Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Telfair Museums will welcome the public to its 12th annual observance of Juneteenth — a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States — with a Free Family Day on Saturday, June 8 from 1-4pm. The Juneteenth celebration at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center will feature storytelling, music, and demonstrations highlighting African American history and Gullah-Geechee culture, kicking off … Continue reading “Telfair Museums Presents Its 12th Juneteenth Commemoration”

Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Two highly anticipated productions will no longer bring their shows to Savannah as a result of the ‘Heartbeat bill’ signed by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month. Producers of “The Power,” as well as producers of a new Kristen Wiig movie had scouts in the Hostess City but have now decided to look at other venues. “The collective decision taken … Continue reading “Two Productions Move Out of Savannah After Heartbeat Bill”

Hungry Club Forum to Hear From Youth Advocates

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will again hold a youth development and issues forum entitled “Planting the Seed: Organizing, Cultivating and Supporting Youth Advocacy in Our Community.” The forum will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019, at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street in Savannah, GA. Early … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum to Hear From Youth Advocates”

American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 Memorial Day Service Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 held their 2019 Memorial Day Commemoration Program last Monday at the Laurel Grove South Cemetery. The service was dedicated in loving memory of CWO-4 David F. Richards. Lieutenant General Walter E. Gaskin was the guest speaker. The Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 was in attendance. Chief Warrant … Continue reading “American Legion William P. Jordan Post 500 Memorial Day Service Held”

West Point Graduates Its Most Diverse Class

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The graduating class of 2019 at the United States Military Academy at West Point is set to make history. The Academy of its 200 women will be graduating 34 black women cadets which is the largest in its history. “The Army was in my periphery growing up and in high school I developed an appreciation for public service. I believe … Continue reading “West Point Graduates Its Most Diverse Class”

NCNW, Savannah Section, Announces Mary McLeod Bethune Essay Contest Winners for Spring 2019

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a council of 39 national affiliates and community-based sections. Founded in 1935, the NCNW’s mission is to support African-American women through their families and communities by enhancing them through research, community services, and issues pertaining to health, education, and economics. The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. is pleased to honor … Continue reading “NCNW, Savannah Section, Announces Mary McLeod Bethune Essay Contest Winners for Spring 2019”

“Caring for Family and Ancestor Knowledge Workshop” To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The Genealogy Resource Support Center in Partnership with The Beach Institute and the City of Savannah Presents: “Caring for Family and Ancestor Knowledge Workshop” on Monday, June 3 2019 at 502 Harris Street in Savannah. Join us for our first genealogy workshop to learn about finding family in the African Diaspora Workshop presenters include: · Dorothy Tuck, Genealogy Specialist and … Continue reading ““Caring for Family and Ancestor Knowledge Workshop” To Be Held”

The Beach Institute and Unity in the Community Present: “Boyz N the Hood”

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The Beach Institute and Unity in the Community welcome you to join us on Friday, May 31st at 6:30 PM to celebrate famed director John Singleton (January 6, 1968 – April 28, 2019) with a free screening of his best known film “Boyz N The Hood”. This groundbreaking film gave a voice to the Black experience in America. Singleton was … Continue reading “The Beach Institute and Unity in the Community Present: “Boyz N the Hood””

Local Leaders Receive Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award At Good Scout Dinner

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America held its annual Good Scout Dinner at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront, featuring Vince Dooley, the legendary former UGA coach as guest speaker. During Dooley’s tenure, Georgia athletic teams won 78 SEC team championships and numerous individual national titles in both men’s and women’s sports. For over 50 … Continue reading “Local Leaders Receive Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award At Good Scout Dinner”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/ Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”