In its last meeting of 2017, the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless (ATFH) accepted the retirement of its Board chair, Charles Steffen, Ph.D., and then named one of its members, Warren Smith, as the next Board chair, effective January 1, 2018. Steffen has served the ATFH and the Board […]
When asked to prepare the foreword for “The Twelve Voices,” the first thing that came to mind was the twelve disciples of Christ–twelve individuals who were “called from among them.” The next thought was twelve months in a year, accompanied by twelve zodiac signs–each being significant for its own reason. The next thought went to […]
When it comes to creating a budget, it’s essential to estimate your spending as realistically as possible. Here are five budget-related errors commonly made by small businesses and some tips for avoiding them. Not Setting Goals. It’s almost impossible to set spending priorities without clear goals for the coming year. It’s important to identify, in […]
A typical day for James Guinn starts at 7 a.m. in the morning. He wakes up, makes himself a bowl of oatmeal with a side of toast and a cup of milk. Nothing special, just something to put on his stomach so that he can lift a furnace into a customer’s basement or hoist an […]
Demonstrations recently have been held in major European cities to protest African men, women and children being sold into slavery in Libya, a practice that began after the United States and other countries overthrew Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, leaving the country ungovernable. Nearly 4,000 individuals protested in Stockholm. Large demonstrations also have been held in […]
It is an odd fluke that these two men arrived on and departed from this Earth on the same date, albeit almost a century apart: Robert Sobukwe was born on December 5, 1924 and Nelson Mandela died on December 5, 2013. Initially counterparts in the ANC Youth League, their profound tactical differences and deep ideological […]
Monica Pearson, the 37-year Atlanta broadcast mainstay, is back on television — but things have changed. Instead of wearing a…
Say goodbye to acne (seriously) and hello to purified pores and healthy skin.
Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study received a three-year $2.2 million grant to study insomnia in Black women.
It is hard to understand why, in Alabama, white voters professing to be staunch Christians tried their best to send Roy Moore, a man widely believed to be a child molester, to the U.S. Senate. These evangelicals are the same people who, for decades, have asserted that they hold the moral high ground in this […]