When Aiken, South Carolina, Became The First State To Ban White Supremacy In Its Memorial Hall

South Carolina’s state Capitol building, a monument to the state’s first Black citizens, has been stripped of its Confederate memorials after the city’s Republican mayor announced plans to build a new one next month.The state’s highest court on Monday ordered the state to immediately reverse the decision to remove the monuments. In his statement on Monday, …

Why is the city of Columbia, South Carolina, putting up a statue of Cecil the lion?

The city of South Carolina has put up a lion statue in honor of Cecil, a lion that died in Cecil’s care at the age of 12.It will be unveiled Saturday, according to a news release from the city.A memorial has been erected in his honor in the Columbia city hall.The statue will feature a …