South Carolina

via News5: He received national fame as a good Samaritan for going out of his way to buy an entire supply of cookies from a pair of Girl Scouts in South Carolina. Now, he is being charged with serious drug trafficking charges by federal officials. WSPA-TV reported Detric McGowan was arrested Tuesday morning by federal […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, in a confrontation with a suspect who held children hostage in a home and fired on deputies, officials said. The suspect was taken into custody after a two-hour standoff. Spokesman John Wukela in the city of Florence, where the deadly encounter occurred, gave […]

The Confederate flag is gone from South Carolina’s Statehouse. The bullet holes have been patched in Emanuel AME’s fellowship hall. And now Dylann Roof will almost certainly spend the rest of his days in prison for killing nine black worshippers at the Charleston church. A federal jury convicted Roof on all 33 counts Thursday. Those […]

The officers refused to believe Elijah Pontoon was not hiding any drugs on him and subjected him to a cavity search in broad daylight. A female officer searched Pontoon's girlfriend, Lakey Hicks, exposing her breasts.

The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.

For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them. The banner was taken down over the summer after police said a young white man who had posed […]

On Tuesday, Roland Martin, former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Comey's comments and his explanation that increasing crime rates are a result of cops being afraid to do their jobs because they don't want to be video taped.


The family of unarmed 50-year-old Walter Scott, who was shot and killed by a North Charleston, South Carolina police officer, has reached a $6.5 million…

It was early in the morning on Sunday. It was dark and it was raining…raining very hard. That wasn’t going to stop Clara Gantt from going to church. Around 6 a.m., she left her daughter’s home near Blythewood for the trip to her home church, Three Rivers Baptist Church in Irmo. Hidden by the darkness and blinding […]

A South Carolina pastor braved dangerous floodwaters to save an unearthed casket, despite orders not to. “That’s somebody’s family out there,” Ridgeville pastor Wayne H. Reeves told News 2 reporter Matt Alba live on air Monday. “This family is suffering. They had their family out there popping up out of the ground and I think it’s […]


Historic South Carolina flooding has now taken the lives of 11 people, wiped out homes, and left many more without power. The storm has been classified as…

In a matter of seconds, a moment of quiet prayer turned into a massacre. “We were just about to say the prayer to be released,” said Felicia Sanders, one of three people who survived when a gunman opened fire during Bible study at her Charleston, South Carolina, church on June 17. “He caught us with […]