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In South Carolina, an Effort to Encourage Black Men Into Teaching

In South Carolina, an Effort to Encourage Black Men Into Teaching

by Julianne Hing on July 1 2014, 1:39PM

Less than 2 percent of the nation’s teaching force are black men, and it’s having serious consequences in the classroom.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

South Carolina's Voting Walking Dead Story Proven Fluke

South Carolina’s Voting Walking Dead Story Proven Fluke

by Brentin Mock on July 12 2013, 2:25PM

South Carolina lawmakers claimed zombies have been voting. An investigation by the state’s law enforcement division proved this wrong.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics, Voting Rights Act

Ruling: South Carolina's 'Papers Please' Provision Moves Forward

Ruling: South Carolina’s ‘Papers Please’ Provision Moves Forward

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2012, 10:26AM

But the ruling leaves the door open for future legal challenges to the provision.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

Voting Rights Act Protects Two More States From Suppression Efforts

Voting Rights Act Protects Two More States From Suppression Efforts

by Brentin Mock on October 10 2012, 12:35PM

Voter ID laws blocked in South Carolina and Mississippi, the latter where tea party leader says women don’t deserve to vote.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Rep. Clyburn: 'Voter ID is Not a Problem' ... Really?

Rep. Clyburn: ‘Voter ID is Not a Problem’ … Really?

by Brentin Mock on May 22 2012, 4:00PM

Is the civil rights icon Rep. Jim Clyburn throwing in the towel in the battle over photo voter ID laws?

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Lawyer Hired by South Carolina: DOJ is Biased Against Whites

Lawyer Hired by South Carolina: DOJ is Biased Against Whites

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 10:28AM

The battle over Voter ID laws continues.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

South Carolina's Gov. Nikki Haley Makes Good on Anti-Immigrant Promises

South Carolina’s Gov. Nikki Haley Makes Good on Anti-Immigrant Promises

by Asraa Mustufa on June 30 2011, 9:31AM

While similar laws are temporarily blocked in other states, South Carolina presses forward with their SB 1070 copycat bill.

Topics: Immigration

A Swamp of Predatory Lending Drowns Struggling Neighborhoods

A Swamp of Predatory Lending Drowns Struggling Neighborhoods

by Kai Wright on April 11 2011, 9:44AM

A growing number of states are trying to regulate high-cost, small-dollar loans. But the industry, with Wall Street’s backing, is moving fast to evade new rules.

Topics: Economy, Wealth Gap

In South Carolina,

In South Carolina, “Coon Hunting” Is Real

by Jamilah King on January 4 2011, 12:45PM

And soon, residents may have the license plates to prove it.

Topics: Politics

SC Lt. Gov. Bauer: Free School Lunches Encourage ‘Stray Animals’ to ‘Breed’

by Channing Kennedy on January 23 2010, 9:54PM

image / Associated Press. That’s Bauer in the purple. At a recent town hall meeting, South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer criticized the children of poor families, using an impressively dehumanizing metaphor and flunking basic causality in the process….

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