Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Local Voices

Did you see the photographs in the media of the Republicans from the House of Representatives rejoicing over the passing of a bogus American Health Care Act (AHCA), to Repeal ...

At recent council meetings and in media releases there has been speculation about Norfolk/Hampton Roads becoming a “major league metropolitan area.”  Our political leaders and significant others have been pondering ...

In less than six weeks, on June 13, 2017, Virginia voters will go to the polls to select candidates for state and local offices from governor on down from both ...

According to the city of Norfolk, the month of April was the published time deadline set for action to be taken to repair or destroy the old dilapidated American Cigar ...

We will celebrate “Teachers Appreciation Day/Week,” (May 8-12, 2017). Since 1985, the Tuesday (May 9) of that week has been observed as “Teachers Appreciation Day.” This is an opportunity for ...

“Without health and long life, all else fails …” – Dr. Booker T. Washington    Among other things, April 2017 is “National Minority Health Month.” Therefore, this is a good ...

As an African-American woman, I spent most of my life thinking that politics was a game of greed. Where I grew up, we saw politicians as obnoxious and self-interested – ...

The Republicans don’t seem to know how to govern! The past few years, they have not had to govern, all they had to do was obstruct anything the Democrats proposed. ...

Webster’s dictionary defines ALTERNATE as “to change from one place, condition, etc., to another and back again repeatedly; to reverse direction of flow repeatedly”; and, FACT, as “something that actually ...

According to prominent mentoring programs such as the Harvard Mentoring Project, National Mentoring Partnership, Corporation for National and Community Service, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters, there are over 20 ...
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