Dr. Hare to address MLK Observance Day Business Community Breakfast

By | January 14, 2009

Dr. Julia Hare, National Executive Director Black Think Tank, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc., Business Community Breakfast on Saturday, January 24, 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Dr. Hare, a dynamic motivational lecturer, relationship expert, author, social commentator and educational … Continue reading “Dr. Hare to address MLK Observance Day Business Community Breakfast”

SSU to Host MLK, Jr. Assembly, Candlelight Vigil

By | January 14, 2009

Savannah State University (SSU) will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance Assembly on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the King- Frazier Student Center. To further commemorate King’s life, significant accomplishments as a Civil Rights leader, and membership in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the SSU Delta Eta Chapter will hold its annual candlelight vigil … Continue reading “SSU to Host MLK, Jr. Assembly, Candlelight Vigil”

EOA holds 37th MLK Celebration

By | January 14, 2009

Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah- Chatham County, the founder of the local Martin L. King Jr. Celebration in Savannah, will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Saturday. January 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the EOA Administration building, 1120 May St. Hosea Williams founder of the Chatham County Crusade for Voters and Rev. Msgr. John D. Toomey, organizer … Continue reading “EOA holds 37th MLK Celebration”

Hands On Savannah Honors Dr. King

By | January 14, 2009

The United Way’s Hands On Savannah announces service projects and a musical salute that are open to the community to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service! Hands On Savannah is a member of the Hands On Georgia network that provides assistance and networking opportunities to their affiliates across the state. Hands On Georgia is modeled after the national Hands On … Continue reading “Hands On Savannah Honors Dr. King”

GA Power honors Dr. King with Volunteer Day at West Broad YMCA

By | January 14, 2009

Tradition of honoring Dr. King’s legacy began in 2000 On January 19, 2009, also known as Dr. Martin Luther King Day, volunteers from Georgia Power in Savannah will be continuing the tradition of ‘taking a day on, not off.’ “Our workers, retirees, and their friends and family members join us each year to honor Dr. King by giving back to … Continue reading “GA Power honors Dr. King with Volunteer Day at West Broad YMCA”

Annual GHS Essay Contest Focuses on Savannah in the Civil Rights Movement

By | January 14, 2009

The Georgia Historical Society announces the 2009 Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest. Open to all local middle and high school students, the contest highlights topics in African-American history while allowing students to gain skills in historical research and public speaking. The 2009 contest is being held in community partnership with the Telfair Museum of Art, featuring Freedom’s … Continue reading “Annual GHS Essay Contest Focuses on Savannah in the Civil Rights Movement”

Leading Civil Rights Organization to Host “The Dream Come True” Inauguration Gala

By | January 14, 2009

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Election of Barack Obama as 44th President of the U.S. Gospel singing sensation Dottie Peoples will perform. Washington, D.C. – In honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and in celebration of the election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, Charles Steele, Jr., President … Continue reading “Leading Civil Rights Organization to Host “The Dream Come True” Inauguration Gala”

Other Inaugural Celebrations

By | January 14, 2009

You are invited to join Mercer Middle School’s administration, faculty, staff and students in celebrating the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America Barack Obama on Tuesday, January 20, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be a live broadcast from Washington, DC. The special speaker will Floyd Adams, along with Photo Memories and Refreshments. The … Continue reading “Other Inaugural Celebrations”

Dunham to Keynote Springfield’s MLK, Jr. Observance Day Service

By | January 14, 2009

Local radio talk show personality, Chester Dunham, will be the keynote speaker at the Springfield, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association Annual Breakfast Worship Service, the Effingham County Complex, on Monday, January 19, 2009, 7:30 a.m. Dunham is a catalyst for positive change. Locally, statewide and nationally. He was born in Harris Neck, Georgia and raised in Darien–the … Continue reading “Dunham to Keynote Springfield’s MLK, Jr. Observance Day Service”

Charles W. Chesnutt: Postage Due

By | January 14, 2009

The Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival will observe the kick-off of the 20th National African American Read-In on February 1, 2009. The Read-in is sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and its Black Caucus, endorsed by the International Reading Association. On the local level, this event is coordinated by WHCJ-FM 90.3, the department of Liberal Arts at … Continue reading “Charles W. Chesnutt: Postage Due”