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  • Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014. ************** Stand Your...
  • FAMU presidential search committee to meet in Orlando

    FAMU's presidential search committee will meet in Orlando next month to interview candidates for the job overseeing Florida's only public, historically black university. The group will gather on Jan. 6 at Florida A&M University's law school in downtown...
  • Job switch: Savvy Shopper works at Goodwill

    Job switch: Savvy Shopper works at Goodwill
    Every Monday and Thursday a truck brings goods from Target to the new Goodwill facility in Hampton. Serious thrift store shoppers know that when the items with pink tags hit the retail floor, they won't last long. "This will sell today," says Darick...
  • Inside the BRD: Grafton lineman Jacob Mazgajewski to ink full football scholarship to Norfolk State

    Two weeks ago, Jacob Mazgajewski hadn’t even been contacted by Norfolk State University. Wednesday, Mazgajewski, a Grafton High lineman, committed to a full football scholarship to play for the Spartans. Mazgajewski, a 6-foot-6, 255-pound senior,...
  • Inside the BRD: Grafton lineman Mazgajewski gets football offer from Norfolk State

    Jacob Mazgajewski, a two-way starting lineman on the Grafton High's football team, said Monday that he has received a scholarship offer to play for Norfolk State University. Magajewski, a 6-foot-6, 255-pound senior who helped the Clippers reach the...
  • Contraband slaves seek freedom at Fort Monroe

    Contraband slaves seek freedom at Fort Monroe
    Few people imagined the consequences when Fort Monroe commander Benjamin F. Butler gave three Hampton slaves asylum as "contraband of war" 150 years ago. For generations, Southern slave-holders talked of their "contented Negroes" with conviction....
  • Bears star was pioneer of philanthropy

    Of the many professional athletes to come from the Peninsula area, Benjamin "Bennie" McRae was a pioneer of sorts. The former NFL defensive back for the Chicago Bears was one of the first to use his success as a professional athlete to give back to the...
  • Freedom planted under Hampton oak

    Freedom planted under Hampton oak
    Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. A hundred...
  • Thursday's college roundup: Apprentice sets football schedule with 10 games, five at home

    Football: Apprentice released a 10-game schedule that includes five home contests, the first of which is Sept. 21 against Greensboro. The Builders also will play inaugural contests at home against Edward Waters and Ave Maria, both of Florida. Norfolk...
  • Rev. Ricky Spain, pastor and activist

    Rev. Ricky Spain, pastor and activist
    The Rev. Ricky Spain, pastor of East Baltimore's Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church who had also been a community activist in his years as an Annapolis-area pastor, died of cancer Nov. 16 at the Tate Chesapeake Hospice House in Linthicum. The...
  • Hundreds turn out for a chance to join the Baltimore Ravens cheerleading squad

    Hundreds turn out for a chance to join the Baltimore Ravens cheerleading squad
    Alyssa Jones felt numb Saturday as she gathered with dozens of other girls on the basketball court of the Downtown Athletic Club. Dressed in teeny shorts and bedazzled bra tops, the 220 ladies, and some guys as well, were all there pursuing the same...