This Week's Top Stories, November 20 - November 26

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Angry Ferguson protesters burn down buildings, vandalize police vehicles after…

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It was a night that the town of Ferguson feared would happen.  After the grand jury announced that the officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown...

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Virginian Pilot writer explores the history, future of the New…

Local News

[This story originally ran in September 2014 at Evening Pilot, a digital publication of The Virginian-Pilot newspaper. Some formatting and style have been edited to fit the blog.]   NORFOLK,...

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In Ferguson: State, City Brace For Response To Grand Jury’s…

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Days after Michael Brown was shot to death by policeman Darren Wilson, angry Black residents reacted with marches,...

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November 4 Elections Bring Winds of Change For Women

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November 4 Elections Bring Winds of Change For Women

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide        Now that the election is over, the winds of change are blowing. For example, Congresswoman Alma Adams of...

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Norfolk NAACP Protests Offensive Tweet By BTW School…

Local News

  NORFOLK The Norfolk NAACP has joined the protest surrounding a racist tweet that was sent by an assistant principal at Booker T. Washington High School. On...

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lst Woman President In 133-year History; HU Provost Named To…

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lst Woman President In 133-year History; HU Provost Named To Head VSU

PETERSBURG Virginia State University (VSU) has named Dr. Pamela Valleria Wilson Hammond as the University’s Interim President, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Dr. Hammond is the first...

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Virginian Pilot writer explores the history, future of the New Journal and Guide

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[This story originally ran in September 2014 at Evening Pilot, a digital publication of The Virginian-Pilot newspaper. Some formatting and style have been edited to fit the blog.] ...

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Norfolk NAACP Protests Offensive Tweet By BTW School Official

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  NORFOLK The Norfolk NAACP has joined the protest surrounding a racist tweet that was sent by an assistant principal at Booker T. Washington High School. On Monday Nov. 16, about a do...

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NSU School of Social Work To Host Symposium On Fatherhood Topics

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   One of the most important resources needed to insure the normal growth of children is a  stable and ...

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Bridge Corner : November 20, 2014

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. When a partnership has fewer than 25 combined points, the pair should play in a part score. When a partnership has at least eight comb...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation Supports VSU Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Initiative

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation Supports VSU Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Initiative

  On Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel located at 777 Waterside Drive in Norfolk, the public is cordially invited to join the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation...

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Christmas Village To Debut At Nauticus

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  NORFOLK A 15,000 square-foot Christmas village is a  new attraction that Nauticus is building with the Virginia Stage Co., opening  Nov. 29 and operating each Saturday. The...

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Dec. 12-14, Chrysler Hall: Local Ballet Students To Perform in The Nutcracker

Arts and Culture

  NORFOLK When the Richmond Ballet presents The Nutcracker December 12-14 in Norfolk, 85 local students from 24 different Hampton Roads area dance schools will have the opportunity to ...

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Black Women Fastest Growing Voting Bloc, Report Finds

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Black Women Fastest Growing  Voting Bloc, Report Finds

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Black women are the fastest growing bloc of voters, according to a new report. Black women who are eligible to vo...

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Elected School Boards Yes— But Not Until 2016

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Norfolk joined the list of cities allowing  residents to elect their school board  when 85 perc...

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Part Two: Rethinking race-identity stereotypes in new era

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Part Two: Rethinking race-identity stereotypes in new era

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   On the surface, it appears President Barack Obama and many Republicans are not on the same page. But dig through ...

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STOP’s weatherization program reduces energy costs

Local News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   For the past 37 years the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has funded the Weatherization Assistance Progra...

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Bridge Corner : November 13, 2014

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. We are delighted to have George Hudson, National President of the American Bridge Association, as our guest contributor for this week’...

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Ches. Chief Deputy is home-grown community member

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Ches. Chief Deputy is home-grown community member

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Lt. Col. William Clayton Bennett, Jr., the new chief deputy in the Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office, points to his father’...

