Buffalo Criterion, 1971-04-01
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price 10 cents helping to know and build a better community since 1925 buffalo n.y saturday may 1-7 1971 vol 45 14 the buffalo criterion did you know for many years the cri terion was the only pa per printed by negroes in new york state today it is the only paper printed by negroes be tween cleveland and new york city send your news photos ads to 625 william street v * v : support your only and nec essary press v v western new york's oldest largest and best-selling negro weekly rochester - buffalo national negro press to honor mayor carl b stokes in june mayor stokes to get publishers highest award washington â€” mayor carl b stokes of cleveland ohio will receive the n.n.pa award highest honor cf the national newspaper ptatsh ers a.sociation john h sens s'acke presdent announced recently the award formerly mimed lor john b . rtisswurm edi tor of the first black news paper in americaâ€”-freedom's journal will be presetted to mayor stoke on june it in miai convention of the essm atlanta at the four day m ciacoo the name of the a ward was changed this year to n.n.p.a to a.vud confu sion s nee the top award to papers also as named tor russwurm mr sengstacka i stated heading the n.n.pa com mittee which selected m^ycr stokes as the boooree Â« how ard b woods editor and pub lisher of the st louis sen tinel and tonnes associate di rector of the u s informa tion agency - he points ou that ma.or stoke is not only the irat black citizen to he ejec**d chief executive of a ma jar american city but a'sso has become a leader in the us tional association of mayer of which he was elected v.cc chairman by acclamation at its 1970 convention m atlanta now serving his second term as mayor of cleveland stokes i s a a inspiration t black people throughout the world wood says and an established symbol of black political power although a ghetto resident and a school dropout in ha youth young stokes picked himself up woods explains returned to school earned a law degree won election ta the ohio legislature and tfce went on to become cleve land's first citizen last year there were set era i winners of n.n.p.a/8 top award this year it is limited to one person the mayor of cleveland n.n.p.a now in as 31st year has a membership of 76 newspapers in 28 states and the virgin islands tbesa papers have a combined cir culation of more than 2,500 000 . | mrs e murphy dies after long illness funeral aervke for mrs elizabeth murphy retired buffalo school teacher was b*w monday april 12th in lloyd's memorial united cfcujth of christ : lira murphy died thurt aped i it in the niagara lutheran heme after a tons dine she lived at 13 cant mt-dge ct . 7 _*Â„ iÂ»th feirmttr w%\\mu\sma\x tnlma Â«*_*_â€¢, . ; u : a nut of talla â€¢*-_!Â£ ' shi ha*am^**mmma jatanstxy %Â«&-Â»_ j teacher - tot efvetsi year and taught amdergarten at school 12 tor two year rc;_rng in ims because of iltaess Â„.. â€ž.Â»., a g.mcuate of ta&ariaga oooege who did graduate math at buffalo stat urn eerÂ»:ty crtlage mas mur phy was a member of lbtyd'e memorial united church of cbnst whet aba waa a sunday school teacher choir member and leader m camp fire g.r 1 and v teen ac uv&et mrs murphy was alto ac tive in youth work at the michigan aye branch vm ca and a member of deita sigma theta sorority mn murphy is nurv.'ved by her husband felix o.i a aw sidney f four wtterr mr isaac meadow a former supervisor mrs her bert holmes mrr maggie mrs murphy house comm assignment of black members the democratic co mm or commuter ha responded to the request of the black members of the house that their legislative assignments be spread out among the ma jor committee these as signment place hem in etra teg portions to propose pro grama and monitor the ad ministration ot me of the mo important department m the federal govertwnom there 1 considerable com petition tor these emignment but the democrat leader ship agreed that the unique concern of mack american ought to be represented in addition to their peculiar sensitivity about die program in question each black mem baa of the house tat eminem ly qualified by training pm experience to chare these committee res p on abilities with other roflwagiia 'â– '-'-' . pkmt mpwama*avau a u *.*. newest mÂ«mber are as 1.l congressman gecixe collins el dhaoisâ€”gcr.'ethukt-i opw ationa committee which has jur-tdxtion over government activities at all levels to de termine its economy and ef ficiency congressman ranald del lam at california â€” foreign affair and the district of co j lumbia committee the for eign affairs committee deals primarily with tbe relation of the united state with for-1 e.gn nation the district of columbia committee to which cocgressman ronald delhums also has been assigned ha jurisdiction over all measures relating to the municipal af fairs of the district of coktm ' bia in general other than ap j propria lion congressman ralph met calfe af illinois â€” committee black members the buffalo festival presents the tempta tions in two performnces at kleinhans fri may 7 at 7 and 10:30 p m ! author writes on black press martm darin present a brilliant and absorbing col lection of article in the black press 1827-irm the quest for national identity culled from the writings of th nineteenth century black journalist which expresses not only the issue of the lime but the mock mania struggle for a place in ameri can society and hit search for a personal wtentlty the power and influhrjce of the black press have long been ignorec owing partly to the apatahy of white ameri c and partly (> the loss ol the actual papers although a register tor the period m27-ism iht 73 black papers the majority ol these have been destroyed and the wealth of source ma r;al darin presents in the clack pre can be found a*ey on microfilm a th shomburg orflectton of th new york city public li brary , t^e tg he * tan sw-ke ichomm from more than fifty d.