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SCETV Remembers Gwen Ifill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by K. Park
Image of PBS anchor Gwen Ifill

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was deeply saddened on Monday, November 14 to learn of the passing of Gwen Ifill, an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and acclaimed television anchor. “Gwen Ifill was a gifted journalist and a trailblazer. We...

New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Young
Photo of Race Exhibit Poster

Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South Carolina State Museum has recently opened a new exhibit that hopes to...

Understanding Orlando a Year After Emanuel

June 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
Sign reading "Send some love to Orlando"

Almost a year ago to the day, South Carolina and the nation grieved what was possibly the greatest tragedy in the state’s history. In an act of senseless hatred, bigotry and racism, nine innocent lives were lost in a church in Charleston. Today, Florida and the nation...

Hundreds of South Carolinians Gather at Reformation Lutheran for Candlelight Vigil

June 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
Congregation sits at vigil, altar lit in rainbow colors

Monday evening at 6 p.m., hundreds gathered at the Reformation Lutheran Church in Columbia, S.C. for a candlelight vigil to honor the lives of the Orlando shooting victims. In the early hours of Sunday morning, 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, were...

Sen. Pinckney's Portrait Unveiled at the State House

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Senator Clementa Pinckney

On Thursday, the late Senator Clementa Pinckney's portrait was unveiled in the State Senate. SCETV streamed the ceremony live. Stay tuned to SCETV and Palmetto Scene for more coverage, as we approach the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Charleston.

Jennifer Pinckney Remembers Night of Tragedy

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Jennifer Pinckney

Recently, the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University hosted a conversation with Jennifer Pinckney, the late Clementa Pinckney’s wife, and two of his dear friends, Rev. Kylon Middleton and Rev. Chris Vaugh. The conversation, Reflections on Charleston ,...

Jennifer Pinckney Honors Late Husband Through Foundation

February 25, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Sen. Clementa Pinckney

Jennifer Pinckney, wife of the late Senator Clementa Pinckney, recently spoke at Duke University, along with Reverend Kylon Middleton and Reverend Chris Vaughn, friends of the family. Their message was of hope and forgiveness after the tragedy at Mother Emanuel in...

Gov. Nikki Haley and Mayor Joe Riley Recount Charleston Tragedy on ETV

January 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Gov Haley and Mayor Rile with Mark Quinn

Governor Nikki Haley left a message for Senator Clementa Pinckney when she heard there had been an incident at his church offering assistance. It was a normal legislative day, and she believed he was still in Columbia. She said it never crossed her mind that he would never...

Music Icon to Perform at the Church in Charleston Where 9 People Were Killed in Shooting

October 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
Emanuel

The popular Grammy-winning pop singer, musician and music producer, Pharrell Williams, will perform at the Charleston church where 9 innocent people were shot and killed this past June. According to The State , several news outlets have reported that A+E Networks and...

SCETV Remembers Charleston

July 17, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Charleston Nine

A look back at the last month in South Carolina. From tragedy to triumph, we are #OneSC.

Remembering the Charleston Church Victims

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
Charleston Nine

Almost two weeks later, funerals have been planned and held for the nine victims of the shooting at Emanuel A.M..E Church in Charleston, South Carolina. A CNN report provides a closer look at the nine people lost that Wednesday night. CYNTHIA HURD Cynthia Hurd, 54, worked...

Charleston Shootings: Full Interview with Rev. Joseph Darby

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Geer
Joe Darby

Palmetto Scene sat down with Rev. Joseph Darby, First Vice President of the Charleston NAACP, to talk about the many issues facing South Carolina in the wake of last weeks shooting. Rev. Darby touches on the tragic events, as well as racial issues, as a whole in the state,...

Charleston Pour House Benefit Raises Over $30,000 for Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
Pour House

The spirit was palpable and thriving in The Charleston Pour House on Tuesday, June 23 for the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund Benefit, “Don’t Tell Me This Town Ain’t Got No Heart”, a reference to a line in the well-known tune “Shakedown Street” by the Grateful Dead. Over 80...

Charleston Finding a Way to Heal

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Geer
Charleston

As Charleston moves forward after last week's tragic shooting of nine members of a historically black church, Palmetto Scene sat down with two prominent leaders in the city to talk about the process of forgiveness and healing. Mayor Joe Riley has served as Mayor of...

Charleston Shootings: The Full Interview with Mayor Riley

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Geer
Mayor Riley

A week after the church shooting that left nine church members dead, Mayor Joe Riley sat down with Palmetto Scene to talk about how his city is moving forward and finding healing. He said the greatest thing that his city was doing was showing love to each other. Love, he...

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