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Morris Brown College Clears the Way to Full Accreditation

By Horace Henry The announcement was made on April 13, 2021. In a letter from Morris Brown President Dr. Kevin James, he stated that he had just appeared before the Board of Accreditation, and that after 20 years, Morris Brown College had been approved by the board for accreditation candidacy. The last year that Morris Brown College held graduation where the students received fully accredited degrees was in 2002. Amazingly, from 2002 until now, Morris Brown has always had a yearly commencement, homecoming, held academic classes with on-staff instructors, and…

Tere Tatiana Hosts Successful Let’s Talk Trucking Seminar and Named Honorary Citizen of Statesboro, Georgia

Over the weekend serial entrepreneur and nationally recognized lifestyle influencer Tere Tatiana held her first Let’s Talk Trucking seminar in Statesboro, Georgia.  On Saturday, February 27th the Statesboro native gave back to her community by presenting an all inclusive networking seminar. The seminar was launch to teach extremely motivated individual’s on how to launch six figure companies in the trucking industry. Tere, was also presented with the Honorary Citizen of Statesboro certificate by Statesboro Mayor Johnathan McCollar for her tremendous accomplishments, while at the networking event Attendees of the Let’s…

Popular Influencer Celebrates the Grand Opening of Mrs. Latruth Boutique And Dance Studio

Over the weekend Super mom, entrepreneur, and influencer Mrs. LaTruth, finally celebrated with friends and family  for the Grand Opening of the first combined boutique and dance studio in Suwanee, GA. Mrs. Latruth Boutique and Dance Studio, is a one-of-a-kind dance studio that offers the most high quality and unique clothing material on the marker, that can be found in the clothing industry. In addition to clothing, the popular store front will offer customers hair services, seminars, and an unique fun filled experience with an series of dance classes from…

‘When We All Vote’ Calls on Senate to Pass ‘For the People’ Act

When We All Vote to host its First Call to Action in Support of “For People Act” on March 4, 2021 with Common, Lynn Whitfield and the Brennan Center for Justice to discuss how Americans can take action in support of this critical legislation (Washington, D.C.): On March 4, 2021, When We All Vote called on the Senate to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The For the People Act would ensure America’s democracy works for everyone, especially those who have been historically left out. Black people and…

Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Holds Virtual Commencement, February 27, 2021

This year The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) held its virtual commencement exercises on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The extraordinary event was live streamed for all to see. Gammon Theological Seminary, one of the schools that make up the ITC, was happy to spotlight its twelve proud graduates. All of the happy ITC graduates had their names announced as they received their degrees.

Bronze Art of Civil Rights Leaders Along Atlanta’s Mozley Park Corridor

Bronze Art of Civil Rights Leaders Along Atlanta’s Mozley Park Corridor City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs Created by sculptor David Alan Clark, the four bronze sculptures memorialize local Civil Rights leaders Dr. Rita Samuels, Dorothy Lee Bolden, Reverend Hosea Williams, and William Alexander Scott II. During Black History Month, the City of Atlanta installed four new benches featuring life-size bronze sculptures of local Civil Rights leaders Dr. Rita Samuels, Dorothy Bolden, Reverend Hosea Williams and W. A. Scott. The benches will reside along Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive.…

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Comcast NBCUniversal

An Update on Our Continued Progress and Our $100 Million Commitment By Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation “In so many ways, 2020 was a challenging year, one that pushed our society to its limits. And yet, it also provided us with an opportunity – really an obligation – to deepen and accelerate our commitment to equity, inclusion, and our communities. Collectively and individually, we had to confront hard truths…

Historic Marker Unveiling in Roswell, Georgia – Henri Mack Brown Lynched in 1936

Mack Henry Brown Historical Marker Unveiling in Roswell, Georgia On February 28th at 4 pm the Mack Henry Brown Historic Marker Committee (MHB-HMC) of the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition (FCRC), a community partner of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI, Montgomery, Alabama), will be unveiling the historical marker dedicated to Mack Henry Brown, a Black man lynched in Fulton County in 1936. This marker, located at Roswell’s Riverside Park, is meant to open a public dialogue about our history of terrorizing Black people with White Supremacy terror and violence. Beginning with…

Bank of America Helps Fuel Black Innovation With Launch of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship

Bank of America Helps Fuel Black Innovation With Launch of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship In Partnership with Morehouse College, Spelman College and the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, the Initiative is Powered by a Two-Year $10 Million Grant Atlanta, Georgia – On February 22, 2021, Bank of America, the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, Morehouse College, and Spelman College announced the development of the Center for Black Entrepreneurship (CBE), the first-ever academic center of its kind to assemble, educate, and empower a new class of Black entrepreneurial talent. The CBE will…

Weather Delays COVID Vaccine Shipments to Georgia

Atlanta – Winter weather across the country is significantly impacting shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received notification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that normally would have arrived the first part of this week were held back by the manufacturers due to the weather. As a result, many providers statewide, including health departments, are being forced to reschedule appointments for vaccination. Rescheduling appointments will depend on when shipments resume and when the vaccine…