This Week's Top Stories, April 9 - April 15

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Medicaid Limits, Internet Access Create Barriers To ‘Obamacare’

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  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Even as health care costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African-Americans and about half...

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Pt. 3 - Blacks In Vietnam: Women, Mainly Nurses, Among…

Statewide News

Pt. 3 - Blacks In Vietnam: Women, Mainly Nurses, Among Freedom Warriors

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Most of the media devoted to the Vietnam conflict over the years have depicted the  heroism and trials...

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Norfolk School Board Calls On State Group To Guide Its…

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Norfolk School Board Calls On State Group To Guide Its Selection

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The Norfolk Public School (NPS) Board is  enlisting  the services of the Virginia School Board Association (VSBA)  to...

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Women: Dying From Racism & Stress

National Headlines

  By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Racism and gender-bias is killing Black women – literally, according to scholars and health care advocates. During an online discussion that...

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Norfolk Grand Jury To Hear Evidence In Latham Case

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  By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Ten months after David Latham was shot to death by Norfolk Police when he allegedly threatened them with...

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A Review — ‘Breath & Imagination’ Offers Insight To Black…

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A Review — ‘Breath & Imagination’ Offers Insight To Black Tenor

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Arts & Culture Columnist   “The pianist liked my voice, and he took me in hand and introduced me to phonograph records by Caruso. That opened...

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Norfolk School Board Calls On State Group To Guide Its Selection

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Norfolk School Board Calls On State Group To Guide Its Selection

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The Norfolk Public School (NPS) Board is  enlisting  the services of the Virginia School Board Assoc...

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Norfolk Grand Jury To Hear Evidence In Latham Case

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  By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Ten months after David Latham was shot to death by Norfolk Police when he allegedly threatened them...

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ODU Shipyard Apprentice Can Earn BA Degree Under 2-Year-Old Program

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  By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   An Old Dominion University student now can do a four- to eight-year stint as an apprentice at a nearby shi...

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Trombone Player In Air Force Releases Sacred Music Album

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Trombone Player In Air Force  Releases Sacred Music Album

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Dandrick Glenn was a trailblazer long before he stepped into a recording studio, raised his trombone to his lips, and...

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May 2: 2nd Calvary Outreach Agency To Host Hanging Plant Sale

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  By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Attend the hanging basket sale on May 2 inside of the Second Calvary Baptist Church Annex in Norfolk, and ...

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NSU Dinner To Honor Distinguished Alumni

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NSU Dinner To Honor Distinguished Alumni

  (NSU NEWSROOM) Norfolk State University will honor six of its alumni at the 2015 Alumni Awards  Dinner scheduled for Friday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 149, on...

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Area Girl Scout Takes Project To White House Science Fair

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Area Girl Scout Takes Project To White House Science Fair

NEWPORT NEWS Lauren Prox recently streamed through the doors of the White House with hundreds of youngsters who were there to participate in the fifth annual White House Science Fair.  ...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Empower Hampton Roads is hosting “Justice In Our Time” 12th Annual Banquet

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Empower Hampton Roads is hosting “Justice In Our Time”  12th Annual Banquet

  Empower Hampton Roads is a congregational based community organization, comprised of churches of various denominations from across Hampton Roads, who address issues involving changing li...

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Community Service Day at Shiloh Baptist

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  NORFOLK It will be  “a day to bless our neighbors!,” declares the Rev. Keith I. Jones, senior pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church Jones is talking excitedly about Community Serv...

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NSU Tennis Coach Comes Out Of Retirement To Raise Funds

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NSU Tennis Coach Comes Out Of Retirement To Raise Funds

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Mark your calendar, grab a lawn chair, and head to the first reunion for tennis players, who played at Norfolk State ...

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Norfolk Botanical Garden Celebrates Its Roots, April 11

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Norfolk Botanical Garden Celebrates Its Roots, April 11

Norfolk Botanical Garden honored the contributions of 220 African-American workers whose labor created the Garden during the Great Depression, on April 11.  

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Richard Hassell Foundation To Host 2nd Annual Fundraiser For The Needy

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  By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   It’s not too late to buy a ticket to the Richard W. Hassell Foundation Banquet, which aims to carry on the...

