Javonte's story

Javonte's story

A tale of success, with help from Park Place Outreach
JAVONTE BLACK is shy at first.

Stolen independence: The elderly and immunocompromised cope with COVID-19

'A mask is unattractive, but so is death'

Voices on the Path: Coco Papy

'By owning that we have racist behaviors, that we perpetuate them, that we are rewarded for that, we can begin to do the long work on undoing it'

Voices on the Path: Asli Shebe

'Plan out how you are going to continue the anti-racist work, continue to educate yourself, continue to uplift black voices for the long haul'

Voices on the Path: Kevin Lawver

'Asking people who are already suffering and in pain is an insult to centuries of injury. Have enough respect to do your own research first.'
KEVIN LAWVER moved to Savannah in 2008, and that is when he began his journey to educate himself on issues of social and racial justice.  

Voices on the Path: J. Craig Gordon

'I think we should all make a pledge to never stop learning'

Renegade Paws Rescue rings in year one

'One of our major long-term goals is to really expand our community care program'

Freedom for all: Savannah celebrates Juneteenth

More people are calling for Juneteenth to replace the Fourth of July as a holiday worthy of celebration

Voices on the Path: Erika and Candace Hardnett

"We hope that racial justice becomes something that people work and strive toward even after the 'hype' is over."

Voices on the Path: Michael Chaney

'Why wouldn’t we educate ourselves?'

A look inside Savannah’s service industry as Georgia reopens

What’s it like being back at work right now? I talked with 17 people in various positions to find out

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