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Portsmouth High School Senior Receives National Award

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Portsmouth High School Senior Receives National Award

PORTSMOUTH Portsmouth City Councilwoman Elizabeth M. Psimas, a member of the National Foundation for Women Legislators, Inc. (NFWL), announced recently that one of the six winners of the 17th A...

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TCC is third ‘Most Veteran-Friendly’ 2-year college in the nation

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  HAMPTON ROADS Tidewater Community College has again been recognized by Military Times as a “Best for Vets” institution. It’s the third time in five years the college has received the...

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Social and Civic Whirl: The Daisy Chain Social and Charity Club Celebrated 85 Years of Serving The Community

Social and Civic Whirl

  The Holiday Inn Conference Center, on Greenwich Road in Virginia Beach, was the site of the 85th Anniversary Celebration and 49th Conference of the Daisy Chain Social and Charity Club.&n...

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She’s Creating Her Own Second Act

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She’s Creating Her Own Second Act

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Benita Adams is looking forward to starting the new year by hosting her own shows, The Second Act. Adams, a forme...

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Crispus Attucks Cultural Center Presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

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  NORFOLK The Crispus Attucks Cultural Center (CACC) will present its holiday dance production of A Christmas Carol at the historic Attucks Theatre in Norfolk, VA on December 13-14, 20...

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Citizens’ Group Offers Plan On Downtown Revitalization

Local News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A coalition has crafted its plan on how Norfolk can revitalize 115 acres in its downtown area called the ...

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Speaker Issues Challenge At Beach NAACP Banquet

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Speaker Issues Challenge At Beach NAACP Banquet

VIRGINIA BEACH The Virginia Beach NAACP hosted its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on November 2 at the Westin Town Center. The theme was “Vote Today ... Impact Tomorrow.” The branch dates its hist...

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Part One: Rethinking old stereotypes about women in a new era

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Part One: Rethinking old stereotypes  about women in a new era

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Headlines tell you the exact date First Lady Michelle Obama began to methodically reject stereotypes that date back t...

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Area Colleges, Universities Shore up Veterans’ Programs

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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   There are over 840,000-plus military veterans currently living in the Commonwealth and with the large number of loca...

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Grant To TCC Offers Truck Driving Training To Military Veterans

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  NORFOLK Tidewater Community College has received a $107, 271 grant that will help train military veterans and their spouses for employment as commercial bus and truck drivers. Th...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Mrs. Geraldine Saunders Jones Former First Lady of Zion Baptist Church/Ports. Funeral Services to be held in Philadelphia

Social and Civic Whirl

  Mrs. Geraldine Saunders Jones, wife of Rev. Dr. G. Daniel Jones, former first lady of Zion Baptist Church in Portsmouth and Grace Baptist Church of Germantown (Philadelphia) died on Mond...

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Legendary Marching Bookers’ Band Leaders Honored

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Legendary Marching Bookers’ Band Leaders Honored

NORFOLK The City of Norfolk and Norfolk Public Schools teamed up on October 31 to recognize two acclaimed former leaders of the famous “Marching Bookers” before Booker T. Washington High School...

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BTW Mass Reunion Banquet Planned for ‘Ole Times Sake’

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  Special to the New Journal and Guide   The Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1970 which played a historical role in saving the school is hosting an evening of f...

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Revised credit regs will aid students obtain college loans

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Revised credit regs will aid students obtain college loans

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Several groups are applauding new regulations that will make more students eligible for the PLUS Loan. The United...

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Get-Out-The-Vote Activities Gear Up For Nov. 4 Election

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Get-Out-The-Vote Activities Gear Up For Nov. 4 Election

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The 2014 Midterm Election on November 4  is shaping up to be one of the most crucial and expensive in decades, ...

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Funeral home patriarch turns 90; Family business marks 60 years

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Funeral home patriarch turns 90; Family business marks 60 years

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Thomas Graves Jr. can show you better than he can tell you how the funeral business has changed since he and his wife...

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Drug Courts Offer Second Chance

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Drug Courts Offer Second Chance

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Normally Judge Junius P. Fulton, III is presiding over trials involving serious murder, theft or deception, in his c...

