Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 2 days ago

White privilege in Georgia public school system

By Kevin Palmer The Georgia public school system has over 1.8 million students with 38 percent White and over 60 percent nonwhite. Nevertheless, the white minority seems to have privilege when consequences were meted out for drug and alcohol discipli...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Mayor moves present police chief and publicizes replacement

Chief Sarah Mooney and Chief Frank Adderley In an email to employees Mayor Keith A. James of West Palm Beach writes: As you may know, public safety has always been priority #1 for my administration, and I am focused on putting together the best team...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Metro Assessors Office Recognized For Excellence

 NASHVILLE, TN — Vivian Wilhoite, Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Assessor, announced her office has received the prestigious Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration from the International Association of Assessing Officers (...

by Staff - 2 days ago

A Mother’s LOVE Award Reception & Celebration

Top three winners of the 2019 Westside Gazette’s A Mother’s Love Award, (l to r) Shacarol Porter, Keewasha Pierre and Dr. Velouse Jean Jacques. (Photo credit: Greg Jules/Imagery of Jules Photography) & & & Mae Ollie Williams, Mattie Be...

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High School Graduate Defies the Odds and Excels Academically

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN — More than $511,000 in scholarship offers from 11 colleges is quite an accomplishment for a high school graduate who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when she was two years old. When Ivi D...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Virginia State NAACP Placed Under Control of Administrator

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The National Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has placed the  Virginia State Conference under the control of a special administrator...

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HU Holds 149th Commencement

By Randy Singleton Community Correspondent New Journal and Guide HAMPTON Hampton University held its 149th Commencement Exercises at the Convocation Center and other satellite locations on campus on Mother’s Day Sunday (May 12).  The relocation from...

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Growing the Voices of Our Future

The Westside Gazette Newspaper is honored to feature these contributions made by local students in our Jr. Photojournalism Program. A Mother’s Love & Brielle Henry, 10 & Brielle Henry, 10My aunt Roberta Conyers was honored at the Westside G...