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GUILTY!

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

A fter nearly two years of pain, suffering, and wondering if the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery would pay for their heinous crime, the 25-yearold’s family finally received justice. A Glynn County, Georgia jury convicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William Bryan of felony murder. “Guilty. Guilty. Guilty,” civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump exclaimed. “Nothing will bring back Ahmaud, but … Continue reading “GUILTY!”

Official Statement From The Family of Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The family of Reverend Matthew Southall Brown, Sr, Pastor Emeritus of St. John (“The Mighty Fortress”) Baptist Church officially announces the passing and Celebration of Life services. The Community service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021, at 6:00 pm at the Savannah Civic Center in the Johnny Mercer Theater. A Private, Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, … Continue reading “Official Statement From The Family of Pastor Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.”

Kwanzaa: A Celebration Of Family & Community

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The Beach Institute, located at 502 East Harris Street, will host Kwanzaa presentations on Sunday, December 5th at 5:00 PM and Saturday, December 11th at 4:00 PM. Celebrant and Master Storyteller, Lillian Grant-Baptiste will tell the magnificent story of Kwanzaa and will explore the origin, the true meaning and cultural and historical significance of this African American holiday. Ms. Grant-Baptiste … Continue reading “Kwanzaa: A Celebration Of Family & Community”

Opinion: Prayer Matters

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

As I listened to the Reverend Al Sharpton speak outside of the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, after Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William R. Bryan were convicted for the February 23, 2020, murder of Mr. Ahmaud M. Arbery, I could not help but think of how surreal the past year and a half … Continue reading “Opinion: Prayer Matters”

Savannah State University Honors Distinguished Alumni

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah State University (SSU) recently honored outstanding alumni during the annual Founders Day celebration with two distinguished awards: The Richard R. Wright Award of Excellence and The Cyrus G. Wiley Distinguished Alumni Award. Each year Savannah State University takes a day to recognize those who have served the school and made its foundation stronger. The annual observance celebrates the institution’s … Continue reading “Savannah State University Honors Distinguished Alumni”

Savannah Music Festival Announces Free, Family-Friendly Concerts For December

By Savannah Tribune | November 24, 2021

Savannah Music Festival (SMF), a leading nonprofit performing arts organization, is pleased to announce upcoming free family-friendly concerts including Musical Explorers at the Forsyth Park bandshell on Sunday, December 5 and SMF Jazz Academy’s semester-end performance on Friday, December 10. In addition, tickets for a matinee performance of Big Band Holidays featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Announces Free, Family-Friendly Concerts For December”

Savannah Remembers The Life of Rev. Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.

By Savannah Tribune | November 24, 2021

Reverend Matthew Southall Brown, Sr., Pastor of St. John Baptist Church “The Mighty Fortress” for over 35 years, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the age of 99 of nat- ural causes. Religious leader, Reverend Matthew Southall Brown, Sr. was born on July 16, 1922 in Savannah, Georgia to Christopher Frederick Brown and Helen Robinson Brown. In 1943, … Continue reading “Savannah Remembers The Life of Rev. Matthew Southall Brown, Sr.”

Annual Focus On Youth Issues At Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | November 24, 2021

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will hold a youth issues public forum entitled “What Lasting Gifts Can We Give to the Youth of Our Community?,” on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 9:30 AM at www.facebook.com/ hungryclubforumofsavannah. While youth considerations permeate discussions throughout sessions of the HCFS, in 2009, the HCFS Board of Directors made the decision to … Continue reading “Annual Focus On Youth Issues At Hungry Club Forum”

Savannah State University Celebrates More Than $810,000 In Scholarship Contributions

By Savannah Tribune | November 24, 2021

During this season of giving and thanksgiving, Savannah State University (SSU) celebrates the generous financial contributions of its alumni, faculty, and staff who have donated $629,000 to support deserving students in need of tuition assistance to obtain a college degree. Made possible by Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the university will receive matching funds for five … Continue reading “Savannah State University Celebrates More Than $810,000 In Scholarship Contributions”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | November 24, 2021

Just to recap, the State House and State Senate maps were adopted and sent to the Governor for his signature earlier last week. The final proposed Congressional map was revealed Wednesday, November 17th, and I have to tell you that it was worse than even I could have imagined. Currently, we have an 8 Republican/ 6 Democrat split of our … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”