Spartanburg, SC, November 11, 2005- Officer Clevon Boyd provided insight into the arrest process having been previously arrested and now a police officer. Among the many topics discussed were police brutality, law enforcement/citizen interaction, and the resistance/control continuum paradigm. Officer Corey Cole added that the community must understand the jigsaw
Spartanburg, SC October 21, 2015-The Spartanburg NAACP and USC Upstate Chapter of the NAACP are proud to have participated in the Cleveland Park Playground Community Build. We appreciate the young people from the USC Upstate Chapter volunteering their time, absolutely great young people. We look forward to partnering on more
Spartanburg, SC, July 23, 2015- The Religious Affairs Committee of the Spartanburg NAACP has recently participated in the NAACP SC State Conference’s Briefing on Church Burnings. At this conference, representatives from the Justice Department, FBI, and local law enforcement were brought together with clergy to address Church security. Security recommendations
The Spartanburg branch of the NAACP has appointed a new leader. Spartanburg County Councilman Michael Brown has been named president of the organization. He will replace Wofford College graduate Monier Abusaft, who said it was time for someone else to “take the reins.” Brown served as the branch’s first vice
Spartanburg, SC- July 10th, 2015- The Spartanburg Financial Stability Network is offering a free financial literacy course to the public. This course begins July 14th at 9:00am at 364 South Church Street. The course runs through the fall at different times and locations in Spartanburg. This course brings much need
SPARTANBURG, S.C. —Nearly 200 people gathered outside the Macedonia Baptist Church to show unity after the Charleston church shooting that killed nine people. Read more at www.wyff4.com.
We shall overcome — that is the message the state of South Carolina is sending to the rest of the nation in wake of the massacre in Charleston. People all over the state have been gathering and holding prayer vigils that have often crossed races and denominations in the hopes
Spartanburg City Council on Monday gave its initial approval of a $35.9 million budget, a spending plan that includes a raise for city employees and sets aside funds for Tasers for patrol and traffic officers. It does not include a tax increase. It also does not include funds for police