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(Photo Credit: Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund)
Amanda Cooper
October 09, 2019 - 10:02 am
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. is gearing up for an action-packed week. The living legend celebrated his 78th Birthday, October 8th and October 10th, his iconic nonprofit, Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund, will host its 20th Annual Creating Opportunity...
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Amanda Cooper
October 08, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Oprah Winfrey, added to her legacy this week. The Media Mogul and Philanthropist gifted an additional $13 million to Morehouse College on Monday; further contributing to her scholarship program at the institution. In 1989, she made a $12 million donation to the Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program, which...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
September 24, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Piedmont Healthcare has hired Jo Anne Sims Hill to serve as its first executive director of diversity and inclusion. Hill speaks with Lericia Harris about the numerous opportunities available with the healthcare organization. For more information visit piedmontcareers.org/
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Lericia Harris
September 24, 2019 - 12:48 pm
“I’m responsible for ensuring Piedmont’s commitment to create a more diverse, inclusive, and engaging workforce,” stated Jo Anne Sims Hill - the first executive director of diversity and inclusion for Piedmont Healthcare . Just months into her new role, Hill is seeking to grow and expand Piedmont...
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The Rashad Richey Morning Show
September 24, 2019 - 11:56 am
Dr. Rashad Richey interviews Genarlow Wilson to discuss life after the turnover of his sentencing. More than a decade after Wilson's prison sentence for consensual oral sex with a 15-year-old girl when he was 17, Wilson now works to give back and help others in the Atlanta community. This case...
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Amanda Cooper
September 20, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Many will gather this weekend to remember and celebrate the life of civil rights pioneer Mrs. Juanita Jones Abernathy. Visitation and Family Hour will be held Sunday, September 22nd at the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church at 1040 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard at 4:00 pm. Celebration of...
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The Rashad Richey Morning Show
September 11, 2019 - 9:58 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with Taos Wynn of Millennial Civil Rights Campaign to discuss the identity of Millennials and their activism in the community through generational change and generational justice. Tune into full interview below:
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Amanda Cooper
September 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Black Women United, Day of Unity, is a grassroots initiative and movement, designed to promote sisterhood and unity among black women throughout the City of Atlanta and surrounding areas. Come and stand with Black Women Friday, September 13th at the Georgia State Capitol Building for a State of...
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