Live Oak Public Libraries Announces An Afternoon with Kwame and Randy

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

Live Oak Public Libraries announces An Afternoon with Kwame and Randy at Bull Street Library on Saturday, February 16 at 2:30 PM. New York Times Best Selling author Kwame Alexander and storyteller Randy Preston will present an interactive program centered on Alexander’s book Solo. Betrayed by those closest to him and stunned by a family secret, 17-yearold Blade Morrison flees … Continue reading “Live Oak Public Libraries Announces An Afternoon with Kwame and Randy”

The Weeping Time

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

JAMP – James Brown Academy To Appear At Black Heritage Festival

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

February 9, 2019, The James Brown Academy of Musik Pupils (JAMP Band) will be featured in the live concert on Grand Festival Day during Savannah’s 30th Annual Black Heritage Festival. The concert will be held from 6-9 pm at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 Oglethorpe Ave. For those 18 years and older, an all-day admission bracelet for Grand Festival Day … Continue reading “JAMP – James Brown Academy To Appear At Black Heritage Festival”

ESSA: A Roadmap For Achieving Equity In Education

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

States are in the driver’s seat when it comes to improving their struggling schools. But how can we make sure they’re not taking the “path of least resistance” when it comes to this important work, risking the academic prospects for students of color. Building on the work done by Bellwether Education Partners, which conducted independent peer reviews of all 50 … Continue reading “ESSA: A Roadmap For Achieving Equity In Education”

The 30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Poster Display

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

The 30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival opened at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The event included a program presented by the Earl T. Shinhoster Leadership Institute, with speaker Dr. Jamal Toure, and a special presentation to the Artists who, through the years, have produced the art, for the Festival’s posters. The Posters, … Continue reading “The 30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Poster Display”

Dr. Benjamin Chavis Presents At W. W. Law Lecture

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

The 30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival held their annual W. W. Law Lecture last Monday at St. Philip AME Church. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, was the lecturer. He also presented to students at Savannah State University. Dr. Chavis reminded the audience that the … Continue reading “Dr. Benjamin Chavis Presents At W. W. Law Lecture”

Participate Super Museum Sunday

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

Local museums including the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum and the Beach Institute are gearing up for Super Museum Sunday, February 10, 2019. All three Telfair sites are also participating in the Georgia Historical Society‘s annual event, and are offering free admission from 12–4pm! For a listing of the participating museums visit: georgiahistoryfestival.org/ events/2019-supermuseum sunday/ or gastateparks.org/ SuperMuseumSunday

Legacy Celebration for Lucius “Bo Levett” Set

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

The community celebration to honor the achievements of the late Lucius “BO” Levett is set for Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Beach High School. Doors open at 12:00 noon and the program begins promptly at 12:30 pm. The celebration planning committee is asking that community members touched by and /or through Bo Levett’s work in this community plan to attend … Continue reading “Legacy Celebration for Lucius “Bo Levett” Set”

19th Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

The 19th annual Low Country Home and Garden Show is sure to help you solve your home projects! As our Exhibit Hall is transformed into a Home and Garden Extravaganza you will find everything you need from the front door to the backyard, February 9-10th. Brian Santos “The Wall Wizard”, and Norman Winter, The Garden Guy are sure to wow … Continue reading “19th Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show”

Small Business Day In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | February 06, 2019

On February 23rd industry experts will help you launch your business. Boosting entrepreneurs across the nation with this free one day event you are prepared for success in the business world through education, consultation, and resources. There will be industry experts on hand to answer your start- up questions, a workshop in creating plan, and local vendors to assist you … Continue reading “Small Business Day In Savannah”