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African- American Tourism Conference: Economic Impact

More is always better as Tourism Industry officials are always looking for strategies to increase the number of visitors to South Carolina, and the development of the African- American niche is one such strategy with promise. The Wando- Huger CDC is presenting its 5th SC African American Tourism Conference where it explores this economic potential. […]

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Port Expansion and Economic Opportunity

Port Expansion and Economic Opportunity The City of North Charleston has a bright future. It has the potential of becoming one of the most successful economies in the State. The expansion of the Port of Charleston which will be relocating to the City of North Charleston at the Naval Base is the prime reason. The […]

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The Achievement Gap, What is the Cause?

The Achievement Gap, What is the Cause? By Damon L. Fordham, MA Recently, Supreme Court Justice Antoni Scalia caused quite an uproar with these words- “They come from lesser schools where they do not feel that they’re being pushed ahead in classes that are too fast for them, I’m just not impressed by the fact […]

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Economic Justice is the New Civil Rights Movement

Economic Justice is the New Civil Rights Movement The generations of today and tomorrow have a debt that we owe them and those that came before them. The only way to repay that debt is to continue the struggle for Civil and Human Rights. The UN defines Human Rights not only in terms describing the […]

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NCCCR and the Voting Bloc in North Charleston

NCCCR and the Voting Bloc in North Charleston By Jaquil Durham When people vote in unity and informed they control their destiny. The North Charleston Civil Coalition for Reform is pushing for change in North Charleston by starting a voting bloc. They are seeking 10,000 voters in North Charleston that will change the balance of […]

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Welcome to SC Black Economics News Magazine

Welcome to SC Black Economics News Magazine JC & Associates, the state’s foremost authority on economic and public policy issues affecting Blacks in South Carolina, announced today that this September it will launch SC BLACK ECONOMICS.COM Digital Magazine, a new online publication that will convene the most interesting, provocative and important thinkers and writers around […]

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Post Emanuel 9- What Will We Do? Regress or Progress

Post Emanuel 9- What Will We Do? Regress or Progress The Emanuel 9 has created a pivotal shift in race related discussions involving symbols and institutions of the confederacy, and our city, I believe now more than ever, is ready to take the next step in eradicating racism, and that next step should be the […]