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Celebrating Black History Month: Jay Ellis

Jay Ellis is a television and film actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Born in Fort Sumter, S.C., Ellis spent the majority of his childhood traveling with his military family. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, where he was student body president and played basketball. Ellis made his first television appearance on the BET series “The Game”…

Celebrating Black History Month: Dori Sanders

Dori Sanders, born June 8, 1934, is a farmer, cookbook author, novelist, and founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance from Filbert, York County, S.C. Raised on her family’s 200 acre farm, today it is considered one of the oldest African American-owned farms in York County. Her father, a former sharecropper, bought the land around 1915. Sanders has written books…