*-t?rewt paper ithey wmgamg point rd view r^.mimm a_m_a__l j ....... . - . , i h"m nwn aeattrtea wwga j men for blare colonization to empasaioned pleas tor po litical equality to a wife's biter t**arch through the persona cohtmir for he newly freed husband ft wan through the black press that iwue were ex pressed public opinion was molded and the nucleus of black dissent wat formed martin dann's book is a vivid reicreaf-on of the black ideal thought and activi ties of the mmc he writes the black pre was the martin damn cocktail party scholarship to be held the buffalo negro scholar ship foundation's annual cocktail party will be belt friday june 11 at the del aware park casino call lot tickets at ws-5831 or 5.3-5358 th mten'a chorus will be r>ref*Â»nted in recital at shi loh baptist church sunday may 16 at 5 p.m the pub tic la invited night of champions at loew's buffalo theatre may 9th j the cloacd-ciru-t telecast of the heavyweight triple header night of champions on may 10th will be presented by loew's theatres it was announced today by frank arena city manager there will be no free live or de layed home telecast or radio broadcast of the fight the night of cham pions will be telecast from three cities number one heavyweight contender george forroan fights number eight ranked gregorio peralta from i oakland number two ranked i former champion jimmy el lis meets seventh rated george chuv-aki in toronto another former world champ ernie terrell fights brazilian chomp luis faust pi res y locw'a theatres plans t o show the three fights ait the loew'a buffalo theatre 646 main st buffalo tickets for the big event are now on sale at both loews buffalo and ! loew's teok box-offices and price is 8.00 each . . as an extra added attrac tion for the fight fans the theatre will present in calory the highlights of the joe fra jcicr - muhammed a i 1 cham pionship fight as part of the program prior to the three scheduled fights be sure to get your tickets in advance for this greet at traction sunday may 9th international walk for development days on april ist mayor frank a sedita presented larry heverley coordinator of the buffalo march on hunger a proclamation declaring sun day may kb as interna tiona walk for development day the proclamation calls for the support both in terms of encouragement and contri butions of the buffalo com munity the march office is at 5330 main st and the phone number 337-2550 may fellowship day will he he*d â– Â« the salvation army 70 main st friday may 7 a 10 p m navy prep school leads to college education j washington dc.-*the u.s navy announced it is acctpt ing applications tor project boost during the months of april and may 1971 now in it third year this program is designed to prepare young men for entrance into the naval academy or one of the navy's college scholarship programs the navy began project boost in an effort to open opportunities tor career ser vice as naval officers to per sons of disadvantaged back grounds who have previously been inable to qualify for such service qualified candidates will be erilisted and enrolled in a two-year program at the na val academy prepaor a to r y school bÂ».nbridge md when the candidate is prepared he will then compete for one of the navy's college programs the u.s naval academy the naval reserve officer training corps ro the navy enlisted scientific education program to qualify tor project boost t:ne must meet the following criteria be a united states navy prep school i t f connolly named chairman erie county executive bj jtsnn.tuiusfca eni_u for ihe i w*3m_ssÂ£tti armert purees day luncheon to be held j the * connecticut f st . armory | m thursday may 13 has an nounced than vice admiral thomas f connolly deputy chief of naval operations air will be the principal speaker for this year's event that will pay tribute to all branches af the armed ser ! vices - -. i admiral connolly a gradu ate of the u.s naval acad emy has had an illustrious aviation career merited by tours is several fleet squad t f connolly â€¢ <:--*.â€ž..(, ithaca winners m the hadji prkico hall tem ple basketball league held at jfk center went to st mary's catholic chareh team bill bell coach the tlost anal second place teams are so evenly - matched un til two points in the last ten seconds decided the game â€” criterion photo fashion show students in th c neighbor hood house assoc after school evening program win hold a fashion show thurs day may 13 at 7 p.m at school 37 295 carlton st admission is free the young ladies are en rolled m the sewing class and will model what they have made to conduct revival rev henry hall will coa duct ia holy ghost bible re vival at promlseland bap tist church assisted by the pastor dr t davis who ias been in the ministry 2 years the services will begin may 23rd to may 28th at 7:34 each evening ymca-model cities sponsor drug workshops the ymca-model cities recreational training pra gram w*h be sponsoring a series of workshops on tig subject drugs in the in ner city tbe main speak er for the five workshops will be mr csrvis braxton affiliated with the state nar cotic prevention association mr braxton presentatioa will consist of lectures films and interviews with former addicts also a question and answer period it '_ considered important that those working in rec reation community and all interested people get the straight facts about the its and effects of drugs a 1 workshops will be held at the east side branch ymca humboldt division 3.7 eaat ferry st additional workshop are friday may 7 wednesday may 12 and friday may 14 all are held at x p.m crosby w,;.-am is direc tor of recreational training see page 8 see page 4 see page 8 see page 4 see page 4 "
|Title||Buffalo Criterion, 1971-04-01|
|Description||Powerful Voice of the Black People|
African Americans--New York (State)--Newspapers
Erie County (N.Y.)--Newspapers
|NY Heritage Topic||
Community & Events
Race & Ethnicity
New York (State), Western
Erie County (N.Y.)
|Publisher of Original||
Merriweather, Frank E.
|Date of Original||1971-04-01|
|Format of Digital||image/tiff|
|Holding Institution||Buffalo & Erie County Public Library|
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|Digital Collection||Buffalo Criterion|
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