Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

Commodores Legend Talks Reunion, New Book

Thomas McClary, the legendary founder of the super group the Commodores, has a new book that takes readers on a journey through Motown, the Civil Rights Movement and a backstage war for the ages. McClary, who co-founded the group with Lionel Richie,...

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

Suit Filed Opposes At-Large Voting In Virginia Beach

Latasha Holloway, a resident of Virginia Beach, has filed a suit demanding a change to the way Virginia Beach elects its city council, charging it violates the voting rights of  minorities. Holloway, a housewife, said the suit is inspired by her ina...

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

In Honor of Carl M. Brashear

RADCLIFF, KYRecently during the nation’s observance of Veterans Day, the State of Kentucky dedicated a Veterans Center in honor of Carl M. Brashear, the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970 despit...

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

Second Annual Black-Tie Scholarship Gala

CHESAPEAKEThe New Chesapeake Men for Progress Education Foundation, Inc. awarded three citizens during the group’s Second Annual Black-Tie Scholarship Gala on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Chesapeake Delta Hotel by Marriott. More than 300 guest...

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

Portsmouth NAACP Holds 74th Freedom Fund Event

PORTSMOUTHThe Portsmouth NAACP held its 74th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on November 17 at the Edmonds Center. The keynote speaker was Dr. Wesley Bellamy, Civil Rights Activist and the Vice Mayor of Charlottesville. Dr. Bellamy, who recently receive...

Southeast / Alabama - 7 months ago

Understanding Cholesterol

By Glenn Ellis Statins are one of the bestselling pharmaceuticals of all time. If you’re not on medicine to lower your cholesterol yet, you might be soon. Recent new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiol...