As hate-based tragedies relentlessly erupt across the country and around our very corner here in Charleston, it remains painfully clear that we need to talk about race. In fact, talking about race continues to assert itself as the crucial, yet confounding inroad to addressing the persistent disconnect.
You may be familiar with Chris Gardner from Will Smith’s portrayal in the 2006 film, The Pursuit of Happyness, but last night we got the chance to meet the real man behind the story. Gardner, who rose from homelessness to become a multimillionaire, visited Charleston for a Crisis Ministries fundraiser.
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I didn’t know Anna Nicole Smith. I never saw her Playboy layouts, never saw her TV shows, never used TrimSpa, and never touched her endorsed diaphragm. Yet, I’m sorry that she is gone because I knew her very well. I did my very best to avoid all that ever went on in Anna Nicole’s life […]