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Mary Elizabeth Spann Turns 100!

By Mike Norris Mary Elizabeth Spann was born August 19,1922 in Waycross, Georgia. On Saturday, August 27, 2022 Mrs. Spann celebrated her 100th birthday. Her...

Afro Con 2022 Calls Afrofuturists to Inform, Inspire, and Innovate

By Ahliyah S. Chambers Afro Con 2022 is the first post-pandemic platform focused solely on highlighting the diverse talents of emerging Afrofuturists. The event took...

Balboa’s Raiders vs Skyline’s Tigers Kick Off the New Season

By Darrel Wheeler, Contributing Writer The big rivalry continued when the Raiders of Balboa sent four teams to challenge Skyline’s roaring Tigers last Saturday at...

Cats Excavating: Second Generation, Black-Owned and Going Strong!

A local Black business helping to build the Southeastern San Diego Live Well Center (SLWC) Courtesy of Mike Norris Steve Groves and Cliff Smith Jr....

San Diego’s Second Chess Tournament at Waterfront Park

By Darius Boamah, V&V Contributing Writer With the hot summer sun beaming down this past Saturday, San Diego’s second chess tournament took place in Downtown’s...