The Savannah Black Heritage Festival: A Virtual Experience, Continues

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival committee invites you to continue to enjoy the Virtual festival from the comforts of home or your safe space this week. Go to the festival website at www.savannahblackheritagefestival.org to access the schedule and the links to various programs scheduled in the coming days. See the list below, and mark your calendar. Share a Tweet, an … Continue reading “The Savannah Black Heritage Festival: A Virtual Experience, Continues”

The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Brunette Davis Mitchell-Dixon

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Brunetta Davis Mitchell-Dixon, affectionately known as Ms. Brunette, was the definition of a “faithful warrior” for Christ, her family and those who were blessed to know her. She will always define for us what it means to be “loyal,” she will always be our earthly example of what it means to stand on our faith, being courageous, and giving endless … Continue reading “The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Brunette Davis Mitchell-Dixon”

Local Media Outlets Host COVID Panel For Black and Latino Communities

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

A panel of local black and Latino professionals will discuss Covid Vaccine fact and fiction on Thursday, Feb. 11 via livestream and in person at St. Philip AME Church, 613 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. “The COVID Vaccine and You: What Black and Latino Communities Need to Know” is sponsored by the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Tribune, E-93 and Magic … Continue reading “Local Media Outlets Host COVID Panel For Black and Latino Communities”

Buccaneers Victorious At Super Bowl LV

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Super Bowl LV football game is played to determine the champion of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2020 NFL season. The National Football Conference (NFC) champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Kansas City Chiefs, 31–9. The game took place as usual, the first Sunday in February 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in … Continue reading “Buccaneers Victorious At Super Bowl LV”

An Afternoon with Huxsie

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Savannah jazz legend Huxsie Scott will celebrate her favorite vocalists and composers in this concert presented live from the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Church February 28 at 3 p.m. via zoom. Tickets are $25 through Eventbrite: https:// www.eventbrite.com/ e/ an- afternoon- with- huxsie tickets-138851128463

Celebrate Black History Month With American Red Cross

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

About 100,000 people in the U.S., most of whom are of African descent, are living with sickle cell disease (SCD) – the most common inherited blood disorder in the country. Of the 100,000 individuals with SCD, 10,000 are in Georgia. Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to be sticky, hard, and cresblood cent-shaped instead of soft and round. This … Continue reading “Celebrate Black History Month With American Red Cross”

Chatham County Receives $8.7 million Grant for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Chatham County received an $8.7 million grant on January 15, 2021, which will be designated for emergency rental assistance. The U.S. Department of Treasury has allocated $25 billion for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Under this legislation, counties with populations above 200,000 residents received direct payment from the U.S. Treasury. The State of Georgia also received funding to provide assistance … Continue reading “Chatham County Receives $8.7 million Grant for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program”

WWS Commemorates The Prophets Taken For Profit

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Join us in an initiative of genuine hope, health and equality! Monday, February 15th, 2021 at 4:30 pm at Forsyth Park “Victory Over Violence” marker, 30 ft SE of Antebellum Fountain. Commemorate the Times of Malcolm X as an everyday Escape, Rebellion and Freedom experience!! This February we, the WWS initiative, continue to breach the segre(gated) space of Black History … Continue reading “WWS Commemorates The Prophets Taken For Profit”

Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Virtually Raises The Bar of Sisterhood and Service

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

Hardship and unprecedented change are hallmarks of 2020. Despite the profound issues that impacted those in the Savannah community, the Members of Gamma Sigma Omega (GSO) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) raised the bar of sisterhood and service. GSO president, Denise M. Cooper, Esq., was diligent about ensuring that the Sorority’s ideals and mission be imparted even … Continue reading “Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Virtually Raises The Bar of Sisterhood and Service”

Rep. Mallow Blasts GOP Voter Disenfranchisement Bills

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

The Georgia General Assembly is in full swing and much discussion is being made over a revamping of our election laws. As a newly elected state representative, I consider our constitutionally guaranteed right to vote the hallmark of our democracy. While I support the review of our voting practices after major elections, my colleagues in the Republican dominated House of … Continue reading “Rep. Mallow Blasts GOP Voter Disenfranchisement Bills”