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Harvey N. Johnson Passes At Age 98

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Harvey N. Johnson Passes At Age 98

PORTSMOUTH Harvey N. Johnson, Jr., 98, a prominent activist and educator resided in Portsmouth,  until he peacefully passed in his sleep on September 19, 2014.  Mr....

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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)  said their relatives...

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Re-Entry Summit Brings Agencies Together

Local News

  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Each year thousands of men and women  are released from state and   local jails and halfway houses...

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“Making of America”: Scholars and historians continue dialogue on…

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  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 1619,...

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Line Dancing: Trend continues rise

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Line Dancing: Trend continues rise

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Every week, about 30 people line up at the Camelot Community Center in Portsmouth and for  $3, they get...

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Reinventing Schools: Boost learning and cut costs

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  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...

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Harvey N. Johnson Passes At Age 98

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Harvey N. Johnson Passes At Age 98

PORTSMOUTH Harvey N. Johnson, Jr., 98, a prominent activist and educator resided in Portsmouth,  until he peacefully passed in his sleep on September 19, 2014.  Mr. Johnson was born i...

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Re-Entry Summit Brings Agencies Together

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Each year thousands of men and women  are released from state and   local jails and halfway hou...

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Line Dancing: Trend continues rise

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Line Dancing: Trend continues rise

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Every week, about 30 people line up at the Camelot Community Center in Portsmouth and for  $3, they get to glide...

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Bridge Corner: September 25, 2014

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit (TBU). Thank you to all the members and friends who planned, supported, and participated in the Tidewater Bridge Unit 2014 Grade A Tour...

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Gospel Play: A Generational Gap

Arts and Culture

Gospel Play: A Generational Gap

By Rev. Glenda P. Murray-Kelly (gparis) and Latrese B. Carter Special to the New Journal and Guide   The New Southeastern Virginia Arts Association, Inc. (SEVAA) 2014 Wom...

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Virginia Arts Festival Expands Acclaimed Attucks Jazz Series Kicks Off This Saturday

Arts and Culture

Virginia Arts Festival Expands Acclaimed Attucks Jazz Series Kicks Off This Saturday

NORFOLK The Virginia Arts Festival is about to give Hampton Roads jazz fans reason to celebrate.  From September through March, the Attucks Jazz Club will feature world-class musicians...

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In Norfolk Through Oct. 4: Work of Newport News Noted Artist On Exhibit

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In Norfolk Through Oct. 4: Work of Newport News Noted Artist On Exhibit

NORFOLK An art exhibit by African-American John Edward Welch (1918-2011) of Newport News is now open in the downtown Norfolk art gallery Nobile & Amundsen. Welch was a self-taught sign ...

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Seatack Civic League Plans “All Nation Culture” Parade

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  VIRGINIA BEACH The Seatack Community is gearing up for its “All Nation Community Culture Celebration Parade” on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10 a.m.  The line up is at 9 a.m. ...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Restoration of Rights Information Session

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Restoration of Rights Information Session

  The Norfolk Branch of the NAACP, Step-Up, Inc., and the League of Women Voters of South Hampton Roads are sponsoring a Restoration of Rights Information Session for former offenders. The...

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The Top Hat Passes at Stark and Legum Menswear

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The Top Hat Passes at Stark and Legum Menswear

After 65 years as “Top Hat” at Stark and Legum, Inc. Charles “Sonny” Legum has passed it over to his senior manager and buyer Michael J. “Mike” Benton.   Legum is the son and nephew of the...

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Artist’s work heads to White House

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Artist’s work heads to White House

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   For the past 17 years, in downtown Portsmouth, Ken Wright and the Buffalo Riders have become a familiar sight among ...

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Omar Johnson family to sue in 2013 Police shooting death

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  By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   The attorney for the family of  Joshua “Omar” Johnson, shot to death by Norfolk police while attempt...

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State Sen. Alexander donates mermaid to community

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State Sen. Alexander donates mermaid to community

The Annual Berkley Reunion got a boost on last Saturday morning (Sept. 13)  when residents and friends gathered for the dedication ceremony of the “Flying Spirit” mermaid. The mermaid had been...

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BRIDGE CORNER: September 18, 2014

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit. North (N) and South (S) are in a 4 Heart Contract. South is Declarer, North is Dummy, and West has the opening lead. Can you make the ...

