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Storytime with SCETV: No Fear for Freedom

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Education
Dr. Rosalyn Clark Artis

No Fear for Freedom: The Story of the Friendship 9 By: Kimberly P Johnson | Illustrations By: Vanessa J. Thompson Read by: Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Benedict College Many of the icons of the Civil Rights Movement will never be forgotten. However, we must also...

One-Minute Meditation For Reducing Stress

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Host Stacey Millner-Collins demonstrates a meditation technique

Here’s how you can experience the benefits of meditation in just sixty seconds.

SC Continues to See Record Number of New Cases Of COVID-19

June 22, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
SC Gov. Henry McMaster (right) at Fibertex Nonwoven facility in Laurens County, June 5, 2020

New cases of the coronavirus are soaring in the state causing a new set of challenges for state and local officials. For the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Carolina saw relatively low numbers of cases attributed to a series of state mandates ordering...

Catching Up on Childhood Vaccinations during the Pandemic

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about the impact that the pandemic has had upon routine childhood vaccinations. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the American...

Reconstruction and the African American Struggle for Equality in the South

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
The first black U.S. senator and first black House members were elected by Southern states during Reconstruction.

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has said, "Reconstruction is one of the most important and consequential chapters in American history. It is also among the most overlooked, misunderstood and misrepresented." For an overview of this fraught era in American history, Dr. Walter...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Cruel Summer

June 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and SC Lede horticulturalist Brinton Fox on June 19, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 20, 2020, we examine the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision this week prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ employees, as well as the latest unemployment data, and the link between stress and alcohol abuse during...

Top Five Most Watched Episodes of "Backroad Bites"

June 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Leslie Leonard
Top Five Episodes of Backroad Bites

Crisscrossing across the Palmetto State, SCETV’s digital series “ Backroad Bites ” takes you down the path less traveled to find the most delicious local eateries across South Carolina. So, which eateries got the most mouth-watering views on South Carolina ETV's Facebook...

Juneteenth Brings Two Calls for Name Changes in Rock Hill

June 19, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
protesters

Two calls to change names tied to the Confederacy occurred in Rock Hill Friday. One was the call by the Winthrop University Board of Trustees to change the name of Tillman Hall back to Main Hall – a move echoing this exact call at Clemson University last week and similar to...

Storytime with SCETV: Flash and Fancy

June 19, 2020 - Posted in Education
Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large

Flash and Fancy: An Otter Adventure on the Waccamaw River By: Tom Doran and Christine Thomas Doran | Illustrator: Nancy Van Buren Read by: Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large A tale of rescue, survival, and the unlikely friendship that develops between two young...

Educators Consider COVID's Effects on Higher Education

June 19, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
college campus

The coronavirus has changed life for everyone - from washing hands frequently to wearing masks to keeping social distance - and every segment of our society. The realm of higher education is no different. According to Clemson University Dean of Education George Peterson,...

Workers' Comp and the Virus Crisis

June 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

As companies continue to re-open their doors, health experts say that until much more testing has been done and a vaccine developed, they may be increasing their risk of employees and customers becoming sick with COVID-19. How has the pandemic affected workers’ compensation...

South Carolina ETV to honor 11 women leaders in second year of 'Women Vision SC' initiative

June 18, 2020 - Posted in Education
Women Vision SC honorees

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the return of its “Women Vision SC” initiative, which is recognizing 11 women leaders from across the state in a television program airing July 2 at 8:30 p.m. Made possible in part with support from BlueCross...

Juneteenth Rock Hill goes digital

June 18, 2020 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Prior Juneteenth Rock Hill celebration

Juneteenth celebrates the day that Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed the inhabitants there about the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves. This was two and a half years after the proclamation was officially...

SC Lede: Searching For Equality 5 Years After Mother Emanuel

June 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announces his police reform bill on June 17, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 18, 2020, we reflect on the Mother Emanuel AME massacre in Charleston five years later. We also examine the police reform bill proposed by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and other GOP lawmakers, look at the latest COVID-19 numbers...

What Does Freedom Mean? The Agency of Black People Before and After Emancipation

June 17, 2020 - Posted in History by Walter Edgar
Juneteenth Celebration, Texas 1905

On June 19th, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. The news of Emancipation had finally come to the state. Today, this day is celebrated as Juneteenth. What did it mean to these...

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