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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide On April 22, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 ...
Hugo Owens

NORFOLK The Old Dominion Board of Visitors unanimously approved a resolution to name a new residence hall, to be constructed at 49th Street and Powhatan Avenue, the Hugo A. Owens ...
EdmondsandFatherGreen

By Gary Ruegsegger Special to the New Journal and Guide Last Sunday, April 24, Norfolk’s Grace Episcopal Church celebrated Marian Edmonds Day. The celebration featured a brief ceremony at the ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The African American vote  this  November will play an important role in determining which of the two political parties will ...
Alex at Jacox

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide After migrating from New York in 1981, Leon Hutchison volunteered to assist in coaching the Antioch Missionary  Baptist Church (ABC) ...
Junius & Costella

By Bonita Billingsley Harris Special to the New Journal and Guide Junius H. Williams, Jr. has always been a go-getter. Raised by a single mother in Petersburg, VA, he worked ...
L. Douglas Wilder

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Over the span of L. Douglas Wilder’s life, Virginia has evolved from a bastion of Jim Crow,  to the first ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide During National Minority Health Month, Valerie Brown does not need a stack of reports to tell her why many minorities use ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Recently Edith White announced she would be leaving the job as President  and CEO of the Urban League of Hampton ...
norfolk mayoral candidates

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Travis, Donna and Michael Brown are a father, wife and son who usually agree on most things when it comes ...
ORG XMIT: NYTR102 Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., speaks at a New York Public Transit Association conference in Albany on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008.   Clinton said she would not comment on speculation that she may be selected to become President-elect Barack Obama's secretary of state..  (AP Photo/Tim Roske)

Newport News With contentious primary races testing party loyalty across the country, the Wason Center for Public Policy surveyed Virginia voters to discover how identified Republicans and Democrats would support ...
Sheriff McCabe

By Karen Hopkins Special to the New Journal and Guide Sheriff Bob McCabe was leaving his foundation’s free summer camp, when a parent ran up to thank him for giving ...

NORFOLK The NSU Division of Music presented a “Music Gala” honoring Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond on April 3 at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. Dr. Hammond-Ross recently retired from ...
Gate Mt. Calvary

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide African-American achievement in civil rights and Black historical sacred sites were represented well when  the Virginia Department of Historic Resources ...
norfolkmayoralcandidates

Staff Report New Journal and Guide NORFOLK Norfolk residents had an opportunity on Tuesday night (April 5) to hear from the three men who are seeking the office of the ...
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