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  • This week on ColaJazz Presents, we speak with pianist Shannon Pinkney. Born in Orangeburg, SC, he's also known as "True Blue" and "Blue Deon" Pinkney in jazz circles. His music exudes a sense of joy and calmness, and he always plays it with a smile. One of the signature elements of Pinkney's style is quoting a different tune in the middle of a song.
  • On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 10, 2021, we break down the bills which moved from one state legislative chamber to the other during this "crossover week." Plus: a look at extra money lawmakers will have to budget with this year; the S.C. Ports Authority's record-breaking March; and much more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for April 3, 2021, features: an update on efforts to expand broadband internet access in the state; the latest on proposed medical marijuana legislation; a look at what the state is doing to strengthen our medical supply chains; and more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 30, 2021, features: comments from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about end-of-year tests; a look at what's on the S.C. Senate's radar this week; encouraging news from SCDEHC; and much more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 27, 2021, features: a discussion of the $9.8 billion state budget the S.C. House approved this week; analysis of Gov. Henry McMaster's announcement that all South Carolinians over the age 16 will qualify for the COVID-19 vaccines beginning next week; a look the state flag design approved by a S.C. Senate committee; and more.
  • Thursday, April 1st at 7:00 PM, on SCETV and SC Public Radio.
  • This episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 23, 2021, features: a recap of the action last week in the state legislature; preview this budget week at the statehouse; a look new CDC guidance on social distancing in schools; and much more.
  • On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 20, 2021, we look back on one year of the COVID-19 pandemic hitting South Carolina. From rationing at grocery stores and Zoom home schooling to the promise of a vaccine and slowly returning to normal, the past year has been unlike anything we have ever experienced.
  • Records previously only available to researchers at the South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History have now been put online.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this episode, we hear what one mother is telling her son with Autism Spectrum Disorder about interacting with police and how she feels officers aren't prepared enough to handle such a situation without it possibly turning into a tragedy.