The Atlanta Daily World is proud to be Georgia’s most distinguished and widely distributed African American weekly newspaper. Owned by Real Times Media, the Atlanta Daily World was founded August 5, 1928 and is the city’s oldest Black-owned newspaper. In its 88-year history, the ADW has reported news and content relevant to the vast and […]

Atlanta Life “If I thought that anything with which I was connected would always be small, I would not want to be in it.” Alonzo F. Herndon Over 100 years ago a former slave, Alonzo Franklin Herndon, founded what would become Atlanta Life Financial Group. A sharecropper from Social Circle, Ga., He parlayed his haircutting […]

The Atrium Built in 1912 by a team of African-American architects, the six-story Odd Fellows block was the address for many of Atlanta’s most important African-American owned businesses. The Atlanta Chapter of The Grand Order of Odd Fellows (a fraternal organization supporting and networking the black business community), built this substantial building as their headquarters […]

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) The very beginnings of the SCLC can be traced back to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Bus Boycott began on December 5, 1955 after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on the bus. The boycott lasted for 381 days and […]

Atlanta, Community

Lots of people came out to the 2013 Sweet Auburn Music Fest this weekend, despite the less-than-perfect weather. Check out the photos!


Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn Historic District and Malcolm X’s boyhood home in Boston are among America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, according to the annual list released by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The list, now in its 25th anniversary, spotlights locations across the country that are threatened by neglect, insufficient funding, nearby development or […]

Atlanta, Community, Photos

Thousands of people joined Radio One Atlanta over the weekend at the Sweet Auburn Music Fest! People enjoyed food, shopping and performances from artists like Ruben Studdard. Check out the photos!

Markel Hutchins From the The feud between rival factions of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference escalated to new heights Tuesday, with charges of vandalism leveled at one participant in the dispute. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Tuesday that he is the legitimate president of the SCLC and has the right to weld shut and […]