I’m Norfolk I’m quaint you are lucky to live here blah blah blah GOD NORFOLK WE GET IT ALREADY (at The Hague)
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Meet Charles, the Norfolk, Va.-based “Lab-a-lion” whose owner-cut mane (in honor of Old Dominion University’s mascot) was so convincing, that people called 911, freaked out that it might be an actual lion. (In case you need some spelling out, it’s a dog.) Try topping that, other weird news stories today.
A video of the post from yesterday.
Citizens of Norfolk, VA reported seeing a baby lion stalking the streets. Upon further investigation, it was actually a labradoodle named Charles.
from Norfolk, VA
In and around Norfolk, Virginia are numerous mermaid statues that were created in 2000 as part of as art project known as “Mermaids on Parade”. Pictured is one entitled,
A black female naval officer has shattered a piece of the military’s glass ceiling. The Navy has promoted Michelle Janine Howard to the rank of three-star vice admiral, as she stepped into her new role as deputy commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces headquartered in Norfolk, Va.
She becomes the first African-American woman to achieve that rank.
This is the latest in a string of firsts for Howard, who was the first African-American woman to command a warship, the first female Naval Academy alum to reach the rank of rear admiral and the first African-American woman to be in charge of an Expeditionary Strike Group at sea.
Today in Black Herstory.