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Fleetwood Dunston, Cora (Cocoa) Dunston, Herndon Stadium>
Thirty years ago, in 1994, work commenced to tear down historic Herndon Memorial Stadium on the campus of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia to make way for a field hockey facility for the 1996 Olympics. What may surprise many, even today, is that the demolition to tear down the old and rebuild what eventually became the new Herndon after the 1996 games. The demolition was completed and managed by a Black-owned company named DUNCO, INC. The company was incorporated
21st Annual Eta Omega Foundation Golf Classic Omega Golf, September 29, 2023>
Eta Omega Golf Classic Friday, September 29, 2023 table {border-style: solid; 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,
Diverse Representation, an organization dedicated to increasing the hiring and exposure of Black agents, attorneys, managers, publicists and financial advisors who work in the sports and entertainment industries, today announced their inaugural Black Ownership In Sports Symposium taking place September 8-9, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. This summer Michael Jordan finalized the sale of his majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets, which left the NBA with no majority Black
Most aquatics-related accidents can be prevented. Some Points of Safety Afloat and Safe Swim Defense Qualified Supervision All aquatics activities should have supervision by an adult, 21 or older, who is responsible and trained in Safe Swim, Safety Afloat, First Aid and CPR Personal Health Review Health history. Are there any restrictions on the part of the participant? Physical Fitness and Swimming Ability How proficient of a swimmer is
Son In A Heart Foundation>
Transforming Lives Through Positive Interaction… Community members and friends conquering fear, self-doubt, depression, pain, loneliness, stress, feelings of unworthiness On Sunday, April 23, 2023, Lisa Smith and her non-profit Son In A Heart Foundation met to “Climb the Wall of Triumph” at Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center at 3701 Presidential Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia 30340. Son In A Heart
The 2022 5th Annual Atlanta Fashion and Polo Classic commenced on October 7-9 with Atlanta’s finest, including notable attendees Sheree Whitfield (RHOA), Martell Holt (Love and Marriage Huntsville), Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson (HGTV’s Married to Real Estate), Frank Ski (KISS 104.1), Guy Lambert (FOX 5 DC) Tony Terry, Pastor Troy, Toccara Jones (America’s Next Top Model), Dr. Kevin James (president of Morris Brown College), and more. Sponsored by Bentley Atlanta and the
DeRetta Rhodes, Ph.D. named chair of 2023 Atlanta American Heart Association Heart Ball. Rhodes is Executive Vice President and Chief Culture Officer for the Atlanta Braves>
DeRetta Rhodes, Ph.D. named chair of 2023 Atlanta American Heart Association Heart Ball Atlanta, Georgia — As plans are underway for the 2023 Atlanta Heart Ball, DeRetta Rhodes, Ph.D. has been named chair of this year’s community-wide campaign. The Heart Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association’s Heart of Atlanta, a year-round effort aimed at investing in and saving and improving lives in the
Atlanta native Malik Mixon takes the Silver in 110 hurdles at the U20 World Championships Atlanta (September, 2022) – Atlanta native Malik Mixon ends his summer with a huge win as the Silver Medalist in the 110m hurdles at the U20 World Championships recently held in Cali, Columbia. The six-day event allows athletes 20 and under from around the world to compete on a global stage for a major international title and recognition. He qualified for the event by winning the
A new and improved John A. White Golf Course reopened to public fanfare Friday, August 19, 2022 after a months-long renovation and beautification project sponsored by the City of Atlanta and Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority (AFCRA). We’re extremely proud of the improvements we’ve made at this important and historic golf course, with more enhancements to come,” said Kerry Stewart, executive director of the AFCRA. “The long-term goal is to continue to make
New York (February 7, 2022) – Civil rights leaders who met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, on Monday, February 7, 2022, called for the League to establish specific recruiting and hiring procedures for executive and coaching positions, with meaningful consequences for teams that do not abide by the rules. The Rooney Rule, a policy established in 2003 that requires teams to interview candidates of color for head coaching and senior football operation positions, must be
Atlanta, Georgia – For the first time in seven years, a city of Atlanta public high school will be competing for a state football title. George Washington Carver, now more popularly known as the New Schools at Carver, will tangle with the Saints of DeKalb County’s Cedar Grove High School of Ellenwood Georgia for the AAA title. Kickoff is scheduled for noon Saturday, December 11 at Georgia State University’s Center Parc Stadium. The last APS school to compete for a
New Orleans native Darren Myles has come a long way since his days as a high school football student athlete and coach. Come Friday, December 3, Myles will lead an historic Atlanta high school football team into the semi-finals of the AAA Georgia High school football state championship playoffs. This year will mark Myles’ 18th season in Atlanta as a head coach for the one-time resident of New Orleans’ upper 9th ward. Sixteen of those years has been spent guiding the
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