Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 5 days ago

In tribute to Marie Harrison: Until our very last breath

Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, M.D., and Marie Harrison are absorbed in what they see on Greenaction’s “toxic tour” of Treasure Island on Oct. 17, 2018, to compare the Navy’s radioactive and toxic contamination there with that at the Hunters Point Shipyard...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Savor the fun and flavors in Sandy Springs, GA.

Savor the fun and flavors in Sandy Springs, GA. Renuka Christoph As warm weather approaches, it’s the perfect time for some weekend escapes. Nashville is a central location to many destinations so it’s a matter of what kind of escape you seek. If it...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Animals lovers will love “Becoming a Veterinarian”

By: Terri Schlichenmeyer The minute the doctor walked into the room, you felt a sense of relief. Soon, the pain will be gone and you might finally get some rest. You could even have a name for the illness causing all these problems. Soon, your ailing...

by Staff - 5 days ago

VB Historic Black Neighborhoods Recognized

VIRGINIA BEACH The African-American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach (AACCVB) hosted a recognition program on Saturday (May 4) at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The event  recognized historically Virginia Beach African-American neig...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Norfolk Mural Displays Journal & Guide Founder

NORFOLK A new 63-foot long Neighborhood Markers community mural is on display at the CHKD Thrift Store, 795 Monticello Ave. that represents important components of the surrounding community. One panel of the mural shows a young girl and highlights a...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Historic Shepherd’s Village Is Closing

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide For nearly a century, the Shepherd’s Village at Park Avenue has provided safe and affordable assisted living accommodations for mainly members of the Black community. It was founded for that p...

by Staff - 5 days ago

How People in Texas Can Deal with Debt in an Organized Way

Content provided by Media When it comes to your debts, it is important to ensure you are able to manage them effectively. Some people in Texas struggle when it comes to paying down their debt, and this then puts them in a very stressful situation. If...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Respect

Aretha Franklin released “Respect” in 1967 when she was 25. Otis Redding wrote it, but she made it an all-time classic. – Photo: AP by Tara Belcher The legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, belted out in her song: “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out...