Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Rosaland Tyler

When Terrance Afer-Anderson was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010, he could have retreated from the world or crawled into a shell; instead he decided to build a bridge. But Afer-Anderson is one of many in Hampton Roads who has ...

From Various Wire Service Reports NEW YORK New York City and other law enforcement officials are still seeking to piece together the cause of the reasons for the death of  Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, whose body was found floating in the ...

When James Baldwin left America and moved into a comfy home in the South of France several decades ago, he did not aim to start a war. But that is  the situation these days. About two decades after Baldwin died ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor Andrew Shannon, who heads the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of the Peninsula, has encountered widespread criticism after he drove to the nation’s capital with a delegation, and presented a proclamation to U. S. Attorney General ...

The same day that Fox News host Bill O’Reilly insulted Congresswoman Maxine Waters by comparing her hairstyle to a James Brown wig–White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer actually told April Ryan, (a grown, 49-year-old woman who works for American Urban ...

Thanks to a fresh new partnership between Norfolk State University and the Virginia Stage Co., eager scrub-faced students and seasoned actors will put a new spin on “The Wiz” at the Wells Theatre from April 11-30. Whether you focus on ...

A few years ago, Vashti Dubois turned her home in Philadelphia into the Colored Girls Museum aiming to help others see the past from a different angle. Black women in Philadelphia liked the idea so much that they donated countless ...

The Black Press is celebrating its 190th birthday on March 16, 2017, and some of its readers in Hampton Roads reached out to social media to say, ‘Congrats.’ FYI. ‘Congrats’ means, ‘I wish you well’ on social media. Yep, that’s ...

At-risk-teens who enroll in The Urban Theatre program often leave the six-week class better off than when they came in. The secret is to, well, help these troubled teens learn how to play and manufacture fun in the one-and-a-half-hour class ...

Few used the term mentoring in the 1960s, when Dr. Jeremiah Williams transferred from a segregated high school in Newport News to the newly integrated James Blair High School in Williamsburg.

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