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Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani? This is Swahilli for ‘What’s the news?’, a greeting that is used during the week long celebration of Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1) and is answered by stating the day’s principle. Kwanzaa celebrates, uplifts, supports, encourages, educates, and reminds us of our African heritage that sometimes gets hidden within the world we live. My […]

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6 things I never experienced before Charleston

6 Things I Never Experienced Before Charleston

The first time I visited Charleston, I was very pregnant. We received the unexpected news that my husband’s job was being transferred to South Carolina early one Monday morning. Having never been to Charleston, we jumped in the car, and five hours later started exploring our soon-to-be community. Although living in Charleston was never a […]

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Volunteering in your own backyard 2

Volunteering in Your Own Backyard

When we moved to Summerville over a year ago, I was lost, literally and figuratively. We moved 1000 miles away from the place we lived most of our lives, a small town in Texas where running to the small grocery store was like going to a family, school and work reunion all rolled into one. […]

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More Good Road Trip {Your Stories of Kindness Needed!}

Mary Latham started a project on October 29th —the More Good Road Trip — where she is driving to every single state in the U.S. to collect stories of random acts of kindness and compiling these stories into a book she plans to donate to hospital waiting rooms. Mary arrives in Charleston this coming week and will be staying […]

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