Thursday, March 23, 2017

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NORFOLK Norfolk State (17-16) could not overcome a second-half collapse that saw them give up a 3-point lead at 14:33 minute mark as North Carolina Central (25-8) ignited a 19-0 run that kept NSU scoreless for 11 minutes in the ...

NORFOLK The 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s and women’s basketball tournament is underway and thousands  of fans are in Norfolk to see which  teams will capture the crowns. The tourney features 12 Historically  Black Colleges and Universities  (HBCUs) and is ...

Several hundreds of  residents from Virginia Beach and the region participated in a four-mile march along a  stretch of  Atlantic Ave at the Oceanfront on Saturday (Feb. 25) showing support for a study to determine  the disparity  in minority participation in ...

Looks like the myth that Black films can’t make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past. In early February, “Hidden Figures” passed “La La Land” as the top-grossing (domestically) Oscar-nominated film in Hollywood this ...

NORFOLK Engage Norfolk was held February 12 from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Academy for Discovery at Lakewood and included workshops on how to be a more effective citizen lobbyist. The occasion also offered opportunities to learn about and ...

NORFOLK Hampton Road’s own, Richard A. Love is a living Testimony.  He has been chosen for national recognition along with 27 other young, gifted and Black millennials who are redefining what it means to be Black in America today through their ...

By Gary Ruegsegger Special to the New Journal and Guide Last Sunday afternoon, Tracy Clark of the Norfolk Public Library’s Sergeant Memorial Room (SMR) presented “Don’t Duck History,” a program on the importance of oral history, at the Slover Library ...

NORFOLK Two women’s marches were held in Norfolk on January 21 in solidarity with women’s marches held on that day across the nation and the world. The nation’s flagship march was held in Washington, D.C., where upwards of one million ...

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 on Wednesday. Shetterly, who served as a keynote speaker for ...

By Markeshia Rickd New Haven Independent Offer aspiring teachers scholarship money. After hiring them, match them with veteran-teacher mentors. And treat them with respect. The nearly four-decade head of an historically Black university offered those tips and others Thursday night ...

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