Rep. Gilliard Issues Statement On The Anniversary Of Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

In The Savannah Tribune by Maya

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) issued the following statement ahead of the first anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery’s death, which was Tuesday, February 23, 2021: “On February 23, 2020, Ahmad was killed while jogging in a Georgia suburb, and this week marks the one year anniversary since his death. Thousands of citizens, Black and white, have marched across the nation …

Savannahian Among Georgia Black Caucus 2020 Honorees

In News, The Savannah Tribune by Maya

Mr. John Finney, Savannah native and the former Executive Director of The Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham County, received the “Keeper of The Promise Award” at the 2020 Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Annual Heritage Dinner on February 27, 2020. Mr. Finney served two years active duty in the United States Army, with one year overseas duty in Okinawa, and four …