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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 […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1999 – Cyber-Youth Network Launch On Wednesday, February 3rd, for the first time in history, America’s urban students will have a Web site specifically designed to address their educational needs and interests. The site — called the Cyber-Youth Network […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1989 – Rebellion After Suspicious Death During Arrest In Tampa,Florida, a rebellion followed the suspicious death of Edgar Allen Price, a police suspect who died during an arrest. Police contended that Price “hit his head on the ground several […]

Andrew Young International Boulevard. Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Andrew and Walter Young YCMA. Who in the world is Andrew Young?? Andrew Young was elected Atlanta Mayor in 1981 with the support of many Civil Rights Activists such as Coretta Scott King. During his tenure, he was highly acknowledged for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Calling all Teens 12-18!!! The Clayton County Library System would like for you to participate in this year’s Teen “Video Oratorical Contest.” We are looking for the best and the brightest orators, public speakers, essayist, thinkers, and leaders of the next generation. We want you to send us your video delivering your original speech on […]

Jonesboro, GA — Teens are encouraged to participate in our ‘I AM THE DREAM’ video essay contest! We are looking for the best and the brightest orators, public speakers, essayist, thinkers, and leaders of the next generation. The winner will receive an amazing prize package from the library. We are offering many more programs that […]

Gabrielle Union has been in tons of movies and television roles over her lengthy career. But acting is if it was all good when she…

Official Contest Rules – Our Moments Text to Win Sweepstakes SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The “Moment Us” sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on Monday, January 28, 2013 and end on Thursday, February 28, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). One (1) winner will be awarded Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000). HOW TO ENTER / EXECUTION: Listeners of the participating radio stations listed […]