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Kanye West’s bewildering presidential rally was punctuated with several controversial statements and technical miscues in North Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday, July 19, 2020. With the American flag posted behind him and wearing body armor, the 43-year-old “Good Life” rapper had to yell most of his speech before his audience because he lacked a microphone.…

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Kanye West is carrying on with his yearslong vow to run for president despite earlier reports that the emcee had bowed out of the race. The “Good Life” rapper has not only filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission, but he has also scheduled his first campaign rally on Sunday, July 19, 2020,…

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Travis Greene is a young gospel artist and faith leader. Along with his wife, Greene pastors Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina. He recently released his album Broken Record, featuring his hit song “Won’t Let Go.” We spoke with Greene about his music and ministry. What was the inspiration behind your new song ?…

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Germaine Bolds-Leftridge is the CEO of GBL Sales Inc., a Maryland-based business that sells and markets health and beauty aids in the Northeastern and Southeastern markets. Bolds-Leftridge, who has been in the beauty industry since 1984, also the founder of  Ubiquitous Women’s Expo, the largest event in Washington, D.C., dedicated to empowering, uplifting and inspiring…

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As the number of people with the COVID-19 virus continues to rise, it has led to massive layoffs and overwhelming uncertainty for many Americans. Among the most impacted groups are small business owners and entrepreneurs, including hairstylists. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that people practice social distancing, many local and state…

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Pastor John Gray, the nationally renowned megachurch minister and leader, was notified that his landlord on Thursday, Jan 3, 2019, is legally seeking to evict his Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, from the property, the Greenville Times and WYFF-TV report. Gray’s Relentless Church, which rents its property from Redemption Church, was ordered to vacate…

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Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park in Hilton Head, South Carolina, will host its 19th annual Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The food and music festival will include interactive experiences significant to Mitchelville during the Reconstruction Era. As in the past years, the day will highlight the food and music customs of the people of…

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A South Carolina father is in jail after a police chase and gruesome discovery in his vehicle. According to the South Carolina State Highway Patrol, Imhotep Osiris Norman, 26, fled police after a traffic stop and abandoned his burning car as he fled on foot. After police captured Norman, they discovered the body of Xena…

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A fight between cousins over a snack led to a shooting. The incident occurred when Ryan Langdale, 19, and his cousin were with each other at a home in Colleton County, South Carolina. When police responded to the shooting on Sept. 29, the teenage victim initially told them he accidentally shot himself while cleaning a…

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For years, Black people have talked about White privilege and how there are two sets of rules in America. Despite clear examples throughout history that White people have invoked their American racial privilege, especially White Woman from the South, its existence is denied.  That apparently is what was going through the mind of Lauren Elizabeth…

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Shanara Mobley and Craig Awere were teens when their daughter Kamiyah Mobley was born. Only a couple of hours after her birth, Kamiyah was kidnapped from the Florida hospital where she was born. Kidnapper Gloria Williams was able to avoid suspicion because she was pregnant just a month before she snatched Kamiyah from Mobley’s arms. What people…

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A White South Carolina restaurant manager who was arrested and indicted for violently forcing a disabled Black man to work very long hours for free has pleaded guilty, the U.S. Department of Justice reports and will be sentenced to federal prison. As rolling out previously reported, Bobby Paul Edwards of Conway, South Carolina, was sued by…

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Every few years the community becomes tired of seeing young Black brothers with sagging pants. These days pants are sagging even lower and now South Carolina Rep. Wendell Gilliard has had enough and is proposing a new bill to address the issue on a state level. The proposed South Carolina law would fine and even…

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