During the past two weeks, in response to successful grassroots campaigns, two governors have released Black Americans who had been railroaded by our nation’s criminal justice system. Together, these cases speak to the urgent need for the work the NAACP and our allies are doing to encourage more governors to use their clemency authority as our nation’s founding fathers intended … Continue reading “An Urgent Movement for Justice”
Tigers Snap Losing Skid Savannah State broke a 13- game losing streak with a 74-65 win over Southeastern Louisiana in the first round of the Hardwood Club Holiday Tournament on December 29. The tournament was hosted by Southern Mississippi. Sophomore guard Preston Blackmon had the hot hand for SSU, pouring in a careerhigh 26 points. Joshua Montgomery added 22 points, … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”
The United Way Worldwide and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Financial Foundation have awarded Step Up Savannah, Inc. a two-year grant to support financial literacy efforts among lower-wage families. Step Up is slated to receive $150,000 over 24 months to work with community partners, including Consumer Credit Counseling Service, and area employers to provide financial education and counseling … Continue reading “Step Up Savannah Awarded $150,000 Grant to Promote Financial Literacy Over Two Years”
Attention All Ushers! You are cordially invited to our Usher’s 80th Anniversary, Sunday January 16, 2011, 4:00 PM, 4370 ACL Blvd. All are welcome to worship with us on this glorious occasion are anytime the doors of our church ar open. Visit our website at ww.first jerusalem.org.
Macedonia Baptist Church Reverend James Jenkins, Pastor Family/Friends Night & Pre-Black History Celebration
Family & Friends are invited enjoy a night to hear God’s word, worship, Fellowship, and dine. Come prepared to have an awesome time in the Lord, and do it all with our closest family and friends. Friday, January 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Macedonia Baptist Church Church 467 Macedonia Road, Hardeeville, SC (Levy Community)
Washington, DC – Congressional Black Caucus Chairman-Elect Emanuel Cleaver today announced three talented emerging leaders to key positions within the CBC: Executive Director, Policy Director, and Communications Director. Angela Rye, who currently serves as Senior Advisor and Counsel to the House Committee on Homeland Security has been named Executive Director and General Counsel. “It is important that we have strong, … Continue reading “Congressional Black Caucus Chairman-Elect Emanuel Cleaver Announces Key Staff Appointments”
Attorney Zena McClain has taken on the leadership of Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Gamma Sigma Omega chapter was chartered on May 29, 1943. Within a year of its chartering, the chapter’s first major service project was the establishment of an orphanage for African-American children – the Greenbriar Children’s Center, Incorporated. Since establishing the Greenbriar … Continue reading “Local Attorney Takes Helm of Local Chapter of International Sorority”
The Board of Directors and staff of the Economic Opportunity for Savannah- Chatham County Area, Inc. cordially invite you to attend the EOA’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Program 39th Community Observance. The speaker for the event will be Shirley Sherrod. On July 19, 2010, Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign from her position as Georgia State Director of Rural Development … Continue reading “EOA to Hold 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Observance Program”
Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt Come to Life– January 22nd A Pre-Black Heritage Festival Event
As a precursor to the opening of the 22nd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, the Savannah premiere of “Words Between Two Reformers: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt,” an original theatrical production that brings to life the voices of two of the most powerful women of the 20th Century, will be hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University on Saturday, January … Continue reading “Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt Come to Life– January 22nd A Pre-Black Heritage Festival Event”
The A.E. Beach High School Class of 1971 will meet at the Bull Street Library January 9, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. All classmates are encouraged to attend.