Savannah Firefighters learn about the department’s history from man who made it

Thursday one of the six original men who reintegrated the Savannah Fire Department spoke to current firefighters about his journey and service to celebrate Black History Month.

  Celebrating Black History: Michael O’Neal’s decades long commitment to Parent University

Since 1999, Parent University has been providing resources to families with the goal of parents becoming their children’s first teacher. And the program has had an impact.

  Massie Heritage Center receives positive response on W.W. Law exhibit

The exhibit is in collaboration with the City of Savannah Municipal archives and features Law’s pictures, vinyl music collection, and other documents, along with a tour throughout 32 cultural sites in Savannah’s downtown historic district.

  Rooted in History: Richard R. Wright’s legacy lives on at Savannah State University

February is Black History Month- looking at a driving force behind what we know today as Savannah State University, and his impact today.

  Celebrating Black History: Edna Jackson

On Dec. 7, 2011, the citizens of Savannah made history by electing the city's first African-American female mayor. Edna Jackson served on city council for years before she became mayor, but that's only one part of her legacy.

Artist shares unique work with Darien community at Black History Month event

Her pictures tell stories and her stories tell history.

  Looking back at West Broad Street before becoming MLK Blvd.

Savannah has had a Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard for nearly three decades now. Prior to that, it was called West Broad Street, serving somewhat as a western edge to downtown.

Hiplet Ballerinas perform at Savannah Black Heritage Festival

A mesmerizing performance Tuesday night kicked off Savannah’s 31st Annual Black Heritage Festival.

  Celebrating Black History: Rev. Matthew Southall Brown

Rev. Brown helped integrate the US Army during World War II.

Massie Heritage Center honors Savannah civil rights icon with new exhibit

The center will honor W.W. Law with a community exhibit in collaboration with the City of Savannah Municipal Archives

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrated in Hinesville

A morning of cold weather couldn’t keep people in Hinesville from coming out for the tradition that is the Martin Luther King, Jr. parade.

  Vidalia community honors legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Folks in the Vidalia community came out Monday for the 5th annual MLK parade to celebrate his legacy.

  Savannah parade honors life, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hundreds chose to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in Savannah. The 41st annual parade brought out people young and old to honor his fight for justice.

  MLK Day Parade to affect downtown Savannah traffic

Downtown Savannah traffic will be affected for several hours on Monday, Jan. 20 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade.

  Statesboro MLK parade to start at 2 p.m. on North Main Street

Come Monday, crowds will line blocks of Main Street in Statesboro for the annual parade to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day events planned in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry

Many cities and communities throughout the area will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the next week.

Tybee Island holds Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

A few showers didn’t stop people from heading out to Tybee Island’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Saturday.

  Savannah civil rights exhibit displays photos from personal collection of W.W. Law

A new exhibit reflects some of the worst years of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah.