The Republican Record on Income

By Elise Filpot South Carolina’s median household income of $52,309 put it at 42nd in the nation and more than 10K below the national median. In light of the GOP’s historic control of the legislature, that ranking is essentially the Republican record on income in our state.  Is the GOP the

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A conversation with Je’Varus Howard

As part of our project on The Republican Record, we talked with State House District 19 candidate Je’Varus Howard about income and the impact it has on the quality of life, business, and the strength of communities in South Carolina. 16.7 percent of South Carolinians live below the

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The deck is stacked against women in South Carolina

By Erin D. Basinger The U.S. News and World Report ranks South Carolina 42nd in their classification of Best States, with our state in the bottom third or quarter in the areas of healthcare, education, infrastructure, opportunity, violence and crime, and environmental care. For women, this

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A single mom’s perspective

Timicia Grant is a professional women. She’s a non profit professional who’s worked for years to help single parents navigate a system often stacked against them. As a professional political organizer, she’s also working hard to change the dynamic in local, state, and national

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A Conversation with Xanthene Norris

Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in the Virgin Islands, and 2018 State House candidate, interviewed County Councilwoman Xanthene Norris for the DWGC’s “Interview Series”.” Below are the highlights of their conversation, which was conducted by telephone. JB: What has your life been like

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The NAACP has tons of ideas, but needs our hands

By Kate Franch Are we at the tipping point?  Are Americans finally willing to fully embrace and engage in the work of creating a truly equal, equitable, and just country?  Millions of us have taken to the street to emphatically say yes.  I can’t help but wonder what the crowds

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