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Chesapeake 

Sixteen former students who attended the Cornland School located on Benefit Road between 1902 and 1952 came together for the first time in November for the first Cornland School Reunion since the school closed in 1952. The Reunion was held at the New Foreman AME Zion Church, 2313 Benefit Road which is adjacent to the one-room Cornland School Building. In addition to the former students, more than 150 people attended the Reunion, including representatives from the Chesapeake NAACP, former students of Norfolk County High Schools, and members of the faith community.

 

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:43
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NORFOLK

Old Dominion University’s Diversity Champion Award, given annually to members of the campus community who embody the school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, is being renamed in honor of ODU President John R. Broderick.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:37
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By Rosaland Tyler

Associate Editor

New Journal and Guide

 

You can learn more about the Affordable Health Care Act, sign up, or receive free health checks at Enrollfest which will be held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Virginia Beach  on Dec. 14.

Several organizations will be on hand to supply answers at the event that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove located at 2153 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach. Previous events have attracted up to 700 people.

 

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:56
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By Leonard E. Colvin

Chief Reporter

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As protests and vigils by South African Blacks escalated and picket lines multiplied drastically over the years,  the South African regime’s response was to use more force to brutally oppress the people’s quest for liberation. 

This eventually led world governments and international businesses to begin to impose sanctions on South Africa, and companies doing business there began to divest or pull out their investments as a way to force change in the country.

 

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:44
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By Rosaland Tyler

Associate Editor

New Journal and Guide

 

Willie Cordy Jr. will receive his master’s degree at Norfolk State University’s fall commencement on Dec. 14, a few weeks after fast food workers in 100 cities walked off the job to protest the minimum wage.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:38
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