Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

St. Mary Baptisit Church

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Savannah Hilton Head

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Yvonne Shinhoster Lamb

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Coming of age in the racially polarized late 1960s and early 1970s, I distained many of the portrayals of blacks that I saw on the nightly television news and in stories in the local newspaper. By the time I left high school I knew I wanted to be a newspaper journalist. I wanted to make a difference in how African … Continue reading “Yvonne Shinhoster Lamb”

“Coming Full Circle” – Wanda Lloyd

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

My journey in journalism began when I was a student at Beach High School when a teacher, Mrs. Ella P. Law, saw talent in me not just as a writer, but as a student leader who produced the Beach Beacon. She observed me helping fellow students with their stories and she appointed me as editor of the newspaper when I … Continue reading ““Coming Full Circle” – Wanda Lloyd”

Finding My Niche – Verdelle Lambert

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

I have always had an interest in writing. In elementary school, another student and I teamed up to write a limerick for an in-class assignment but we could not come up with the last line (limericks have five lines to a stanza): “A country cow came to the city and tried to act quite siditty. She laughed and she screamed … Continue reading “Finding My Niche – Verdelle Lambert”

Vaughnette Goode-Walker

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

My Journalism career began as a Poet, with a Poetry Corner published in the Savannah Tribune, while at Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia. My personal goals and objectives were simple, still a Poet at heart, I wanted a job where I could write all day! In my 30 year career as a Journalist I never filled out a job … Continue reading “Vaughnette Goode-Walker”

The Sengstackes – A Savannah Lineage To The Black Press

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Robert Sengstacke Abbott and his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, were pioneers and newspaper publishers who became giant legacies of The Black Press. Robert Sengstack Abbott was born on St. Simons Island, GA, and his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, was a native Savannahian. Robert’s mother, Flora Abbott , was widowed when she married John Sengstacke, a Congregationalist missionary. John founded the … Continue reading “The Sengstackes – A Savannah Lineage To The Black Press”

The Savannah Tribune: A Legacy of Leadership

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Louis B. Toomer, Sr. and Louis M. Pleasant were co-founders.along with John H. Deveaux.of The Colored Tribune. in 1875. .The name was changed to The Savannah Tribune in 1876.. These business leaders recognized the need for a newspaper dedicated to being the voice of the African American community. Images of Louis B. Toomer, Sr. and Louis M. .Pleasant were not … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune: A Legacy of Leadership”

Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Savannah State University volleyball team announces the 2018 schedule Thursday that features seven home matches under head coach Edric Poitier third season at the helm. Nine of the first 10 matches are on the road for the Lady Tigers. SSU opens the season at Charleston Southern University Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., followed by the first non-conference tournament in Miami, … Continue reading “Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule”