Donell Jones to Headline Grand Festival Day concert Feb. 12

By | February 09, 2011

R&B recording artist Donell Jones – whose hits include “U Know What’s Up” and “Where I Wanna Be” – will headline the 22nd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival (SBHF) Grand Festival Day concert on Feb. 12 at the Savannah Civic Center. Other artists to perform include Alexis Jordan and festival veteran Jeanette Illidge. Presented by Savannah State University (SSU) and … Continue reading “Donell Jones to Headline Grand Festival Day concert Feb. 12”

The Savannah Tribune Salutes Black History Month

By | February 09, 2011

In recognition of Black History Month, The Savannah Tribune will highlight weekly African Americans who have provided lasting contributions to our society and world. Ralph Mark Gilbert was born March 17, 1899 in Jacksonville, Florida and was an American civil rights leader and a Baptist minister. From 1939 until his death in 1956, he was the Pastor of the First … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Salutes Black History Month”

Savannah Book Festival Scheduled for February 18-20

By | February 09, 2011

The 4th annual Savannah Book Festival will take place February 18-20, 2011, President’s Day Weekend. This prestigious literary festival, which remains free for all to attend, begins on Friday evening, February 18, and concludes on Sunday, February 20, 2011. The caliber of authors and range of topics featured is unprecedented, with highlights including: award-winning memoirist Tobias Wolff; famed southern novelist … Continue reading “Savannah Book Festival Scheduled for February 18-20”

SBHF Grand Festival Day: Enrichment and Entertainment for the Whole Family

By | February 09, 2011

The 22nd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival (SBHF) Grand Festival Day will be held Feb. 12 at the Savannah Civic Center. Presented by Savannah State University (SSU) and the city of Savannah, Grand Festival Day activities are free and open to the public. The day-long event, which includes food and other vendors, begins with a health fair and ends with … Continue reading “SBHF Grand Festival Day: Enrichment and Entertainment for the Whole Family”

Obama Administration Celebrates Black History by Winning the Future

By | February 09, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – During Black History Month, Americans from around the country will celebrate the creativity, determination, and progress that African Americans have made to our nation’s identity and culture. This year’s celebration of Black History Month will be an opportunity not just to look back and celebrate the achievements of our community, but also to honor the legacy of … Continue reading “Obama Administration Celebrates Black History by Winning the Future”

SDRA’s Lise Sundrla Ends Tenure as Executive Director

By | February 09, 2011

Lise Sundrla has stepped down as Executive Director of the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) to pursue other career goals. She joined SDRA in September 1999, when the primary focus for the program was revitalization of Broughton Street. The program’s focus has since expanded to include MLK, Jr. Blvd. and Montgomery Street down to 52nd Street as well as … Continue reading “SDRA’s Lise Sundrla Ends Tenure as Executive Director”

History Comes Alive at the Georgia Day Parade

By | February 09, 2011

Savannah will come together for the Georgia History Festival Georgia Day Parade on February 11, 2011 to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the Georgia colony in 1733. This annual event brings students, musicians, local dignitaries and costumed historical characters out to march the streets in a parade dedicated to all of Georgia’s history. Organized by the Georgia Historical … Continue reading “History Comes Alive at the Georgia Day Parade”

The State of African American Youth: A Town Hall Meeting

By | February 09, 2011

The#BlockParty Movement presents The State of African American Youth: A Town Hall Meeting featuring Mr. Roland S. Martin on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 7:00pm. in Savannah State University’s Tiger Arena. The event is sponsored by the SSU Office of the President, CLASS, COBA, COST, and Student Government Association. It is meant to discuss the POSITIVE as well as challenging … Continue reading “The State of African American Youth: A Town Hall Meeting”

Health Restoration Fruit Of The Pomegranate Tree

By | February 09, 2011

Nutrition is the key to a healthy life. It is time to get the right information about what health is, and what constitutes a healthy choice. I bring to clients the newest and best information on how to stop the progression of illness, and where possible to reverse illness. We have been able to bring considerable, measurable results in nearly … Continue reading “Health Restoration Fruit Of The Pomegranate Tree”

Attorney Walthour to speak at NCNW Harambee Breakfast

By | February 09, 2011

The Savannah Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) will hold its 6th Annual Harambee Breakfast Saturday, February 26, 2011, 9:00 am at Memorial Hospital’s Hoskins Center Auditorium. This year’s speaker will be Bess L. Walthour, an Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Juvenile Court. Atty. Walthour joined the Chatham County DA’s office in 2009. She comes … Continue reading “Attorney Walthour to speak at NCNW Harambee Breakfast”