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Hit With Probation, NSU Will Address Issues During 2015

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Hit With Probation, NSU Will Address Issues During 2015

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A week after The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC or SACS) announced it...

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Marchers Fill DC Streets To Protest Police Violence

National Headlines

Marchers Fill DC Streets  To Protest Police Violence

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide    As protests against police violence and harassment of Black people in the United States continue across the country,...

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HBCUs Have History Of Rebounding From Crippling Probation Status

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HBCUs Have History Of Rebounding From Crippling Probation Status

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     Smiles and cheers were easy to spot one year ago in Tallahassee and Nashville, when the Southern Association...

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City Vice Mayor, Police Chief Lead Norfolk In Dialogue

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  NORFOLK In late afternoon (Dec. 12) the day before protesters took to the streets in the nation’s capital, a protest march was held in downtown Norfolk, ...

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New Football Coach Will Direct Spartans; Hails From VSU

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New Football Coach Will Direct Spartans; Hails From VSU

  NORFOLK Norfolk State University announced its new Head Football Coach Latrell Scott on Tuesday morning (Dec. 16).  Scott, 39, ended his tenure with Virginia State University after...

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To Be Equal: Our 10-Point Plan for Police Accountability

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To Be Equal:  Our 10-Point Plan for Police Accountability

  By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “…a country’s conscience sometimes has to be triggered by some inconvenience, because I think a lot of people who saw the...

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Hit With Probation, NSU Will Address Issues During 2015

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Hit With Probation, NSU Will Address Issues During 2015

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A week after The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC or SACS) announced it ...

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HBCUs Have History Of Rebounding From Crippling Probation Status

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HBCUs Have History Of Rebounding From Crippling Probation Status

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     Smiles and cheers were easy to spot one year ago in Tallahassee and Nashville, when the Southern Association o...

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City Vice Mayor, Police Chief Lead Norfolk In Dialogue

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  NORFOLK In late afternoon (Dec. 12) the day before protesters took to the streets in the nation’s capital, a protest march was held in downtown Norfolk,  led by activists to hig...

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BTW Friends & Alumni Plan Annual Holiday Tidewater Ball

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  NORFOLK On December 26, the Booker T. Washington High School Friends and Alumni Foundation, Inc. will host its annual BTW Tidewater Ball. It will be held at the Holiday Inn Greenwich...

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Bridge Corner: December 18, 2014

Arts and Culture

  HAPPY HOLIDAYS from the Tidewater Bridge Unit. In a suit contract, as well as in a No Trump contract, there will be times when you will need to develop additional tricks in order to ...

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Honors in York County

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Honors in York County

YORKTOWN The York County School District honored four of its high school achievers on Monday night (December 15) with certificates. Four Students of the Month each representing one of the count...

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Virginia Beach Racquet Club Names Court For Coach Nat Warren

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Virginia Beach Racquet Club Names Court For Coach Nat Warren

VIRGINIA BEACH A tennis court at the Cape Henry Racquet Club now bears the name of retired Norfolk State University tennis coach, Nathaniel “Nat”  Warren. Warren is well known for his serv...

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Norfolk Caregiver Receives State-wide Award

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Norfolk Caregiver Receives State-wide Award

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide      When the Virginia Assisted Living Association presented Micah Foreman with its Best Caregiver Award at a...

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Smithfield’s “The Schoolhouse Museum” Board Presented the Production “One Room” and a Luncheon

Social and Civic Whirl

Smithfield’s “The Schoolhouse Museum” Board Presented the Production “One Room” and a Luncheon

  The Williams Mission Center/Main Street Baptist Church in Smithfield, Virginia was the venue for the original production, “ONE ROOM,” by playwright Celestine Croston.  She is a reti...

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Chesapeake Democratic Women Host Holiday Celebration for Carrington Place Residents

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Chesapeake Democratic Women Host Holiday Celebration for Carrington Place Residents

CHESAPEAKE Twelve members of the Chesapeake Democratic Women brought holiday cheer to more than 25 residents at Carrington  Place, Chesapeake, last Saturday. The members elected to have a ...

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“SELMA” and Faith Community Seek To Cross Racial Divide

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   During the month the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 83rd birthday, a movie about his eff...

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Citizens Provide Input On Electing School Board

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Citizens Provide Input On Electing School Board

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The Norfolk City Council will vote during its December 16 meeting, on what method residents will use to elect the ci...

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Part Two: Crowdfunding - Some Business Dos and Don’ts

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Part Two: Crowdfunding - Some Business Dos and Don’ts

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     Dawn Dickson could have focused on how women of color are launching new businesses at six times the national ...

