Category : Georgia

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

A Book Unveiling, Does Your Weight Make You Wait?

 Flynn Style presents Beyond the Bookstore, a book unveiling to be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, 12 noon til l3:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 420 W. Bryan St in historic downtown Savannah. Join Comia Flynn in celebrating the release oof her new b...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

2019 Oscars Present Diversity & Inclusion

Mahershala Ali & Regina KingCarter G. Woodson, an American historian and journalist, had a vision of a celebration for the Negro History Week. Now, 93 years later, African-Americans are celebrating Black History. The stars are rising and they’...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

MLK, Jr. Association To Host Freedom Gala Dinner

 Hardie Davis, the first African American elected mayor of the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County, GA, will be the keynote speaker for the MLK, Jr., Observance Day Association’s 2019 MLK Freedom Gala in Savannah. Also, The Rev. Matthew Southall...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

Falcons: NFL Combine gets underway this week

The NFL Combine gets underway this weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this week and the Atlanta Falcons are in the market for “nastier” players, according to head coach Dan Quinn. The Falcons are in the market for help on both s...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

Forty years of Black history from the APEX Museum

(Photo: Dsynasha Bland) Located on 135 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn historic district is the African Panoramic Experience (APEX) Museum. For 40 years, the APEX Museum has strived to provide its visitors with a unique experience of B...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

Legacy of the Atlanta Student Movement

(Photo: Chuck Bohannon) At the former site of Yates and Milton Drug Store, presently known as the Clark Atlanta University student center, where the initial meeting of the Atlanta Student Movement took place, a marker has been placed to acknow...

Southeast / Georgia - 1 month ago

Xernona Clayton always led the way

(Photo: Associated Press) On Tuesday, September 20, 2011, Atlanta’s Baker Street Northwest, between Piedmont Avenue Northwest and Centennial Olympic Park Drive, was renamed Xernona Clayton Way after journalist and entrepreneur Xernona Clayton....