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NRHA Appoints First Woman To Head Commissioners Board

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NRHA Appoints First Woman To Head Commissioners Board

NORFOLK Barbara  Hamm-Lee has been named  the chairwoman of the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (NRHA) Board of Commissioners. Hamm-Lee  has been a fixture ...

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Oct. 1: ECSU To Welcome First Female Chancellor

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Oct. 1: ECSU To Welcome First Female Chancellor

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. On October 1, Elizabeth City State University will turn over its top job as the school’s chancellor to Stacey Franklin Jones. She succeeds Charles L. Becton, who has served...

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Men of Valor Host Community-Wide “Meet & Greet”

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Men of Valor Host Community-Wide “Meet & Greet”

Special to the New Journal and Guide   On August 8 and 9, 2014, a group of strong men who called themselves “Men of Valor” met at the Norfolk Plaza Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia to “...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Urban League Guild of Hampton Roads Honors Community Volunteers

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Urban League Guild of Hampton Roads Honors Community Volunteers

  During the course of the year the Urban League Guild of Hampton Roads (ULGHR), one of the outstanding organizations in the community and an auxiliary of the Urban League of Hampton Roads...

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Join the New Journal & Guide for our Impacting Lives Ceremony

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Join the New Journal & Guide for our Impacting Lives Ceremony

This year, the New Journal and Guide will be celebrating those in the community who are making a difference in our Impacting Lives Community Awards Ceremony.   We'll be honoring Georg...

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Governor Applauded For Healthy Va. Plan

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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s new 10-point Medicaid plan announced on Monday (Sept. 7) will give coverage to half of&n...

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Reversing economic spiral essential for Black men

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Reversing economic spiral  essential for Black men

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   James Gray, who retired in June as Hampton’s assistant city manager, said he is familiar with studies that show count...

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Carol’s Daughter CEO to speak at NSU; Open to the public

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Carol’s Daughter CEO to speak at NSU; Open to the public

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Lisa Price is a good example of how, in the course of our life spans, our talents, passion and desires for success w...

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ODU grad experiences Internship in S. Africa

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ODU grad experiences Internship in S. Africa

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   Hiawatha Clemons III said his recent three-week internship in South Africa changed his life. Clemons recently gra...

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Bridge Corner

Arts and Culture

  Hello and welcome to the Tidewater Bridge Unit.   North (N) and South (S) are in a 3 No Trump Contract. South is Declarer, North is Dummy, and West has the opening lead...

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TCC Recognized Nationally As Top Associate Degree Producer

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  NORFOLK Tidewater Community College is a top producer of associate degrees nationally, ranking 14th among all two-year community colleges in the United States. The 2014 list of T...

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Sept. 18-20 NSU, HU Co-Host 3rd Annual Conference 1619: The Making of America

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  HAMPTON ROADS From Sept. 18-20, Norfolk State University will join with Hampton University and the Hampton History Museum to host a three-day program, “1619 Making of America: When D...

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Former Players Plan NSU Baseball’s Golden Anniversary Celebration

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Former Players Plan NSU Baseball’s Golden Anniversary Celebration

NORFOLK Fifty years ago Norfolk State organized its first varsity baseball team which played  most of its home games at Baraud Park. There were 24 players who were selected  for that&...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Norfolk NAACP to Host 57th Annual Life Membership and Luncheon

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Norfolk NAACP to Host 57th Annual Life Membership and Luncheon

“Strength, Courage and Resilience” is the theme for the Norfolk Branch NAACP’s 57th Annual Life Membership and Freedom Fund Luncheon.  The affair will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at ...

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Chesapeake Is Site of The “NEW SEVAA” Men in the Arts 2014

Arts and Culture

Chesapeake Is Site of The “NEW SEVAA” Men in the Arts 2014

By Rev. Glenda P. Murray-Kelly (aka) g paris Special to the  New Journal and Guide   It was good that The New Southeastern Virginia Arts Association, Inc. (NEW S...

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Homeless Veterans Aided By STOP

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Homeless Veterans Aided By STOP

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   According to the U.S. Department of Defense, Hampton Roads has one of the largest footprints of military personnel a...

