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7:38 am on Friday April 27, 2012

North Charleston to Host 6th Annual African American Fiber Art Exhibition

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is proud to present its 6th annual African American fiber art exhibition, Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folkflore. The exhibition will be on display at North Charleston City Hall daily from May...
7:26 am on Thursday March 3, 2011

Free documentary series at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Image by Flickr user practicalowlA free film series during the month of March kicks off this Sunday at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site located at 1254 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant. At 2 p.m. every Sunday, documentaries will be shown...
6:30 am on Wednesday April 21, 2010

Steve Benjamin elected as Columbia's first black mayor

Columbia attorney Steve Benjamin defeated city councilman Kirkman Finlay III in a heated runoff election to become the first black mayor in Columbia's history. Benjamin, known as one of the rising stars of the South Carolina Democratic Party, won...
4:49 am on Thursday September 24, 2009

Celebrate Caribbean and African-American culture at MOJA (updated)

Image by Flickr user James WillamorImage by 20090923-carib.jpgThe Moja Arts Festival, the 11 day celebration of Caribbean and African-American culture, is back and festivities begin Thursday, September 24. Running from September 24 through October 4...