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Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Inspirational MegaFest Gears Up For Its Third Biennial Return To Dallas June 28-July 1

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Dallas, TX – Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and renowned pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes hosts the biennial MegaFest in Dallas from June 28 – July 1 at the famed Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. The internationally-acclaimed four-day faith, film and family festival is returning to Dallas for its third year. With the family favorite festival’s continued […]

New Jersey Political Prisoner NJ Weedman Does “Hunger Strike for Bail” From Mercer County Jail

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Trenton, NJ – Is orange the new green? Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed “Superhero of the Potheads” Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his “Hunger Strike for Bail” protest in New Jersey’s Mercer County Jail. The free speech activist was originally incarcerated on March 3, […]

Ed Forchion’s Lawyer Files Historic Legal Defense Brief Challenging Drug Laws on 4/20 – Cannabis Day

Food and Family on Father’s Day Family Food Fest Atlanta Georgia Railroad Freight Depot Sunday, June 18 from 3–6 PM

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Atlanta, GA – There’s no better way to strengthen families and community than celebrating Father’s Day with good food, music, dance, games, fashion, comedy and over 100 cooking men at the annual Multicultural Family Food Fest Atlanta celebration on Sunday, June 18 from 3 – 6 PM. Staged to promote and honor families the Black […]

Family Food Fest Multicultural Father’s Day Celebration Debuts at the World Famous Georgia Aquarium

Entrepreneurial College Students Pitch Social Innovation Ideas at “Change Agent Tank”

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Dr. Lowery, Gail Nutt, Aaron Turpeau, and Kent Matlock among judges Atlanta, GA – Five entrepreneurial-minded college students will compete for $5000 in the annual “Change Agent Tank” hosted by the Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights on Wednesday April 12, 2017 6 – 9 PM. The Change Agents will pitch […]

Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Will Be Honored During DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

Religious Right Stands By Their Man Trump Despite His Constant Displays of Racism, Sexism, Misogyny

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If Donald Trump has done anything, he has snuffed out the Religious Right – By Russell Moore Special To The Washington Post Donald Trump once bragged to radio shock-jock Howard Stern about walking through the dressing rooms of his beauty pageants while contestants were getting dressed. He could do it, he suggested, because he owned […]

The GOP’s Diversity Issues

How White Georgia Republicans Are Derailing an African-American Candidate

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Without the protections of the Voting Rights Act, local elections are a free-for-all. BYy Spencer Woodman (The Republic) – Gerald Greene, a white Republican from Georgia, has represented the heavily rural, majority-black District 151 in the state House of Representatives for the past three decades. Because, according to Democrats, 151 is the state’s only minority-dominated […]

The GOP’s Diversity Issues

Urban League of Greater Atlanta Joins the Atlanta Citizens Review Board

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Atlanta, GA – President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta (ULGA), Nancy Flake Johnson, recently announced the organization’s membership on the Atlanta Citizens Review Board (ACRB), following a unanimous vote by the Atlanta City Council at its Monday, March 21, 2016 meeting. “We have been working directly with other nonprofits and government […]

Urban League Empowerment Summit Kicks Off with Press Conference (@NatUrbanLeague)

Tavis Smiley Speaks the Truth About the Media Coverage of Trumps Racist Comments

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Radio and TV talk show host, Tavis Smiley, on MSNBC: “What troubles me quite frankly is that we keep talking about… Trump rising in the polls as if somehow this is happening miraculously,” Smiley said.” It’s happening in part because, as your lead-in shows with these now white supremacists supporting him — it’s happening because […]

Politics Unfiltered: It’s getting ugly