Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Rosaland Tyler

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.

Bruce L. Turner is used to gazing into an audience and seeing blank or puzzled expressions when he talks about his great-great-great grandfather, Nat Turner.

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. ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Black students who can read a fast-food menu, key codes into a cellphone, or use an office computer, may not know it was once against the law to teach people of ...

Organizers of the successful Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on January 21, one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, are asking ‘What’s Next?’ Up to one million women turned out in ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond will offer an array of exhibits and events during Black History Month. In its new location in the Leigh Street ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. did not use the term “mind games” in his 1967 book, “Where Do We Go from Here” because the term officially came into existence ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Tommy Graves, III, who has headed Graves Funeral Home for the past few years, said his phone has been ringing a lot since his father Thomas E. Graves Jr., 92, passed ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The Internet was launched in 1991; so the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. in his 1967 bestseller Where Do We Go From Here, could not have predicted that an increasing number ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Blacks may stand at a crossroads similar to the one the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr. described in his 1967 speech, Where Do We Go from Here? Fifty years ago, ...

Stay in the Know with Us!

Weekly Newsletter
SUBSCRIBE!
Your stories. Your Community.