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Heels and Hope clothing drive Radio One Atlanta has partnered with Black Celebrity Giving and we are accepting donations for Heels and hope, a clothing drive going on until May 1st  for women in transition.  Stop by Radio one Atlanta 101 Marietta Atlanta GA and drop off gently worn purses, shoes, dresses, skirts and things […]

Lithonia’s MLK High school is only GA band performing at Tournament of Roses Parade and they need community support.

In this edition of Love Talking, Erica Campbell talks about going back to simpler times, when we were more united as communities instead of being so focused on the individual as we are now. Social media, she says, has both connected and disconnected us. But recalling a time before all of that reminds us of […]

Reverend Dr. Michael Waters, founder and senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle AME Chuch in Dallas, Texas, is also a professor, author, community activist, and social commentator. He talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his work in the Dallas community after the tragedy of the police shootings occurred in July. He talks about his role […]

“Instead of us fighting, she tried to turn it around and make it something fun,” said D.C. teen Aaliyah Taylor.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]