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M.L. King Middle Natatorium Remains Closed for Maintenance During Spring and Summer Months

After closing the pool at M.L. King Middle School Natatorium for structural maintenance in February 2014, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has decided to close the pool for the remaining spring and summer months.

Mayor Reed Welcomes Major League Soccer to Atlanta

Along with hundreds of metro Atlanta soccer fans, Mayor Kasim Reed on Wednesday, April 16, joined Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, Atlanta Falcons and MLS team owner Arthur Blank and Georgia World Congress Center Executive Director Frank Poe for ...

Atlanta Teen Wins Tom Joyner Foundation® ‘Full Ride’ Scholarship to HBCU

Titus Zeigler, a top student at Atlanta’s Henry W. Grady High School, is the winner of the Tom Joyner Foundation® “Full Ride Scholarship” that will cover full tuition, room and board (on-campus only) and books up to 10 semesters. Tom ...

Congressman John Lewis to Present Congressional Gold Medal Replica

On Good Friday, Apr. 18, U.S. Rep. John Lewis will present a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Tuskegee Airman Harry Rock.

Atlanta's Distinguished Businessman Herman J. Russell's Book Signing

Atlanta businessman, construction management mogul, philanthropist and now author Herman J. Russell (chairman, H. J. Russell & Company) has released his book entitled “Building Atlanta: How I Broke through Segregation to Launch a Business Empire.” On March 31, he had ...

Kidnapped North Carolina man rescued by FBI in Atlanta

A man kidnapped from his home in Wake Forest, North Carolina, five days ago has been rescued by the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team in Atlanta, the FBI said Thursday.

Mo Ivory Delivers as Featured Speaker at APS’ Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series

Radio personality and attorney Mo Ivory encouraged students at the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy to “do the right thing when no one is watching” in her keynote remarks, during the 7th Annual Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series ...

New United Coalition launches operation to register new voters

The New United Coalition recently launched Operation Full Court Press at a press conference held at West End Mall.

Lattimer Communications wins AMY award

Lattimer Communications, a marketing communications agency, was awarded best advertising- multicultural for its Visit Orlando initiative, “Visit Orlando without Kids” at the American Marketing Association, Atlanta Chapter’s Annual AMY Awards at the Fox Theatre.

Sickle Cell Patients Plan Day at the Capitol

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. announced today that it will host Sickle Cell Day from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at the State Capitol. A brief program will be scheduled for 11:30 am.

Clark Atlanta University celebrates 25th Anniversary

Clark Atlanta University is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the consolidation of its parent institutions, Atlanta University (founded in 1865) and Clark College (founded in 1869).

City of Atlanta to Welcome 35th Annual UNCF An Evening of Stars® to Atlanta

The 35th Annual UNCF An Evening of Stars® will be held on April 6 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center, and will be the highlight program during a weekend of events that support and promote the mission of the ...

Tuskegee University forum to examine economic inequality in America

Tuskegee University will bring together a group of nationally recognized economists, financial analysts and policy advisers to discuss America’s economic issues and future. The Brimmer Forum on Education, Economic Growth and Opportunity will be held March 16-18 in the Kellogg ...

CAU doctoral student named to 2014 HBCU All-Stars

The All-Stars were selected from a pool of 445 applicants, based upon accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.

Judge Glenda Hatchett joins in honoring Regions Financial scholars

A celebration of the accomplishments of 150 students from Booker T. Washington and South Atlanta who are participating in the Regions Financial Scholars Program will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Morehouse College’s Walter E. ...