Civil Rights Advocate: It's Time For Folks Who Look Like Me To Show Solidarity, If They Are Not Racists And Believe In Justice
Seven years ago, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Act was passed by Congress. It required the FBI and U.S. Justice Department to "devote intensive investigations" during a 10-year period to address the unsolved civil rights era homicides....
Local Entrepreneurs Learn To Grow Their Business During Back To Business Week
Atlanta City Council president Ceasar Mitchell is hosting his 4th Annual Back To Business Conference. According to Mitchell, the conference is free, and registration is required at www.atlantabacktobusiness.com.
Bobbi Kristina Brown's Funeral Was "Beautiful For Someone Gone Too Soon" - See The Program HERE
A source, who had access to Bobbi Kristina Brown immediately after she was rushed to the hospital in January until the repast for her funeral service, tells me that the service "was beautiful for someone gone too soon." The service was held...
Alpharetta Neighbors Say Funeral For Bobbi Kristina Was Handled Very Professionally
Renee Reid lives near the Alpharetta church where the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown was held Saturday. She says that she and other residents stood across the street from St. James United Methodist church to show their respects. She says of the...
Goodbye Bobbi Kristina: Funeral For Whitney Houston's Daughter Held At Church In Alpharetta
The private funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown was held today at St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta. The only daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown died Sunday, 6 months after she was found unresponsive in a bath tub...
Atlanta Teens Win Big At National Scholarship Competition
The Georgia NAACP is congratulating the three ACT-SO (Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics) medalists from its national conference. Thirty-one students from Georgia traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, earlier this month, to...
Ebenezer Pastor Calls Confederate Flags Left Near Church A "Terroristic Threat"
Ebenezer Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. Raphael Warnock calls the act "a terroristic threat." Thursday morning, several small Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the church and near the Martin Luther King National Historic Site,...
Buffalo Soldier Says Confederate Flag Is "A Disgrace To Blacks And What They've Done For This Country"
When he joined the Buffalo Soldiers in 1950, Sargeant Major James Williams says they could not eat, sleep, or drink with the white soldiers. This segregated U.S. Army regiment was active from 1886-1951.
Community Stays Up For Justice As Grand Jury Convenes In Police Beating Case
Dhourba Bin Wahad is to appear today to testify before the Clayton County Grand Jury. It concerns a police brutality case in which Bin Wahad says he was slammed on his head at his own house on May 2, 2014. Community members rallied last night and...
DeKalb Declares That The Water Is Safe To Drink
DeKalb County's more than 700-thousand residents are being told that the boil water advisory is over and the water is safe to drink. The advisory had been in effect since last Thursday when a mower ran over a fire hydrant. A 48 inch water main was...