Posts tagged "south carolina"

Group Of Students Support South Carolina Officer Who Yanked Student From Desk

The police officer who violently tossed a high school student out of her desk  at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina has thankfully been fired since the incident, but many students…

Katrin Higher | October 31, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Female Student Who Was Assaulted By Cop Is Recently Orphaned And Living In Foster Care

The 16-year-old Spring Valley High School student who was choked, slammed to the ground and dragged across the floor of her classroom by a police deputy, arrested and now facing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 28, 2015 - 5:35 pm

South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields To Be Fired For Assaulting High School Girl

Deputy Ben Fields, the Spring Valley High School resource officer who assaulted a teenage girl when she refused to get out of her seat and leave the classroom, will be fired,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 28, 2015 - 11:30 am

Officer Who Assaulted Female Student Had History Of Violence

Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 9:50 am

Drunk Man Calls 911 During Hurricane Because Girlfriend Wouldn’t “Give Him Any Ass”

Patrick Doggett, a 53-year-old man from Spartanburg, South Carolina, called 911 on Tuesday because his girlfriend “would not give him any ass.”
As Hurricane Joaquin was Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm

This Facebook Group Is Helping South Carolina Flood Victims Reunite With Their Pets

When South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency on Thursday evening due to floods cause by extreme amounts of rain, many people unfortunately thought she was exaggerating. Nine people…

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm

South Carolina Took Down The Confederate Flag — Now What?

The Confederate Flag has been removed from the South Carolina Capital: YIPPPPPPEEEE! Time to celebrate? Let’s give ourselves a moment to high-five America for getting rid of an old relic…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 10, 2015 - 12:05 pm

South Carolina Votes 94-20 To Remove Confederate Flag

Early this morning, the South Carolina state House of Representatives voted in a landslide – 94 to 20 – to remove the Confederate battle flag from their public buildings. The…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 9, 2015 - 7:30 am

Bree Newsome On “Good Morning America”: “We Wanted An End To The Hate”

Bad ass organizer — and real life flag-pole-climbing superhero — Bree Newsome was interviewed on “Good Morning America” this morning, one of the first times, that I know of, that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

Bree Newsome Speaks: “I Did It Because I Am Free”

This woman is a real life super hero.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Arsonists Set At Least 3 Black Churches Ablaze In The Last Week

Back in May, during the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the TV news media spent countless hours showing footage of a burning CVS, allegedly set on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Woman Ignores Police Orders, Removes Confederate Flag From SC Statehouse

SC Governor Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate Flag to come down from the front of the South Carolina State House but for some reason the damn thing is…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

South Carolina Needs To Take That Confederate Flag Down Now

Keeping the Confederate flag up is nothing but cruel.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

RIP Society: Mom Arrested For Swearing In Front Of Her Kids At The Grocery Store

Police in South Carolina arrested a mom last weekend after she allegedly directed the word “fuck” at her children in a Kroger grocery store. Danielle Wolf, who just moved her family…

Claire Hannum | August 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm

South Carolina DMV Refused To Photograph Teen For His Driver’s License In Makeup

The DMV in Anderson, South Carolina, forced a 16-year-old boy to take off his makeup in order to get his driver’s license picture taken because “he needs to look like…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm

South Carolina Advances Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks

A subcommittee in South Carolina’s state Senate has advanced a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill provides exceptions for pregnancies resulting from incest, rape and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm

“Fun Home,” Gay-Themed Play Based On Alison Bechdel Memoir, Performs In South Carolina & Miraculously No One Was Converted To Homosexuality

Back in February, some jerk politicians in South Carolina threatened cut the College of Charleston’s budget because they didn’t like the books that freshman were assigned to read for 2013…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

South Carolina Advances Anti-Abortion Bill

A South Carolina state Senate panel has advanced a bill that justifies a pregnant woman using force against anyone who tries to harm her “unborn child.” Abortion rights supports…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm

RIP Society: South Carolina Wants To Pull Funding From Colleges For Teaching “Gay” Books

South Carolina legislators are trying to “punish” two colleges in the state for assigning books they don’t approve of. The College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina Upstate…

Claire Hannum | February 21, 2014 - 5:00 pm