SC Commission Announces 6 Candidates for Next Supreme Court Seat

The South Carolina Judicial Merit Selection Commission announced its six candidates for the next open state supreme court seat. In South Carolina, the supreme court is chosen by the commission, which is made up of 10 people. Six of those members are elected representatives from the house and senate. Four of the members are not representatives.


The Legacy Of Shirley Chisholm – 50 Years On

Fifty-one years ago, in 1972, Shirley Chisholm, an educator who was also a black woman, stood as a candidate for the Democratic nomination during the US Presidential elections. Shirley Chisholm made history as the first African American woman to be elected to the United States Congress, serving in the House of Representatives for fourteen years, from 1969 to 1983.


States Push to Combat AI Threat to Elections

This year’s presidential election will be the first since generative AI — a form of artificial intelligence that can create new content, including images, audio, and video — became widely available. That’s raising fears that millions of voters could be deceived by a barrage of political deepfakes.


Women Are the Force for Democratic Renewal Worldwide

Never before would so many people worldwide heed Bob Marley’s rousing anthem to “Stand up for your rights” — particularly the most basic, central right in a democracy — the right to vote.


How Powerful Women Leaders Communicate

There are two sets of qualities that people look for in leaders: warmth/likeability/empathy and power/confidence/authority. While women often excel in displaying warmth (which shows up in their influence and collaboration skills), they may hesitate to directly seek or show power.

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Entrepreneur Minute – Barbara Rackes, SC Women in Leadership

Barbara Rackes is often remembered for her years in the women’s apparel industry, where she built a $10 million company doing business in three southeastern cities and employing more than 100 people. She also founded The Rackes Group, a website development and IT company.