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Social and Civic Whirl: A School for Martha and Thomas written by Jessie Bell Linyear

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Social and Civic Whirl: A School for Martha and Thomas written by Jessie Bell Linyear

  A School for Martha and Thomas is “an early 20th century one-room school house history book” written by Booker T. Washington High School (Norfolk) graduate Jessie Bell Linyear (1961) and...

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe ‘Bans the Box’ at Executive Level

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe ‘Bans the Box’ at Executive Level

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Virginia is now the 15th  state to “ban the box” and the  question asking job seekers if they have a felon...

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Majority Black City Mayors Take Lead In Helping At-Risk Children

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By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Black mayors in several cities are creating opportunities that will help more at-risk youngsters climb the ladder of ...

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‘Then There Were Three’ Edwards Family Pens New Book

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‘Then There Were Three’ Edwards Family Pens New Book

By Gary Ruegsegger Special to the Guide   Sometimes it takes a lifetime to write a book. Chesapeake’s Edwards Family’s “Then There Were Three” took three lifetimes to live and thre...

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Maizelle – Visual Storyteller

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Maizelle – Visual Storyteller

NORFOLK She is known professionally throughout Hampton Roads by a single name. Like the music star “Prince,” or the actor “Denzel,” Maizelle’s last name is not easily known outside of her famil...

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Legendary Gospel Quartets Call Hampton Roads Home

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The Norfolk Aires; The Original Travelers; The Word Singers; The Kingston Jubilees; ...

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Bridge Corner: April 9, 2015

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit (TBU)   Jump Hands 1. What do you respond with the following hands if partner opens 1(C)? a) (S) AK86 (H) A7...

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Miss Chesapeake Makes Family, Community Proud

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Miss Chesapeake Makes Family, Community Proud

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Miss Chesapeake is Andolyn Medina. She was one of 12 women who competed for the title at the pageant held at Gree...

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Donna Brazile to Speak at Agency’s Annual Awards Dinner

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Donna Brazile to Speak at  Agency’s Annual Awards Dinner

HAMPTON Back by popular demand, Democratic strategist, political commentator and author Donna Brazile will be delivering the keynote address at the Office of Human Affairs’ (OHA) 49th Annual Aw...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Pianist Extraordinaire Hermione W. Jackson Celebrated 100 Years of Life

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Pianist Extraordinaire Hermione W. Jackson Celebrated 100 Years of Life

  During the midst of winter, Mrs. Hermione W. Jackson a musical/pianist icon turned 100 years of age.  Mrs. Jackson, who now resides in the Atlanta, Georgia area, was brought to Norf...

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Part 2 - Blacks In Vietnam: Fighting For Freedom Abroad & Stateside

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Part 2 - Blacks In Vietnam: Fighting For Freedom Abroad & Stateside

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   In the fall of 1967, Hebrew J. Spain believed he was on his way to a new career as an accountant with IBM and a stab...

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A Salute: Walter H. Green, Sr. The Magic Worked...

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A Salute: Walter H. Green, Sr. The Magic Worked...

By Gary Ruegsegger Special to the Guide   Not always, not often, but sometimes the magic just works.  Such was the case with Norfolk’s Walter H. Green, Sr. in his marriage, hi...

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Routine Workouts Lead To Strong Woman Fitness

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Routine Workouts Lead To Strong Woman Fitness

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   When Alesha  Ray was growing up, her brother  Courtney Green was the athlete in the family.  Sh...

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Conference Tackles Improving Public Education

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Conference Tackles Improving Public Education

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   This past week in Norfolk, nearly 150 people participated in Educational Services of Hampton Roads’ (ESHR) ina...

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At TCC, April 6-9: 14th Annual Literary Fest

Arts and Culture

  HAMPTON ROADS Tidewater Community College will host its 14th annual Literary Festival April 6-9. The annual event during National Poetry Month celebrates the written word with writer...

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July 17-18: Earl Klugh To Headline 33rd Norfolk Jazz Fest

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July 17-18: Earl Klugh To Headline 33rd Norfolk Jazz Fest

NORFOLK Norfolk Festevents has announced National Recording Artist Earl Klugh as the headliner for the 33rd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival at Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. Klugh w...

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Tidewater VCIC Presents 2015 Humanitarian Awards

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Tidewater VCIC Presents 2015 Humanitarian Awards

NORFOLK The 2015 Tidewater Humanitarian Awards were presented March 25 by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.  

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TCC Grant To Support Job Training For Food Stamp Users

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  HAMPTON ROADS Tidewater Community College will receive $2.1 million of a $22.3 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a pilot program to help increase job ...

