Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series

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Part One, Baltimore: A Moment to a Movement, exposes conditions that fueled the Baltimore Uprising; the second film focuses on reconstruction of New Orleans New York, NY – The murder of Freddie Gray while in police custody ignited the Baltimore Uprising in April. A new film uncovers deep-rooted economic issues that triggered thousands of frustrated [...]

An Announcement for Lt. General Russel Honore’ (U.S. Army Retired)

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New Orleans – My fellow citizens of Louisiana, I come to you today as a humble son of this great state and servant of this great nation. I was fortunate enough to spend 37 years in the United States military, retiring in 2008 from the U.S. Army after my life’s work as a soldier. Today [...]

Jewish Groups Urge Solidarity Shabbat with African Americans

(Times of Israel) — An array of Jewish groups representing every major religious stream has declared this coming Shabbat one of solidarity with the African American community in the wake of the Charleston, South Carolina mass killing. A press release Tuesday including among its signatories representative groups of the Conservative, Reform, Orthodox and Reconstructionist streams [...]

New Documentary Examines the Issues Behind the Baltimore Uprising #GRITtv

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The media called it a riot, but on the streets of Baltimore they call it an uprising. The police murder of Freddie Gray ignited mass protests that have been called Black Spring. But in working class Black communities across the city, the issues go beyond police violence. Share

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

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Atlanta, GA – Television and radio personality Egypt Sherrod, will serve as mistress of ceremonies as a diverse representation of men and women cooks from communities across Atlanta join local celebrities, politicians, and other dignitaries on Sunday, June 21 at the world famous Georgia Aquarium for the debut of Family Food Fest, Atlanta’s premiere multicultural [...]

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Honors Kenny Leon, Will Packer, Millie Jackson, SOS Band and Brick

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Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus presented its annual Heritage Dinner and honored a bevy of legendary entertainers with Georgia connections last Thursday at the Georgia World Congress Center. Highlights included a performance of “Georgia On My Mind” by Sheila Ray Charles, daughter of Ray Charles in a tribute to her late father [...]

Civil Rights Leader Barbara Arnwine Launches Talk Radio Program Focused on Activism as a Catalyst for Achieving Racial Justice and Equality

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Washington, D.C. – Barbara R. Arnwine, Esq., noted civil rights leader, will launch a weekly news talk radio program on Radio One’s WOL 1450 AM, beginning March 3, 2015. “Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine” will provide provocative and empowering information and discussion designed to ignite change and inspire action in achieving racial justice, social justice [...]

Acclaimed Historian and Filmmaker Dr. Daniel E. Walker Launches “Faith, Hope, and Justice” Lecture and Film Tour

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– Inspirational Films “Sol Brothers” and “When Roosters” Crow Examine Young Men of Color, Servant Leadership, and the Life of an Early Pioneer in the Fight Against AIDS – Los Angeles, CA -– Amid threats to free speech across the globe and questions about the limits of police action at home, acclaimed scholar and filmmaker [...]

#EricGarner and #MikeBrown: Deaths Without Indictments #ICantBreathe #HandsUpDontShoot

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By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic – Weeks before the shooting death of Michael Brown this August in Ferguson, Missouri, the death of Eric Garner set off its own wave of protests. The father of six died in July while being arrested for selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island, after a police chokehold rendered him unable [...]

PZI Jeans Introduces New Denim Styles for the Woman with Curves

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Atlanta, GA – PZI Jeans, long known for creating innovative denim designs and perfectly fitting women with curves; introduces new denim styles from its Fall/Winter line, which includes a variety of exciting pieces. With the theme running high, FIT, COMFORT AND STYLE, PZI Jeans once again offers consumer conscious styles that the PZI woman will [...]

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