Category Archives: Racial equality

Statement Regarding the Conviction of Derek Chauvin in the 2020 Murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Soon after the jury returned with a guilty verdict on April 20, Rev. James Thompson, 1st Vice Chair of the Greenwood County Democratic Party, stated, “It was the first time in a long time we’ve seen justice.” While justice was … Continue reading

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Monday Musings for Apr 5, 2021

About Greenwood County Councilman Steven Brown, MLB and “staying in your lane”.

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What does the Confederate Flag mean?

This write-up has been making the rounds of social media. The attributable source hasn’t been verifiable, but the content is still worth reading and discussing: From someone who teaches AP US History: If you are confused as to why so … Continue reading

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On Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

The below excerpt comes from an article written by Loy Sartin, Curator and Director Emeritus of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site. It was published in the Index Journal on July 5, 2020 and is reprinted here with … Continue reading

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Faith for Black Live March, Greenwood SC (2020-07-11)

On a beautiful Saturday morning, churches all across the county along with elected officials and community members marched in Greenwood and gathered at the Courthouse for song, speeches, and solidarity. See what we saw in the short video below. Hear … Continue reading

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