Rob Hardy Loves Atlanta: “I just want people to know how great the city is and I’ve loved watching it grow”
Planned Housing Justice League of Atlanta Rally to Call For "Real Investment in Affordable Housing on the Beltline"
Atlanta residents plan to hold a rally and press conference calling for City policy makers to make major investments in real affordable housing on the footprint of the BeltLine. The rally is set to take place at City Hall on Friday, July 20th at 10:30 a.m. The Housing Justice League released the following statement, excerpted […]
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined other City officials to break ground on the highly-anticipated Adair Court development early July. The new 91-unit mixed-income senior rental community is located on Murphy Avenue, between the MARTA West End station, Adair Park, and the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. and Parallel Housing, Inc., the […]
The first cohort of Students2Startups companies and interns spoke highly of their experiences so far. “It has been amazing,” said Dannielle Boozer, the Director of Marketing at Rented. “Working with Noelle and the team has been great.” Participants gathered together on Wednesday, July 11 at the SalesLoft offices in Midtown to learn about Atlanta’s startup ecosystem from Aly […]
Anthony Flynn is the newly appointed executive director and chief operating officer of the 100 Black Men Of Atlanta Inc., one of the city’s most influential African-American organizations focused on leadership development, educational support, economic empowerment, and health and wellness. Flynn will oversee the day to day operations, strategic planning, external relations, and fundraising initiatives […]
The world paused on July 18, 2018 to celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday.
Testing at participating Walgreens supports ongoing commitment to community outreach on HIV Local testing partners, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS,…
In 2004, when Dr. Mary Edward became the widow of Rev. Eddie K. Edwards, founder of Joy of Jesus Ministries on the eastside of Detroit, she got a new vision for her life. Edwards was determined to keep her late husband’s legacy alive, as well as add to her own. Within one month, Widows with […]
You Power Purpose Conference convenes youths from around the world moving together with purpose ALONG SIDE OF Cameron Kasky, Alveda King, Desiree Ross July 13-14, 2018 Over 3-thousand youths between will convene at the Cobb Galleria Centre located at 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339 from July 13-14th 2018. Youths from around the world will kick off a two-day series of workshops, activities, concerts, and networking events that start at 9:30 AM. […]
If well-done burgers or charred hotdogs are your thing, you might want to read this: Regularly consuming well-done or charred meat may increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to 60 percent. So this means that ruining a piece of meat isn’t the only thing you need to worry about if you’re cooking […]
Testing at participating Walgreens supports ongoing commitment to community outreach on HIV Local testing partners, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are working with 220 health departments, AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to help provide free HIV testing and information at participating Walgreens […]
African-Americans live in a constant state of trauma brought on by the high level of violence in their neighborhoods, police-involved shootings of unarmed Black citizens and the many forms and levels of racism experienced on daily basis. So with research to back it up, it’s no wonder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a real […]
Since its founding, the United States has systematically disenfranchised African American citizens. This painful legacy has continued in the wake of the 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder that allows all states, including those with a history of white supremacy and voter suppression, to manipulate their voting procedures without federal oversight. Since then, lawmakers in states across […]