Black-ish star Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E's remake of the 1977 landmark miniseries Roots. Roots: The Saga of an American Family will tell the story of Haley's ancestor Kunta Kinte and will incorporate material from the Roots ... New York Post, 14 hours ago
In a historic black church, a white gunman is accused of committing a terrible crime Americans feel it. "We're dealing with a deep racist, white supremacist, confederate ideology," said Muhiyidin d'Baha, an organizer with Black Lives Matter ...USA Today, 1 week ago
Gov. Nikki Haley, flanked by Democratic and Republican members of South Carolina's congressional and legislative delegations, delivers her historic call for the Confederate flag's removal from the Statehouse grounds. (Photo/S.C. Governor's Office) ...Columbia Regional Business Report, 1 week ago Why are black churches burning? MSNBC, 19 hours ago Confederate flag briefly taken down by activist at South Carolina state capitol Dominion Post, 4 days ago Confederate flag briefly take down by activist at South Carolina state capitol Dominion Post, 4 days ago
Franklin Highlights Record Number of Scholar All-Americans The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected a record 810 swimmers and divers to its Scholar All-Am...
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected a record 810 swimmers and divers to its Scholar All-America team. An additional another 1,078 swimmers and divers were recognized as Honorable-Mention selections. The student ...College Swimming, 1 day ago
By The murder in Charleston, South Carolina, of nine African Americans in an African Methodist Episcopal Church has created a resurgence of the effort to remove the Confederate battle flag from a monument in front of the state capitol. Gov.Southern Political Report, 3 days ago
Public Power Weekly Exclusive: McMinnville sees major drop in street lighting load after converting to LEDs
issue of Public Power Daily Originally published June 12, 2015 By Jeannine Anderson News Editor The public power utility run by the community of McMinnville, Tennessee, recently converted its street lights to light-emitting diodes, or ...Public Power, 2 weeks ago
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Obama's amazing grace: President gives searing speech on race and leads church in song during emotional eulogy for pastor killed by race-hate gunman
President Barack Obama delivered a searing message on race relations in a wide-ranging, emotional eulogy for Rev Clementa Pinckeny that touched upon gun violence, voter suppression and the fate of the Confederate flag. Speaking before an audience ...Capital Bay, 5 days ago
The latest in the Charleston church shooting. (All times local.) __ 9 p.m. Georgia has stopped issuing a specialty license plate featuring two Confederate battle flags, and a top official in Gov. Nathan Deal's administration has ordered that ...Town Hall, 5 days ago
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The vandalism comes after a shooting in Charleston, S.C. sparked a nationwide debate on the public display of Confederate imagery. Services were scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who also served as a state senator. ...Demanjo, 5 days ago
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