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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…

Hancock County’s Hubert Family Honored at the Georgia House of Representatives

The Hubert Family was honored on the floor of the Georgia House of Representatives on February 22, 2024. After attending an unveiling of a new historic marker of the Hubert family, Georgia State Representative Mack Jackson (Georgia’s District 128) learned of the family history and was very impressed with the Hubert Family history. He shared the history on the floor of the Georgia House. The marker in Hancock County is inscribed: “Zack Hubert, a former Warren County slave, moved here [to Hancock County, Georgia] with his family in 1871. 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…

BlackOut! premieres March 13, 2024; Livestreams in Atlanta

BlackOut!, the realest, rawest comedy sketch review anywhere, will premiere an all-new show March 13, 2024, at 9:30 p.m. The New York City show, produced by the Atlanta-based non-profit Diverse Arts Now!, will be livestreamed here (https://caveat.stellartickets.com/events/blackout-fundraising-sketch-spectacular/occurrences/b6ee4c29-759c-4706-b8e9-9c55df0ee3d2 ), and tickets cost just $10! #BlackOutComedy is back in action! BlackOut!, New York City’s realest, rawest comedy sketch review, featuring performers from Comedy Central, HBO, Upright Citizens Brigade, CBS, and Second City, is back for an international run: headlining the prestigious Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival! Last year, the all-POC comedy troupe performed…

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…

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