When first-grader Gracie Baxter Smith goes to school, she enters a classroom named after the College of Charleston. She knows its song. She’s learned what year she’ll graduate from high school and go to college herself. She wants to be a nurse. Yet she goes to Meeting Street Elementary @
Spartanburg, SC- The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP hosted a small group discussion with Dr. Ben Carson. Invitees included leaders of the Spartanburg NAACP Branches, Urban league of the Upstate, and the Black Business community. Topics of discussion included mass incarceration, economic development, and Dr. Carson’s opportunity agenda. We thank
Spartanburg, SC April 17-18, 2015- The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP sponsored “Pit UP or Shut BBQ” in the 3rd Annual Hub City Hog Fest BBQ competition. The Branch served BBQ to festival goers and had a great time with the community. All the proceeds from the festival went to
Saturday April 11th, 2015 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, the Spartanburg NAACP held a cookout for the community. The Branch served hotdogs, hamburgers, ribs, coleslaw, and potato salad. The Cookout served as an opportunity for the Branch to fellowship with the community and prepare for the upcoming Hub City Hog
I recently had the pleasure of eating KBBQ’s fine ribs. Finger-licking good. I definitely suggest coming to eat at this minority owned establishment. Find out more here.
Upstate leaders condemn North Charleston police-involved shooting By Daniel J. Gross firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:14 PM The highly publicized police shooting death of an unarmed man in North Charleston Saturday rattled some Upstate legislators and law enforcement officials who are condemning the officer’s actions and calling for change.