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April 11: 7th Annual Botanical Garden Event To Celebrate African-American Contribution

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  NORFOLK New Journal and Guide Publisher and CEO Brenda Andrews will be the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Garden Heritage Celebration at Norfolk Botanical Gardens. The eve...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Hon. Gwendolyn Jackson Honored In Retirement Reception

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Social and Civic Whirl: Hon. Gwendolyn Jackson  Honored In Retirement Reception

  After 24 years (1991-2015) as a judge in the Norfolk General District Court, which included four years as Chief Judge (elected twice by her fellow judges), this outstanding Norfolk nativ...

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Norfolk Superintendent Is Out after two years

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Norfolk Superintendent Is Out after two years

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Two years and nine months after he was hired as Superintendent  of the Norfolk Public Schools (NPS),  Dr. ...

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Blacks In Vietnam: The Fight For Democracy Abroad, Equality At Home

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Blacks In Vietnam: The Fight For Democracy Abroad, Equality At Home

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Fifty years ago,  the United States dispatched over 200,000 soldiers and U.S. Marines to Vietnam to ...

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Bridge Corner: March 26, 2015

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. Let’s see how well you remember the No Trump, Stayman, and Jacoby Transfer information we have covered so far: The bidding starts:...

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7th Annual Achievement and Scholarship Awards Breakfast Planned By Chesapeake Men

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7th  Annual Achievement and Scholarship Awards Breakfast Planned By Chesapeake Men

CHESAPEAKE The New Chesapeake Men for Progress Education Foundation, Inc., is sponsoring its 7th annual Achievement and Scholarship Awards Breakfast on May 2, 2015.  The event will be held...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Alumnae Chapter Deltas Host E.M.B.O.D.I.

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Alumnae Chapter Deltas Host E.M.B.O.D.I.

  Since being founded in January of 193, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. chapters have provided services, supported quality education and other community endeavors.  As their contrib...

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SHARPC Hosts 27th Annual Unsung Heroes Banquet

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SHARPC Hosts 27th Annual Unsung Heroes Banquet

Submitted By Alvin Swilley   PORTSMOUTH The South Hampton Roads Pan-Hellenic Council-SHARPC-recognized the performance of members and community leaders at a banquet held on Ma...

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Two Sisters Take Public Stage: Atty. Elaine Jones, Judge Gwen J. Jackson

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Two Sisters Take Public Stage: Atty. Elaine Jones, Judge Gwen J. Jackson

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Within a span of a week, sisters Gwendolyn Jones Jackson and Elaine Jones,  two of Norfolk’s most accomplished ...

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NSU Gala will draw on legacy of Dr. Lyman B. Brooks

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NSU Gala will draw on legacy of  Dr. Lyman B. Brooks

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   In 2012, when Norfolk State University (NSU) dedicated its $41-million dollar 134,000 square foot library,  tha...

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Medicaid Limits, Internet Access Create Barriers To ‘Obamac…

National Headlines

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Even as health care costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent ...

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Pt. 3 - Blacks In Vietnam: Women, Mainly Nurses, Among Freed…

Statewide News

Pt. 3 - Blacks In Vietnam: Women, Mainly Nurses, Among Freedom Warriors

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Most of the media devoted to the Vietnam conflict over the years have depicted the  heroism and trials of...

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Women: Dying From Racism & Stress

National Headlines

  By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Racism and gender-bias is killing Black women – literally, according to scholars and healt...

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GoFundMe Page Set Up To Help Family of Kids Found in Freeze…

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  By Donald James Special to the NNPA  from The Michigan Chronicle   Funeral arrangements for two children, Stoni Blair, 13, and Stephen Berry, 9, the sister and ...

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Inventors at Virginia State Bring Attention To University

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Inventors at Virginia State Bring Attention To University

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     Mention names like George Washington Carver or Madame C.J. Walker--presto, you think of inventions like peanut...

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Maya Angelou is the Face of the Newest Forever Stamp

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  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) Less than a year after her death, Maya Angelou has been further immortalized on a U.S. Postal Servi...

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S.C. Man Shot In The Back Is Laid To Rest

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S.C. Man Shot In The Back Is Laid To Rest

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A week after he was shot in the back five times  while fleeing from police officer  Michael Slager i...

