Charleston Archives

Democratic Candidate ‘Dragged’ from Legislature For Exposing Corruption ‘Guilt’

February 13, 2018

West Virginia House of Delegates security personnel forcibly removed a woman from the House floor on Friday. Lissa Lucas went to the state capital in Charleston to participate in public testimony regarding a piece of pending legislation. The bill that was under…

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5 Ways Having Trump as President Makes Us Miss Obama Even More

August 26, 2017

Before Labor Day of his First Year, Trump has Already Made Obama Look Rushmore-Worthy by Comparison A presidential legacy is often a tricky perspective that tends to evolve (or, devolve) over time. As society moves further away from an administration, history…

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Chicago Cubs Draft Son of Charleston Church Massacre Shooting Victim

June 19, 2017

Chris Singleton on The Diamond hris Singleton was drafted last week in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball draft by defending World Series champions, the Chicago Cubs. The 6’1”, 178 pound, versatile outfielder still has room for his body…

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Community So Grateful To Prisoner For Attacking Race Murderer Dylann Roof, They Bailed Him Out

August 8, 2016

The fella who assaulted mass-murderer Dylann Roof at the Charleston County Detention Center last Thursday is now a free man, thanks to all the donations that flowed in within 24 hours of the incident. Twenty-five-year-old Dwayne Stafford posted bond for…

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You Won’t Believe Who Just Voted To Condemn The Confederate Flag

June 15, 2016

Established in 1845, the Southern Baptist Convention was once a pro-slavery denomination that supported the Confederacy. Fortunately, over time that has changed and the SBC voted Tuesday to condemn the Civil War battle flag of the South. It’s time to relegate the…

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Florida Woman Admits To Trolling Co-Worker With Confederate Flag

December 25, 2015

The Confederate flag is legal, workplace harassment is not. Neither is lying to a federal officer. 58-year-old Susan Thompson has pleaded guilty to lying to a federal officer about placing a Confederate flag on the desk of her co-worker. Thompson worked at the…

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It’s Official: South Carolina’s Confederate Flag Comes Down At 10 A.M. Friday

July 9, 2015

Amazingly, the issue of South Carolina’s Confederate flag on state capitol grounds has been resolved. After heated debate in the state assembly’s House, the Senate’s measure was passed on Thursday morning. Governor Nikki Haley held a signing ceremony Thursday afternoon and a…

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This Grieving S.C. Lawmaker’s Had Enough: ‘REMOVE This Flag And Do It TODAY’ (VIDEO)

July 9, 2015

“Heritage not hate,” you say? S.C. State Rep. Jenny Horne’s got “heritage” like you wouldn’t believe. But she still wants that hateful Confederate flag to come down. Horne’s a GOP rep. from Dorchester county, which is just outside of Charleston. Like many of her friends,…

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Hate Crime or Lightning? Fire Claims Mount Zion AME Church In SC

July 1, 2015

Fire has gutted another historic Southern black church in South Carolina. On the evening of June 30, the Mount Zion AME Church in Greeleyville went up in flames for the second time in 20 years. Mount Zion was one of…

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Twitterverse Demands To Know #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

June 29, 2015

Twitter is picking up the fight for social justice where the mainstream media drops the ball. While CNN has focused on Bristol Palin’s pregnancy, social media and alternative media, including Reverb Press, have covered with increasing alarm the apparent rash…

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