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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Remembering Hampton University Alum Byron Burney.

On Friday, February 21, 2020, God called one of his precious jewels, Deacon Byron Keith Burney, to his eternal home. He was predeceased by his parents Thelma Hart Burney and James Horace Burney of Norfolk, father-in-law, Major J. Whitaker of Hampton, Virginia, and godson Nicholas Bond


Jefferson City, MO- The great-great granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott will speak on the Lincoln University campus on Tuesday, February 25.  Lynne M. Jackson, President and Founder of the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, will speak at 7 p.m. in Thomas D. Pawley Theatre in

Voorhees alumna lands promotion of Manager of Group Corporate Affairs

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College alumna Glendia Sweeting was recently promoted to director of group corporate affairs and government relations by her employer Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) for the Port Group Limited (PGL). Sweeting has been a member of the group of companies since 2013. She

Voorhees prepares to hear from real estate mogul Nancy E. Johnson

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College will hear a presentation from one of the most successful real estate agents/investors in the history of South Carolina, Nancy E. Johnson, as a part of the Black History Month speaker series. In 1986, Johnson became the first African- American realtor to