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Latest episodes of Walter Edgar's Journal
  • Dr. Eric Crawford
    Travis Bell
    Courtesy of Dr. Crawford
    This week, Dr. Eric Crawford, a Gullah/Geechee scholar and Associate Professor of Musicology at Claflin University in Orangeburg, joins us to talk about Gullah culture and about editing a second edition of the late Dr. Wilbur Cross’ book, Gullah Culture in America (Blair, 2022).The book chronicles the history and culture of the Gullah people, African Americans who live in the Lowcountry region of the American South, telling the story of the arrival of enslaved West Africans to the sea islands of South Carolina and Georgia; the melding of their African cultures, which created distinct creole language, cuisine, traditions, and arts; and the establishment of the Penn School, dedicated to education and support of the Gullah freedmen following the Civil War.
  • Adam Parker
    Mark Stetler
    Courtesy of Adam Parker
    Veteran journalist Adam Parker has covered just about everything for Charleston's Post and Courier newspaper, though he has spent most of his time writing about race, religion, and the arts. Us: A Journalist's Look at the Culture, Conflict and Creativity of the South (2022, Evening Post Books) is a collection of in-depth articles published over the course of nearly 20 years, and it reveals the breadth and scope of Parker's uncanny ability to pull back the scrim and take a hard look at ourselves and our community.Adam joins us to talk about his life and work, and to share some of the stories that he has written.
Latest Episodes of the SC Lede
  • From left to right, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., argue a point during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by FOX Business Network and Univision, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Mark J. Terrill/AP
    September 30, 2023 — Recap and analysis of the second Republican presidential debate, including a breakdown of exchanges between the Palmetto State's homegrown hopefuls, Nikki Haley and Tim Scott.
  • Former President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of more than 2,000 folks at Sportsman Boats on Sept. 25, 2023. This was Trump’s fourth appearance in the state on the 2024 campaign trail. Trump maintains a commanding lead in the field nationwide and in South Carolina.
    Gavin Jackson
    SCETV/SC Public Radio
    September 26, 2023 — We hear from former President Donald Trump and his supporters at a campaign stop in Summerville this week; what the end of American Recovery Plan Act childcare funds could mean for South Carolinians; and more.
Latest Episodes of the SC Business Review
  • Mike Switzer
    Most small companies would love to have millions of followers on social media to help them get their business to the next level. So, most entrepreneurs would be understandably envious of our next guest’s small farm that has over 4 million followers on TikTok. Mike Switzer interviews Jason Southers, co-founder of Goat Daddy Farm in Elgin, S.C.
  • Mike Switzer
    Most people have heard of angel investors, and angel funds that invest in early stage start-up companies that haven’t quite made it to the level of venture capital funding yet. Angels are usually for-profit investors, but we recently discovered a non-profit angel fund in our state and thought you might want to learn more, too. Mike Switzer interviews Mike Gatchell, CEO and co-founder of Abundance Capital in Greenville, S.C.
Latest Episodes of NatureNotes
  • FILE - A rainbow scarab.
    Geoff Gallice
    Phanaeus vindex, the rainbow scarab, is a species of dung beetle known for its bright metallic shell.
  • A brown anole
    James St. John [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr
    The brown anole, Anolis sagrei, is a species of lizard in the family native to Cuba and the Bahamas.
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South Carolina Public Radio News Updates
Where does debt come from? How does it get so out of hand? And why is it such a difficult topic to discuss? On South Carolina Public Radio's podcast InDebted, host Scott Morgan dives into the factors that make the Palmetto State one of the worst places for personal debt in the country and tells the stories of real South Carolinians living in this ecosystem of debt.
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