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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Visits Original Campus

They had been attempting to make this happen since last year when final plans were being put in place. Then the pandemic struck. Finally, on July 22, 2021, Clark Atlanta University‘s president, Dr. George T. French, Jr. stepped onto the land where the original Clark Atlanta University (CAU) began. This was his first time ever on the original Clark University campus and his first time walking the hallowed halls of the only remaining building left from what was a spiraling campus consisting of approximately 500 acres of prime real estate…

Atlanta Singer-Songwriter Señoj Drops New Video and Single ‘Lost’

Atlanta-based singer-songwriter Señoj, who was recently featured on SoundCloud’s artist platform Repost, has released an exciting new video and single called “Lost,” which is a much-anticipated follow-up to her tracks “Selfish” and “Running.” Jeff Ponchick, Vice President and Head of Repost at SoundCloud, recently commented on Señoj’s talent saying, “Coming from a city celebrated for its genre-bending hip-hop and soul, Atlanta native Señoj is the latest artist to prick our ears from this musical hotspot. With an alluring style of modish R&B, her enchanting vocals set the perfect tone for a contemporary…

Inquirer Friend and Activist Henrietta Antoinin Honored by State of Georgia with Proclamation

Inquirer Friend and Activist Henrietta Antoinin Honored by State of Georgia with Proclamation Atlanta’s Ms. Henrietta Antoinin was recognized by the community for her service and activism on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Friendship Baptist Church on Walnut Street in southwest Atlanta, Georgia. Friends, family and political leaders gathered and applauded as Georgia Representative Donna McLeod (Georgia’s 105th District) presented a proclamation to Antoinin from the State of Georgia. Henrietta Antoinin is the retired vice president of corporate affairs of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. She was the face of…

Honoring and Remembering APD Officer Gregory L. Davis

By Kelly Stocks, President, L5P Business Association This August marks the 33rd year since Atlanta Police Department (APD) Police Officer Gregory L. Davis was shot and killed in the line of duty while protecting our neighborhood. His memory is honored by a plaza in Little 5 Points which was named for him. Gregory L. Davis Plaza is the only public space named in honor of a fallen police officer in the City of Atlanta.  On August 26, 1988, Officer Davis stopped a man on a bicycle to question him about…

Do It Well or Not At All

Do It Well or Not At All My Job Corps Experience By Briana M. Gosier, Op-Ed Growing up, my great-grandmother would tell us, “Whether the task be great or small, do it well or not at all.” I have turned this saying into my life mantra. When I was younger, I knew I wanted something more for my life, so I decided to join the Montgomery Job Corps Center. There, I graduated with my certified nursing assistant license and proceeded to work as a nursing assistant in Atlanta, Georgia. I…

Saving Our Sons (S.O.S.) Rites of Passage Program, Camp, Academy in East Point, Georgia

Saving Our Sons (S.O.S.) Rites of Passage Program, Camp, Academy in East Point, Georgia will begin its camp on June 25, 2021. Spaces are limited. Please call and sign up now. This camp’s program is for males aged 8 to 15 and focuses on violence prevention and anger management. The camp will meet on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm and on Tuesdays (Family Night) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided. Field Trips Field trips will include: Atlanta Braves Baseball Games,…

Employee of Choice Company Launches New Employee Advocacy Mobile App and Receives 2021 WEBBY Award Nomination

Employee of Choice, Inc., a Black- and woman-owned social enterprise announces the launch of new alternative to Human Resources (HR), MyZolve-HR’s Alter Ego.  Following a soft launch in July 2020, this official launch of the mobile and online application offers unique workplace advice to employees and supports them from anywhere by providing a technical employee advocacy solution with untainted advice on workplace issues. The mobile app is available on Android and iOS platforms in addition to the web. The app’s free Self-Help Tool offers a true “safe space” for employees…

Black-owned commercial cleaning company helps businesses keep employees and customers safe

Seabreeze Cleaning, a Black-owned commercial cleaning company based in Atlanta, GA, is announcing its official launch as a company.  With the ability to provide services to office buildings, athletic facilities, government facilities, schools, healthcare organizations, apartment and condominium communities and construction sites, Seabreeze Cleaning is unique due to its touchless method of cleaning.  “As a business owner, I understand the many things we have to do on a daily basis, and the plethora of issues that go through our minds, and cleaning just isn’t one of those things,” said Michael…

Hal Lamar is… Inside Atlanta

Suggestion of Honor: Retire the Basketball Jersey of Morehouse’s Grady Brewer On January 25, 2020 and just under the radar of the COVID scourge, Morehouse College officially retired the jersey of one of its franchise players, Atlanta native Harold Ellis. One year, four months and 9 days later, we lost the man who’s sharp eye discovered Douglass High school of Atlanta’s basketball diamond in the rough, Grady Lewis Brewer (also an alum of the Astros). Notwithstanding Ellis’s deserved honor, Morehouse College also named the hardwood at Frank Forbes Arena the…

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