American from South Carolina elected to the House of Representatives since 1901. Soon he will be the only African-American in the U.S. Senate. He will replace Republican Senator Jim DeMint. Scott was raised by a single mother in Charleston, South Carolina. He admits to being a troubled student.  His life […]

Republican Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina will become the seventh black person to serve in the United State Senate and the first from the South since Reconstruction. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley named Scott on Monday to succeed Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, who announced earlier this month he would resign Jan. 1 to become […]

Republican Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina will become the seventh black person to serve in the United State Senate and the first from the South since Reconstruction. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley named Scott on Monday to succeed Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, who announced earlier this month he would resign Jan. 1 to become […]