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Katherine Johnson and John Glenn – A Dynamic Duo Forever Linked in History – February 20, 1962

Washington, DC – February 18, 2024 – “Get the girl to check the numbers.” If she says the numbers are good, astronaut John Glenn told them, I’m ready to go! This year, February 20, 2024, marks the 62nd Anniversary when America became the first nation to launch a human being to orbit the Earth, not only once, but three times! The “girl” John Glenn was referring to was Katherine Johnson, the brilliant African American mathematician, NASA Legend, and Woman of the 20th Century! John Glenn put his life in the…

My Black Doctors Directory: A New Tool to Combat Inequity in Healthcare

Alzheimer’s Association partners with My Black Doctor Directory to spread awareness as Black Americans are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia. February 8, 2024, Atlanta, GA – The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter is proud to announce a new partnership with My Black Doctor Directory. Health equity means assuring everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Unfortunately in Atlanta and other cities, both large and small, health inequity persists and costs lives. To help address this inequity, we have developed a web-based directory of…

AUC Showcases Media Business Units Media Sale Exposé (MSE)

Media Executives and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Unveil the First Media Sales, Operations and Marketing Collegiate Curriculum in the United States Atlanta, Georgia – The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), and partnering newspaper publications, The Atlanta Inquirer and The Atlanta Voice will participate in The Media Sales Exposé (MSE) at The Atlanta University Center on February 22, 2024, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. The exposé is designed to highlight the career opportunities for positions in radio, television, video/cable, print, digital and interactive sales. The event will take place at…

The Dynamics of Atlanta Black Dads Report Findings to Be Released to the Public at the State of Black Fathers in Fulton (County) Forum

The Dynamics of Atlanta Black Dads Report Findings to Be Released to the Public at the State of Black Fathers in Fulton (County) Forum   Black History Starts with the Black Family – Study Reveals What Black Fathers Want and Need WHO: Fathers Incorporated (FI) and the Moynihan Institute for Fatherhood Research and Policy WHAT: During the ‘State of Black Fathers in Fulton County’ Forum, two of the leading voices on fatherhood, Fathers Incorporated and the Moynihan Institute for Fatherhood Research and Policy, will release and delve into the crucial findings of…

Celebrity Designer Miguel Wilson Announces 100 Prom Tuxedo Give-a-way

Celebrity menswear designer Miguel Wilson announced that he is partnering with 100 Black Men of Atlanta and 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County to donate 100 tuxedos to 2024 prom-goers. The owner of the Miguel Wilson Collection, Wilson has pledged to provide 50 free tuxedoes in the Atlanta area and 50 free tuxedos in the D.C. area to kids in need who want to attend prom. “We are working to give 100 kids free tuxedos for prom,” Wilson said. “We want to work with kids who need help, whose parents may not…

Black History Month: Looking at the Past, Acting on the Present, Building for the Future

By Nicole Slay Caldwell, Atlanta president of The NETwork As we commemorate Black History Month, it is important to reflect not only on the struggles and triumphs of the past but also to address the challenges of the present. By taking action to improve our present, Black History Month offers an opportunity to continue to inspire our community to work towards a brighter future for the next generation. As I contemplate the path forward, three impactful considerations come to mind as vital guideposts for our collective journey. Supporting the young…

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