Memphis is an amazing city! No matter where you end up in life, there is always a strong pride in representing the 901. Atlanta has always been a quick weekend getaway destination for some Memphians. Many have gone as far as to actually relocate to the ATL for various reasons, i.e., job transfers, business, school, [...]
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Cases of Georgia kids in foster care jump to record high of 15,000 By: Linda Stouffer Updated: May 1, 2018 - 6:33 PM Cases of Georgia kids in foster care jump to record high of 15,000 ATLANTA - There are more foster kids in the Georgia system today than ever before. The new director at Georgia’s [...]
“Your fury is not something to be afraid of. It holds lifetimes of wisdom. Let it breathe and listen.” By Alanna Vagianos 8.7k ADVERTISEMENT Tracee Ellis Ross is encouraging women to acknowledge and welcome their fury. The actress gave a powerful TED Talk this month at the annual TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada, about the [...]
Friday, May 4 at 7:30 PM Location: House of Blues Orlando 1490 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830 Doors - 7:30pm Show - 8:30pm The concert venue is general admission standing. This event is all ages. For accessible seating the guest must purchase a g.a. standing ticket and arrive to the venue at 20 minutes [...]
April 29, 2018-Sunday at 11 AM - 7 PM Location: Old Fourth Ward Atlanta, Georgia 30308 Shop from 30 food trucks selling full portions and small plates at with live music onstage, craft beer, vendors, and a kids’ zone in Old Fourth Ward Park. Free admission. More info foodoramaevents.com DISCLAIMER: Awesome Events promotes events. We don't organize or host them. If [...]
Saturday, May 5-6 2018 The 9th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival is a 2-day celebration of America's biggest backyard pastime showcasing the South's best BBQ cooking, great food and beverages plus live music and an interactive children's area. Atlanta's top BBQ restaurants will serve up their specialties while more than 30 professional competitive BAR-B-Q teams from [...]
Washington (CNN) Marine Corps Col. Lorna Mahlock has been nominated to serve as the first black female brigadier general, the Marine Corps media office said. Mahlock was nominated by President Donald Trump, and Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the nomination on Tuesday. According to his announcement, Mahlock is currently the deputy director of the Operations, Plans, [...]
Atlanta 90's Block Party on April 27th! Lineup includes Guy, Dru Hill, Ginuwine, and Next. Don’t snooze on tickets for this epic 90's music show! TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2DhrxGy More info: https://foxtheatre.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=BLO&linkID=fta&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=
Join the Monsters in the Morning at The Abbey for the FINALS of the Monsters Comedian of the Year Competition on Thursday, April 12th. One of these comedians will be the new Monsters Comedian of the Year: Tony Black, James Yon Comedy or Comedian Ryan Holmes! Tickets are on sale now! General Admission Reserved Seating (almost sold out) Hard Rock Cafe Orlando VIP which [...]
HOW BLACK BARBERSHOPS SAVE THE LIVES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN -by Selena Hill Barbershops have been the heartbeat of African American communities since black men were legally permitted to own businesses. In addition to providing shape-ups and fades, black barbershops are judgment-free safe havens where boys and men openly engage in conversation, debates, and share [...]