Obama and Hillary In SC.. In the beauty parlors that are the social hubs for black women in the Carolinas, loyalties are being tested as voters here contemplate the first 2008 Democratic primary in the South. The beauty salons and barber shops have is the place most Blacks discuss politics. What’s going on in your neck of the woods. SC  voters will go to the polls early in 2008 and the Black Vote will be pivotal to both candidates. Chide In.