Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Norfolk NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon

NORFOLK The Norfolk NAACP hosted its 61st Life Membership and Freedom Fund observance with a Luncheon on October 6 at the Murray Center Taste N’ See. The branch is under the leadership of Joe Dillard. The Mistress of Ceremonies was New Journal and G...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Op-Ed: Vote! Our Rights Are Too Hard-Won to Dismiss

TriceEdneyWire.com “Our first project was to become familiar with the voter registration process and all the impediments that kept down the number of Negro voters. These impediments were quite formidable and sometimes unpredictable. The stated regis...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Improving Our Schools

Well, the “new” school year (2018-2019) is already underway.  And, the issue of “improving” our public schools lies before us as never before. Accordingly, I got to thinking about what “we” can do to significantly “improve” our public schools for ou...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

PART III – HBCUs

Hampton U’s  Chief Arrived At Crossroads; Delivered On Promise Dr. William R. Harvey did not know he was on the verge of making history the day he flew 728 miles from Tuskegee, Ala. to Hampton Institute, strolled across campus savoring the sweet oce...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Taste of Hampton Roads In Portsmouth

HAMPTON ROADS Olde Towne Portsmouth was the first site of this year’s Taste of Hampton Roads to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. On Saturday September 29, participating restaurants on High Street welcomed ticketed...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Chemotherapy: How It Works, What To Expect

The very thought of having chemotherapy frightens many people. But knowing what chemotherapy is, how it works, and what to expect can often help calm your fears. It can also give you a better sense of control over your cancer treatment. Chemotherapy...