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Bridge Corner : October 30, 2014

Arts and Culture

Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. North (N) is Dealer. What should the contract be?  

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Social and Civic Whirl: Norfolk Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presented a Red Carpet Event: A Night In Motown

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Norfolk Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presented a Red Carpet Event:  A Night In Motown

  In an article submitted, to me, by the Arts and Letters Committee of the Norfolk Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the sorority spent a wonderful evening enjoying a TRIB...

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Seatack Community Civic League Hosts Image Awards Gala

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Seatack Community  Civic League Hosts  Image Awards Gala

VIRGINIA BEACH The Seatack Community Civic League held its 2014 Seatack Image Award Black-tie Dinner and Gala, on October 25, 2014 at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center. The ...

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Mrs. Cora Freeman Celebrates 93 years

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Mrs. Cora Freeman Celebrates 93 years

By Julius E. McCullough Special to the New Journal and Guide   On Thursday, September 18,  Mrs. Cora Elizabeth Lassiter Freeman celebrated her 93rd birthday.  A very...

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In Norfolk, Portsmouth Local Races To Watch, Nov. 4

Local News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   On November 4, Virginians will go to the polls to cast their votes in the midterm elections for  can...

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State’s procurement policies still slack for minority, women-owned businesses

Local News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Last July,  Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 20, requiring that state agencies award 42 p...

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Judge Jackson announces her retirement

Local News

  NORFOLK Judge Gwendolyn Jones Jackson announced recently her retirement after 24 years from the Norfolk, Virginia General District Court. Judge Jackson, the first African-American&nb...

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‘Be Silent No More’ Forum At NSU Discusses Abuse

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  By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Tiffany “Joi” Lawson released the song, titled “Numb,” about six months after her abusive boyfriend beat, ...

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Bridge Corner : October 23, 2014

Arts and Culture

  CONGRATULATIONS  Leon C. Ragland!!! For the years 2015 and 2016, Mr. Ragland is the elected Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Bridge Association (ABA). The ...

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Oct. 23-26: Musical Tribute to Whitney New NSU Theatre Director On Duty

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    By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Dr. Anthony Stockard, the new theatre director at Norfolk State University, is putting the fini...

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Angry Ferguson protesters burn down buildings, vandalize pol…

National Headlines

It was a night that the town of Ferguson feared would happen.  After the grand jury announced that the officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown would not be indicted, some protesters to...

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In Ferguson: State, City Brace For Response To Grand Jury’s …

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Days after Michael Brown was shot to death by policeman Darren Wilson, angry Black residents reacted with...

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November 4 Elections Bring Winds of Change For Women

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November 4 Elections Bring Winds of Change For Women

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide        Now that the election is over, the winds of change are blowing. For example, Congresswoman Al...

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lst Woman President In 133-year History; HU Provost Named To…

Statewide News

lst Woman President In 133-year History; HU Provost Named To Head VSU

PETERSBURG Virginia State University (VSU) has named Dr. Pamela Valleria Wilson Hammond as the University’s Interim President, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Dr. Hammond is the first woman in VSU’s ne...

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Atty. General nominee would be 1st Black woman in post

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Atty. General nominee would be 1st Black woman in post

WASHINGTON Loretta E. Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been nominated by President Barack H. Obama to  replace Eric Holder as the U.S. Attorney General.   ...

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Warner Keeps Dem. Streak Alive

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Warner Keeps Dem. Streak Alive

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   In accordance with the predictions of the political experts and media, the Republican party won the 2014 political s...

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Dominion enhances its website for online customers

Statewide News

  RICHMOND Dominion’s website, dom.com, has a new look and improved navigation that will make it easier for visitors to find information and conduct business with Dominion online. Domi...

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Black Women Challenge NFL on Domestic Violence

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Black Women Challenge NFL on Domestic Violence

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist   WASHINGTON (NNPA) As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women h...

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Greater Washington, DC Youth Issue Challenge To Prevent Dati…

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  WASHINGTON Youth from the DC and Maryland area will challenge 1 million of their peers and adults to end dating violence at an event rally and discussion on October 16. The Boys ...

