Two South Carolina politicians have proposed a commission to erect a monument honoring the legacy of black soldiers who fought for the South during the Civil War. The proposal is authored by a representative who has long been a vocal defender of the Confederate flag and another Republican lawmaker who said that the…
South Carolina may not have a single sanctuary city within its borders, but that’s not stopping Republican Governor Henry McMaster from backing a harsh anti-immigrant measure to force local communities into cooperating with state and federal immigration officials, whether they want to or not.
South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton is defending recent comments in which she embraced her state’s racist history, going so far at one point to claim she was “proud of the Confederacy.”
White supremacist Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state murder charges in the Charleston, S.C., church massacre of nine black worshippers; in doing so, he is forgoing a second death-penalty trial.
On Tuesday, 22-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof was sentenced to be executed for killing nine black churchgoers a year and a half ago in Charleston, South Carolina. Since its inception, the United States’ criminal justice system has been grossly contaminated by racism, a disease that has killed its black…
Dylann Roof, the unrepentant white supremacist who massacred killing nine black parishioners at Charleston South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, was sentenced to death by a jury on Tuesday. The decision was unanimous.
Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old white supremacist who was recently convicted of murdering nine black worshipers at Charleston, SC's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, addressed a packed courtroom on Wednesday, promising the jurors that "I’m not going to lie to you" during his brief remarks in the sentencing…
Dylann Roof was found guilty on all federal charges Thursday afternoon for the 2015 murders of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. After a week of heart-wrenching testimony, it took the jury just two hours to reach its decision.
Donald Trump has reportedly chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The president-elect has long admired the Republican governor, as seen in this tweet he made about her last March.
Thursday marked the opening day of the the closely watched trial of Michael Slager, a white, former South Carolina police officer accused of shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott—an unarmed black man—in the back, in 2015. 12 people—seven women and five men—were selected as jurors. 11 of them are white, and one is black.
Scott Michael Greene, the Iowa man accused of shooting and killing two police officers as they sat in their patrol cars early Wednesday morning, showed a fondness for the Confederate flag, a disdain for police, and a string of clashes with law enforcement.
Attorneys for former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager are attempting to get their client entirely off the hook for his fatal shooting of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man whom Slager shot eight times in the back as he ran away.
The man who could be the country’s top elected official on Friday chalked the sexual assault allegations against him up to a vast conspiracy orchestrated by a Mexican billionaire and repeatedly insulted the women's appearances as evidence of their trustworthiness.
The city of North Charleston, SC, decided to get out in front of any Columbus Day-related confusion this year and reminded all of its Twitter followers over the weekend that it would definitely be open regular hours on Monday.
As states along the East Coast brace for the worst of its impact, Hurricane Matthew has been deemed an "extremely dangerous" Category 3 storm, with hurricane warnings in effect for parts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.
An investigation by the Marine Corps into hazing at one of its training facilities found that a Muslim recruit was singled out last year for racist abuse by a pair of drunk drill instructors and was even forced into a clothes dryer while it was running.
It shouldn’t be news that the United States was built on the backs of slaves. But recently, the realization that this history penetrates every aspect of American identity has entered mainstream conversation.