Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Leonard E. Colvin

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The   Board of Directors  and other leaders  of the Virginia Beach African-American Cultural Center  (AACC) have hired a team of consultants to conduct a feasibility study on its design and  ...

Last November voters in Portsmouth denied then Mayor Kenneth Wright another term and replaced him with former city manager John Rowe.

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The goal of  the nation’s public education system is to  prepare our children to feed a pipeline of skilled, innovative  and productive citizens to create and use technology to fuel ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Last November NFL Defensive Lineman turned developer Bruce Smith, said the city of Virginia Beach was excluding him and other Blacks from projects in that city. One of the by-products ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide During his career as head of the Tuskegee Institute’s Agriculture Department, George Washington Carver,  sought to teach farmers to cultivate crops other than cotton to feed themselves and secure economic security. ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide “When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder. He ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Five movies with themes related to African-American life and history were among the those  receiving Academy Awards nominations last week. Two of those movies are based on actual stories of  ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Early last October, Hurricane Matthew blew across the mid-Atlantic region, flooding countless  acres of land, destroying  lives, homes, businesses and displacing thousands of individuals and families. Today no place in ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Lawmakers use the U.S. Census 10-year head counts to determine  the boundaries of local,  state and U.S. Congressional voting districts representing thousands of voters who elected them to office. It’s called redistricting. ...

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, oratory, calls for public service and unity. At the Historic ...

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