Category: Life

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United Airlines is offering its loyalty program members the chance to win free flights for a year’s worth of travel, in support of President Biden administration’s national effort to encourage more people to get their COVID-19 vaccination. The deadline to apply for the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes is June 22. The sweepstakes is open […]

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DECATUR, GA—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) DeKalb County branch is celebrating the Juneteenth holiday with organizations in DeKalb County at six different locations. Branch members plan to join celebrations at  three AME churches as well as three cities that are hosting Juneteenth events: City of Decatur City of Clarkston City […]

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  SNELLVILLE, GA—The historic black Promised Land community in Gwinnett County is preparing to celebrate the launch of a new, outdoor market featuring small businesses. The Promised Land Open Market will host a kickoff celebration on Saturday, June 12, at Lake Sheryl, 4540 Lee Road S.W., Snellville. An opening ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at […]

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Photo provided by Universal Studios   ORLANDO, FL—Families can get set to enjoy a new feature at Universal Studios Florida beginning this spring. Universal Studios Florida announced today (May 18) that it will soon open an interactive character experience called DreamWorks, where guests can meet, greet and dance along with their favorite DreamWorks characters from […]

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Gov. Kemp approves $1 million in grant funding to bolster tourism across variety of digital + print media ATLANTA— Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), announced several new initiatives today(May 3) to increase visitation and support tourism recovery in the state. During a virtual event held at the […]

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      ATLANTA—The Fulton County Library System has announced the reopening of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History along with 32 branch libraries Library on May 4. The phased reopening plan calls for limited in-branch services such as browsing shelves, printing and computer use, twice per week, allowing for […]

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Civil Rights Leader Xernona Clayton and The Xernona Clayton Foundation will join New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m. during the church’s weekly food distribution at 6400 Woodrow Rd. in Stonecrest, GA. The Xernona Clayton Foundation will donate $5k to the food donation program in recognition of Clayton’s birthday. Last […]

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                          PENSACOLA, FL— Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA), the governing body for Pensacola Beach, recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of the barrier island. Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite spot for vacationers who are drawn […]


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