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A Moment In Black History

By Savannah Tribune | February 21, 2018

Marvel’s “Black Panther” is setting a new box office record for opening weekend. Marvel’s “Black Panther” hit theaters last weekend. It made an estimated $192 million between Friday and Sunday in North America. A news release by Disney said, it is estimated to make $362 million internationally. It is the fifth-largest movie opening behind The Avengers, Star Wars: The Force … Continue reading “A Moment In Black History”

Governor and First Lady Sandra Deal Honor Haven Elementary Student LeBron Weaver

By Savannah Tribune | February 21, 2018

Communities In Schools of Savannah, the state’s premiere model for dropout prevention and student wrap-around supports, is proud to announce Haven Elementary School 5th grade student LeBron Weaver as Regional Winner of the 2018 Communities In Schools of Georgia Champions Award. LeBron was honored last Monday by Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal and Governor Nathan Deal at a reception held … Continue reading “Governor and First Lady Sandra Deal Honor Haven Elementary Student LeBron Weaver”

Savannah Music Festival Announces Grant From The Hearst Foundation

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Savannah Music Festival (SMF) recently received a $75,000 Grant from The William Randolph Hearst Foundation in support of its Musical Explorers program. Developed in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI), SMF’s Musical Explorers is a comprehensive music education program reaching more than 10,000 K-2 students and more than 325 teachers at schools throughout the greater Savannah area during … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Announces Grant From The Hearst Foundation”

The 2018 Savannah Black Heritage Festival Continues Through Sunday, February 18th

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival held Grand Festival Day last Saturday beginning with a Health Fair sponsored by WellCare. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held at 3pm to open the Grand Festival Day activities hosted by Magic Marc. The Annual Youth Talent Extravaganza featuring local youth talent, Young Authors from DEEP Center and the Line Dancing Seniors were a highlight. … Continue reading “The 2018 Savannah Black Heritage Festival Continues Through Sunday, February 18th”

Mayor DeLoach Delivers State of the City Address

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

City of Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach delivered his State of City address to a large crowd at the Coastal Georgia Center Monday night. More than 200 people filled the auditorium as the mayor touted the City’s accomplishments from 2017 and looked forward to the future. He began his speech talking about Public Safety. “A little over two years ago, when … Continue reading “Mayor DeLoach Delivers State of the City Address”

SCAD Announces New Savannah Women of Vision Honorees

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) President and Founder Paula Wallace celebrated Georgia Day with five new Savannah Women of Vision honorees. Recognizing women of peerless valor, altruism and intellect, the investiture welcomed Miriam Center, Edna Jackson, Mary Lane Morrison, Fredericka Washington and Sema Wilkes into its elite cadre of Savannah trailblazers. The celebration was held on Friday, Feb. … Continue reading “SCAD Announces New Savannah Women of Vision Honorees”

A Moment In Black History

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Speed skaters, Maame Biney and Erin Jackson, make history as the first African-American women to represent the U.S. on the Olympic speed skating team. Biney (18) started skating when she was five after coming to the U.S. from Ghana. While her dad was driving she saw a sign for skating lessons. After her first class Biney never looked back, setting … Continue reading “A Moment In Black History”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival Honors Members of School Days

By Savannah Tribune | February 07, 2018

The 29th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival opened last Friday, February 2, 2018 with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company at the Savannah Civic Center. A reception was held prior to the Dance performance to honor members of the School Days and Education Committee for 17 years of dedicated service. The honorees were Thomasenia Dawson, Dr. Patricia Harris, Mattie B. Johnson, … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival Honors Members of School Days”

A Moment In Black History

By Savannah Tribune | February 07, 2018

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Navy joins the nation in celebrating the history of African American Sailors and civilians during African American/Black History Month, Feb. 1-28. This year’s theme is “African Americans in Times of War,” which recognizes the contributions African Americans have made to the nation during times of war from the Revolutionary War to present-day … Continue reading “A Moment In Black History”

Grammy Award-Winning Artist Ulysses Owens Jr. & Friends to Perform At CJA Concert

By Savannah Tribune | February 07, 2018

On Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 5pm- 6pm, Ulysses Owens Jr. and Friends will be performing at Coastal Jazz’s Concert that will be held at The Ben Tucker Pavilion at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa at 2 Resort Dr, Savannah, GA 31421. Coastal Jazz Association members attend the show for free! Non-members can purchase tickets at goo.gl/GmSvgP. … Continue reading “Grammy Award-Winning Artist Ulysses Owens Jr. & Friends to Perform At CJA Concert”