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  • Trump trolls Kamala over skipping event because of him and he appears to hit a nerve

    10/27/2019 9:36:56 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 27 replies
    bizpacreview ^ | October 26, 2019 | Frieda Powers
    President Trump slammed Sen. Kamala Harris for her cowardly decision to skip a planned speech at a historically black college because he was honored with an award there. Trump sparked a war of words with the California Democrat, calling her a “badly failing presidential candidate” after she withdrew from a forum at Benedict College in South Carolina where the president was honored for getting a highly praised criminal justice reform bill passed last year. https://t.co/zDEOQfpvk1 pic.twitter.com/Bxpt7nQTjG — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 26, 2019 Harris would not be going “to a very wonderful largely African American event today because yesterday...
  • Obama: ‘Important’ Second Amendment Responsible for High Homicide Rates

    03/09/2015 8:38:08 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 60 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/9/15 | a hawkins
    Speaking at Benedict College in South Carolina on March 6, President Obama said the “Second Amendment … is important,” that it is “part of our culture” and “part of who were are.” Then he quickly added, “But what we also have to recognize is, is that our homicide rates are so much higher than other industrialized countries–by like a mile.” So, the Second Amendment is important but… Moreover, Obama hinted that the individual right to bear arms–the very right protected by the Second Amendment–is the result of a Supreme Court interpretation. On June 22, Breitbart News reported that The Washington...
  • Sheriff: Two employees, three college students charged in armored car heist ($9.8 Million!)

    05/17/2007 3:05:06 PM PDT · by aomagrat · 11 replies · 1,059+ views
    WIS TV ^ | 17 May 2007 | Jennifer Wilson
    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Authorities say they have arrested two Express Teller Services employees and three college students in connection with an armored car heist. A sixth suspect remains on the loose. The early-morning robbery last Friday left two people injured, and a lot of money taken. The sheriff says the armored car was carrying $18 million. Of that, $9.8 million was stolen from the armored car. While the sheriff says some of that $9.8 million has been recovered, some is still unaccounted for. He would not say how much is still out there. The sheriff said at a Thursday...
  • 3 Colleges Censured

    06/25/2005 1:16:56 PM PDT · by freespirited · 12 replies · 824+ views
    Inside Higher Ed ^ | 6/13/05 | Scott Jaschik
    The American Association of University Professors on Saturday added three colleges to its list of censured institutions, and took two institutions off the list. The net change leaves 47 colleges on the list of colleges “not observing the generally recognized principles of academic freedom and tenure.” The association voted at its annual meeting to censure Meharry Medical College, the University of the Cumberlands, and Virginia State University. Southern Nazarene and Wingate Universities were voted off the list. In addition, the association condemned recent actions at Benedict College and at the City University of New York. Institutions are placed on the...
  • Benedict College hosts reparations conference

    11/05/2002 12:11:18 PM PST · by stainlessbanner · 5 replies · 221+ views
    The State - South Carolina ^ | Nov. 05, 2002 | JEFF STENSLAND
    Benedict College is hosting its first-ever International Conference on Reparations and White Supremacy this week.The conference, which began Monday, is sponsored by Benedict's Office of International Programs and addresses issues of racism and oppression around the globe. The conference runs through Friday on the college's campus in Columbia.Scholars from the United States, Africa and Central and South America will tackle the question of what, if anything, whites owe blacks for slavery and other social injustices."We're trying to bring the discourse about reparations to the community," program director Norma Jackson said. "There hasn't been much discussion on the issue in the...