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Historic Jazz Music Awards Brings Spirit of Jazz to Atlanta

Historic Jazz Music Awards Hit a High Note and Brings Spirit of Jazz to Atlanta with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Delroy Lindo, Dianne Reeves, Kenny Garrett, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ledisi, and more Trailblazers Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Henry Threadgill, Dr. Lenora Helm Hammonds, and Ambrose Akinmusire Honored In Words and Music Powerful Live Performances and Heartfelt Tributes Accompany Wins for Christian McBride, Norman Brown, Ragan Whiteside, Samara Joy, Somi, Orrin Evans, Stacey Kent, Bob Baldwin, Kenny Garrett Date Set for the Annual Jazz Music Awards in October 2023 Atlanta, Georgia –…

Atlanta’s Finest Take Part in 5th Annual Atlanta Fashion and Polo Classic Weekend

The 2022 5th Annual Atlanta Fashion and Polo Classic commenced on October 7-9 with Atlanta’s finest, including notable attendees Sheree Whitfield (RHOA), Martell Holt (Love and Marriage Huntsville), Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson (HGTV’s Married to Real Estate), Frank Ski (KISS 104.1), Guy Lambert (FOX 5 DC) Tony Terry, Pastor Troy, Toccara Jones (America’s Next Top Model), Dr. Kevin James (president of Morris Brown College), and more. Sponsored by Bentley Atlanta and the Corbett Group, the Atlanta Fashion and Polo Classic featured three days of food, drinks, live music, fashion,…

Humbl Hustlr, Foot Locker release second collection

Humbl Hustlr, in partnership with Foot Locker, recently released its latest collection called “The Year of the Hustlr”. The second release from the brand’s partnership with the large retailer, the collection features four new pieces available online and in local Atlanta-area Foot Locker stores. “The ‘Year of The Hustlr Collection’ represents the evolution of a Hustlr’s journey and someone that continues to bet on themselves,” said Lorenzo Gordon, founder of Humbl Hustlr. “This collection was inspired by my personal journey with Humbl Hustlr by showing people anything is possible if…

Bridge at Piccadilly’s

By Dr. Marty Pinkston The first meeting of the East Cobb Aces Interested group was held on March 14, 2017. This group consisted of ladies who were avid Bridge players and those interested in learning the game. Even through the pandemic, members often played virtually. The East Cobb Aces Interested group, now the East Cobb County Chapter of the Holidays, Incorporated consists of fifteen dynamic women. Dr. Theopia Tate is the president and Dr. Marty Pinkston is the vice president. Members include Dorothy Delsarte, Pamela Elliott, Barbara Hicks, Verna Hodges,…

National Council for Black Studies – Second NCBS Annual Report Call for Papers

You are cordially invited to contribute an article or essay to the National Council for Black Studies Annual Report on the State of Affairs for Africana Communities in 2022 and beyond. The report is scheduled to be released in Spring 2023. This report aims to include short essays (between 2000 and 2500 words or between 8 and 10 double-spaced pages, including references) on new, emerging, and ongoing current issues and innovations of importance to Africana communities in the U.S. and anywhere in the global African world. Our mission is to create a…

Three Smith Sisters Receive U. S. Presidential Award

Atlanta Student Movement Activist Dr. Mary Ann Smith Wilson; Civil Rights Freedom Rider and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) activist Ruby Doris Smith Robinson (1942 – 1967); and minister, author, and executive producer Catherine Smith Robinson, M.Ed. Photo Courtesy of Catherine Smith Robinson and Catherine Smith Robinson’s Collection. Dr. Mary Ann Smith Wilson; Civil Rights Freedom Rider and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) activist Ruby Doris Smith Robinson (1942 – 1967); and minister, author, and executive producer Catherine Smith Robinson, M.Ed. were all recognized and awarded the U. S. Presidential…

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