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1:19 pm on Sunday August 5, 2012

Another #MYR business denies service dog entrance

Flickr User: Alin S In the past year or so this makes the third report we have done regarding local businesses denying service dogs.  The first was June 2011 at the Seafood World restaurant, the next was a month later and involved a wounded military...
8:21 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Eating Out to Help Those with HIV/AIDS

Food and philanthropy are two things the people in the Lowcountry do well. On April 26, the second yearly Dining Out for Life event is combining these strengths to raise money for the Roper St. Francis (RSF) Ryan White Program — a federally funded...
2:13 am on Thursday March 15, 2012

Folly Beach bans discrimination based on sexual orientation

Image by Flickr user B Tal If you're gay and someone who wants to visit or live at Folly Beach's community, it just became harder to be discriminated against — at least openly so. Joining Charleston and Columbia, Folly Beach has become the third...
3:36 am on Thursday December 29, 2011

Beaufort school district sued over alleged discrimination

Francina Shack says the Beaufort County School District has unduly discriminated against her because of her age and race after she was passed up for a principal position a half-dozen times, each time for a white and younger candidate.  The school...
7:45 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

Service dog denied entry in Myrtle Beach establishment again

Flickr user TheDigitel Myrtle Beach For the second time in as many months there is another report of a person with a service animal being denied entry into a Myrtle Beach establishment. Last month it was the owner of Seafood World in Myrtle Beach...
4:17 pm on Thursday November 26, 2009

Charleston's new law against homosexual discrimination

Charleston is now the second city in SC to pass an ordinance protecting LGBT people against discrimination in housing and public accommodations. Last August ordinances were brought to Mayor Joseph P. Riley by a group of GLBT humans rights...
3:47 am on Monday November 16, 2009

Charleston may soon prohibit discrimination based on age or sexual orientation

Image by Flickr user danny.hammontree Update November 26: The ordinance has passed; details. First reporting: The idea is on the agenda for tonight, November 16th's Charleston City Council meeting. The proposed change reads:  An ordinance to amend...
4:33 am on Thursday July 30, 2009

Office for Civil Rights hear claims of mistreatment, racism against Charleston county schools

Image by Flickr user sera_leavingImage by 20090730-racism.jpg The federal is investigating a case brought to them by the parents of black students whose schools have been shut down by the Charleston school board. The parents are claiming the...
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