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The Week-In-A-Blink: Mon-Thurs/ Jan 19th – 22th


King Day at the Dome – January 19, 2015. The South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP will host the 2015 King Day at the Dome on Monday, January 19 which features commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leading the lineup of speakers are Cornell Williams Brooks, president and CEO of the nation’s largest civil rights organization, and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. Activities are scheduled to begin 8:30 AM at Zion Baptist Church, 801 Washington Street. Both Brooks and Perez will appear at a statewide rally in front of the State House. The King Day at the Dome Rally will begin at 10:15 AM.

For more information, please contact the South Carolina NAACP at 803-754-4584 or [email protected] 

TEDxColumbiaSC 2015 – Monday January 19, 2015 from 9:00am – 4:30pm at Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St, Irmo, South Carolina. You’re invited to the fourth annual #TEDxColumbiaSC. Join us on January 19, 2015 at Harbison Theatre for a full day of mind-opening topics, audience engagement and a lifetime of memories. With topics spanning from preserving our rivers to the changing labor force, the members of this year’s lineup will challenge the audience to reconsider how they interact with others and our world.

For speaker bios and full event information, visit www.TEDxColumbiaSC.com.

BlackLivesMatter LIVE-IN – Monday January 19, 2015 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Le Cafe Jazz in Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St, Columbia, South Carolina. Celebrate MLK Day by joining us for an evening of socializing, networking and socially conscious entertainment as we decompress and reenergize to continue the work of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Free admission. Dinner, $5/Plate. Cash bar, please support it! $3 Beer/$5 Wine Glass.

Selma- Jan. 9, 2015 – Jan. 29, 2015 at Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main St., Columbia, SC. Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches of Selma, Alabama, that changed America forever. Based on a true story. For more info please visit www.nickelodeon.org.


LCAA Leadership Luncheon Series – Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 11:30am – 1:00pm at The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St, Columbia, South Carolina. Join LCAA on Tuesday, January 20th at 11:30 AM for the next luncheon in the Leadership Series presented by Schmoyer & Company, LLP, CPAs. The keynote speaker is Teresa Wilson, City Manager for the City of Columbia. The networking and lunch begin at 11:30 AM followed by the program at 12 PM.

Tickets are free for LCAA members and $25 for non-members.


SBA Small Business Resource Day – Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM at the Strom Thurmond Federal Bldg. 1835 Assembly Street, Columbia, South Carolina. Learn how the SBA can help you access the capital and counseling your business needs to succeed. SBA training room @ the Strom Thurmond Federal Bldg., 1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1444. Free Registration: Free. Click here to register.


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Sharon Sanders

Sharon Sanders is Co-Founder, Co-owner of the The MinorityEye. She is also a Digital Engagement Strategist and a Curator of information at The Minorityeye and the President of Clairvoyant, LLC which specializes in strategic communications and multimedia services. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Argosy University and she specializes in “Online Consumer Psychology.” Sharon provides companies with research and insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in online environments…

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