Here We Go Again! This Time Buffalo, New York

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

My intent was to write a column on the importance of voting in this year’s primaries and general elections. I wanted to appeal to the community to vote in large numbers. I intended to say when you go to the polls, do not vote for those whose only agenda is to shout hate and divisiveness or those who never tell … Continue reading “Here We Go Again! This Time Buffalo, New York”

The Savannah College of Art & Design Presents SCAD FASHION 2022

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents SCAD FASHION 2022, a global showcase of original designs by SCAD School of Fashion senior and graduate students. The highly anticipated signature event commences in the Alex Townsend Memorial Courtyard at the award-winning SCAD Museum of Art, Friday, May 20, at 8:30 p.m., as SCAD welcomes guests for a first look at … Continue reading “The Savannah College of Art & Design Presents SCAD FASHION 2022”

Dancing With Savannah Stars Raises $225,000 For Children In Foster Care

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

Brightside Advocacy’s Savannah Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program held its annual Dancing with Savannah Stars fundraising event at Victory North this past Friday, May 13th. This event featured twelve “Savannah Stars” who were paired with a professional dancer to compete on stage and raise funds to sustain programming needs for Chatham County children who have experienced abuse and neglect. … Continue reading “Dancing With Savannah Stars Raises $225,000 For Children In Foster Care”

A.E. Beach High School Names Hall of Fame Inductees

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

The A. E. Beach High School Athletic Hall of Fame recently inducted seven former athletes and one citation honoree during it’s 34th induction ceremony held Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Carey Hilliards Banquet Room. The seven athletes inducted were Belinda Stephens Boyd (multiple sports), Tyrone DeVoe (multiple sports), Rodney Magwood (multiple sports), Frederick Praylo (multiple sports), Tyrone Spann (multiple sports), … Continue reading “A.E. Beach High School Names Hall of Fame Inductees”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

The Voter Registration Office: 1117 Eisenhower Dr. M-F (8 AM – 6 PM) The Mosquito Control Center: 65 Billy Hair Dr. M-F (9 AM – 5 PM) The Civic Center: 301 Oglethorpe Ave. M-F (9 AM – 5 PM) Islands Library: 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd. M-F (9 AM – 5 PM) Southwest Library: 14097 Abercorn St. M-F (9 AM – … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Municipal Archives Opens New Online Exhibit Exploring Savannah’s Jim Crow Era

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

The City of Savannah’s Municipal Archives, in partnership with Georgia Southern University, opened the new online exhibit “Jim Crow in Savannah’s Parks,” examining how Savannah denied Black people access to the best public parks and recreational facilities, and how Black taxpayers paid for a superior park system for whites. Prepared by Jeffrey M. Ofgang, an intern with the City of … Continue reading “Municipal Archives Opens New Online Exhibit Exploring Savannah’s Jim Crow Era”

Honorable Dee Dawkins-Haigler Receives Nobel Peace Prize Nomination For Her Global Leadership

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

Reverend Dr. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, President and Founder of Organization of World Leaders and candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She dedicates her life to fighting for social justice and human rights issues that promote peace and economic stability. She is hailed as a champion and catalyst for systemic change by working with … Continue reading “Honorable Dee Dawkins-Haigler Receives Nobel Peace Prize Nomination For Her Global Leadership”

High School Senior Makes History As First African American Valedictorian at Calvary Day School

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

Maya Angelou eloquently shares with us,” if you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased.” Victoria Lynese Grimes has broken the glass ceiling and will leave a legacy at Calvary Day School. She is the first African American Valedictorian and first African American female Valedictorian in the school’s history. She broke … Continue reading “High School Senior Makes History As First African American Valedictorian at Calvary Day School”

Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Mayor Van R. Johnson, II

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

On Sunday, May 22, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will host Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson II, who will deliver his State of the City address. The meeting will be held in-person at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 1008 May Street, with its pastor, Reverend Paul Smith. Mayor Johnson will review his first two and a half years as … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Mayor Van R. Johnson, II”

Roe v Wade, Voter Suppression, and “We” The Voters

By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

The current uproar over the leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s anticipated Decision on Abortion Rights is another example of the Republican Right Wing effort to eliminate democracy under the cover of the very Constitution which provides all our democratically protected rights. We have seen the attack on Voting Rights by the actions of the Republicans in the U.S. … Continue reading “Roe v Wade, Voter Suppression, and “We” The Voters”