Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Norfolk

NORFOLK About 200 guests gathered at the downtown Slover Library on Saturday night, April 1 for the inaugural Metallic Gala showcasing original fashions by African American designers. The event was hosted by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library and ...

NORFOLK On Saturday, March 25, 2017, two progressive organizations were at Norfolk’s Booker T. Washington High School for a program highlighting dialogue on education issues from youth perspectives. XQ Institute, an organization dedicated to rethinking high school in America, and ...

NORFOLK The Virginia Zoo has partnered with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads to bring you “Zoo Tracks,” a new walking program that encourages members and visitors to exercise and become a ‘Zoo Walker”. “The Zoo / YMCA walking program ...

NORFOLK The 14th annual Organ Donation Awareness Gala hosted by the International Black Women’s Congress (IBWC) will be held April 8, 2017 at the Marriott Norfolk Waterside. Dr. Clive O. Callender, M.D. will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Callender is ...

NORFOLK The members of the Chi Beta Chi Social Club recently donated $500 to the School Store of the Richard Bowling Elementary School. Members of the club, which was founded in 1912, presented a check to the school’s Principal Eric Goodman in ...

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, ...

NORFOLK The Lambda Omega Scholarship, Talent Hunt and Social Action Foundation, in conjunction with Lambda Omega Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Norfolk, hosted its annual Talent Hunt at Second Calvary Baptist Church in Norfolk on March 19. Nine area high school ...

It is still a proposed blueprint, but the Trump Administration’s proposal to cut the budget  of  various non-defense related federal agencies by $54 billion-plus has many advocates for housing and assistance for the poor, the environment and education concerned. The Administration ...

“A former student  recalled that when Miss Margaret Gordon  stood in the halls of Jacox  Junior High School  she could silence  the students with a glance. “She was tough; she was good. She was known as ‘Warden Gordon’. But everyone ...

Two representatives of Norfolk’s millennial generation have launched campaigns to run  for the  House of Delegates seat  being vacated by incumbent Del.  Daun Hester, who plans to join the race for Norfolk Treasurer Joe Dillard, Jr., the current President of ...

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