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Pass the #DreamActNow Rally at SC Statehouse

January 31, 2018
As the sun went down yesterday in Columbia, SC about 75 people gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to rally in support of the Dream Act, seeking legal protections f...
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Soda Citizen: Alex Strickland of Abacus/Bathe

January 31, 2018
Sean: Do you believe in aliens? Alex: No. I want to, but I just don't. Do you believe that they don't exist or just haven't visited us? If there is alien life, it's go...
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Photos: Charleston, SC Women's March - 2018

January 21, 2018
MISGIVINGS OF A PHOTOGRAPHER: I had planned to photograph the Women's March anniversary event yesterday in Charlotte but it started at 10 a.m., in comparison to Charlesto...
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Photos: King Day at the Dome - Columbia, SC

January 15, 2018
The South Carolina NAACP hosted the annual King Day at the Dome this morning in Columbia, SC. Following the statewide prayer service at Zion Baptist Church on Washington...
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Photos: New Year's Eve at New Brookland

January 01, 2018
Over the last decade, the annual New Year's Eve Covers Show at New Brookland Tavern in West Columbia has grown to be one of the capital city's finest cultural traditions,...
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Photos: Charlotte Groups Rally Against White Supremacy

December 29, 2017
White supremacists had planned to hold a rally and torch march last night at Marshall Park in Charlotte, N.C. — but instead of tiki torches parading through Uptown Queen...
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Photo of the Night - Mikey Collins

December 23, 2017
Photo of the Night - December 22, 2017 Mikey Collins, performing with Kid Trails and Hunter Park, pays tribute to Tom Petty last night at the New Brookland Tavern in W...
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Photo of the Night - Josh Roberts

December 22, 2017
Photo of the Night - December 21, 2017 Formed in 2005, Charleston's Josh Roberts and the Hinges, played at the New Brookland Tavern last night in West Columbia, SC. Ki...
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Photos: Birmingham's push for Doug Jones

December 16, 2017
The Gadsden Mall security had Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires surrounded. Their orange lights bounced off the water of the nearby wildlife park and the exterior walls o...
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Portrait: These Alabama voters elected Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate

December 13, 2017
Quenetta Gunn, a 33 year-old African American mother of two, was in high school when Doug Jones successfully prosecuted members of the Ku Klux Klan who bombed the 16th St...
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