Culture

"C" is for Cainhoy Riot

By Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Cainhoy Riot. The Cainhoy Riot was one of the many deadly frays involving white gun clubs and African American militiamen that erupted during the 1876 gubernatorial campaign. A Republican political meeting was scheduled for October 16th at Brick House some thirty miles up the Cooper River from Charleston. Based upon previous disturbances, African Americans came to the meeting armed. Soon whites from Charleston arrived by steamboat and tried to disrupt the proceedings. A scuffle broke out and shots were fired.

Active vs. Passive Investing

By Mike Switzer

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The question of whether an actively-managed portfolio can outperform an index-based or passively-managed portfolio is an age-old debate.  And while the use of passive investment strategies have grown significantly over the past 10 years, our next guest says that the death of active investment management is greatly exaggerated.

Mike Switzer interviews Robert Taylor, a chartered financial analyst with BB&T Wealth in Greenville, SC.

"B" is for Baha'is

By Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Baha'is. Founded in 1844 as an outgrowth of the, Babi faith, the Baha'i faith is one of the world's youngest religions. Among its principles are the oneness of humankind, the common foundation of all religions, religion and science as integral parts of the truth, the equality of men and women, and the elimination of prejudice of all kinds. Charlestonian Louis G. Gregory introduced Baha'i teachings into South Carolina. Gregory was the son of a slave and a 1902 graduate of Howard University Law School. He made mission trips across the South.

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

By Mike Switzer

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Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region.  And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate.

Mike Switzer interviews Jessica Derrick, with Garden and Gun magazine in Charleston, SC, hosts of their 2017 Jubilee, Dec. 1-3, 2017.

"A" is for Adams, James Hopkins [1777-1858]

By Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"A" is for Adams, James Hopkins [1777-1858]. Governor. Born in lower Richland County and educated at Yale, Adams was a successful cotton planter. He represented Richland County in both the South Carolina house and senate. In 1854, the General Assembly elected him governor. Although the state's voters had repudiated secession in 1850, he belonged to the radical faction that advocated immediate secession from the union.

Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

By Laura Hunsberger

Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South Carolina. Both in their late eighties at the time of taping, Henry Bull Jr., who goes by Harry, and Sarah Clarkson, are two remaining siblings of a family of seven children. Here’s Sarah Clarkson with her recollections of their childhood.

Mystery Chrysalis

By Rudy Mancke

cloudless sulphur (Phoebis sennae).

A listener finds a chrysalis in his yard and wonders what kind of butterfly will emerge.

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