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Jordan Davis' Killer Gets Life

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  By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.    NNPA Columnist      Justice for 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was murdered by Michael Dunn in Jacksonville...

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Ebola lands in Dallas; Deadly virus gives U.S. concern

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  By Akwasi Evans Special to NNPA  from NOKOA News   AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA)  When Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in Dallas on a flight from his home country of...

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Part Two: What everyone should know about domestic violence

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  GREENSBORO, N.C. People may stay in an abusive relationship for any number of reasons, and often there are more than one reason at play in any given situation. The reasons may includ...

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Obama To CBC: Let’s Finish the Unfinished Work

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By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief   WASHINGTON (NNPA) Though the U.S. has made tremendous progress since the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, there is pl...

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Veteran reporter assumes helm as editor of Richmond Free Pr…

Statewide News

Veteran reporter assumes helm as editor of  Richmond Free Press

RICHMOND, VA The new managing editor of the Richmond Free Press is Bonnie V. Winston, a veteran journalist with 35 years of daily newspaper experience in Richmond, Boston and Norfolk.  ...

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Protest, fallout continues after August shooting

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  By Cyril Josh Barker Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News   In the continuing aftermath of the shooting of unarmed, Black 18-year-old Michael Brown, seve...

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At Regional Jail Families complain of scabies infestation

Statewide News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Family members of a number of inmates incarcerated at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail (WTRJ)  sa...

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“Making of America”: Scholars and historians continue dialo…

Statewide News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   For the past three years, historians and scholars have met locally to discuss North American history from...

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Reinventing Schools: Boost learning and cut costs

National News

  WEST CHAPEL, FLa. Less than half of high school graduates who took the SAT in 2013 were prepared for college, continuing a five-year trend. Less than half – 44 percent – who took...

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East Coast Innovation Summit welcomes $75 million business p…

Business News

  By Rev. Glenda P. Murray-Kelly, (aka) gparis Special to the New Journal and Guide   Most have heard of Donald Trump, the American Investor; but in Virgini...

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Black Voters Key To Dem. Victory

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Black Voters Key To Dem. Victory

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The November midterm elections will decide which of the two national political parties will control the U.S. Senate ...

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Ferguson, Mo. – NEA applauds Justice Department investigati…

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  WASHINGTON The decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to launch a civil rights investigation into the police practices that led to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. h...

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Two Signs To Highlight Lynchburg’s Black History

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  RICHMOND, VA Two state historical markers issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be dedicated September 14 as part of the scheduled festivities during the 3rd A...

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Black lawyers to challenge Police brutality in 25 cities

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Black lawyers to challenge  Police brutality in 25 cities

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)  In an effort to combat police brutality in the Black community, the National Bar Association (NB...

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– Ferguson, Missouri – Professor says violence rooted in ba…

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Recently Emory University Professor of Black History  Dr. Carol Anderson wrote an editorial she hope...

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America’s Oldest Black Church — Just Down The Road In Peters…

Statewide News

  By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   PETERSBURG, Va. The nation’s oldest African-American church, First Baptist, continues to age gracefull...

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Ferguson Police Not Alone In Scrutiny For Abuse, Violations

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide    Last weekend, members of the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department began wearing body cameras  ...

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Back-To-School Minorities in STEM (Part 1)

National News

Back-To-School Minorities in STEM (Part 1)

By Jeremy Bamidele   In 2013, Forbes magazine published an article titled, “For Metros with Flourishing Economies, Tech Sector at Center of Job Growth,” the statement is as true then a...

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Back To School Decline Continues Among Whites Attending Nati…

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By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA)—As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and middle schoo...

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Alphas, Others Lend Support In Wake Of Teen’s Death In Mo.

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By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide    Random acts of kindness have come on the heels of the clash between police officers and residents in Ferguson...

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Cease Fire March Held in Newport News

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Cease Fire March Held in Newport News

By Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide   NEWPORT NEWS—A “Cease Fire” march in honor of slain teen Michael Brown, who was shot by police in Fe...

