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The Tribune Celebrated 143 Years With Sneakers, Tributes And Community Service

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Fly Sneakers were the fashion statement of the day at the Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball on Saturday, August 11th at the DeSoto Hotel where The Savannah Tribune held its 143rd Anniversary Celebration. This year is The Black Press in America is also celebrating its 191 year of existence. The Savannah Tribune, originally named The Colored Tribune, was established and … Continue reading “The Tribune Celebrated 143 Years With Sneakers, Tributes And Community Service”

New Library Executive Director Announced

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Live Oak Public Libraries and the Regional Board of Library Trustees are pleased to announce Tom Sloan as Library Executive Director. Sloan began his position on August 1, 2018 and he brings with him more than thirty years of library experience. He has been a library director for systems in Florida, Illinois and most recently New York. He has served … Continue reading “New Library Executive Director Announced”

Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Freedom Fund Tickets for the 37th Annual Banquet are now available at the NAACP branch office at 1204 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The Freedom Fund Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront Hotel at 7 PM. Individual tickets are $100 and a table of 10 is priced at $950. For more information, call the … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available”

Losing “The Queen of Soul”: Aretha Franklin

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

As of Monday, August 13, 2018, the 76-year-old singer Aretha Franklin was in hospice care for a grave illness. CNN reported that she was surrounded by loving family during this uncertain time. Showbiz 411’s Roger Friedman said, “All further announcements will be made by her family. We just want to send love and prayers.” The first news of Aretha Franklin’s … Continue reading “Losing “The Queen of Soul”: Aretha Franklin”

143rd Anniversary Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Introduction The Savannah Tribune has a proud and glorious heritage. A weekly newspaper covering news and issues related to Savannah’s African American community, The Savannah Tribune, originally named The Colored Tribune, was founded and published its first edition in 1875. Three African-American civic and business leaders, John H. Deveaux, Louis B. Toomer, Sr., and Louis M. Pleasant, recognized the need … Continue reading “143rd Anniversary Celebration”

Norton, Chavis Vow to Seek Legislation After GAO Report

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

In a blistering response to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that revealed federal agencies spend very little advertising dollars with minority-owned businesses, D.C. Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said that she would work with minority publishers to press her colleagues in Congress “to demand greater spending on minority-owned outlets… to reach minority audiences that most traditional … Continue reading “Norton, Chavis Vow to Seek Legislation After GAO Report”

Hungry Club Explores Economic Development in Savannah’s African American Community

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

“What Are the Prospects for Greater Participation by the African American Community in Savannah’s Phenomenal Growth?” will be the issue of exploration at the Saturday August 4, 2018 Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc.’s (HCFS). This regular monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forum breakfast will be held at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at … Continue reading “Hungry Club Explores Economic Development in Savannah’s African American Community”

Tribune Anniversary Celebration Includes Tributes, Community Service and Fun

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

The Savannah Trib une’s 143rd Anniversary is an event that will actively engage attendees in an atmosphere of “fun” and “service.” The celebration will include tributes to trailblazers in mainstream media and the Black Press, a community service project and fun. Savannah’s African American pioneers in journalism on the national scene, Verdelle Lambert, Wanda Lloyd, Yvonne Shinhoster Lamb and Vaughnette … Continue reading “Tribune Anniversary Celebration Includes Tributes, Community Service and Fun”

AccuWeather Ready Program Shares Tropical Storm, Hurricane Prep & Recovery Information

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

As peak hurricane season approaches for the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, AccuWeather— a provider of weather forecasts and warnings— wants people to be “AccuWeather Ready” for whatever the season brings. The AccuWeather Ready site at accuweather.com/ready offers a wealth of information and useful and compelling content to help people prepare for the season’s weather risks, including … Continue reading “AccuWeather Ready Program Shares Tropical Storm, Hurricane Prep & Recovery Information”

NNPA Top Officials To Attend The Savannah Tribune’s 143rd Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Dorothy R. Leavell and Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., leaders of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), will be special guests at The Savannah Tribune’s 143rd Anniversary Celebration. The Tribune Anniversary celebration event will be A Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball on August 11th at the DeSoto Hotel. Leavell is Chairman of the NNPA and Chavis is the President and … Continue reading “NNPA Top Officials To Attend The Savannah Tribune’s 143rd Anniversary”