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At Venice Film Festival, Nate Parker’s American Skin is a Moving Take on Police Brutality on Blacks

Actor Nate Parker came to the Venice Film Festival in 2016 with his debut work, The Birth of a Nation. Fox snapped it in a record $17.5 million deal, and it would have knocked on the doors of the Academy. But the movie crashed at the box office, and did not roll into the Oscars race. […]

Sumter native returns to host second-annual fashion week

BY SHELBIE GOULDING [email protected] Bridging the gap and connecting the Sumter community with the fashion industry, model agency and magazine owner Donna “Bellah” Anderson brings the fashion world back to her roots to educate and inspire the community with Sumter’s second-annual fashion week. “I’m from Sumter, and I love the area,” Bellah said. “Sumter has grown […]

Trump has unsettled Wall Street and Washington, and it will likely get worse

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Donald Trump Characteristically, President Donald Trump responded to bad news on Christmas Eve by blaming others. As battered markets slumped again, he faulted the Federal Reserve. “The only problem our economy has is the Fed,” the president declared of the central bank chaired by his appointee Jerome Powell. […]