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Catholic School hosts Annual Shamrock Hill Run

Roanoke Catholic School’s acclaimed Shamrock Hill Run kicks off St. Patrick’s Day festivities on March 14 in downtown Roanoke.

Celebrating its 25th year, the Shamrock Hill Run features a 1-mile walk starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by chip-timed 5K and 10K races that begin at 9:15 a.m. Proceeds benefit Roanoke Catholic’s tuition assistance program.  Continue reading Catholic School hosts Annual Shamrock Hill Run

Exploring Black History. . .

Each year while gathering information on Black pioneers and history makers we become mesmerized and exhilarated by the oceans of information being increasingly made available from ever widening sources. It is even more rewarding to have lived through the unparalleled period of time that witnessed much pertinent Black History in the making, especially through my association with the media–with which I have been affiliated for some 70 years on six different newspapers (two of which were White-) in four different states. My association comes not always through the glamorous profession of interviewing and reporting (that still does not appeal to me), but through dingy, often smoke filled all-male composition rooms from which the printed media came, prior to computers.  Continue reading Exploring Black History. . .