Friday, April 28, 2017

Terrance Afer-Anderson

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 ...

When L. Frank Baum published his classic novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” in 1900, he likely had no idea that the subsequent 1902 Broadway musical adaptation, “The Wizard of Oz,” would one day receive frequent productions featuring exclusively African-American ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Arts & Culture Columnist Imagine being raised on a farm and finding an exquisite connection between nature and music. That’s what it was like for engaging folk guitarist-vocalist Lawrence Lambert. You wouldn’t expect to find a towering, ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson A staggering number of Virginia children are living without a health safety net. They are uninsured. According to a recent Urban Institute report, 5.8 percent of all Virginia children, under age 19, did not have health insurance ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Here’s an alarming statistic that should get your attention. Imagine 3 jumbo jet airliners, each carrying 438 passengers, crashing every day for a year, with no survivors. That’s how many people die from smoking-related illnesses each year, ...

BY TERRANCE AFER-ANDERSON Cultural Affairs Columnist One of the challenges in amassing a string of hits and unprecedented awards and accolades is the expectation that you will ever deliver same.  During the first few moments of NSU’s opening night performance ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Health Educator Norfolk Health District The Norfolk Department of Public Health will be establishing a HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) clinic and collaborating with local health and community based organizations to tackle the region’s HIV epidemic. PrEP – ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Arts & Culture Columnist New Journal and Guide Like many millions of people around the U.S., you, no doubt, were greatly endeared to the beautiful teen daughter “Thelma” on the old hit sitcom “Good Times.” Each week, ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Cultural Arts Columnist New Journal and Guide “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own!” 1 Corinthians ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Cultural Arts Columnist New Journal and Guide When asked what type fruit or vegetable he would be, 14-year-old Montique Jones says, “I would be an onion, because when you smell it, it’s sour, but when you cook ...

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