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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...

Chris Singleton, Son of Emanuel AME Shooting Victim, Pens Book for Anniversary

June 17, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Victoria Hansen
Chris Singleton's book "Different"

Five years ago, Chris Singleton was a carefree college student dreaming of playing professional baseball when he got the call that changed his life. "I'll never forget it," says Singleton. "I was 18 years-old and I got a call from my mom's phone actually and the lady on the...

Selling in the Age of Covid

June 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
Doug Quackenbos

In a post-Covid world, the sales process is being reinvented, just like so many others. While e-commerce and video calls have been tools for sales reps for a long time, they have certainly increased in popularity. Are the days of face-to-face sales presentations gone...

Chester PD Addresses McCree Shooting Incident

June 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
Chester Police Chief Eric Williams

On Tuesday, Chester Police Chief Eric Williams held a press conference regarding the killing of 28-year-old Ariane McCree by a city police officer last fall. Williams said the press conference was an effort to be fully transparent in an incident that has dogged the...

Alcohol Consumption during Stressful Times (Including the Pandemic)

June 16, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Joshua Smith

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Josh Smith about the increase in risk for developing an alcohol problem during stressful times, and tips for reducing alcohol consumption. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and he is the Clinical...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Mystery Of The Rising Plateau

June 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman discusses recommendations from AccelerateED on June 12, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 16, 2020, host Gavin Jackson looks at recommendations by the AccelerateED taskforce to address steps forward for educators and students amid the ongoing pandemic. Also on this episode: an intimate discussion on race and...

Fulfilling My Nerd Dreams | Endowment Intern Max

June 16, 2020 - Posted in Local by Max Laro
Stock Editing Suite

While COVID has still prevented me from reaping the full benefits that a normal ETV intern receives, I’ve still had some pretty rare opportunities that I’m grateful for. This past week I got my first chance to use a professional editing suite. It had 3 computer monitors, a...

Sisterhood: SC Suffragists, A Look at How Local Women Helped Secure the Right to Vote

June 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Suffragists demonstrating against Woodrow Wilson in Chicago, 1916.

On May 21, 1919, the US House of Representatives passed the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing American women the right to vote. Two weeks later, the Senate followed. The amendment was ratified and adopted, one year later on August 18, 1920. Getting to this historic moment took...

A Great Start | Endowment Intern Julia

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
ETV Digital

It’s a good day in the office, readers. I’m coming to you now during my second week as an intern at SCETV Digital, and may I just tell you, I am LOVING it! How has it been two weeks already? This week has been a great one. The first thing that I must tell you is that my...

Here's to Beginning | Endowment Intern Julia

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
Endowment Intern Julia

I have been in school for most of my life and I must say, I missed the class where we were taught how to survive a deadly pandemic and start an amazing internship all in the same period. Wait, you guys didn’t have that class either? Okay - I feel better now. The beginning...

A Look into the First Day of an SCETV Intern | Endowment Intern Max

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Max Laro
Photo of Self

Today was my first day at SCETV’s Columbia station. As I sit here reflecting on my day with a refrigerated and questionably fresh slice of pizza, one major feature of the ETV station and its staff strikes me: their resilience. Despite the worldwide pandemic affecting...

Ann Timberlake | Women Vision SC

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local
Ann Timberlake

Timberlake Communications, LLC Fresh out of Newcomb College at Tulane, Ann Timberlake came back to South Carolina and instead of taking up civil rights or the war, she said she “wanted to save trees.” She became one of South Carolina’s leading conservation advocates. As a...

Storytime with SCETV: All Around Town

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Education
Dinah Johnson holding All Around Town book

All Around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuel Roberts By: Dinah Johnson | Read by: Dinah Johnson This special picture book offers a window into the African American community of Columbia, South Carolina, during the early twentieth century. While the town is specific,...

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