It’s almost time for the Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM) to hold its 2017 Nehemiah Action Assembly, April 24, 7 Continue reading
The ghosts of mom-and-pop shops past haunt the peninsula’s neighborhoods. The sad storefront at Tradd and Council, Burbage’s last home before it moved to Broad in 1961, sits empty and decaying. Burbage’s home before that, at Tradd and King, is just as sad and empty.
“Save Sullivan’s Island,” their yard signs shout. “Beaches Not Forests!” Translation: “Save Our Million-Dollar Views!”
Stop it. If you are unhappy, there is no shortage of rich people who would be delighted to pay a fortune to live next to the forest.
[This op-ed appeared last week in Charleston’s Post & Courier.] It’s gut-check time for Republicans. Are they the party Donald Trump Continue reading
[Steve Bailey published this piece in the Post and Courier on 4 February 2017. He’s kindly given permission to republish Continue reading
Washington, D.C., January 21, 2017. Over 500,000 people gathered. D.C. Metro did not record a single arrest. Continue reading
These are some of the posters that I saw at the Women’s March in Charleston. We began at the Women’s and Continue reading
People like Nikki Haley and Lindsay Graham tell us that the battles are over. The New South has thoroughly taken root and flourished, like a gigantic live oak, and we all enjoy its shade, sipping sweet tea together. There is no New Jim Crow.