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Stacey Abrams: What’s Next?

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

Stacey Abrams and her five siblings grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi with three tenets: go to school, go to church, and take care of each other. Despite struggling to make ends meet for their family, her parents made service a way of life for their children – if someone was less fortunate, it was their job to serve that person. … Continue reading “Stacey Abrams: What’s Next?”

Trump’s Budget: A Low Blow to Black Business Progress

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

Recently, USBC President Ron Busby issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s FY 2020 Budget: “After presiding over the longest government shutdown in American history, President Trump is preparing to send yet another low blow to Black-owned businesses and the small business community. Trump’s FY2020 budget proposes to cut vital loan programs and business services that largely benefit Black-owned, … Continue reading “Trump’s Budget: A Low Blow to Black Business Progress”

Savannah State Gala To Raise Scholarship Funds And Honor Local Leaders

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Annual Scholarship Gala will be held Saturday, April 6, 6:30 p.m. at the Savannah Mar- riott Riverfront. Net proceeds from the university’s premier fundraising event will support student scholarships. With the theme of “An Evening of Gratitude and Celebration,” SSU will recognize scholars and community leaders. The event will also feature a special tribute to President … Continue reading “Savannah State Gala To Raise Scholarship Funds And Honor Local Leaders”

Coastal Georgia Affiliate Of Susan G. Komen Announces Grant Recipients

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

The Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia Affiliate announced at its annual awards breakfast last Wednesday that it is awarding over $259,000 for direct community services that will fund breast cancer screening, education, diagnostic services, and patient navigation. This brings the total investment in our local coastal community to over $3.1 million dollars since the affiliate’s inception. “We are thrilled to … Continue reading “Coastal Georgia Affiliate Of Susan G. Komen Announces Grant Recipients”

Susie King Taylor Historical Marker Dedication Set

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

The Susie King Taylor Women’s Institute and Ecology Center here in Midway, Georgia, would like to invite you to the Susie King Taylor Historical Marker Dedication Program. It will take place on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11:00AM at Midway First Presbyterian Church located at 672 N. Coastal Highway, Midway, GA 31320. The occasion is sponsored by the Georgia Historical … Continue reading “Susie King Taylor Historical Marker Dedication Set”

Georgia Southern Grad Student Recognized By American Society Of Civil Engineers

By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

Georgia Southern civil engineering graduate student Mariah Peart has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as one of 10 New Faces Of Civil Engineering for 2019 — Professional Edition. Engineering professor Gustavo Maldonado, Ph.D., said it’s the first time a Georgia Southern student has received this recognition. “Mariah is one of the best students in the … Continue reading “Georgia Southern Grad Student Recognized By American Society Of Civil Engineers”

The Pinpoint and Savannah Communities Celebrate the Life of Rebecca “Sula” Bonds Bowens

By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

Sula, as everyone called her, touched the lives of so many people in Savannah, always with a kind word if she thought you might be having a bad day. She was a joyful spirit as she fed the multitudes with her soulful cooking. Sula grew up in the Montgomery Community and lived, for a time in nearby Pin Point, and … Continue reading “The Pinpoint and Savannah Communities Celebrate the Life of Rebecca “Sula” Bonds Bowens”

City Council Race Heats Up

By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

City Council race heats up with thruee new candidates. Alicia Blakely, Linda Wilder-Bryan and Detric Leggett all made their announcement for candidacy in Forsyth Park last Monday. They will be running in the municipal race to be held November 5, 2019. Blakely announced her candidacy to run for the Savannah aldermanic at-large, post 2 seat. Blakely is an Army veteran … Continue reading “City Council Race Heats Up”

CJA Presents GC & the Cuban Cowboys

By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

The Coastal Jazz Association presents Concert & Album Debut Party: GC & the Cuban Cowboys on Sunday, March 24th at the Ben Tucker Pavilion at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 2 Resort Dr. Savannah, from 5-7 PM. The event is free for members and students and $20 for guests. Gino Castillo is an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer … Continue reading “CJA Presents GC & the Cuban Cowboys”

Savannah Native Gloria R. Boyland Named To 2019 List Of Most Powerful Women in Corporate America

By Savannah Tribune | March 06, 2019

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced recently that Savannah native Gloria R. Boyland, Corporate Vice President of Operations and Service Support, has been named to Black Enterprise’s 2019 List of Most Powerful Women in Corporate America, the publication’s exclusive listing of the highest ranking and most influential African American female executives in the country. This special report serves as both a … Continue reading “Savannah Native Gloria R. Boyland Named To 2019 List Of Most Powerful Women in Corporate America”