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The 4th of July is inspired by the American War of Independence from 1775 to 1776. Tension between England and the Colonies grew severe and...

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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide On July 4, the nation will celebrate the 246th anniversary of...

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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Two weeks after a failed effort, the Portsmouth City Council...

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Community News Coalition of Concerned Clergy and Congressman Scott Assist Displaced Residents. NEWPORT NEWS The Coalition of Concerned Clergy (CCOC) and Congressman Bobby Scott raised $20, 000 over the...

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By Sean C. Bowers Let’s support one person-one vote, an idea that has come of age. Each educated voter check politicians’ boxes, proving...

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Community News For This Week Rev. Geoffrey Guns Honored As “Vaccinating Machine in Norfolk!” HAMPTON ROADS Virginia State Delegate Angelia Williams Graves recently presented...

Black Arts and Culture

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Litigation and civil rights mattered to Thurgood Marshall who would have celebrated his 114th birthday...

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By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Ahead of the all-important 2022 midterm elections, reports show that more than 55 million...

Politics

Elections have consequences. And boy, have we seen these consequences in action over the last six years. A minority of the voting population with...

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HAMPTON ROADS Among area city celebrations, a City of Chesapeake Juneteenth event was hosted by The Chesapeake Juneteenth Foundation, Inc. on Saturday, June 18...

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By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   In the human realm of things there’s quite a lot involved with “Waiting On The Lord.” I believe...

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