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Pioneering Heart Surgeon Dies At 70

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Pioneering Heart Surgeon Dies At 70

By Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper   BALTIMORE Pioneering Black physician Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., whose invention of the automatic implantable...

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Report Shows Police-Civilian Shootings Seldom Prosecuted

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The case of  North Charleston, S.C. Policeman Michael Slager shooting and hitting Walter Scott five ...

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Voter Turn-Out Puts Two New Blacks On Ferguson City Council

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  By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Black voter turnout in Ferguson, Missouri last week led to African-Americans winning two of the thr...

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Vote Now— Harriet Tubman or Rosa Parks On The $20 Bill?

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Vote Now— Harriet Tubman or Rosa Parks On The $20 Bill?

By Leonard E.  Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, are among the final four candidates to replace President  Andrew Jackson o...

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Black Engineers Name New Nat’l Chair

Statewide News

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. The National Society of Black Engineers recently elected Neville Green to serve as its national chair for 2015-16. Green is a senior chemical engineering major at...

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Racial attitudes differ on approval of Police striking peop…

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  By Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World   Many urbanites probably wonder why instances of police brutality and lethal force keep being levie...

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Gov. McAullife Vetoes Six Redistricting Bills; House May Ove…

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Gov. McAullife Vetoes Six Redistricting Bills; House May Override

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   RICHMOND, Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed gubernatorial vetoes on six redistricting bills which made politica...

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Atty. Ben Crump: NNPA Newsmaker of the Year

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Atty. Ben Crump: NNPA Newsmaker of the Year

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Benjamin Crump, the lawyer who skyrocketed to national prominence by representing the family of ...

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NUL Report: ‘Justice Challenged At Every Turn’

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  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) When it comes to equality in America, a new report by the National Urban League says that B...

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Fort Monroe: A National Gathering Place For Our Pain

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  By Sheri Bailey Special to the Guide   As America grapples with issues related to race, there is an immediate need for Fort Monroe to serve the nation as a venue where c...

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Family Remembers Guide’s Help To Infant

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Family Remembers Guide’s Help To Infant

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   RICHMOND Josephus Perry probably does not attract too much attention when he unlocks his apartment door, slips ou...

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UVA student videoed during arrest to plead not-guilty to cha…

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  CHARLOTTESVILLE,VA Martese Johnson, the Black UVA student who was caught on video  being arrested by State ABC officers,  will plead  not-guilty when he appears in&nbs...

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#BlackGirlsMatter In America

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#BlackGirlsMatter In America

By Walter Fields NNPA Columnist   Every morning, when I fix my teenage daughter breakfast and drop her off to school, she reminds me that #BlackGirlsMatter.  Her journey h...

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March Brings Thousands To Selma

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March Brings Thousands To Selma

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   President Barack Obama, speaking at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., said events there, a half c...

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Ferguson increased its revenue by targeting Blacks for cita…

National Headlines

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) The Justice Department’s recent investigation of the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department not only revealed...

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Rosa Parks On The $20 Bill?

National Headlines

  Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle   Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, has been the face of the $20 bill since 1928. Eighty-seven year...

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Record of Black Lynchings Worse Than Previously Thought

National Headlines

  By Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper   Almost 4,000 Blacks – about 700 more than previously reported – were lynched in 12 Southern stat...

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This Weekend: Obama, Bush, others head to Selma for Anniv. M…

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This Weekend: Obama, Bush, others head to Selma for Anniv. March

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   President Obama and the first family will join former President George W. Bush, Congressman John Lewis, and over 95 ...

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Nation’s mayors advise Pres. Obama’s taskforce on community…

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  Washington, D.C.  Gary, Ind. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson testified recently before the seventh listening session of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing in Washi...

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Passes: Dori Maynard, Head of Journalism Institute

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  OAKLAND, CALIF. Funeral services were held March 2 for Dori J. Maynard, president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. Maynard, 56, died of lung cancer.&n...

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High Achievers On SAT May Qualify For Nat’l Scholarship

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By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Makariah Gaddis was in for a big surprise after she took the SAT test. At a time when too many headlines focus on...

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High Honors For Judge Jones

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High Honors For Judge Jones

WILLIAMSBURG The Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section has presented its 2015 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award to The Honorable Jerrauld C. Jones of the Circuit Court of the City of Nor...

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“Ferguson (MO) Four” speak at conference in Norfolk

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“Ferguson (MO) Four” speak at conference in Norfolk

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   It is not the lead story on nightly news programs or the front page of  national and daily newspapers, but ther...

