Flooding and the Mayor

[This column by Steve Bailey was first published in the Post and Courier and is reprinted here with the permission of the author.] One campaign ends and another begins. Or does it? The next time Charlestonians go to the polls will be in a year to elect a mayor. And unlikely as it may seem, […]

OMG GOP WTF?

These are some of the posters that I saw at the Women’s March in Charleston.  We began at the Women’s and Gender Studies office at the College of Charleston and walked through the rain to Brittlebank Park.                     And a bonus photo with the Hack’s own Steve Bailey in Washington, D. C.

Trump-ed in Charleston

[Once again the Glebe Street Hacks is honored to reprint Steve Bailey’s column that originally ran in the Post and Courier.  I meant to post this earlier, but the hurricane and evacuation interrupted those plans.] Donald Trump loves to see his name on his properties — often in large, gilded capital letters. And he has made […]

Why is the South Carolina GOP still Whites Only?

Colbert King wrote a column recently for the Washington Post about the decline of black Republicans.  Quoting a Wall Street Journal-NBC poll, he said that “just 7 percent of blacks called themselves Republicans.”  Twenty years ago, when Bob Dole ran for president against Bill Clinton, 15% of African Americans were Republicans. Just 7 percent today? Honestly, I am […]

Confronting & Community

Thoughts on the great work of the Charleston Area Justice Ministry.