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Area Swim Coach, Lifeguard Highlighted In 2015 Calendar

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Area Swim Coach, Lifeguard Highlighted In 2015 Calendar

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   It is common to see African Americans competing, and their talents highlighted at a high level in football, basketba...

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Norfolk State University Is Placed On SACS Probation

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Norfolk State University Is Placed On SACS Probation

NORFOLK A public  announcement on Tuesday, December 9, came from the  Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission in Education  (SACS) that it had placed Norfolk State...

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Ground Zero: The Only Way Is Up For Youth Mentoring Group

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Ground Zero: The Only Way Is Up For Youth Mentoring Group

CHESAPEAKE, Va. There are several reasons why Les Smith dispenses advice to dozens of young men who attend Ground Zero meetings in the Cuffee Community Center twice a month.     &...

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Bank of America Supports Construction of New Men’s Shelter in Hampton Roads

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Bank of America Supports Construction of New Men’s Shelter in Hampton Roads

NORFOLK     Thanks to a $5,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Union Mission Ministries will be able to triple the number of residents it can admit to its new men’s ...

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C.L.E.A.N. Plans Youth March “Stop The Violence”

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  NORFOLK C.L.E.A.N., a youth mentoring program in Norfolk Berkley community, will conduct a “Stop The Violence” March on Saturday, December 13. The event is designed to bring awarenes...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Golden Ages Ministry New Calvary Baptist Church Hosted Connie Parker in Concert

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Golden Ages Ministry New Calvary Baptist Church Hosted Connie Parker in Concert

  The Golden Ages Ministry of New Calvary Baptist Church hosted an afternoon concert featuring Ms. Connie Parker and the Voices of Distinction.  The Golden Ages Ministry has 80 member...

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Portsmouth NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Makes Awards

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Portsmouth NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Makes Awards

PORTSMOUTH The Portsmouth NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet that was held on November 15, 2014 at Temple Beth El, Suffolk, VA.  Community persons and groups were honored for their support of ...

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Norfolk Hosts Hearings On School Board Elections

Local News

Norfolk Hosts Hearings  On School Board Elections

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A month after Norfolk residents approved  a referendum calling for an elected school board, the city has planne...

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Bridge Corner : December 4, 2014

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. When the partnership has 25 or more combined points and a Golden Fit in a major suit, it should play in a Golden Game contract in the ...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1957 Celebrates 57 Years

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1957 Celebrates 57 Years

  A weekend filled with “spirit and camaraderie” was held, October 24 -26, 2014, at the Doubletree by Hilton located in Virginia Beach by Norfolk’s Booker T. Washington High School class o...

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Alphas Observe 41st Black & Gold Scholarship Ball

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Alphas Observe 41st Black & Gold Scholarship Ball

VIRGINIA BEACH The Hilton Virginia Beach Hotel was the setting or the 41st Black and Gold Scholarship Ball presented by the Alpha Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated ...

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December 7: NSU Winter Concert To Feature Choirs

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  NORFOLK Norfolk State University Choirs will present its Winter Concert on December 7. The program which begins at 5:00 p.m. will feature the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz...

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Portsmouth historian receives NSDAR award

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  Mae Breckenridge-Hayward of Portsmouth was recognized recently by the Fort Nelson Chapter House of the  National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) for her ...

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Nov. 26-Dec. 7 - WICKED: Dancing Brilliance

Arts and Culture

Nov. 26-Dec. 7 - WICKED: Dancing Brilliance

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Arts and Culture Columnist New Journal and Guide   Sacramento, CA native Dashi’ Mitchell began dancing professionally at the age of 8, tripping the li...

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Citizens Unite In Support For BTW

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Citizens Unite In Support For BTW

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   A coalition of  alumni,  concerned citizens and  civic leaders  has formed to support efforts by...

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Newport News Students Gain Business Skills In Entrepreneur Program

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Newport News  Students Gain  Business Skills In  Entrepreneur Program

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     A series of nudges pushed Jemal Harris to join an economics club in high school, earn a degree in economics a...

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Bridge Corner : November 27, 2014

Arts and Culture

  To name a suit as trump, you and your partner want a comfortable majority of cards in that suit. There are 13 cards in each suit. If you have six or fewer in the combined partnership han...

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Ambassador Myrick Hosts 13th Annual Community Thanksgiving Day Celebration

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Ambassador Myrick Hosts 13th Annual Community Thanksgiving Day Celebration

PORTSMOUTH Former U.S. Ambassador to Liberia and Lesotho and now ODU Ambassador-in-Residence, Ambassador Bismarck Myrick and his wife Madam Marie Pierre Myrick, will host the thirteenth annual ...

