Friday, April 28, 2017

Brenda H. Andrews

NORFOLK The 21st Annual Implement the King Dream Awards Gala was held on Friday night, March17 at the Murray Center. This year’s honorees were George Banks, Cashawn Easter, Torrion Espree Pastor Michael B. Golden, Jr., Dr. Keith Newby, Sr., Peggy ...

Rev. Samuel Cornish launched the first newspaper for people of color in 1827; so, would he scroll through today’s newspaper websites and smile, like the proud parent who sees traces of himself in his adult child? The problem is Cornish ...

SUFFOLK The Black History Program Committee and the Joint Staff Hampton Roads’ MWR presented its annual BHM observance on February 28 under the theme, “The Untold Stories of Hampton Roads’ Finest-American History.” Two speakers highlighted the event that included a ...

In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human computers in the space program. It’s a book that’s spawned an Academy Award-nominated movie and has brought to the fore the ...

VIRGINIA BEACH The Seatack Community Civic League hosted its 3rd Annual CITYWIDE BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Joseph V. Grimstead, Sr. Seatack Recreation Center. This year’s observance presented “Life Time Achievement Awards” to four Hampton ...

NORFOLK Passion in the community is at an all-time high. But how do citizens in Norfolk turn that energy into action? Engage Norfolk seeks to answer that question. An event planned for February 12 from 1 – 5 p.m. at ...

By Brenda H. Andrews Publisher New Journal and Guide A blistering August sun did not deter guests from attending a special outdoors ceremony last Saturday at Fort Monroe in Hampton. The event, staged  to remember the 1619 arrival of the ...

HAMPTON Guests invited by the 2019 Commemoration Steering Committee, American Evolution, to Ft. Monroe on Aug. 20 for a ceremony to remember the arrival of the first 20 Africans to America enjoyed a pre-ceremony brunch at the Commanding General’s Residence. ...

The Berkley Reunion celebrated its 22nd Year on August 5-7 with loads of sunshine, food, family, friends and fellowship. The annual community reunion is the area’s oldest gathering to celebrate ties to the neighborhood that many people in Norfolk call ...

By Brenda H. Andrews Publisher New Journal and Guide It is not possible to talk and hear others at the same time. Yet, that seems to be part of the problem we are having in America when it comes to ...

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