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Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Named NNPA Interim President and CEO

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. a global business leader, educator, and longtime civil rights activist, was elected interim president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the group’s annual meeting here Wednesday, NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell has announced.

GPTC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Transit Training Facility

Federal, state and local officials joined Dr. Jabari Simama, President, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC), for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Transit Training facility that will be located at their Regional Transportation Training Center (RTTC) in Lithonia, Georgia.

A $2.2 Million Mansion Is Not a Home for Archbishop of Atlanta

After coming under sharp criticism and issuing an apology earlier this week, the Archbishop of Atlanta announced Saturday that he would vacate his $2.2 million mansion in early May.

Summit Held to Bring about Change for Young African American Males

“Only four percent of African American high school seniors are college-ready in a wide range of courses,” Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson told the packed auditorium, filled with impressionable youths. “That ought to shake people up.”

Black newspaper dynasty gives way to new guard

In January, Scott became the last family member to leave the black newspaper dynasty that lasted 85 years.

Downtown Atlanta’s Big Year

The year 2014 is slated to be the biggest year for Downtown Atlanta in nearly two decades.

Morehouse College 2014 Black Male Summit Takes On Obama’s ‘Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

The priorities of President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to improve the odds of success in school and in life for males of color will be the focus of the 2014 Black Male Summit at Morehouse College, March 28-29.

Bernice King hands over MLK’s Bible and Peace Prize

Bernice King’s passionate plea last Thursday for one of her brothers to change their vote about auctioning off their father’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible fell on deaf ears.

Postal Workers Protest Staples Deal

Changes are coming to the financially-troubled U.S. Postal Service and Tuesday local workers let management know loud and clear that they were not happy at all with the agency’s most recent change.

From NNPA to NAACP to Silicon Valley - Ben Jealous Still Pushing Technology for Equality

Benjamin Todd Jealous, the former NAACP president, who has weaved a career through politics, the Black press and civil rights, has now announced his next course of action in pursuit of racial equality and economic justice in America.

Mayor Reed Serves Tough Menu at 2014 State of the City Address

Mayor Kasim Reed Wednesday (Feb. 19) served up raw facts and hard truth as food for thought at the annual State of the City Address breakfast at the Marquis Ballroom of Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Steve Harvey, Mayor Kasim Reed Bring 2014 Neighborhood Awards to Atlanta

Comedian and best-selling author Steve Harvey and City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed were all smiles and laughs at today's press conference in Atlanta City Hall Atrium, where they officially announced the 12th annual Ford Neighborhood Awards' inaugural show in ...

Gov. Deal Stresses Hiring Former Prisoners

U.S. District Attorney Sally Quillian Yates and Gov. Nathan Deal Wednesday (Feb. 5) urged business leaders to give convicted felons a second chance at becoming productive citizens.

King Family Feud

This time the sons, Dexter and Martin King III on behalf of the Estate of Martin Luther King Jr. are suing their sister Bernice King for possession of their father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal and his family Bible which was ...

Are Black Women Giving up on Black Men?

I believe Hollywood is offering an alternative to go along with the national attack on black men. In most of our minds, the image of the black man is tarnishing, but the black woman has always stayed by the black ...

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