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2:16 am on Tuesday May 5, 2009

As construction faltered, many Hispanics returned to fields

Image by Flickr user Donnaphoto Image by 20090405-fields.jpg It's a job few would miss.As the nation's home-construction bubble deflated in Charleston and around the country, both legal and illegal builders were forced to look for other work. And...
6:44 am on Monday June 9, 2008

Startling rate of Hispanic fatalities

Image by flickr user mlcastleImage by 20080609pedestrian.jpg North Charleston officials have undertaken an aggressive program to reduce Hispanic fatalities when crossing the road. Five Hispanic pedestrians have been killed on Ashley Phosphate Road...
1:08 pm on Tuesday May 20, 2008

Are pedestrian deaths at Ashley Phosphate a cultural issue?

Live 5 News has an interesting story about pedestrians being hit by cars and killed at the North Charleston intersection of Stall and Ashley Phosphate roads. A man interviewed for the story called it one of the most dangerous intersections in the...
6:26 pm on Sunday May 18, 2008

Attacks against Hispanics a growing issue

In a news feature on the issue of crime against Hispanics, The Post and Courier shares the story of Marcelino Eugenio Garcia, who was shot multiple times and left for dead in a May 2006 robbery near his home in North Charleston. But that was just...