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Columbia's Wilson Home is museum with themes

...whole. In 1868, before the Wilson family moved to Columbia, state Republican Chairman Benjamin F. Randolph, a black legislator, was assassinated. Then in 1871, the state legislature approved a monument to Randolph.That same year, Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-03-27/columbias-wilson-home-mu
Haley criticized for replacing black Citadel board member with white campaign donor

...board and replaced her with a male campaign donor, saying it was time for a change. In April 2011, Haley angered black legislators by replacing the only black member on the Medical University of South Carolina board with a white man.Sen. Yancey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-30/haley-criticized-replacing-bl
Georgia Democrats consider change in leadership

...and Kidd are both Athens natives.Brown said Thurmond developed a talent for pulling together diverse groups as a black legislator from a majority-white district.Rural Democrats met Oct. 16 to decide on Thurmond as the new leader when this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-11
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SC House upholds more than 50 budget vetoes

...economic development program through South Carolina State University, the state's historically black public college. Black legislators said they were baffled and concerned by the difference in the votes.Ott and other legislators of both parties successfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-17/sc-house-upholds-more-50-bud
Civil War, rights honored

...support of the amended legislation, several Atlanta-area blacks voted against the bill, but most of the other black legislators supported it. Such easy passage might have been surprising to some after the House's tense debate two weeks earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/03/met_517023.shtml
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Obama bill fight leads to walkout

...legislators. "It drips with racism," said state Rep. Al Williams, a Midway Democrat who joined about two dozen black legislators outside the chamber. The furor began Thursday when the Republican-controlled House voted 70-68 to reject the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/21/met_515407.shtml
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Civil rights leader backs Martin

...me and I wish him well," he said of the Rev. Lowery in a statement. And he touted the support of about a dozen black legislators and religious leaders who backed him at a campaign rally Tuesday in downtown Decatur. Mr. Jones and Mr. Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/31/met_467762.shtml
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Official skirts apology over handling of slur

...qualifications." Mr. Schweitzer and Highway Patrol Col. Russell Roark gave their resignations about two weeks ago after black legislators showed Gov. Mark Sanford a tape of a 2004 traffic stop that captures an angry white trooper using a racial epithet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/12/met_190751.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...school, a motel, a park and behind a restaurant. Black legislators want 1968 case reopened CHARLESTON - Three civil...patrolmen in Orangeburg almost 40 years ago, and now black legislators want a new investigation. "We've never received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/31/met_122622.shtml
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Clinton team fails to push out Obama

COLUMBIA - A planned speech by presidential contender Barack Obama to South Carolina's black legislators has survived a bid by key supporters of Hillary Clinton to have the New York senator take his place. Mr. Obama had accepted the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/08/met_119403.shtml
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