By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / February 17, 2023

This is a link to Advisor Darryl Wellington’s performance reenactment of the life and times of the great Black American writer, Richard Wright, the author of Native Son and Black Boy. https://drive.google.com/file/d/10lvjBa2qV-OanC0bULxxIy7Um8KCkmPc/view

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By conNECKted TOO / June 28, 2022

by Jean-Marie Mauclet Something monstrously tragic happened in Uvalde Texas on May 24th, 2022. The latest school mass shooting (at the time), which claimed the death of yet an other 21 Americans: two adults and 19 children. Ten days earlier, 10 daily shoppers were massacred in Buffalo, the city where I landed when I first […]

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By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 17, 2022

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Wim Roefs, one of 701 Center for Contemporary Art’s founders and always one of its fiercest advocates. He will be missed by everyone who believes in the value of arts and artists for our communities. But most of all, his passing will be a […]

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By conNECKted TOO / February 8, 2022

1984: originally, it was an art project conceived by Gwylene Gallimard and Jean-Marie Mauclet, a “conceptual and information art” project. When it became a real business , downtown Charleston, an eatery with healthy, basic, affordable French food, they called it Gaulart & Maliclet Cafetiers. And it “made community”. 1991: Gwylene Gallimard and Jean-Marie Mauclet are invited, as a […]

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Co Federal Credit Union Closes

By conNECKted TOO / October 13, 2021

By Barney Blakeney      9-28-21 Since 1966 Charleston’s C O Federal Credit Union sought to meet the financial needs of folks in the local region. September 17 it closed permanently. In January the National Credit Union Administration placed the credit union into conservatorship. Member deposits at C O Federal Credit Union remained protected by […]

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Aysha Bowens for 843? – zine – A Heartful History

By conNECKted TOO / August 26, 2021

“A Heartful History” By: Aysha Bowens It was acknowledged that I was creative, but instilled in me that I must take the more stable and safer route. That it was great that I could put things together on a computer screen to make them look good, but how would I make it in the real […]

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By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2021

The following is an excerpt written by Bernie Mazyck, Present & CEO of the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) which was as the fiscal sponsor for 3 years of conNECKtedTOO as a predecessor to TINYisPOWERFUL. A Clearer and Truer Meaning of Independence As we approach the July 4th Independence Day holiday, better known […]

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“Black History Month” by Darryl Wellington

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / March 16, 2021

A reading/performance for Black History Month 2021 by Darryl Wellington

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In Memory of Jim Campbell

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / February 2, 2021

IN MEMORY OF JIM CAMPBELL Early this January 30th, early morning – La’Shea texts: “James Campbell has passed on to be an ancestor. RIP” – Pam echoes: “… It like a whole library of knowledge is gone …” Right away, my mind races for a spontaneous eulogy. Here it is: Pam, the library you are […]

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PART OF OUR HISTORY: No Coke, but free-flowing community. At a beloved Charleston cafe, it’s part of the art.

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021


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