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A reminder that All-Important Charity is not a substitute for Justice

I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except by getting off his back.
–Leo Tolstoy, from What Then Must We Do?

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.
–Nelson Mandela Continue reading A reminder that All-Important Charity is not a substitute for Justice

Omega New Members

“InQuevenientOpportunities 2020”

Gamma Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Incorporated proudly initiated six new members in 2020. This line named “InQuevenientOpportunities 2020” is a very energetic group of men who bring a lot of talent to the organization. We look forward to their extraordinary service within the community.

Cheers, Cheers 100 years!

Mozelle Witcher

Mozelle Witcher of Penhook, VA celebrated her 100th birthday the first week in January 2021! Friends and family greeted her during a drive by event on Sunday Jan. 3 from 1-2 pm at her home. Over 180 friends and family drove by with the oldest guest being 106 years old. On her birthday, Tuesday, Jan. 5, she celebrated again with her nine children (all wearing their mask and socially distancing themselves). She received numerous gifts, cards, phone calls, letters of recognition, certificates and many congratulatory letters from various agencies, and county and state officials.

Mozelle was born January 5, 1921 to Elijah and Exie Witcher. She was a sibling of 16 children all but 8 deceased. She was married to the late Connie Witcher and to this union had 11 children (2 now deceased). Mozelle was so kind hearted that she not only had a special love for her own children but love for everybody else’s kids as well, some of whom she also put claim on. Continue reading Cheers, Cheers 100 years!