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Funding To Stimulate Jobs In Distressed Areas

Statewide News

  RICHMOND Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced funding totaling $200,000 that will help economically distressed areas stimulate jobs. It is called The Building Collaborative Co...

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Part One: Black History Month The Quest For Civil Rights

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Part One: Black History Month The Quest For Civil Rights

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   “A Century of Black Life, History and  Culture from 1915 to 2015.” This is the theme of the 2015 Edition of...

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Overcoming Racism: Mrs. Coretta S. King Showed By Example

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Overcoming Racism: Mrs. Coretta S. King Showed By Example

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   In 1968 Coretta Scott King could have curled up on her sofa in the fetal position clutching a fistful of Kleenex afte...

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Transportation Initiative Will Help Small Businesses and Wo…

Business News

  Washington D.C. The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Community Economic Development Corporation (USBC-CEDC) recently announced it has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U...

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Passing King Holiday kept advocates busy for 15 years

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Passing King Holiday kept advocates busy for 15 years

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   It is easy to pass statues and streets that honor the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. and forget it took more than 15 yea...

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New Black Caucus Member: Republican, Mormon & Hails From…

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New Black Caucus Member: Republican, Mormon & Hails From Utah

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Now that Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has been sworn into Congress, and joined the Congressional Black Caucus, the former may...

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Explosion at Colorado NAACP Office Still Under Investigation

National Headlines

  By Roger K. Clendening Special to the NNPA from  The Denver Weekly   COLORADO SPRINGS  An explosion outside a building housing the local NAACP office h...

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Ex-Con Doctoral Candidate Says— Simple Strategies Will Save …

National News

  BERKLEY, CALIF. Get-tough-on-crime policies that mandated incarceration for decades have had an unplanned-for consequence: The number of elderly inmates in federal and state prisons ...

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Dr. Benjamin Chavis: “Civil Rights Movement Needed More Now…

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Dr. Benjamin Chavis: “Civil Rights Movement Needed More  Now Than Five Decades Ago”

  By Nathan Hardin Special to the NNPA from The Fayetteville Observer   PEMBROKE Civil rights leader Benjamin Chavis kicked off a week-long Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...

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Va. Governor Puts $60 Mil. In Budget For Voting Machines

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Va. Governor Puts $60 Mil. In Budget For Voting Machines

  Richmond Gov. Terry McAuliffe will include nearly $60 million in his budget to upgrade voting machines statewide and to update the website for the Department of Elections.  ...

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I. Sherman Greene Chorale Plans Spring Concert

Church News

  HAMPTON ROADS The I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc. will perform its Spring Concert at Kempsville Presbyterian Church on Sunday, May 3,  at 4 p.m.  The program will feature c...

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Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Though Not Easily Ac…

Pastor's Corner

Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Though Not Easily Achievable - Pt.III

  By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   This concludes the three-part series on “Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Though Not Easily Achievable.” In last week’s column I...

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Inspirational Message: Jesus Proves His Power Over Nature, D…

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Jesus Proves His Power Over Nature, Demons, Illness and Death

By Gladys McElmore   The gospels contain numerous miracles in which Jesus exerted His power over nature. In biblical times, miracles were understood to be signs of God’s presence. Perh...

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Rebecca's Well: Prayer of Habakkuk

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well: Prayer of Habakkuk

  “A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth. O Lord, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid:  O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years...

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Seeds of Hope: His praise should always be on our lips

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Seeds of Hope: His praise should always be on our lips

There seems to be an attitude of arrogance in the world today. It is summed up in the epigram that was written above the door of the saloon on the Titanic: “Not even God can sink this ship!” Imagin...

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Pastor's Corner: Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Tho…

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner: Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Though Not Easily Achievable - Pt. II

  By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   This is “Kentucky Wildcats: ‘Perfection Is Good’ Though Not Easily Achievable” – Part II of this columnar series which I began last wee...

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Importance of Elimin…

Church News

  By Imam Vernon M. Fareed   Most people would like to increase their income and thus improve their financial situation. The cost of living combined with limited and insu...

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Inspirational Message: Philip, A Witness For Jesus Christ

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Philip, A Witness For Jesus Christ

  When the twelve apostles met with a group of followers and chose seven respectful men who were also wise and filled with the Holy Spirit, Philip was selected with devout pride. Just as S...

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