The sale of the Jenkins family's home comes during a period of dramatic population shifts in the city, especially on the peninsula, as growth and gentrification push African Americans away. Read more
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THE EVOLUTION OF TECHNOLOGY
The museum houses 75 Apple products dating back to 1979. Another 50 Apple products are waiting to be added to the display. Contribution of old Apple technology and cash donations are welcome to enable the trade and purchase of other items to complete the collection.
Real estate news
Charleston ranks 39th in US for the amount of space a renter gets for $1,500 a month, according to a new study by RentCafe.
More than half a dozen TCBY frozen treat restaurants in the Charleston area are now under new ownership. The previous owner retained one shop.
Learning from the past
Staff photographer Gavin McIntyre gathered photographs and video for two stories inspired by Spoleto Festival USA's commission of the opera "Omar." This photo essay explores how the two are visually intertwined. Read more
Michelle Vesey remembers hearing her family's stories about Denmark Vesey from her grandparents. Read more
The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the largest of its kind, is a project of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and it's distributing $3 million to a variety of organizations nationwide as part of an effort to preserve Black history and culture. Read more
A National Park Service grant of $50,000 helps kickstart the “Mapping Charleston’s Black Burial Grounds” initiative, which ultimately will provide the city of Charleston with important data it can make available to the public. Read more