Maria Boynton

Win Lunch and a Girl Chat with Maria Boynton!

Join Maria Boynton for “Chick Chat” at Chicken Salad Chick on Tuesday, September 24th! Spend the lunch hour with Maria and a special invited guest for a discussion about Atlanta community projects, business, politics, entertainment and more while enjoying Atlanta’s best chicken salad! Register to...
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Mrs.  Juanita Abernathy is seen being escorted by her son Kwame on Feb. 16, 2019 during a Black History program in Morrow GA

Civil Rights Icon Juanita Abernathy Dies

She smiled plenty, and showed everyone in the room that she still had a lot of get up and go. It was on February 16, 2019, that I sat down with Mrs. Juanita Abernathy, and learned of a moment in her life as she recalled it to me. Later her son Kwame would tell me, "Mom doesn't do interviews, but...
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Win Lunch with Maria Boynton at Chicken Salad Chick!

Join Maria Boynton for “Chick Chat” at Chicken Salad Chick’s Sandy Plains location at 2960 Shallowford Road in Marietta Friday, August 30th! Spend the lunch hour with Maria and a special invited guest for a discussion about Atlanta community projects, business, politics, entertainment and more...
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Singer Ron Devoe walks to Monday's community forum on toxic air carrying orange protest sign.

Ron Devoe: Family Impacted By Atlanta Plant Toxic Air

Atlanta U.S. Representative David Scott says the Sterigenics plant in Smyrna needs to be shutdown, at least temporarily. The plant uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment. The chemical is also used to make anti freeze. It was three years ago when the Environmental Protection Agency...
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Singer and actress KeKe Palmer performed during Bronner Bros. Beauty Show 2019

Bronner Bros Beauty Show Features KeKe Palmer

Actress and Singer KeKe Palmer helped Bronner Bros. kick off its 73rd Beauty Show Saturday with a musical performance. The legendary beauty gathering is being held through Monday at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. According to Senior Vice President and Show Director James Bronner...
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Commencement exercises in metro Atlanta are scheduled to begin next month

High School Graduations Relocated or Delayed because of GWCC Scheduling

"Commencements won't have the same flexibility as the past", according to Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen. When graduation ceremonies get underway in May, APS students will dawn their caps and gowns inside McCamish Pavilion, on the campus of Georgia Tech, rather than the...
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Close to 80 employers are expected at Friday's citywide career expo at New Birth MIssionary Baptist Church

Friday: Citywide Career Expo Aimed at "Helping People Pursue their Passion"

Less than a month ago, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church was welcoming first time offenders home for Easter. It was part of the church's bailout program, in-which $120,000 was raised. New Birth is now holding a citywide career expo to help the community, including those out of jail, find work...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama addressed a sold out crowd Saturday at State Farm Arena in Atlanta GA

Atlanta Shows Up for Michelle Obama "Becoming" Book Tour

"Real, open, true, and inspiring to everybody", that's how Keysha McIntyre described the Michelle Obama "Becoming" book tour event in Atlanta Saturday night. McIntyre was surely dressed for the occasion. She work a black t-shirt with white and red rhinestones that spelled "Michelle Forever My...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.

Abortion Ban After Fetal Heartbeat Becomes Law in Georgia

Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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Officer Bruce Griggs (l)  observes as the boys receive fishing lessons at YMCA Camp High HarboUr in Cartersville GA

John Singleton's "Boyz N the Hood" Used to Teach Manhood

V103-Atlanta personality Greg Street has a reputation of giving back to the community. His "WeNeed2Read" initiative rewards hundreds of students annually. Working alongside Bruce Griggs, a local probation officer, the two say they want to help boys become men, and outside the walls of jail. "We've...
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