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Georgia Banking Leaders Visit Carver State Bank

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Directors of Carver State Bank hosted a luncheon for Joe Brannen, President of the Georgia Bankers Association and David Oliver, GBA Senior Vice President, Member Solutions. The event was held at the bank’s Skidaway Road Branch. The Carver Directors were joined by several officers of the bank and a few community supporters, most of … Continue reading “Georgia Banking Leaders Visit Carver State Bank”

S.C. Rep. Clyburn Says Democrats Wanting To Win In November Must Advertise in the Black Press

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn has emerged as a favorite among his peers to become the first African American to hold that position. In an exclusive interview with the NNPA Newswire, … Continue reading “S.C. Rep. Clyburn Says Democrats Wanting To Win In November Must Advertise in the Black Press”

The Savannah Tribune – A “Friend of the People;” Not “An Enemy of the People”

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

The Savannah Tribune, joins in solidarity with the Savannah Morning News and the more than 300-plus newspapers and media outlets across the county, who on last Thursday, August 16th, jointly defended the “Free Press,” “Free Speech,” and the premise of the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America. This edition of The Tribune is the first … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune – A “Friend of the People;” Not “An Enemy of the People””

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”