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.
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.
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.
“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.”
In January, Scott became the last family member to leave the black newspaper dynasty that lasted 85 years.
The year 2014 is slated to be the biggest year for Downtown Atlanta in nearly two decades.
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’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.
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.
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 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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...