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Virginia Stage Company Hosts Arts Panel Discussion

Arts and Culture

  NORFOLK Virginia Stage Company (VSC) will host an Arts Panel Discussion on Tuesday, Dec 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Wells Theatre. The discussion will focus on arts and cultural content ...

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas...

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HAMPTON ROADS During the holiday season, stroll past the holiday tree at the waterfront in downtown Norfolk, enjoy the Virginia Symphony in Virginia Beach, or enjoy holiday music with a twist o...

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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

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 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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National Headlines

Marchers Fill DC Streets To Protest Police Violence

National Headlines

Marchers Fill DC Streets  To Protest Police Violence

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide    As protests against police violence and harassment of Black people in the United States continue across the co...

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Atty. Gen. Seeks Improved Education For Confined Youth

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Atty. Gen. Seeks Improved Education For Confined Youth

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) In an effort to provide sufficient educational opportunities for incarcerated youth,  the Departm...

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World Observes AIDS Day, Dec. 1: Blacks Lag in Care For HIV …

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World Observes AIDS Day, Dec. 1: Blacks Lag in Care For HIV After Diagnosis

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) Blacks who have been diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) continue to lag behind Whit...

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—Ferguson— Officer’s Decision To Leave Force Welcomed; Howe…

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—Ferguson— Officer’s Decision  To Leave Force Welcomed; However, Protests Continue

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Less than a week after a grand jury failed to indict him for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, in Fer...

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Part One: Crowdfunding For Small Businesses

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Part One: Crowdfunding For Small Businesses

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide     Black-owned businesses headed by women grew nearly 258 percent from 1997 to 2013, but this trending group sti...

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Ferguson Jury’s Decision Sparks Efforts To Manufacture Chang…

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Ferguson Jury’s Decision Sparks Efforts To Manufacture Changes

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide      Nationwide, many aim to manufacture change after a grand jury in Ferguson decided not to indict police ...

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Homelessness On Rise Among Children In U.S.

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  By Cyril Josh Barker Special to the NNPA from the  New York Amsterdam News   As the nation prepares for the holiday season, new numbers about homeless children ...

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NO INDICTMENT: Does Attention To Ferguson Reaction Overshad…

National Headlines

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The Ferguson Grand Jury’s failure to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Michael Brown to de...

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Faith Community Calls Ferguson Grand Jury’s Decision “Mora…

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Faith Community Calls  Ferguson Grand Jury’s  Decision “Moral Failure”

WASHINGTON, DC In response to the grand jury decision against charging White Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting death of 18-year-old African-American youth Michael Bro...

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Passes At 78: Marion Barry, D.C.’s ‘Mayor for Life’

National News

  By Avis Thomas-Lester and Ruben Castaneda Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer   D.C. Council member Marion S. Barry, the venerable former four-time mayor an...

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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 …

National Headlines

  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

Statewide News

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

National Headlines

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

National Headlines

  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

National Headlines

  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

National Headlines

  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

National Headlines

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

National Headlines

  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…

National Headlines

  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

Statewide News

  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

National Headlines

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…

National Headlines

  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

National Headlines

  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…

National Headlines

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.

National Headlines

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

National Headlines

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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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Bigger Issue of Raci…

Church News

  By Imam Vernon M. Fareed   The manner in which some concepts in Religion have been presented to the world, only serves to be one of the root causes of racism. These con...

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Inspirational Message: Wise Men Still Seek Him!

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Wise Men Still Seek Him!

  The prophet Isaiah foretold the birth of the Messiah, the perfect judge, whom we acknowledge as Jesus Christ. According to Isaiah 11:3, the Messiah will judge the world thoroughly and fa...

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Seeds of Hope: Merry Christmas

Church News

Seeds of Hope: Merry Christmas

  And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born. She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because th...

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Rebecca's Well: He Has Dwelt Among Us – Pt. II

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well: He Has Dwelt Among Us – Pt. II

  “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  The same was in the beginning with God.”  – John 1:1-2   “The Word became fle...

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The Religion Corner: My Cup Runneth Over

Church News

  by Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from  The Washington Informer   While watching the Oprah Winfrey Network recently, I witnessed Iyanla Vanzant work the “Help...

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Bigger Issue of Raci…

Church News

  By Imam Vernon M. Fareed   In recent months a great deal of attention has been directed towards the  small town Ferguson, Missouri due to the fatal shooting of an ...

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Inspirational Message: Who Imagined A King?

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Who Imagined A King?

  God’s Messiah came at His appointed time to introduce the righteous government that the known world had desired. Isaiah addressed the Lord who brought the great light to the people (Vers...

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Rebecca's Well: He Has Dwelt Among Us – Pt. I

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well: He Has Dwelt Among Us – Pt. I

  “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father) full of grace and truth”  John 1:14 (KJV)  ...

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