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Activists at SC State House protest lack of mask mandate in schools, urge more to get vaccinate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — More than 12,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the state of South Carolina. Even so, only 50 percent of the state is fully vaccinated and state law prohibits mask mandates in schools. “Our children are sick. Our families are dying. I take this personally because I’m a mother and a grandmother,” said Dr….

National Series on Race Relations in America Launches in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — “Race in America” will be the focus during a discussion Wednesday night at the Gaillard Center. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Junior, and Mayor Joe Riley will be leading the conversation. This event will lead up to the premiere in April of new films on PBS, Burns’ “Jackie Robinson” and Gates’…