Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Norfolk

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 ...

The Rev. Dr. Robert G. Murray was impressed with the church-owned school he toured at a denominational meeting in Texas; to the point that he returned home to Norfolk, and launched READY Academy at the historic First Baptist Church-Bute Street. ...

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 ...

NORFOLK The City of Norfolk will honor six musicians  with a star on the Walk of Fame along the 300 block of Granby Street on Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Roper Theater. The Virginia Arts Festival is producing ...

NORFOLK “This insightful work will lead you from heartache to hallelujah and I invite all to take the journey,” says Dr. John W. Kinney, dean of the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, about Dr. Glenn ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

NORFOLK The daughters of Dr. Katherine Johnson were on hand Sunday (Jan. 15) at Calvary Revival Church to receive their mother’s award as the 2017 Dreamer Award winner presented by the City of Norfolk and the Virginia Symphony. Dr. Johnson ...

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