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Making History at St. Jude: Dr. Rudolph Jackson

When St. Jude opened in 1962, Danny Thomas vowed the hospital would treat patients regardless of race, religion or ability to pay. Dr. Rudolph Jackson was one of the first Black doctors at St. Jude. While he was finishing his training in Philadelphia, Dr. Rudolph Jackson fielded an offer to move 1,000 miles and begin practicing at a fledgling, low-paying hospital in the South where he would be one of the first Black physicians. Suffice it to say he had some reservations. First off, the job was in Memphis. The…

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…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Aid Homeowners Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C – On March 9, 2021, Congressman David Scott introduced the Coronavirus Homeowner Assistance Act of 2021, legislation creating a Homeowner Assistance Fund to aid homeowners harmed by the global coronavirus pandemic. This legislation, which would provide $10 billion in funding to states, territories, and the District of Columbia, delivers essential mortgage financial assistance and utility financial assistance for homeowners. “We are now a year into this public health crisis, and Americans are facing down enormous financial hurdles,” Scott stated. “Providing this critical assistance will enable struggling families to…

Georgia Pursuit Women’s National D-League Basketball Showcase

Georgia Pursuit Women’s National D-League Basketball team (WNDL) is hosting a tryout/showcase for any player interested in playing at the next level. The WNDL is a developmental  league for women athletes who will be provided the skills and opportunity to compete in a competitive league. The showcase will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10:00 am at I Beat All Recreation Center located at 1550 Senoia Road, Tyrone, Georgia 30290.  Early registration is required along with a COVID-19 test and current physical. Please contact Coach DeDe Hannah for…

‘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.…

Black Businesswoman Opens Upscale Men’s Spa in Atlanta’s Buckhead District

ManCave Atlanta, a new upscale men’s spa and event facility, located in the Lindbergh neighborhood of Atlanta’s luxurious Buckhead District officially opening at the end of last year. A male-centric facility, ManCave Atlanta features a spa that includes manicure and pedicure, facial and massage suites, as well as cigar and sports lounges that can be utilized for various purposes. “We want men to feel like they’re at home,” said Darnika “Nika” Platt, the owner and visionary behind ManCave Atlanta. “I wanted to encompass everything that appeals to the gentlemen. I…

Barbershop Owner Seeks to Convert Entrepreneurs to Real Estate Moguls

Atlanta-based entrepreneur Morris Smith is helping professionals and entrepreneurs build wealth through his Beyond The Clippers brand, a program designed to help people in various industries generate wealth through real estate while maintaining their respective professions. Aiming to educate and aid entrepreneurs in expanding into the real estate space, Beyond The Clippers serves as a way for businessowners, without experience in real estate, to gain expertise and resources that will allow them to locate exclusive properties, invest in unique real estate opportunities, and make smarter decisions in real estate. “I…

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