On April 9, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a message that was strikingly applicable to the lives of modern day civil rights leaders and leaders of America’s future.
Former Gov. Roy Barnes stresses that state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, a civil rights hero, is no thief and has been wrongly accused of fraud and tax evasion in a federal case that should have never been filed.
The National Conference of Black Mayors is staging its 39th Annual Convention in Atlanta this weekend at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights isn’t even fully constructed yet, but that isn’t stopping the Atlanta Braves from installing two heroic figures who will now be immortalized as the center’s first Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Award ...
Mayor Kasim Reed announced today the launch of a performance management and results-driven strategy group called Focus on Results (FOR) Atlanta.
Over 500 graduates were granted Bachelor’s Degrees in Arts and Sciences from Spelman College at the Georgia International Conventional Center during its 126th Commencement ceremony.
Following the thunderous reception that accompanied President Barack Obama’s commencement speech at Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University made its presence known as the President’s Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, addressed the eager and energetic graduating class of 2013.
President Barack Obama told a crowd of nearly 500 Morehouse College graduates to make no more excuses for why they can’t succeed.
A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. towers over the plaza on the Morehouse College campus as a constant reminder of the attributes that young men selected to attend the liberal arts school should possess by graduation - quiet dignity, ...
As Atlanta University Center (AUC) students and faculty gear up for graduations, no school could be more excited than Morehouse College where President Barack Obama is scheduled as the commencement speaker at 11 a.m. May 19.
The way Penny Poole, a secretary with the United Ebony Society sees it, blacks in Gwinnett should look in the mirror when they wonder why the community lacks political clout.
Grammy Award winners Gladys Knight and the late “Godfather of Soul” James Brown are the first two inductees into what will be a “Music Walk of Fame” on historic Auburn Avenue.
During an era when the nation’s first African American chief executive is cruising into his second presidential term and a Latina is handing down opinions on the U.S. Supreme Court, Gwinnett County appears to be stuck in a cultural time ...
Beverly Fountaine is stepping lively in her line dancing class at the H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility (Bowden).
Nearly 20 displaced street peddlers stormed City Hall this week demanding that Mayor Kasim Reed’s office reinstate their vendor licenses to sell food, souvenirs and other consumer products on and around local events and venues.