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Sen. Kamala Harris Expected To Announce 2020 Intentions

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has never been known to pull-punches. Harris is viewed by those who know her as someone who’s “as tough as they come.” And, she knows that any bid for president in 2020 against the bombastic Donald Trump will take a bit of rhinoceros skin to deal with. “It’s a very serious decision,” Harris told MSNBC’s … Continue reading “Sen. Kamala Harris Expected To Announce 2020 Intentions”

At 92, “49” Still Getting His Just Due

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

At 92 years of age, Walter Bruce “49” Simmons, Sr. has done a lot for his family, his community and for his personal legacy. But the quiet demeanor with which he carries himself would cause one to neglect knowing the true essence of the man he is without sitting down with him and engaging him in conversation. Underneath the soft-spoken … Continue reading “At 92, “49” Still Getting His Just Due”

6th Annual Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

Tybee IS Savannah Beach!!! All are welcome! Savannah Beach will celebrate Dr. King’s 90th Birthday on Saturday January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm. The Parade Route will begin at 16th St. Walter Parker Pier and go to the Old School Cafeteria. Our theme is “All Life is inter-related in a single garment of Destiny.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Ann Levett, … Continue reading “6th Annual Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Choir Concert & Dance Performance

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

“Celebrating 30 Years of Black History, Culture and Art” is the central theme of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for February 1-21, 2019. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts are offered for all ages and interests throughout the celebration. Special programs and activities during this festival will serve as tribute to the late Westley W. … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Choir Concert & Dance Performance”

Alderman Van Johnson To Serve As NLC Advisory Council Chairman

By Savannah Tribune | December 12, 2018

City of Savannah Alderman Van Johnson has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the NLC Advisory Board for the 2019 calendar year by National League of Cities’ (NLC) President, Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor of Gary, Indiana. The Advisory Council is made up of past board members who are still in elected local office who provide advice and input to the … Continue reading “Alderman Van Johnson To Serve As NLC Advisory Council Chairman”

MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association Announces The 2019 Honorees

By Savannah Tribune | December 05, 2018

The 40th annual celebration of Dr. King’s birth will begin Sunday, the 9th of December 2018 with our 2019 Honorees Reception at the King Frazier Ballroom at 5:00 p.m. at Savannah State University. The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. invites the community at-large to attend the celebration as we introduce the 2019 … Continue reading “MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association Announces The 2019 Honorees”

30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival: February 1-21, 2019

By Savannah Tribune | December 05, 2018

The 30th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival will be held starting February 1-21, 2019. The theme for this year’s Black Heritage Festival is “Celebrating 30 Years of Black History, Culture and Art”. More information coming soon about the 2019 Festival. Stay up to date by checking the website at savannahblackheritagefestival.com or by liking us on Facebook!

Runoff Election

By Savannah Tribune | December 05, 2018

CDBA Meets at Carver State Bank

By Savannah Tribune | December 05, 2018

The Executive Board of the Community Development Bankers Association (CDBA) met in Savannah on November 7 – 9, 2018. The meeting was hosted by Attorney Robert E. James, II, a member of the CDBA Board and also a Director of Carver State Bank. The CDBA is the national trade association of the community development bank sector of the financial services … Continue reading “CDBA Meets at Carver State Bank”

Gilliard Named Grand Marshal For Richmond Hill’s 1st Annual MLK Observance Day Parade

By Savannah Tribune | December 05, 2018

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) will serve as the Grand Marshall and the Keynote Speaker at the Richmond Hill 1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Observance Day and Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill at 521 Cedar St. For more information, please contact Rep. Gilliard’s local office at … Continue reading “Gilliard Named Grand Marshal For Richmond Hill’s 1st Annual MLK Observance Day Parade”