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Atlanta Honors Another Icon with Historic Marker

During the 1960s, she ruled the Atlanta Real Estate market in the African-American community. Lottie Watkins grew up in Atlanta, graduated from Booker T. Washington High School, and graduated from Reid’s School of Business. She worked as a secretary for the Alexander-Calloway Realty Company and as a teller at the Mutual Federal Savings and Loan Association before starting her own business. As the founder of Lottie Watkins Enterprises, Watkins became the first Black female licensed real estate broker in Atlanta. Her business successfully dealt with rental properties and brokered many…

Community Activist, Servant Leader Cecilia Houston-Torrence Honored at Atlanta City Hall

Longtime Atlanta citizen and community activist Cecilia Houston-Torrence was honored by the Atlanta City Council on Monday, September 18, 2023. She was commended for her outstanding community service to Atlanta and to several non-profit organizations. A little-known fact about Houston-Torrence is that, as pointed out by her close friend Susan “Sue” Ross, at a very young age, Houston-Torrence and her sisters integrated Christ the King Elementary School in Daphne, Alabama in 1965. Perhaps her activism began then as a natural born “mover and shaker.” She was also the first African-American…

Actress and Entrepreneur Kim Fields will be the Featured Keynote Speaker at the Atlanta Business League (ABL) 2023 Membership Campaign on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Actress and Entrepreneur Kim Fields will be the featured keynote speaker at the Atlanta Business League (ABL) 2023 Membership Campaign on Tuesday, September 12, 2023   Experience Membership and Embrace Success Networking Opportunities Professional Development Advocacy and Support Visibility and Recognition Come and learn how you can join the Atlanta Business League (ABL) and tap into a supportive community that can offer guidance and opportunities to help grow and sustain your business in the Atlanta business ecosystem. Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: The…

You are Invited to the Eta Omega Foundation Golf Classic on September 29, 2023

Eta Omega Golf Classic Friday, September 29, 2023 Date : Friday, September 29, 2023 Time : 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast 9:00 am Shotgun Start 3:00 pm Lunch and Awards Location : Heron Bay Golf and Country Club 5100 Heron Bay Boulevard Locust Grove, Georgia 30248-7008 Eta Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will host its Annual Golf Classic on Friday, September 29, 2023, at Heron Bay Golf and Country Club in Locust Grove, Georgia. This annual event of fellowship and fun will benefit the Eta Omega Foundation,…

Re-tracing Our Roots to Ghana

Special to The Atlanta Inquirer by Willene White-Smith What a beautiful time they had on Sunday, August 20th, as the J.K. Smith, Sr. Foundation presented: “Re-Tracing our Roots to Ghana,” this summer! They fellowshipped in the spacious A.D. Powell Fellowship Hall of Allen Temple AME Church-Atlanta. Everyone had a wonderful time reconnecting with their Ghana Travel family, all in Afro-Centric attire. It was exciting to revisit the Tribal Village where each received his African name; ELMINA, the Slave Dungeon for “US” & castle to others Upstairs; Re-Visited the Slave River…

AARP and Atlanta Hip-Hop Day Honors Hometown Artists Pastor Troy and Li’l Jon

AARP co-sponsored the Atlanta Hip-Hop Day and Atlanta Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. On September 3, 2023, AARP honored hometown artists Pastor Troy and Li’l Jon at Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park, at 680 Dallas Street NE, near the Ponce City Market. Hillary Johnson, AARP Associate State Director (ASD), and Lee A. Baker, AARP Regional Volunteer Director and former AARP President, presented the two awards. The AARP Icon Award was presented to Pastor Troy, and the AARP Pioneer Award was presented to Li’l Jon. Both musical artists / rappers /…

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