Category : News

1 week ago

Media Prioritizes Sharpie-Gate Over Airplane Sabotage

The following article, Media Prioritizes Sharpie-Gate Over Airplane Sabotage, was first published on The Black Sphere. I was having trouble sleeping last night when the hum of my TV caught my attention with two little words. Sharpie-Gate. More than o...

1 week ago

‘Reading Behind Bars’ is a unique reader’s read

By: Terri Schlichenmeyer Everyone knows you’ll read anywhere. At work, if you can sneak a page. In the park, in your car, on a tractor between wagons, in every room of your house, in the yard. In the bathtub, on a plane, you’re never far from a book....

1 week ago

History Maker On Historic Day

(L-R) Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGee (in red jacket) and a young man are shown August 25 with Fort Monroe Superintendent Terry Brown and Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam on the grounds of Fort Monroe during the 1619-2019 Commemoration of the Fir...

1 week ago

Forum On Gentrification Held At First Presbyterian

NORFOLK A community forum hosted by The Urban Renewal Center (URC) at First Presbyterian Church on August 22 made for a lively discussion by panelists about the impact of urban renewal, notably in Norfolk, on displaced residents. The practice is comm...

1 week ago

NDG’s 2019 Dallas Cowboys Predictions

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Following Wednesday’s early morning signing of Ezekiel Elliott, all Dallas Cowboys fans are finally able to breathe a sigh of relief as their dreams of a 2020 Super Bowl regained new life. Clearly, the NDG team beli...

1 week ago

Should Black Athletes Lead the Return to Segregation?

The following article, Should Black Athletes Lead the Return to Segregation?, was first published on The Black Sphere. Apparently, the time has come for black athletes to leave white colleges. At least according to Jemele Hill, formerly of ESPN. Hill...

News / Black Local and National News - 1 week ago

Back To School

First day of Fourth GradeSeptember means that back-to-school season is in full effect.I grew up in Rochester, New York where we always began the school year the Wednesday after Labor Day. Theoretically, that gave us all summer to get in lots of fun....

1 week ago

Asante sana, Ayesha and Stephen!

Warriors billboard thanks Oakland for the love and loyalty of the people who hosted them during their greatest years … so far. – Photo: Jahahara Alkebulan-Ma’at by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at 6259 AAAC/August 2019 JC-PG “Africans...