One Monday, May 24, 2021, the MORE Justice organization held a press conference to call for a new approach to combat gun violence in Columbia, SC.
USC History Professor Dr. Bobby Donaldson had a conversation with artist John Sims on race relations on Tuesday, May 18th at the 710 Center for Contemporary Art on Whaley Street. The two men sat underneath the flags of the art exhibit.
The City of Columbia held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil a new mural on the side of the 1401 Main Street Building. The mural, by local artist I'ja Charles, honors Columbia's historic Black Business District in the pre-Civil Rights era.