Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art hosts the first-ever Enduring Spirit Awards, presented by the Friends of African American Art and Culture (FAAAC) affiliate group of the CMA, on Tuesday, June 6, at 6:00 p.m. Inspired the exhibition Enduring Spirit: The Art of Tyrone Geter, on view through Sunday, June 11, the awards […]
Tuesday – Bike with the Mayor – Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM at 1737 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will continue his Move with the Mayor program with Bike with the Mayor at 6:30 p.m. on May 30. “In celebration of Bike Month, I’m really excited to make Move with the […]
Hyjiah Conde is on a mission to create change. Her infectious smile brings hints at the big heart bringing hope to diverse communities through a tireless quest to touch as many people in need as she can with kindness. The Dynamo is 10 years old, with the wisdom of an Old Soul. Her power to […]
Saturday – 6th Annual Veteran’s Salute Event – Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1 PM located at SC Railroad Museum, 110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro, SC. 29180. Only one train for this event departing at 1:00 PM!!! Active duty military and military veterans with their immediate family ride FREE!! Please check in at the Ticket Office with your ID […]
“He Say, She Say” is the newest and hottest talk show to hit the web. It’s thorough, it’s sexy, it’s spiritual, (yes, I said spiritual and sexy), thought provoking, and IT IS REAL! The show addresses issues from sex, marriage, relationships, and dating to deeper issues like mental health, finances, depression, and just about anything […]
Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces participation in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from […]
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Midlands Gives 2017, hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, has broken its own records once again thanks to thousands of everyday philanthropists who gave a total of $1,672,118 to 337 nonprofits around the Midlands. Remarkably, the number of individual gifts given this year jumped by a significant amount, from 12,536 donations – […]
A longstanding Richland County business was recently recognized for its positive influence on local and statewide industry. The S.C. Department of Commerce presented a 2017 Industry Impact Award (Medium Company) to Mars Petcare, a pet supply company located on Pineview Road in Lower Richland. The Richland County Economic Development Office nominated Mars for the Industry […]
Obasi Shaw wrote the album, titled Liminal Minds in a year. It was awarded the second highest grade in the department - summa cum laude minus.
Each song is told from a different character’s perspective, a format inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s seminal 14th century piece, The Canterbury Tales, and focuses on black identity in America.
After dramatic negotiation session at the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix has nabbed a film project pairing Grammy winner Rihanna with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, in a concept that began as a Twitter sensation. Ava DuVernay (Selma) will direct, and Issa Rae (Insecure) is in talks to write the screenplay.
These aren’t necessarily the Twitter accounts that have the most followers, nor are they necessarily the people who alone define black culture in the United States. And, no, they are not necessarily representative of the incredibly popular and often times hilarious Black Twitter subculture. But they do represent some of the most interesting content creators, leaders, celebrities, politicians, sports stars, marketers and technology geeks in black America.