33rd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens Feb. 1

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

The 33rd annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival will take place February 1 – 20 in a hybrid format. “Celebrating Culture, Celebrating Heritage, Celebrating You” is the central theme of the festival, and the hybrid experience will bring cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts, as well as historical gems and entertainment for all demographics and interests throughout … Continue reading “33rd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens Feb. 1”

Legendary Actor, Sidney Poitier, 94, Has Died

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

Legendary actor Sidney Poitier, who broke barriers and stood for justice and Black lives during the most tumultuous times of the civil rights movement, has died. Poitier, whose iconic 71-year career included starring roles in “A Raisin in the Sun,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and “Uptown Saturday Night,” was 94. His cause of death has yet to be confirmed. … Continue reading “Legendary Actor, Sidney Poitier, 94, Has Died”

Plant Riverside District Dedicates MLK, Jr. Park & Unveils City’s 1st Monument To Civil Rights Leader

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

Savannah, Ga.’s most exciting destination for dining, shopping and live entertainment – officially dedicated Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and unveiled a new commemorative bronze and granite memorial to the late Civil Rights leader on Jan. 15. The memorial bust, which was approved by the King family, is the first monument to honor Dr. King in the City of Savannah … Continue reading “Plant Riverside District Dedicates MLK, Jr. Park & Unveils City’s 1st Monument To Civil Rights Leader”

One Of The Country’s Largest Black Family-Owned Construction Companies Invests In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

With a 70-year history of building structures that shape skylines and communities in Georgia and beyond, H. J. Russell & Company (Russell), founded in Atlanta by the late Herman J. Russell in 1952, has strong roots within Georgia and is one of the largest minority owned firms in the country and state. Those roots have been stretching towards Savannah and … Continue reading “One Of The Country’s Largest Black Family-Owned Construction Companies Invests In Savannah”

Theresa White Inducted Into Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

Theresa White has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. While best known as the Founder, Chair, and CEO of the … Continue reading “Theresa White Inducted Into Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry”

State Rep. Derek Mallow Seeks Seat In Georgia Senate

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

State Representative Derek Mallow announced his candidacy for the Georgia Senate – District 2, last Monday, January 17th at Forsyth Park. Rep. Mallow serves on the House of Representatives Economic Development & Tourism Committee, Retirement Committee and the State Planning & Community Affairs Committee. During his first term as the District 163 State Representative, Mallow has been instrumental in being … Continue reading “State Rep. Derek Mallow Seeks Seat In Georgia Senate”

Elections Analyst Dr. Bruce Mallard At The Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

On January 22, 2022, the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will present a virtual Signature Roundtable and Open Forum entitled, “A Look at the Upcoming 2022 Election Season.” Associated Press consultant and Savannah State University Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs Bruce Mallard, PhD, has been invited to serve as keynote presenter and to participate in … Continue reading “Elections Analyst Dr. Bruce Mallard At The Hungry Club Forum”

Class 101 Savannah Is Helping To Make College Planning Easy

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

Applying to college can be overwhelming. The Class 101 of Savannah Team is helping families navigate the complex, multi-year college planning process by working one-on-one with students as early as the 8th grade. The Team provides services students and parents that include: developing a college list, visiting colleges, improving grades, prepping for the PSAT/ACT/SAT, upgrading academic resumes, crafting college essays, … Continue reading “Class 101 Savannah Is Helping To Make College Planning Easy”

City Establishes Office Of Neighborhood Safety And Engagement, Hires Director

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

The City of Savannah has established the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (ONSE), dedicated to implementing crime reduction strategies and increasing neighborhood safety through a collaborative community approach, and is pleased to announce John M. Bush, Jr. as the first neighborhood safety and engagement director. Bush brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in community engagement to the role … Continue reading “City Establishes Office Of Neighborhood Safety And Engagement, Hires Director”

ASK A MINDSET COACH

By Savannah Tribune | January 19, 2022

Question: I recently conducted a staff meeting for new hires. An inappropriate comment was made by one of the new hires and I responded to it in a harsh manner. I immediately felt bad and apologized on the spot as did he. My apology was accepted. But I can’t help feeling guilty for losing my cool like that….especially since I’m … Continue reading “ASK A MINDSET COACH”