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Study: African American Tourism in S.C. On the Rise Since Removal of Confederate Flag

A recent study from the University of South Carolina’s SmartState Center of Economic Excellence and Tourism has stated that South Carolina’s tourism industry is booming since the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds in Columbia, as reported by Charleston City Paper. “We need to recognize that the fear of racial discrimination is […]
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