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John L. Horton lives in Norfolk and is a frequent contributor to the newspaper. John L. Horton lives in Norfolk and is a frequent contributor to the newspaper.

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By John L. Horton “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” – George...

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By Sean C. Bowers Those suffering from “White fragility” might get their feelings hurt or worse; not telling White children the truth about their...

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By John L. Horton As the popular Bob Dylan song (“Blowing In The Wind”) goes: “The answer, my friend, is blowing in the...

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By Sean C. Bowers A Black man is ten times more likely to be killed by police than are Whites, despite making up...

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By Ernest Lowery NJG Community Correspondent CHESAPEAKE On Friday June 26, some of Chesapeake community leaders came together to provide free Covid-19 testing to...

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By Randy Singleton NJG Community Correspondent NORFOLK Iianna Boone, a 2020 graduate of Maury High, was given a fairytale graduation gift Saturday by her...

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