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  • Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

    Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.
  • Independence Day? To some, July 4 is Barbecued Spareribs Day

    To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that has become a...

    Our Say: On the Fourth, consider these words about freedom

    Our Say: On the Fourth, consider these words about freedom
    Newspapers are fond of quoting great words on the meaning of liberty and democracy every year as we celebrate Independence Day. This year, we want you to have the same power. Take a moment and ponder these words and their relevance to our...

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck
    Missing an adjective: I left on my cluttered desk a four-letter word I meant to use in Thursday's column about Sheila Dixon wanting to be mayor again: weak. That best describes the half-hearted, five-years-too-late apology Dixon offered on WJZ-TV in May...

    Charleston mayor: 'When there's this much pain, you have to ... find a path forward'

    Charleston mayor: 'When there's this much pain, you have to ... find a path forward'
    When a high-level official of the African Methodist Episcopal Church of South Carolina complained that a downtown hotel had discriminated against him, Mayor Joseph Riley offered a swift public apology. Riley has spent nearly 40 years as mayor of this...