Sunday, January 22, 2017

Local News

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. did not use the term “mind games” in his 1967 book, “Where Do We ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Tommy Graves, III, who has headed Graves Funeral Home for the past few years, said his phone has been ringing a ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Hampton Roads joined in the national observance of the  88th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  with marches, music, ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   For years polls have shown distrust and a disconnect between African-American citizens and  police officers sworn  to protect and ...

By Noell Saunders Margot Lee Shetterly, the best-selling author of “Hidden Figures,” received two standing ovations while speaking to a full house inside the Ted Constant Convocation Center’s Blue Room ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The Internet was launched in 1991; so the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. in his 1967 bestseller Where Do We Go ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Dr. Clayborn Carson is an African-American professor of history at Stanford University, and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research ...

RICHMOND The effort of three African-Americans merited historic highway markers among the new ones recently approved by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR). In the Town of Orange, the ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Blacks may stand at a crossroads similar to the one the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. described in his 1967 ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide If you thought the national 2016 political cycle was intriguing, 2017 may be just as dramatic for Norfolk residents. There will ...

Richmond AARP volunteers head to the Virginia General Assembly next week to ask legislators to start a program to help workers save for retirement. With more than 1 million members ...

January 10 Hidden Figures Author At ODU NORFOLK Old Dominion University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 10, at the Ted Constant ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide “Be careful going in search of adventure – it‘s ridiculously easy to find,” travel writer William Least Heat-Moon once said. Black-owned ...

Special To the Guide VIRGINIA BEACH Thurman Edward Spriggs, 95, a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and an Educator at NSU,  died  December 12. According to his family, Spriggs ...

By Ernest Lowery Community Outreach Coordinator New Journal and Guide CHESAPEAKE The Buffalow Family and Friends’ Warm and Fuzzy Annual Christmas Give-away was a huge success. On Monday night, December 19, ...
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