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Adele Dominates 2017 Grammy Awards

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Sunday evening. The show was a spectacular with great performances, astonishing tributes and thought-provoking speeches. Late Night personality James Corden, who replaced LL Cool J as the new host for the Grammys, was very entertaining throughout the evening. An emotionally charged evening, Adele was … Continue reading “Adele Dominates 2017 Grammy Awards”

Grand Festival Day Opening

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Chaka Khan To Appear At Johnny Mercer Theatre March 10th

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Craig M. Garrett and Next Level Events present an evening with Chaka Khan on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Johnny Mercer Theatre beginning at 8:00 p.m. For ticket information visit http://www.etix.com or the SavannahCivic Center Box Office Chaka Khan is a true Renaissance Woman. Born Yvette Stevens in 1953 she’s a singer, songwriter, producer, visual artist, author, actor, philanthropist, … Continue reading “Chaka Khan To Appear At Johnny Mercer Theatre March 10th”

Urban Chamber Holds Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

With hundreds in attendance dressed in black tie and formal attire, Urban Savannah Chamber of Commerce, Savannah’s only African American and minority focused chamber celebrated their Inaugural Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, presented by title sponsor South State Bank. Eula Parker, Senior Vice President for South State Bank, was the Event Chairperson. Among the guests in attendance were Melvin Coleman, … Continue reading “Urban Chamber Holds Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet”

A Black History Moment:

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Growing up poor and abandoned Fayetteville, North Carolina, La’Shanda Holmes had no idea where her life would take her, certainly not to a career as a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Coast Guard and a position with NASA. After losing her mother to suicide at age two, Holmes was adopted by her aunt who would later remarry to an abusive … Continue reading “A Black History Moment:”

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival Presents “Wilmington on Fire”

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

After a yearlong tour across the state of North Carolina, the award-winning documentary “Wilmington on Fire” makes its Georgia debut at the 28th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, which is sponsored by Savannah State University and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs in Savannah, Georgia. “Wilmington on Fire” is a documentary about the 1898 massacre in Wilmington, NC … Continue reading “The Savannah Black Heritage Festival Presents “Wilmington on Fire””

Savannah Black Heritage Grand Festival Day is February 11

By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

Celebrate Grand Festival Day of the 2017 Savannah Black Heritage Festival on Saturday, February 11, with an array of family-oriented activities and a star-studded evening concert. All events will be centered in and around the Savannah Civic Center (301 Oglethorpe Ave.). The day kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with health and wellness activities. Walk Georgia will present a health walk … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Grand Festival Day is February 11”

Carver 90th Anniversary Celebration Kickoff

By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

The Directors, officers and staff of Carver State Bank invite you to join us as we kick off the 90th Anniversary of the Bank’s founding with a reception on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The event will be held on the 2nd floor of the Savannah Civic Center from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. This is “Grand Festival Day” for the Black … Continue reading “Carver 90th Anniversary Celebration Kickoff”

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival Presents 2017 Honorees

By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

Georgia Historical Society To Induct The Georgia Trustees

By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

The Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) announced today that A.D. “Pete” Correll and F. Duane Ackerman have been named the 2017 Georgia Trustees, the highest honor the State of Georgia can bestow. Their induction by Governor Nathan Deal will take place in February at the Trustees Gala. In conjunction with the Governor’s Office, the Georgia … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society To Induct The Georgia Trustees”