Tuesday, June 27, 2017

LEADING  HEADLINES

CHESAPEAKE Juneteenth International, Inc. presented a series of cultural events on June 17, 2017 from Noon. – 4 p.m. at The Hope Center, 1425 Gust Lane, Chesapeake, VA 23320. This year’s theme was “Who Are You?” and included performances, speakers, and musicians. Lunch was served as part of the free ...

The  Political Scene

In February, this year after participating in a march called by a group of ministers to encourage the city of Virginia Beach to fund a disparity study, I received an ...

This week I announced my support for Tom Perriello. This was not a decision I came to lightly or without thorough consideration. November 8, 2016 was a wake-up call for ...

Your  Community

Almost two months after Portsmouth Councilman Mark Whitaker was indicted on 20 felony charges of identity fraud, forgery and using forged checks,  he still  has strong support among many of the city’s residents. His support is strongest among African Americans and some Whites who do not believe that the long time ...

Around the  757

HAMPTON A national initiative, HOPE CREW, was launched at Fort Monroe National Monument in Hampton on June 19 that will help preserve the fort’s historic structures. In partnership with the ...

When  Glen Mason first  waded into the field of mainstream media in the early 1970s, the waters of Jim Crow racism were receding, but yet alive. It was somewhat historic ...