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racial injustice

  • A project launched by researchers at Furman University found thousands of now-toothless racially restrictive deed covenants in the Greenville area. They say it matters a lot that we hear about them because their effects are still with us.
  • A South Carolina man has been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison after pleading guilty to taking part in violence that erupted last summer in Charleston following the death of George Floyd. Prosecutors said Thursday that Abraham Jenkins was also sentenced to three years of supervised release, once he's released from prison. More than 100 businesses were damaged as a peaceful protest in Charleston's historic downtown erupted into violence following Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis in May 2000.