Upstate Weekend, April 8

WYFF 4 airs program featuring Black seniors’ take on racial reconciliation
WYFF 4 will air the one-hour Hearst Television special “Project CommUNITY: History & Hope” at 8 p.m. Friday to tune into a compilation of 30 interviews with Black seniors on the history of race relations and reconciliation.
Interviewees range from an 89-year-old decorated Air Force veteran from Orlando who was the first Black man to attend the University of Florida Law School, a Cincinnati woman whose family home was bombed by the KKK on Christmas Day in 1956, a civil rights pioneer who joined the sit-ins at Oklahoma City’s Katz Drug Store, an inductee to the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and a 110-year-old Bostonian, according to a news release.
“WYFF 4 is proud to continue the ‘Project CommUNITY: History & Hope’ effort by sharing the stories of these remarkable men and women,” WYFF 4 President and General Manager John Humphries said in the release.

Dine on Trade returns to Greer Station
Restaurants on the main throughfare in downtown Greer, Trade Street, will bring their dining rooms out into the street every Friday evening after 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., complete with live music from local artists like Brooks Dixon and extended shopping hours at Greer Station retailers.
Seventeen local restaurants will participate in Dine on Trade, including Blue Ridge Brewing Company, Café Mazzitelli, Plate 108, Stombing Grounds Coffee House & Wine Bar, The Spinning Jenny and various Cartwright Food Hall vendors.

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