United Way Campaign Kick Off Set for September 8

By | August 31, 2011

United Way of the Coastal Empire calls on Everyday Heroes to Live United and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families in our community. Led by Campaign Chair Michael C. Traynor, Publisher of the Savannah Morning News, United Way invites the entire community to join us as we kickoff our community wide fund raising campaign Thursday, September … Continue reading “United Way Campaign Kick Off Set for September 8”

NAACP Congratulates Sharpton on New MSNBC Show

By | August 31, 2011

The NAACP congratulates Reverend Al Sharpton on his new role as host of the nightly MSNBC show, “PoliticsNation”. The longtime civil rights leader and minister will host the show weeknights at 6 p.m. EST. “Congratulations to Reverend Al Sharpton for being named host of PoliticsNation,” stated NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous. “This is a positive step towards addressing … Continue reading “NAACP Congratulates Sharpton on New MSNBC Show”

Symposium Links Dr. King’s Legacy to Modern-Day Struggles in Economic and Social Justice

By | August 31, 2011

The AFL-CIO and the King Center hosted a national symposium on jobs, justice and the American Dream on Friday around the unveiling of the historic memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The symposium featured notable civil rights activists, modern day worker activists, elected leaders, academics and young people. The first panel on Jobs and The American Dream was moderated … Continue reading “Symposium Links Dr. King’s Legacy to Modern-Day Struggles in Economic and Social Justice”

SOUL FOOD FESTIVAL

By | August 31, 2011

The Savannah Labor Day Soul Food Festival will be held Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 5th at The Coastal Empire Fair Grounds. The festival is hosted by Savannah’s Own Big E. and co hosted by Lil G, Kenya Cabine and Smooth Randal J. Come out on Sunday and enjoy Great Gospel Music performed by Huxsie Scott, Zion, and many … Continue reading “SOUL FOOD FESTIVAL”

Hungry Club Forum to Host Mayoral Candidates

By | August 31, 2011

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its monthly, Signature Roundtable Breakfast and Open Forum, on Saturday September 3, 2011, in the Multipurpose Room of the Main Building of the West Broad Street YMCA, located at 1110 May Street, at 9:30 AM. All known candidates seeking the office of Mayor of the City of Savannah, in the … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum to Host Mayoral Candidates”

Saleem Scott Awarded Outstanding Citizen Award

By | August 31, 2011

On August 18, 2011, Mrs. Sheri Saleem Scott was presented with an Outstanding Georgia Citizen Award by Senator Lester Jackson, and signed by the Georgia Secretary of State, Brian P. Kemp. Governor Nathan Deal greeted her and thanked her for her service to the Savannah community. Mrs. Scott retired from Savannah State University, as the Executive Assistant to the President, … Continue reading “Saleem Scott Awarded Outstanding Citizen Award”

New Art Exhibition Project to Support Fashion’s Night Out 2011

By | August 31, 2011

On Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. stores across the world will be open after-hours for the shopping extravaganza known as “Fashion’s Night Out”. For the first time ever, the city of Savannah will join top fashion centers including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago in this eagerly anticipated event. Supporting Savannah’s inaugural FNO will be … Continue reading “New Art Exhibition Project to Support Fashion’s Night Out 2011”

NAACP, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Present “Voter Registration Sunday”

By | August 31, 2011

The Savannah Branch NAACP and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance have formed a partnership in order to maximize our voting strength in the next election. The November 2011 election season holds great significance for African Americans in Savannah. Your support is essential to achieve justice, equality and civil rights for all citizens. In order to reach our goal, the NAACP and … Continue reading “NAACP, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Present “Voter Registration Sunday””

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Woodville-Tompkins Technical & Career High School

By | August 31, 2011

After years of meetings and much discussion with the SCCPSS Board of Education, the dream has finally become a reality: The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newest full-time, dedicated high school, Woodville-Tompkins Technical & Career High School, took place on Friday, August 19, 2011. Among the many guests present were Coach Paul Russell, Mrs. Sadie Pleasant, and Deacon Willie Reed, who … Continue reading “Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Woodville-Tompkins Technical & Career High School”

Julian “Jae” Small, Sr. Portrait Unveiled

By | August 31, 2011

An overwhelming expression of gratitude is extended to all participants in the Home going service and the attendance of the unveiling of Julian “Jae” Carvel Small portrait at Zaxby’s, Sunday, August 21, 2011. We would first bestow supreme thankfulness to God the True Heavenly Father for allowing Julian to touch so many lives. Exceptional appreciation is given to: Mrs. Alma … Continue reading “Julian “Jae” Small, Sr. Portrait Unveiled”