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113-Year-Old AMEZ Church Seeks To Become Historical Site

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113-Year-Old AMEZ Church  Seeks To Become Historical Site

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   As the oldest African-American church in Huntersville celebrates its 113th birthday, its congregation is trying to ju...

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Church Street Celebration

Arts and Culture

Church Street Celebration

Norfolk residents and friends took a trip down memory lane on Sunday, August 31 as they listened to the music  sounds that made the city famous in the 1950s and 60s. The free event sponsored b...

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Children’s book celebrates civil rights movement

Arts and Culture

Children’s book celebrates civil rights movement

ATLANTA, GA. Beginning in December of 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the most important catalysts for radically charging the American civil rights movement.  

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Baseball is year round venture at Norfolk State

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Baseball is year round venture at Norfolk State

By Glen Mason Special to the New Journal and Guide   NORFOLK You would think that once the college baseball season was over Norfolk State University Baseball Coach Claudell Cla...

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New Light Community Observes 3-Day Event

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  VIRGINIA BEACH On August 15-17,  a  three-day “Commemoration” honored the legacy of the original families  of the New Light Community and their offspring. The New Ligh...

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Sept. 10-13: Four Time Grammy Award Winner to host Ladies Empowerment Conference

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Sept. 10-13: Four Time Grammy Award Winner to host Ladies Empowerment Conference

By Rev. Glenda P. Murray-Kelly (aka) gparis Special to the New Journal and Guide   On Thursday and Friday, August 21-22, 2014, Fashion Fair Cosmetics and two major depart...

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Cong. Scott’s 38th Labor Day Picnic

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Cong. Scott’s 38th Labor Day Picnic

NEWPORT NEWS Hundreds of people accepted the open invitation of Congressman Bobby Scott to attend his annual Labor Day Picnic at his Newport News home. This year marked the 38th year the U.S. R...

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Social and Civic Whirl: Come Back to Berkley and Celebrate our History

Social and Civic Whirl

Social and Civic Whirl: Come Back to Berkley and Celebrate our History

  Join the Berkley community as they celebrate their 20th Annual Berkley Reunion, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 12, 13, and 14, 2014.  The Berkley Historical Society is in...

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Suffolk Councilman Pens New Book On Winning In Politics

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Suffolk Councilman Pens New Book On Winning In Politics

By Leonard E. Colvin   Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   In the aftermath of the 2010 U.S. Census,  the city of Suffolk, like other locales in the state, had...

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ODU Women’s Business Center offers edge to expansion

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ODU Women’s Business Center  offers edge to expansion

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   If you recently launched or operate a female-owned business, consider attending one of three workshops which the Wome...

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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

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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…

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

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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…

National Headlines

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

Business News

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…

National Headlines

  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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Sigmas: 1st Black Fraternity to Open its Own Museum

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Sigmas: 1st Black  Fraternity to Open  its Own Museum

By Courtney Jacobs Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper   The ribbon-cutting ceremony of Phi Beta Sigma’s new museum  was one of several events planned for mem...

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Cooling Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted

Statewide News

  RICHMOND, Va.  With Virginia’s severe summer heat and humidity, staying cool is not a luxury, but rather a health and safety issue. This time of year, indoor temperatures can qu...

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Labor Group Withdraws Support Over Koch Gift

National News

Labor Group Withdraws  Support Over Koch Gift

WASHINGTON (NNPA)  Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has discontinued supplying scholarships to the United Negro College Fund bec...

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Immigrant children facing danger will ‘likely’ stay in US

National Headlines

  WASHINGTON  Immigrant children fleeing dangerous conditions in their countries will likely be given asylum in America, according to  White House press secretary Josh Earnes...

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Detroit: Water shut offs spark protest

National Headlines

    DETROIT Police arrested an estimated 10 people, including several clergy members on July 10, during a protest over city water shut offs, according to the Detroit Free Pres...

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Debt Settlement Programs are Misleading

Business News

  By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   You’ve probably heard the advertisements on urban radio urging consumers with at least $10,000 in debt to call a number right away f...

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett Celebration observes 152 years of hist…

National News

Ida B. Wells-Barnett  Celebration observes 152 years of history

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. The annual birthday celebration of Ida B. Wells-Barnett takes place this week in Holly Springs, Mississippi Friday July 11 through Sunday July 13, 2014, commemorating 152 y...

