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Cafe Mocha Salute Her Awards Makes Stop In Atlanta, Honors Local Women & Donates To Homeless Shelters
By Diane Larché In the spirit of giving, Café Mocha Radio closed out its outstanding 2019 Salute Her Awards five-city tour by blessing others. In lieu of selling tickets for its final 2019 ceremony in Atlanta December 6 at the Riverside Epicenter (135 Riverside Parkway in Austell, Georgia 30168), they asked guests to bless others by bringing a toy or a gift card for entry, which will be donated to area shelters at The Nicholas House, Hosea House and Atlanta Children’s | Read more...
Harriet Tubman goes to Congress
(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C - In commemoration of Harriet Tubman Day on March 10, internationally renowned actress, Gwendolyn Briley-Strand, brought Harriet Tubman to the Halls of Congress, and she brought some passengers with her. Local 1-2 of Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, Worcester County NAACP Branch, and HR 1242 Resilience Project were present to encourage Congress to introduce legislation to rename Virginia Inside Passage to the Harriet Tubman | Read more...
Beloved Atlanta Native, Music Teacher and DeKalb County Court Recorder Mrs. Rushia Lavae Johnson Stevens Dies from COVID-19
DeKalb County court employee Rushia Lavae Johnson Stevens, 65, dies on March 19, 2020 after seeking medical attention. She is one of the latest casualties of COVID-19. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a wonderful musician. A Morris Brown College graduate, she had taught music for years. Family members are noted as saying that Rushia Stevens had no compromising health issues. Rushia grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and is noted as being one of | Read more...
Dr. Alfred Wyatt, Sr. Honored as One of Three 2020 Samuel H. Johnson Education Award Recipients
Dr. Alfred Wyatt, Sr. Honored as One of Three 2020 Samuel H. Johnson Education Award Recipients Samuel H. Johnson SSSP Foundation, Inc. Hosts Virtual Concert The Samuel H. Johnson SSSP Foundation, Inc. is having a virtual/stay-at-home concert on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm (in lieu of their annual concert which was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic). The goal is to raise funds for their scholarship endowment campaign. The Foundation is also recognizing | Read more...
D. L. Hughley and Friends to Headline First-Ever Virtual Comedy Show, ‘CEEK VR presents The Laugh Experience’
LOS ANGELES – (APRIL 21, 2020) – Comedy’s biggest names come together for a first-of-its-kind, livestream comedy festival, “CEEK VR presents: The Laugh Experience.” The star-studded series kicks off and will be live streamed online and in VR on Friday, May 1st, at 9:00 pm EST exclusively on CEEK.com and on the CEEK VR app (available in the App Store and Google Play) with sets from D. L. Hughley, Chris Spencer and more. To create an account, visit www.ceek.com to | Read more...
National R&B HOF Looking At Augusta as a Possible Site
National R&B HOF Considering Augusta as a Possible Home Augusta, Georgia and Southfield, Michigan – June 10, 2020 - On June 13th, 2019, The NRBHOF held its 8th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Detroit, and now the number of inductees has risen to over 200. That is why LaMont Robinson has stated: “Now, it is more imperative than ever, for the NRBHOF to find a home for its inductees. I feel that the city of Augusta is the right destination for this | Read more...
Trey Clegg and First Congregational Church Presents Weekly Mini Organ Recitals
First Congregational Church, UCC, located at 105 Courtland Street NE in Atlanta, Georgia proudly presents “A Mini Organ Recital” featuring Trey Clegg at 12 noon on Wednesdays, starting June 10, 2020. For more information go to the social media link below to see this inspirational organ recital. You Tube Channel: | Read more...
4th of July - Black America Tribute Video
Fourth of July tribute video Block Starz Music Television put together to celebrate the Black experience in America. The video contains clips and music from our upcoming documentary Black Seeds: The History of Africans in America. YouTube link: | Read more...
City of Atlanta and the Gospel Community Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Mother Betty Ann Pace, mother of the World Renowned Gospel Anointed Pace Singers
Bettie Ann Pace (Mother Pace) December 11, 1937 – July 7, 2020 Written by Sunshine Lewis, at the request and approval of the Pace Family. The City of Atlanta and the entire Gospel industry mourn with the Family of Mother Bettie Ann Pace, mother of the world-renowned Grammy- and Stellar- Nominated “Gospel Anointed Pace Singers” who passed on July 7, 2020. She was surrounded by love from her 9 surviving daughters, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren & other loving | Read more...
New Romantic Thriller Brings National Topics to Light with a Powerful and Diverse Creative Team at the 11th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival
No Ordinary Love Has Been Selected  as 1 of 3  Feature Films to Snag a Spot in one of Atlanta’s Biggest Film Festivals  ATLANTA, Georgia (July 23, 2020) -- Director Chyna Robinson is proud to announce her film, No Ordinary Love, has made the cut and will be among those showcased at the highly anticipated 11th annual BronzeLens Film Festival (August 11 - 16, 2020) As one of only three American Feature Narrative films selected into the annual festival, this coveted spot | Read more...
Singer/Songwriter Keianna Nicole's NEW hit 'Where's Your Heart' Climbs DRT Charts
By Taylor Burris, CEO/Founder of U.S., LLC Atlanta, Georgia – July 2020 – Singer/Songwriter Keianna Nicole recently dropped “Where’s Your Heart” that has been in the top 150 on the DRT Radio Charts for the past three weeks. A new single from her new EP, “Best Regards”, drops every six weeks. Local fast rising talent, Keianna Nicole, released her highly anticipated single “Where’s Your Heart” on July 10, 2020 as part of her new extended play “Best Regards”. Her | Read more...
World Loses Distinguished Actor and Profound Humanitarian
Purpose-Driven Chadwick Boseman Dies at 43 Known to many as a great actor, Chadwick A. Boseman was also the epitome of a role model, leader and activist. He died on August 28, 2020, at the age of 43, after a four-year, quiet battle with colon cancer. Boseman was born on November 29, 1976 in Anderson, South Carolina. He earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in Directing from Howard University in Washington, DC in 2000. Phylicia Rashad was a teacher and mentor to | Read more...