Ce Scott-Fitts Promoted to Deputy Director

Ce Scott-Fitts

(Columbia, SC) – The South Carolina Arts Commission is announcing the promotion of Ce Scott-Fitts, previously artist development director, to its executive leadership team as deputy director. The Detroit native joined the SCAC as artist development director in 2019. Scott-Fitts was previously creative director and on the founding staff of the McColl Center for Art

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Critical Race Theory: Fact vs. Fiction


Critical Race Theory (CRT) is many things The current rage against Critical Race Theory (CRT) is many things. On one hand, it is a devious effort to inflame a group of people in order to manipulate them to accept a particular political position. In this way, the puppet-masters use the well-established racism and lack of

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Celebrity Hairstylist Roger “Roy” Brasley Receives Key to the City by former Mayor Steve Benjamin


Local Celebrity Stylist helps thousands (Columbia, SC) – Hairstylist and Makeup Artist to the stars, Mr. Roger Roy Brasley, a native of Columbia, SC, has spent over a decade changing the lives of more than 30,000 South Carolinians. Roy began the Sally R. Brasley Foundation in 2009 in honor of his late grandmother. The foundation has been

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Dr. Gwendolyn Brown Named Practitioner of the Year at 125th PMDPA Convention


The Palmetto Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Association (PMDPA)’s 125th Annual Convention (Columbia, SC) – The Palmetto Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Association (PMDPA)’s 125th Annual Convention was held on April 22-24, 2022 via Zoom where over 50 medical professionals discussed the latest health topics in South Carolina today. Topics included: medical marijuana, health disparities, and equity, pharmaceutical management, COVID-19, medical

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Weeklong Juneteenth Celebration on Hilton Head Island Art, Food, Vendors, Entertainment and Film Premieres Open to the Public


Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park has confirmed an expansive experience for the in-person return to their annual Juneteenth Celebration. The art, food, music and film festival has expanded to a weeklong including the premiere of Juneteenth: We The People, Joe McGill of The Slave Dwelling Project hosting the Camp Experience, and plus over 30 art, craft,

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Goodwill Industries Partners with Tri-County Technical for Working Wednesday Job Fair


(Greenville, SC) – On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina (GIUMSC) will partner with Tri-County Technical College (TCTC) for a job fair at GIUMSC’s Sulphur Springs Job Connection location at 412 Sulphur Springs Road in Greenville, SC. The fair will offer opportunities for job seekers to meet directly with businesses about potential

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Lisa Cook becomes the first Black woman on the Federal Reserve Board


On Tuesday, the Senate approved the nomination of economist Lisa Cook to serve on the board of governors of the Federal Reserve. She becomes the first Black woman to serve on the board in the institute’s 108-year history. A narrow 51-50 party-line vote approved her, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote. The

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Kendrick Lamar Drops New Album

Kendrick Lamar

The wait is finally over. On Friday (May 13), over five years after putting out his Grammy-award winning DAMN. LP, Kendrick Lamar released his new double album titled Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. To the delight of fans everywhere, the Top Dawg Entertainment stalwart has released a new musical anthology that contains 18 songs,

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County Seeks Public Input on Proposed 2022-2023 Budget


The public will soon have the chance to give feedback on Richland County’s operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. An in-person public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in Council Chambers at the Richland County Administrative Building, 2020 Hampton St., Columbia.

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Flock and Rally Earns Five Marketing and Communications Industry Awards


(Columbia, S.C.) – Flock and Rally, the women-owned integrated communications and marketing agency based in Columbia, South Carolina, recently earned a Mercury Award and two Silver Wing Awards from the S.C. Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) as well as two Silver ADDY Awards from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of the Midlands. “Our agency has grown exponentially in

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