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FERGUSON: Debate On Police Shooting Continues

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FERGUSON: Debate On Police Shooting Continues

By Leonard E. Colvin   Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   One group which has been keeping a watchful and critical eye on activities stemming from the shootin...

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Ferguson, Missouri: National Focus On Militarized City

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Ferguson, Missouri: National Focus On Militarized City

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   For  the second week the nation has been watching the civil unrest taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, almost t...

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Response To Unrest Exposes Trends On Deadly Police Force

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Response To Unrest Exposes Trends On Deadly Police Force

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide    Several elected officials nationwide, including Virginia’s Third District Congressman Bobby Scott, have formall...

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Live Blog: Michael Brown laid to rest; thousands of mourners…

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Michael Brown, an 18-year-old, unarmed man was shot down by police in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Missouri.   Citizens are demanding more answers and an arrest in the ca...

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Outrage Continues Over NY Chokehold Death

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Outrage Continues Over NY Chokehold Death

By A.B. Nickerson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News   When a white police officer kills an unarmed Black man, as it happened last week on Staten Island, you can ...

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Black Charity: Rooted In Self-Help

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Black Charity: Rooted In Self-Help

(Compiled from news reports)   Talk to the head of almost any African-American nonprofit – churches included – and you’ll start to hear a familiar refrain: Raising money has rarel...

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Optimism Still Key To Turning Tide In Economic Dips

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Optimism Still Key To Turning Tide In Economic Dips

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   What’s the difference between the recent 4 percent increase the economy experienced and gloomy predictions people mad...

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Library of Congress Exhibition Opens Sept. 10 “The Civil Rig…

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  WASHINGTON, D.C. The Library of Congress will open “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” on Wednesday, Sept. 10.  The exhibition will highlight the legal a...

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Governor’s Procurement Plan: Progress or Pablum?

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Governor’s Procurement Plan: Progress or Pablum?

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order on July 22,  requiring state agencies to award ...

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Economic Recovery: Depends On Who’s Doing The Talking

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Economic Recovery: Depends On Who’s Doing The Talking

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Some experts say the economy is bouncing back; but housing prices are higher, people have less in their checking acco...

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Pastor's Corner: My Prayers Are Being Answered

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner: My Prayers Are Being Answered

  By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   On a daily basis, just before I begin reading my Holy Bible (King James Version) and starting a new day by spending some quality time w...

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Embracing A Faith

Church News

  By Imam Vernon M. Fareed   If a survey were taken and all people of faith were questioned about how they came to embrace their particular religion, I believe that the r...

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Inspirational Message: Thank God For Everything!

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Thank God For Everything!

  Worry less, instead pray about everything. Let us tell God what we need and continue to thank him for all He has done. By doing this we can experience God’s peace which is far more wonde...

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Leaders Cross City Lines to Serve At Feeding 5000 Thanksgiv…

Church News

  NEWPORT NEWS The Feeding 5000 Thanksgiving Harvest and Community Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. at the United House of Prayer For...

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Rebecca's Well: Jesus The Great I AM and the Great Amen

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well: Jesus The Great I AM and the Great Amen

  Continued from last week   In last week’s article, Jesus described His Deity to the unbelieving Jews. “Before Abraham was, I AM.” (John 8:58 KJV) “I am God Himself, Here and...

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Seeds of Hope: The Lord is a Friend

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Seeds of Hope: The Lord is a Friend

  Why did Jesus choose twelve disciples? Was there some significance in that number? Could it have been because there were twelve months in the Jewish calendar, or because they divided the...

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Pastor's Corner: The Voting Result Indications

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner: The Voting Result Indications

  By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   Like perhaps most adult Americans, I too realize full-well that there are things in Washington that need attention and fixing. That the...

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Inspirational Message: Broad and Narrow Gates of Life

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Broad and Narrow Gates of Life

  As Christians we work daily as we are reflecting Jesus’ character, words and His actions. We want our light to shine on the road less traveled. Two roads or gates are usually visible wit...

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