Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Rosaland Tyler

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.

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 ...

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