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CHEERS!

The Wave received two awards in the recent National Newspapers Publishers Association Merit Awards Competition. Contributing writer Jaivon Grant received the best news story award by an aspiring journalist for his article on Black Press Week last March. The Wave also received a second place award in the W.A. Scott Best Use of Photos contest Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

The Rev. Edwin L. Williams Jr. was surprised June 21 for his 60th birthday at his home church, New Prospect Baptist with the congregation joining him in celebration. In 1983, Williams became an ordained Baptist pastor. Prior to his current location, he served at Southwest Institutional Baptist Church for 16 years. African American Board Leadership Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Lee Wesley Gibson celebrated his 105th birthday with family and friends May 21. He is the father of three, grandfather of six, great-grandfather of 19, great-great-grandfather of 22 and the great-great-great-grandfather of three. Gibson is currently the oldest living Pullman Porters, according to records at the A. Phillip Randolph Museum in Chicago. President Barack Obama, Read More…