The Savannah Black Heritage Festival: A Virtual Experience, Ends Feb 21st

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival committee invites you to enjoy the last week of 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 final days of the festival. See the list below, and mark your … Continue reading “The Savannah Black Heritage Festival: A Virtual Experience, Ends Feb 21st”

Honoring Reverend Edward Lamar Ellis, Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Sister Emily Nzeribe, deaconess of First Bryan Baptist, was asked to spearhead the memorial window at First Bryan Baptist Church honoring Pastor Edward L. Ellis, Jr. Rev. Ellis was the longest-serving Pastor in the history of First Bryan Baptist Church. He served for 27 years. “I knew that was something I would love to do”, said Sis. Nzeribe. “It became … Continue reading “Honoring Reverend Edward Lamar Ellis, Jr.”

Celebrating BLACK HISTORY MONTH:

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Reverend Louis Scott Stell, Jr. was born August 13, 1911 in Fayetteville, Georgia, to Louis Scott and Ida Harps Stell. He acquired his higher education and seminary training at Morris Brown College, Carver Bible College, Interdenominational Theological Center Extension, and American Baptist Theological Seminary. His election in 1968 made him the first Black to serve on the Chatham County Board … Continue reading “Celebrating BLACK HISTORY MONTH:”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Macular degeneration (also called AMD or age-related macular degeneration) is an age-related condition that affects the central vision. The part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear visual images. The macula is responsible for that part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. Although the peripheral … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

COVID Panel Addresses Black and Latino Vaccine Concerns

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

By Mary Landers This is a reprint from Friday, February 12, 2021’s Savannah Morning News . Blacks and Latinos are more likely to get sick and die from COVID than their white counterparts but also have more hesitancy and less access to the vaccine that can protect them. In Chatham County for example, 13 of the 15 people age 45 … Continue reading “COVID Panel Addresses Black and Latino Vaccine Concerns”

History in Herstory: Thesis Exhibition by Graduate Candidate, Ida Irby

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Hello to my mentors, community supporters, Savannah College of Art and Design graduate staff; and The Savannah Tribune readers. Allow me to introduce my self and invite you to my Thesis Show: I am a graduate candidate in the Master of Fine Arts program at the Savannah College of Art and Design. It is my pleasure to invite you to … Continue reading “History in Herstory: Thesis Exhibition by Graduate Candidate, Ida Irby”

Center for Africana Studies to Celebrate Black History Month

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

The Georgia Southern University Center for Africana Studies is hosting “Go Back and Fetch It! African Folktales Traditions, Meanings, and Relevance,” featuring Gullah Geechee storyteller and Armstrong alumna Lillian Grant-Baptiste (’13). The event is in celebration of Black History Month and will take place over Zoom on Feb. 25 at 12:30 p.m. Maxine Bryant, Ph.D., assistant director of the Center … Continue reading “Center for Africana Studies to Celebrate Black History Month”

STEM Student Becomes Published BIPOC Playwright

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

The STEM Academy @ Bartlett is pleased to announce eighth grade student Yiming Low’s monologue “My Culture” has been chosen for publication in Theatrefolk’s book to be released later this year. Recently, Theatrefolk asked for BIPOC (Black, Indigenious, and People of Color) student writers to share their voices and perspectives through their original monologue submissions. Along with the honor of … Continue reading “STEM Student Becomes Published BIPOC Playwright”

CAT to Suspend Airport Shuttle Service

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Chatham Area Transit will suspend the 100X Airport Express shuttle service starting on March 8. The Airport Express provides transportation to and from the Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport, while also serving some downtown hotel locations on the return trip. It costs passengers $5 for oneway trips or $8 for roundtrip tickets. The service is expected to be suspended for … Continue reading “CAT to Suspend Airport Shuttle Service”

Job Fair/Hiring Event

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s St. Mary’s Community Center is hosting a job fair/hiring event with the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System. Available positions include Head Custodian, Custodial Worker, Bus Driver, Bus Monitor, Mechanic, and School Resource Officer. The hiring event is Wednesday, February 24, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Community Center. The center is located at 812 W. … Continue reading “Job Fair/Hiring Event”