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Remembering Our Senior Statesmen; Marsh Leaves State Legisla…

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Remembering Our Senior Statesmen; Marsh Leaves State Legislature

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide   As holiday fireworks fade and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act fades, it is easy to forget the advanced a...

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Succumbs: Jack J. Green, Publisher, The VOICE

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Succumbs: Jack J. Green,  Publisher, The VOICE

RICHMOND Jack J. Green, founder and publisher of the Richmond Voice and the Hampton Voice, two member papers of the Black Press, succumbed to chronic lung-related illness on June 26.  ...

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1935-2012: Remembering Sen. Yvonne B. Miller

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1935-2012: Remembering Sen. Yvonne B. Miller

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Currently there are no  streets, buildings on any college campus, public school  or library bearing  ...

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St. Paul’s Plan To House Immigrant Children On Pause

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St. Paul’s Plan To House Immigrant Children On Pause

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide   Leaders at St. Paul’s College (SPC)  in Lawrenceville  have been approached by federal health and immigrat...

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“My Brother’s Keeper” Moves Forward

National Headlines

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) Though still in the early stages, President Obama’s special task force on Black and Latino males h...

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Memorial Service Held For Poet Maya Angelou in Winston-Salem…

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Memorial Service Held For Poet Maya Angelou in Winston-Salem, NC

By Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. The late-poet Maya Angelou, one of the 20th century’s most famous Black write...

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April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014: Remembering Maya Angelou The Pe…

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April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014:  Remembering Maya Angelou The People’s Poet

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal & Guide   Maya Angelou often recalled the time, as a child when she  was raped by her mother’s boyfriend,  a man s...

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Passes: Raymond H. Boone Richmond Free Press Publisher

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Passes: Raymond H. Boone Richmond Free Press Publisher

RICHMOND Raymond H. Boone, Sr., 76,  one of the most respected Black journalists in Virginia for the past 56 years, died Tuesday June 3 of pancreatic cancer. Called the “watchdog for t...

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Pastor’s Corner: “Women Should Not Be Beaten, But Children……

Pastor's Corner

Pastor’s Corner:  “Women Should Not Be Beaten, But Children…”

  By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   Well, here I go once again launching out into the deep as it were pursuant to this national and most likely international issue about m...

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Inspirational Message: God Illuminates Us With the Light of …

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: God Illuminates Us With the Light of Christ!

  Isaiah 9:2 tells us through his prophecy from the standpoint of the illumination that the birth of Christ will have been fulfilled! Isaiah wrote that the people who were living in spirit...

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Seeds of Hope: Path of righteousness

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Seeds of Hope: Path of righteousness

  Walking in “paths of righteousness” does not protect us from the “valleys” of life, but we can be sure that the Lord Himself is with us and will protect us. Though we may be surrounded b...

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Rebecca's Well: Bible prayers From Genesis to Malachi - Pa…

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well:  Bible prayers From  Genesis to Malachi - Part I

  These prayers and reflections are offered in the hope we will become a truer prayer, tithing and believing people and that God will be glorified in the church through Christ Jesus our Lo...

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Pastor's Corner: “Saving Is Beneficial - Part II”

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner: “Saving Is Beneficial - Part II”

By Elder Gerald DeForest Tyler   I had just a little more information I wanted to share with you that I hope might in some ways be helpful as a continuation of last week’s “Saving...

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Urgency for Moralit…

Church News

  By Imam Vernon M. Fareed   If you talk to one hundred people you will likely get one hundred different opinions regarding “morality.” This is a matter that affects not ...

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Inspirational Message: Jesus Proves God’s Love

Inspirational Message

Inspirational Message: Jesus Proves God’s Love

  God is love and we love Him because He first loved us. Love is the key to our understanding God and the life He wants us to enjoy here on earth. How do we know that we are from God? How ...

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Rebecca's Well: The Concept of Rest: The Unforced Rhythms o…

Rebecca's Well

Rebecca's Well:  The Concept of Rest: The Unforced Rhythms of Grace

  “…grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.” (1 John 1:17).  There is a rhythm to life: the rhythm of the falling rain that comes down from heaven and watereth the earth that it may bri...

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