In recognition of its 40th anniversary the Atlanta Jazz Festival expanded to 40 days of Jazz-related events across the city at neighborhood parks, MARTA stations, jazz clubs and museums. During the entire month of May, more than 100 of the best Jazz performers showcased their talents in a neighborhood jazz series, youth Jazz band competition, […]
“The essence of any commencement speech is to be brief,” said William Pickard, Ph.D., chairman and CEO of VITEC and Global Automotive Alliance. With him, however, just a few words are more than enough. “I am from LaGrange, Ga., a very small town, but I have a simple belief about life,” Pickard told graduates of […]
Like so many women, are you constantly juggling family, professional, and personal responsibilities? No wonder retirement planning continues to be relegated to the bottom of your “to do” list. Retirement saving concerns are often more acute for women who are divorced, widowed, or otherwise single, as well as for those who have spent all or […]
In my yoga practice, I’m aware of my breath and the movements of my body. I turn my intentions into actions and bend my body to my will. The same is true of my wealth: I actively pursue my goals and turn my visions into reality by being present in every aspect of my career. […]
If football doesn't work out, Kaepernick has a future in community service.
ATLANTA HAWKS & CROWN ROYAL UNITE TO PROVIDE COURTSIDE SEATS AND VIP EXPERIENCE TO VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AT “CROWNING COURAGE” EVENT ON MARCH 5 Over $85,000 in Courtside Tickets, Custom Jerseys and Other Perks Pledged to Servicemen and Servicewomen ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Crown Royal are joining forces […]
The Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table – an effort to elevate civic conversation, foster new relationships.
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“Born 88 years ago in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the greatest moral voice of the 20th century. Through his words and by his example he spoke to the hearts of millions of Americans and citizens of the world. He demonstrated to all of us that non-violent action has the power to […]
Reality star Angela Simmons has finally given her fans a glimpse into her home and her family, including newborn Sutton the Second. The entrepreneur and socialite, daughter of legendary rapper Rev. Run of Run DMC, gave the public what it wanted most: photos of her son. Take a look:
“I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed…We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March […]
Image Courtesy of Sherise Brown The Atlanta City Council approved, in a vote of nine to three, an ordinance by Councilman Michael Julian Bond to create a Trust Fund to benefit the communities surrounding the former Turner Field, including Summerhill, Mechanicsville, Peoplestown, Pittsburgh, and a portion of Grant Park. The approved legislation is considered the […]
Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell publicly signed a Care2 petition that asks the city to permanently install rainbow crosswalks to support the LGBTQ community. Mitchell accepted the signatures from petition author and Care2 LGBTQ Issues Advocate Sarah Rose at 10 a.m. on May 23. He then made a speech and signed the petition, which […]
A Muslim woman is to preach Tuesday during a service in which Episcopal priests and deacons will reaffirm the vows first taken at their ordinations. Soumaya Khalifah, executive director and founder of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta was chosen to preach by Atlanta’s Episcopal Bishop Robert C. Wright. Wright said he chose Khalifah because […]
Members of St. Bede’s Episcopal Church will on April 9, 2017, lead a Pilgrimage of Hope in support of Georgia immigrant and refugee families by walking from the church to a nearby U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. The pilgrimage walk will include members of the immigrant and refugee community and members of the […]