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Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

...days after several Southern black churches burned down in a spate...Center, nearly 80 percent of blacks identified as Christian in 2014...whites. A smaller number of blacks, 18 percent, identified as...Baltimore after the deaths of black men in encounters with police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/forgiveness-charleston-church
Amid Confederate flag debate, Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman hall

...violent racists, whether it's the man accused of killing nine black churchgoers last month in Charleston, S.C., or the namesake...on a segregationist platform that advocated violence against blacks who weren't willing to accept Jim Crow laws. He also helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/amid-confederate-flag-debate-
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
Rants & Raves

...be hateful. Right here in Harlem, GA it is as prejudiced as it can be. Mean and hateful white people and mean and hateful blacks all going to church on Sunday claiming to be Christians. Wake up and treat each with the decency and respect that God requires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/rants-raves
Last two supercentenarians have seen world of changes

...and Benito Mussolini, the first polio vaccines and the first black president of the United States.Jones, who lives in New York...She was one of 11 siblings and attended a special school for black girls. A year after graduation from high school in 1922, Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-04/world-apart-2-women-birthdates-1800
Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless charged with firing gun into the air in Florida

...outside a Miami Beach parking garage, authorities said.Miami Beach police say a witness reported that Quarless was riding in a black Porsche with three other people around 5 a.m. Saturday when they pulled up to a car full of women. An arrest affidavit says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-04/green-bay-packers-tight-end-a
Smart, social -- and messy -- birds make great pets, fans say

...Toronto, who has a tattoo of Beeker, her spectacled parrotlet, on one shoulder. (Schroeder is a cockatiel and Charlie a black-capped conure.)"Birds make great pets, but it's important that you have plenty of time for them," she said. "Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-07-04/smart-social-and-messy-birds-m
Doubling the minimum wage is fraught with employment dangers

...low-wage workers. When studies are made of these subgroup effects, however, they show significant harm among teens, especially black teenagers and the unskilled, the groups many politicians want to aid.While these hikes obviously benefit some recipients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/doubling-minimum
Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest

...retained the coveted mustard yellow winner's championship belt after downing four more wieners than last year and besting Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia, who devoured 31 hot dogs.Sudo employed a successful strategy of eating the hot dogs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-04/matt-stonie-tops-joey-chestn
Georgia signers of Declaration of Independence honored at ceremony

...troops, the battle at Brier Creek in Screven County was one of the bloodiest in the region, with possibly native, French and black soldiers participating.The less organized American troops were then no match to the British, and the battle helped lead to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/georgia-signers-declaration-i