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Edgefield museum is shrine for South Carolina Red Shirts, who attacked blacks during Reconstruction

...officer who helped take power away from blacks and drive Republicans out of South Carolina's...Hamburg Massacre, in which at least four blacks were executed by a crowd of 100 or more...thousands, urging them to challenge the blacks and Republicans running the state after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/edgefield-museum-shrine-south
Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...anyone thought the police officers took down Michael Brown and Eric Garner because they were breaking the law, not because they were black? The demolition of the 89-year-old Cauley-Wheeler building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus is over, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/metro
Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

...chili and soups. Now, I'm ready to head into spring with something lighter. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Stewed tomatoes, black-eyed peas, corn cakes and macaroni and cheese are Southern favorites. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 There are lots of ways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/karin-calloway-0
Evans has four champions en route to wrestling title

With coaches wanting to forgo the standard dual competition, Evans High School played host to the Evans Traditional Black and Gold Tournament on Saturday.So even while wrestling to individual weight classes, at the end of the day it was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-12-20/evans-has-four-champi
Rants & Raves

...THOUGHT the police officers took down Michael Brown and Eric Garner because they were breaking the law, not because they were black? IF THE LAWBREAKERS would comply with police instructions, they wouldn't keep ending up dead. IT WOULD BE much easier if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-19/rants-raves
Greenbrier's Kirsten McMonigle named softball player of the year

Greenbrier coach Garrett Black called his prized up-and-coming infielder...five kids to come out of the program," Black said. "She was our spark plug. She...came to Green brier to play softball for Black and leave a legacy. With one ring and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-12-20/greenbriers-kirsten-m
Historic building on Lucy C. Laney High School campus demolished for new construction

...preservationists.The building was the last remaining vestige of the original Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, a school for black children established in 1886 by educator Lucy C. Laney. It was the only structure to survive when the school was demolished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-19/historic-building-lucy-c-
Traditional toys remain popular Christmas buys

...Green.The Wal-Mart Supercenter on Bobby Jones Expressway sold a large portion of expensive electronic toys and gifts during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, said shift manager Steve Ebenroth.Now, parents are buying large traditional items, such as trampolines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-19/traditional
Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...creating more cohesiveness among commissioners. He said at the time that his victory showed he had broad-based support, in both black and white precincts. Before his election, Mr. Copenhaver spent four years as director of the Central Savannah River Land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deke-copenhaver
Blacks are killing blacks

...Al Sharpton leading protest marches when black people murder other blacks. In past decades, news channels have...black people become equally alarmed when blacks kill other blacks? Surely, black-on-black murder, the black prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-05/blacks-are-killing-black