The sixth annual Ladies Who Network, presented by Classic Events! on April 28 at the Hosanna House, recognized four media professionals who have survived the odds in one way or another. Here are the honorees… Darieth Chisholm, a survivor of cyber-bullying and now the founder of 50 Shades of Silence, a social justice multimedia project […]
For years I have driven past the two-story, columned mansion at the corner of Wood and Hill in Wilkinsburg. I knew it as Gibbs Rest Home and I will never forget the day I drove by and saw a patient in distress on the porch. Not long after that the nursing home went out of […]
Jereshia Hawk (right). PHOTO: Jereshia Hawk Leading hundred million-dollar projects as a transmission pipeline engineer for a Fortune 500 company in Consumers Energy did not cut it for Jereshia Hawk. Helping to provide natural gas and electricity to over 6 million people every day was not enough. She wanted more for herself and for […]
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Atlanta had mixed job numbers for the month of April as the state saw generally down numbers for several cities. In Atlanta, the April unemployment rate fell while the number of jobs increased slightly for the month. However, those gains were somewhat offset by a large drop […]
She was killed after a Black women's empowerment event.
Barely a month into his presidency of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, also president of the African National Congress (ANC), has taken sides on a hot button issue whose resolution had eluded previous leaders. He vowed to speed up the seizure of land from White owners and turn the properties over to Blacks. “This original sin […]
Juliet Hall created OWN YOUR OPPORTUNITIES, an inspiration-to-action speaking and training platform, in 2016 after 17 years working at Chick-fil-A…
You can't keep Black folks down.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will present Global Runway 2018, a fashion presentation and retail pop-up experience on Wednesday, May 16. Hosted by InStyle Magazine Editor Kahlana Barfield, the retail offerings are just a few that represent ATL Skypointe, a program designed for guests to shop, dine and explore ATL. This year, guests will experience an […]
The Board of Managers of ACCG, Georgia’s county association, in response to rapidly growing problems related to the lack of access to mental health services in Georgia, has created a new Standing Committee devoted to studying and addressing the issue. The escalating crisis presents both moral and financial dilemmas for Georgia’s county commissioners to address. […]
The past 25 years have brought a striking decline in earlier-than-expected deaths among black individuals in the United States according to a first-of-its-kind analysis performed using an extensive death records database maintained by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Declining heart disease, HIV and cancer death rates, particularly among black adults in […]
Since the massacre of students at a Parkland, Florida, high school, the airways have been buzzing with talk about gun control—making it tougher through state and local laws for individuals to own a gun. In today’s world, gun control may mean the same thing to blacks and whites, but that hasn’t always been the case. […]
“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” -Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution Each time there is a mass shooting, we begin to speculate about their mental health. It seems second-nature to most of us that someone […]