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By: Katie Rose Quandt Davis, who pitches for South Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons, received national attention last week when she threw a two-hit shutout and struck out eight in the Dragons’ Little League World Series opening victory over Nashville, Tennessee. On Sunday she became the sixth girl to get a hit in the LLWS, a first-inning RBI singlethat […]
By: Dino Grandoni – A newly published paper reveals that scientists at Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on hundreds of thousands of users by tweaking their feeds and measuring how they felt afterward. In other words, Facebook decided to try to manipulate some people’s emotional states — for science. The research involved Facebook’s News Feed — the […]
Town Hall Meeting hosted by Mayor Steve Benjamin – Wed, September 7, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. Mayor Steve Benjamin will host a special opportunity to view RACE: Are We So Different? After viewing the acclaimed RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit at the South Carolina State Museum from 5- 6:30 p.m., we’ll meet to have a […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – 100 Columbia leaders will create and serve their culinary specialties to the public at 100 Men Who Cook for Kids on Sunday May 21, 6:30–9:30 p.m at EdVenture. The prominent group of cookers include: Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott NBA basketball star Alex English Cartoonist Robert Ariail Columbia […]
According to data from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), only 1.7 percent of the total $23.09 billion in SBA loans went to African American business owners in 2013. Not only is this preventing many black business owners from growing, but it is also impeding the progress of diversity in the marketplace. How ACBL can […]