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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Congratulations Atlanta Braves!!!!!!! World Series Champions 2021 On Tuesday, November 3, 2021, the Atlanta Braves won the World Series, beating the Houston Astros, in Game 6, with a score of 7-to-0. The Atlanta Braves now have two championships: 1995 and 2021. The Braves franchise also has two other championships: in 1914 as the Boston Braves, and 1957 as the Milwaukee Braves. This is the first time that the Atlanta Braves advanced to the World Series in 22
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Congratulations Atlanta Braves!!!!!!! Now, Go Beat the Houston Astros!!!!!!! On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the Atlanta Braves clinched the National League Conference of Major League Baseball (MLB), beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, winning Game 6, 4-to-2. The Atlanta Braves advance to play the Houston Astros in the World Series, beginning with Game 1 on October 26, 2021, in Houston, Texas. This is the first time that the Atlanta Braves advances to the World Series in
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Winless Morehouse took the world of college football and set it on its ear on Saturday, October 9, 2021 by surprising longtime rival Tuskegee University with a 31-15 victory. Before a crowd of 6,798, the Maroon Tigers pulled off the win over their Alabama rivals for the first time since 2011 when they beat the opposing elevens 17-14. This was also the first time this 85-year-old mixing which began in 1936 as the Columbus (GA) Classic (then part of that city's annual state
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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
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Once more in one month, the grim reaper has visited the hallowed campus of Atlanta’s Morehouse College. On May 7, political science guru Dr. Tobe Johnson (class of 1954) graduated to his heavenly reward. And now, 22 days later, Friday, May 29, 21-year basketball head coaching legend Grady Lewis Brewer earned his wings following an undisclosed illness. He was 63. Homegoing arrangements had not been finalized as of the writing of this article June 1. A native of the
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