Upstate veterans – Hao Wu and Shantell Smith – share their stories on post-military life, the support structure for vets in Greenville, and how they turned transitioned their military service into community service. Watch the replay or listen to the audiocast.
A panel of four community advocates, activists, organizers, and businessmen discuss the challenges of trying to advocate for their communities, for social and racial justice, education and more while Being a Black Man Today. Panelists are Kwadjo Campbell, Je’Varus Howard, Derrick
Readers, please note: This is an ongoing project and will be changing hopefully daily. Every February, we celebrate Black History Month with local, state, and national events. This year, we are expanding our vision with Black History activities that can be part of an ongoing educational effort.
The Martin Luther King holiday was first observed in 1986 – three years after the bill passed and 18 years after Rev. King’s death. The legislation was first proposed just days after the assassination and had a tough road toward approval. After approval, it took another 14 years before