Love Beyond Walls Launches March to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

  In light of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, the social justice advocacy organization Love Beyond Walls in partnership with the Center for Civil and Human Rights will launch the second March Against Poverty. Love Beyond Walls founder and Executive Director Terence Lester will travel on foot from Dr. King’s birth […]

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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Ordinance to Transfer 31 Deeds to Atlanta Public Schools

The City of Atlanta today announced that Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed ordinance 18-O-1054 which transfers deeds for 31 properties to Atlanta Public Schools. Mayor Bottoms pledged to turn over the deeds during her campaign.  Within the first 30 days of her Administration, Mayor Bottoms initiated the process to begin the transfer of more […]

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Philanthropy Can Help Atlanta Become a “City too busy to hate!”

Metro Atlanta is home to the largest charitable sector in the South, and has grown and thrived on a reputation of prosperity and inclusiveness. But this belies a growing gentrification and criminalization problem that has marginalized the region’s underserved populations. National and Southern foundations and wealthy donors need to support the Metro Atlanta communities’ grassroots […]

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African American Parents Are Finding New Ways to Invest in Their Children’s Futures

  For African American parents, creating opportunities for their children through higher education is a top priority, according to a recent survey from Northwestern Mutual. To make this priority a reality, African American parents who have saved for their children’s higher education are finding creative ways to do so, with the majority (56 percent) pursuing […]

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OneUnited Bank Presents Plan To Create Economic Power In Black America

“Make Black History” Now Sends Economic Message to 30 Million Black Americans OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, presents Make Black History Now, a plan for 30 million Black Americans to use the internet to organize their $1.2 trillion in annual spending power to build wealth and protect the Black community. […]

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