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Forget White Sand Beaches. These Shores Are Pink, Black, Even Green.

I thought about this searing, beautiful picture today in light of recent events in the United States. I, like many others, shared it a few years ago on my blog, but it was only today that I finally found the name of the man in the photograph! His...

Cecil Williams in the 1950s - and today. Mr. Williams, an Orangeburg, South Carolina native was a correspondent for Jet Magazine when he was only 15 and made national news after shooting some crucial pictures after the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre. This picture of Mr. Williams currently hangs over the water fountain on the Garden level of the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

If a woman brought you in to the world, then you should vote. This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection.

Cornbread (South Carolina Style

cornbread recipe newspaper clipping - without the cornbread mix, there's no sugar in there -- sub out the s. cream for yogurt, and it should be pretty close to J's fav corn casserole! might just have to try this one! (use less salt, too!)

Rosa Parks's arrest in 1956 Did you know she working for the NAACP at the time? Her arrest was most likely planned by the NAACP to push the CRM forward.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

Mrs. Mary Couchman, a 24-year-old warden of a small Kentish Village, shields three little children, among them her son, as bombs fall during an air attack on October 18, 1940. The three children were playing in the street when the siren suddenly sounded. Bombs began to fall as she ran to them and gathered the three in her arms, protecting them with her body. Complimented on her bravery, she said, "Oh, it was nothing. Someone had to look after the children."