Tag: atlanta

August 15, 2017

Atlanta remembered the victims of the deadly racial violence that took place over the weekend during a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. The violence erupted after hundreds of white supremacists staged a “take America back” demonstration and clashed with counter protestors. A car plowed into the crowd killing one woman and injuring several more. Two state […]

July 26, 2017

  DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will propose the allocation of $215,000 for improvements to Little Creek Horse Farm in Decatur. Commissioner Bradshaw, who visited the farm earlier this year, will propose the allocation of the District 4 parks bond funding during Thursday’s (July 27) Board of Commissioners’ meeting. Little Creek Horse Farm, a 40-acre […]

July 23, 2017

Fit For A Queen of Atlanta formal wear welcomed Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber, at a red carpet reception on Friday, July 21. Barber and Fit For A Queen owner Aisha S. Danzy collaborated to present a comprehensive pageant preparatory workshop, which was held on Saturday, July 22, at the Buckhead-Atlanta Doubletree Hotel. The “Take […]

June 15, 2017

The City of Atlanta has hired nearly 1,000 Atlanta youths this summer for internships offering practical experience in all city departments and mentorship opportunities with city leaders. The interns are graduating high school seniors and college students. As an extension of the internship program, the City of Atlanta launched its Youth Summer Engagement Pilot Program, […]

May 19, 2017

ATLANTA Atlanta Caribbean Carnival set for Memorial Day weekend The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival will be held on Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., at Central Park, 400 Merritt Ave. N.E., Atlanta. The annual celebration features Caribbean music, cuisine, and costumes with a noon parade. For more information and parade route, visit www.atlantacarnival.org.   […]

May 15, 2017

The Atlanta Hawks Foundation will unveil state-of-the-art public basketball courts at DeKalb County’s N.H. Scott Recreation Center on Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m., marking the foundation’s second DeKalb location and the ninth Metropolitan Atlanta site to receive Hawks-themed courts since 2015. The Hawks will celebrate the opening of the courts with a youth basketball showcase […]

May 5, 2017

Collegiate-level sections of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) participated in a statewide pajama fellowship on Saturday, April 22 at Georgia State University.  This event was an opportunity for collegiate sections of NCNW to network and brainstorm ideas on how to connect throughout the state.   Spearheaded by DeMicha Luster of Atlanta, the […]

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