Raleigh has unique events and Black-owned shopping experiences this holiday season
We've picked our favorite events, restaurants and Black-owned shops for your holiday trip to Raleigh, N.C.
By Bethany Lane | November 9, 2021
Your guide to shops, eats and Black history in Columbia SC
South Carolina's capitol city is home to an impressive array of restaurants, hangouts, shopping spots and Black history stops
By GlennOaks Media | March 31, 2021
Raleigh’s food scene is worth the drive. While there, shop Black-owned and learn N.C. history
North Carolina's capital city offers a great combination of good food, museums, public attractions and Black heritage sites.
By GlennOaks Media | December 18, 2020
Small-town charm (and a pinch of Black history) is in abundance in South Carolina’s Old 96 District
Black History sites, cute inns, local shopping, and drive-in movies make up just some of the charm this district offers.
By Bethany Lane | December 1, 2020
My family’s love affair with the N.C. mountains
For us, time spent in the hills is like a spiritual journey.
By Glenn Burkins | August 20, 2020
History told in honest detail at Old Slave Mart Museum in Charleston
This South Carolina port city, once the epicenter of America's slave trade, is slowly beginning to grapple with its checkered history.
By Patsy V. Pressley | July 11, 2018
In the heart of downtown Columbia, ‘Soda City’ has upped the game for outdoor markets
Soda City founder Emile DeFelice says he hopes the city's Saturday morning street market, with its wealth of diversity, will dispel some common assumptions about the city, and even about farmers markets.
By Patsy V. Pressley | July 25, 2017
Natural Bridge State Park, a true wonder of nature
Just three and a half hours from Charlotte, this natural wonder so inspired a U.S. president that he decided to buy it.
By Patsy V. Pressley | May 23, 2017
Crowders Mountain State Park: a hikers paradise a short drive from Charlotte
Located 30 miles west of Charlotte, Crowders Mountain State Park covers more than 5,100 acres in Gaston County and includes campgrounds, hiking trails, picnic areas, canoe rentals and fishing.
By Glenn Burkins | July 12, 2016
‘Black Hope, White Fear’: How a York County family was accused of plotting a slave revolt
At Historic Brattonsville, a reenactment will show how vigilante justice thwarted a posible slave revolt in 1860.
By austin | September 30, 2009