Photo by Charleston NAACP President Ron English, who captured this remarkable moment in Rev. Warnock's Study in 2010 when he (Warnock) received the "Blessing of the Elders" from John Lewis and Julian Bond for his successful run in 2020.
👨🏾🎓 How can we help the Class Of 2021 in West Virginia as they begin their lives in the adult world of decision-making?
We can ensure that they have a right to vote for the first time by supporting The For the People Act.
Please encourage their Senator Joe Manchin not to dilute the For The People Act so that the young people who walk proudly across stages this month or zoom to their diplomas can have their say in the future of West Virginia and America’s politics.
If you are a graduating senior from Capitol, South Charleston, Charleston Catholic, George Washington High Schools in Charleston, West Virginia - or know one- please tell us who is the “Life of the Post Pandemic Party” or “Most Likely To Be The Mayor” and other super SUPERLATIVE categories.
SPREAD THE WORD!
WV's vocalists, bands, poets, dancers, choirs & musicians can apply to be performers in this year's virtual #Juneteenth celebration sponsored by the Herb Henderson Office Of Minority Affairs. Entries will be accepted through May 15. Find guidelines and application instructions at http://minorityaffairs.wv.gov/June19.
News To Know And Some You Wish You Didn’t
GOLDENSEAL’s Spring issue examines Black gospel & blues music. Featuring Doris A. Fields, better known as Lady D., one of WV's most gifted singers—traces the history of this poignant music from the slave plantations of the Deep South to the coalfields.
Community Seeks Police Reform After Shooting On Charleston's West Side
Black Coal: The African-American Miners of West Virginia’s Southern Coalfields
Charleston Catholic warmup shirts pay tribute to slain players
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