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“The day they bled for your vote” By Denise Dunbar Millions of people are getting ready to mark the 50 year anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama. That’s the day marked in history as the day that hundreds of civil rights marchers and advocates were brutally attacked by Alabama State Troopers. They were attempting […]

This Year’s Measles Outbreak Underscores the Importance of Making Sure Children Receive All of Their Vaccinations February 22-28th is Georgia Preteen and Teen Vaccine Awareness Week. It’s a reminder that all children between the ages of 10 and 18 must adhere to the provisions of Georgia Department of Public Health Rule 511-2-2. Newly implemented in […]

By Mary-Pat Hector “Phat,” “Chubby,” “Thick,” “Plus Size,” these are words that were indirectly written on my forehead from the day I started grade school. These names not only haunted me as a young girl, constantly engrained in my memories as they sometimes even haunt me presently. Being considered over weight in a size 2 […]

Avoid Dirty Little Tricks played by Income Tax Scammers. By Denise Dunbar Income Tax season always brings out the most talented, creative and the rudest cooks. That’s why our friends over at the Internal Revenue Service are once again warning us about the “tall tales” phony scammers will try to sell you to get to […]

EVENT DETAILS: Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:00AM – 3:00 PM Georgia Dome One Georgia Dome Drive NWAtlanta, GA 30313 Support your local heroes – Please let your listeners know about this event. RecruitMilitary can assist you in reporting on veteran hiring in the community. Contact Jill Krabacher at 513-677-7035 / jkrabacher@recruitmilitary.com to: Set-up a pre-event […]

What better way to support children and families from undeserved communities, than dancing and laughing your Valentine’s Night away? Russell Management Resident Services, Inc. is proud to host our 2nd annual “A Valentine’s Night to Remember” Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 8pm -12pm at the Loft at Castleberry Hill, located at 170 […]

The North Fulton Career Center will host anonsite recruitment in partnership with “dd’s Discounts.” Interviews of qualified candidates will be conducted February 2 – 6, 2015, and February 9 – 13, 2015. The retailer needs to fill positions for Retail Associates, Store Protection Specialists and Area Supervisors. Applications must be completed online at http://jobs.rossstores.com and […]

Initiative focuses on ending the HIV epidemic in metro Atlanta The Atlanta Area Outreach Initiative (AAOI) will be hosting its 16th year with an event that will prove to have a significant and lasting impact on the HIV epidemic within the Metropolitan Atlanta Area. The AAOI event will focus on getting individuals who are not […]

For many years, 25 year old Jasmine Robinson’s BIG heart has moved her to volunteer countless hours with events for breast cancer and AIDS. She also regularly volunteers at the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Twice a year, for the past three years, Jasmine donates her time and money to fill 40 to 50 backpacks with […]

It happened to Oprah, it happened to Ellen, it happened to Monique, and it happened to 42,000,000 other reported survivors in the United States. Child sexual abuse is an epidemic affecting 1 in 4 girls, 1 in 6 boys — and only 1 in 10 ever tell. 93% of children are abused by someone they […]

February is not only time to learn about black history, it’s a time to learn about your own personal family history. Clayton County Library system invites you to bring your family names to research. Use your laptop or one of our computers. This is a hands-on workshop! You might want to bring a flash drive […]