In June last year, the chef Adrian Lipscombe launched the “40 Acres & a Mule Project,” a reference to the broken promise of reparations for American slaves after the Civil War, with the goal of buying 40 acres of land for Black farmers. In just five months of fundraising, she was able to purchase 38 acres of land in Helena, S.C., and a year later, Lipscombe plans to buy more land and to turn her dream of “preserving the legacy of Black farmers and the legacy of Black food ways” into a reality.
Sen. Lindsey Graham turned back a challenge from Democrat Jaime Harrison to win reelection in South Carolina on Tuesday, the Associated Press projected.
Democrat Jaime Harrison enlisted the help of Grammy Award-winning rapper Common at a Monday rally in Columbia, S.C., as polls continue to show a closer race between Harrison and Sen. Lindsey Graham than many had expected.
Joe Biden charged to the poll position in the Democratic presidential primary by winning 10 of the 14 states that voted on Super Tuesday. What caused his sudden surge?
Joe Biden appeared to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in political history Tuesday, racking up convincing wins in at least eight of the 14 states holding primaries and staying close in others.
Joe Biden took a victory lap on the Sunday talk shows after a decisive win in the South Carolina Democratic primary.
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Wednesday morning threw his weight behind former Vice President Joe Biden, offering a much-needed boost for the onetime Democratic frontrunner who has fallen behind several of his competitors in early primaries.
Seven Democratic candidates gathered in Charleston, S.C., in advance of that state’s primary on Saturday, and just three days after Sen. Bernie Sanders established himself as the front-runner with a dominating win in Nevada.
During Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Pete Buttigieg took issue with Bernie Sanders’s qualified praise for Fidel Castro’s literacy and health care programs in communist Cuba.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren continued to remake herself as a combative debater in Tuesday’s Democratic face-off in Charleston, S.C., and once again her target was former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
At the start of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina, frontrunner Bernie Sanders came under fire from his rivals.
If Joe Biden’s chances of winning the Democratic nomination are to be resurrected, he’ll have to do very well in South Carolina. But the Palmetto State has been a place of rejuvenation before for the Biden family.
While many have written off Joe Biden’s presidential bid as being on life support, South Carolina political observers and insiders told Yahoo News that he’s still got a good chance of winning the Feb. 29 primary in the Palmetto State.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s inclusive views on the issue of abortion may serve her well in the upcoming contests in Nevada and South Carolina.
Sen. Bernie Sanders narrowly pulled out a victory in New Hampshire’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, with the more moderate Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar close on his heels.
Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said that white supremacist Dylann Roof “hijacked” the Confederate flag by carrying out a mass killing of African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church in 2015.
South Carolina is the fourth state on the primary calendar, and local endorsements in the state are highly sought after. However, with a crowded field of 15 leading Democratic candidates competing for the party’s presidential nomination, most officials in the state have stayed on the sidelines so far.
With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.
U.S. Southeast power companies said over 722,000 homes and businesses located mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina were without power on Friday after Hurricane Florence hit the coast. Florence crashed into the Carolinas on Friday with 90 mph (144 kph) winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge before slowing to a pace that meant it would plague the area with days of flooding. Duke Energy Corp, the biggest utility in the area, with over 4 million customers, estimated the storm could cause between 1 million and 3 million outages.
Coastal North Carolina felt the first bite of Hurricane Florence on Thursday as winds began to rise, a prelude to the slow-moving tempest that forecasters warned would cause catastrophic flooding across a wide swath of the U.S. southeast.
As Hurricane Florence barrels toward the U.S. East Coast, over 1.5 million people have been ordered to evacuate in coastal areas from South Carolina to Virginia.
President Trump paused at a Tuesday briefing to reflect on his administration's response in Puerto Rico to Hurricane Maria.
With a Robert E. Lee statue removed Friday, May 19, New Orleans will have officially taken down all remaining monuments to the confederacy and its figures. New Orleans follows in the footsteps of other cities that have recently taken down similar monuments. Most notably, the Confederate flag at the South Carolina statehouse was taken down in 2015 in the wake of a shooting at a historically black church carried out by avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof.
Attendees also cheered as Wilson lamented the failure of the broadly unpopular Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare to reach the House floor.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”