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ViewPoint with Bakari Sellers: Episodes 3 & 4

ViewPoint with Bakari Sellers: Episodes 3 & 4

Bakari Seller’s third and fourth episodes of ViewPoint features two prominent figures and one up and coming politician from Georgia. In the third episode, entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban gives a compelling and thoughtful interview where he and Sellers discuss various topics, ranging from athletes kneeling for the…

Democrat Phil Noble Enters Race for Governor

Democrat Phil Noble Enters Race for Governor

The Democratic field for governor expanded this week with the announcement that Phil Noble, an entrepreneur and activist from Charleston, is entering the race. Noble’s roots in South Carolina politics stretch back decades and this experience may serve him well during the campaign. His work in the state includes founding…

SC Rep. James Smith Announces Run for Governor

SC Rep. James Smith Announces Run for Governor

It’s official: James Smith has announced he’s running for governor. The announcement came in the form of a tweet and link to a statement on his website which addresses the reasons he decided to run and his priorities for the campaign. Smith is committed to excellence in South Carolina public…

Nikki Haley, US Refuse to Condemn Death Penalty for LGBT People

Nikki Haley, US Refuse to Condemn Death Penalty for LGBT People

Today, the United States voted against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for LGBTQ people. In voting against the measure, the United States was joined by countries with abysmal human rights records, including China, Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has not…