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#FREEDOMRIDE2021

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop! Sixty years after the original Freedom Ride, Black Americans are still facing significant barriers at the polls. Legislation in Georgia, Florida, and dozens of other states threatens to further disenfranchise Black communities and rob us of our power. Black Voters Matter, in partnership with other national political and advocacy organizations, is launching the Freedom Ride for … Continue reading “#FREEDOMRIDE2021”

The Kennedy Center Awards The 2021 Honorees

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

This year’s Kennedy Center Honors was staged in late May over the course of a week and stitched together into a two hour telecast that premiered June 6th on CBS. The annual Honors telecast without categories that recognizes the lifelong accomplishments and talents of the nations’ artists is normally aired the week between Christmas and New Years, but was postponed … Continue reading “The Kennedy Center Awards The 2021 Honorees”

Savannah African Art Museum To Host Free Juneteenth Community Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

The Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM) is hosting a Juneteenth community celebration to honor the past and embrace the future from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at the museum grounds located at 201 E. 37th St., Savannah. The event will include music, storytelling, art, tours, dance, crafts, and more. The event is free, as are all SAAM’s tours and workshops. … Continue reading “Savannah African Art Museum To Host Free Juneteenth Community Celebration”

Five Facts About The Tulsa Race Massacre

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

In 1921, a White mob entered the Greenwood District and destroyed Tulsa’s Black community. During Memorial Day weekend, the centennial remembrance of the Tulsa Race Massacre was commemorated. The massacre began when White townspeople heard a false rumors that 19-year-old Dick Rowland, a Black shoe shiner, assaulted a White elevator operator named Sarah Page. Below are five interesting facts about … Continue reading “Five Facts About The Tulsa Race Massacre”

Gateway Behavioral Health Crisis Center Offers Services For Those In Crisis

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

Gateway Behavioral Health Crisis Center’s mission is to be a leader in the provision of comprehensive community services for mental health, substance use disorders, developmental disorders, and disabilities to the people and communities it serves. During an interview with Kayla Hughes, a Savannah Tribune intern, Mrs. McFadden, Director of Child and Adolescent Programs and Director of Outreach at Gateway Behavioral … Continue reading “Gateway Behavioral Health Crisis Center Offers Services For Those In Crisis”

Hungry Club Forum Presents 2021 Community Service Appreciation Award Luncheon

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will hold its 15th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception–Luncheon, on Saturday June 5, 2021, virtually via Zoom Meeting streamed to Facebook Live, at www.facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah. Free and open to the public, everyone is invited to log on and participate in this celebration of the community support and collaboration that have made … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Presents 2021 Community Service Appreciation Award Luncheon”

Healthy Savannah & YMCA of Coastal GA Receive $544K For COVID-19 Vaccine Initiatives

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia have been awarded $544,000 in supplemental grant funding by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funds will be used to broaden the initiatives of the current Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant to focus on COVID-19 vaccine education, awareness, and acceptance. “Our goal in administering this funding is … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah & YMCA of Coastal GA Receive $544K For COVID-19 Vaccine Initiatives”

James Participated In The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commemoration

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission presented an Economic Empowerment Day on June 1 as part of the centennial commemoration events. Robert E. James, II, Chairman of the National Bankers Association and Director of Strategic Initiatives at Carver State Bank of Savannah, traveled to Tulsa and participated as a panelist for the “Black Wall Street” learning and engagement track. … Continue reading “James Participated In The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commemoration”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

The Savannah Tribune strongly supports passage of U.S. House Bill – HR 4 – The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and U.S. Senate Bill – SR 1 – The For the People Act. National legislation is the only way to overcome undemocratic voter restriction laws such as the law passed in Georgia. We also supported a Bipartisan Commission to … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its 15th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception-Luncheon virtually, on Saturday June 5, 2021, at 11:30 AM, via Zoom Meeting streamed to Facebook Live, at www.Facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah. The Board of Directors, under the leadership of President Bishop Dr. Willie Ferrell, Pastor, Royal Church of Christ, and the HCFS’ lead consultant … Continue reading “Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events”