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Grammy Winning Singer and Actor, Tyrese Gibson, to Perform at UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball

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Atlanta, GA – Multi-talented singer, songwriter, actor, author and television producer Tyrese Gibson will perform at the 34th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball. UNCF’s signature fundraising gala and premier social event of the holiday season, will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Rodney Bullard, […]

International Civil Rights Center & Museum Announces Plans for ‘Pride of HBCU’ Exhibit

Johnny Gill to Perform at UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball December 19

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Atlanta, GA – Corporate Executives Shan Cooper and Jack Sawyer are the honorary co-chairs of the 32nd Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball. The formal affair, UNCF’s signature fundraising gala and premier social event of the holiday season, will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. […]

UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Awards 23 Green Planning Grants to Minority- Serving Institutions

National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability – By Marc H. Morial

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(To Be Equal #41) – New York – Next week, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will join dozens of other elected officials, university presidents and education experts for an unprecedented national summit , presented by the National Urban League and USA Funds, to […]

Johnny Gill to Perform at UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball December 19

Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Joseph Lowery, Ambassador Young, Mayor Kasim Reed, and Rev. Jesse Jackson Discuss Fight for VRA

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Atlanta, GA – Sitting alongside three generations of civil rights leaders, the dean of the civil rights movement, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, told an intergenerational crowd at historic Wheat Street Baptist Church that “the black spirit” was the key factor to their success in getting the Voting Rights Act (VRA) passed in 1965. The […]

Open Letter From Rev. Al Sharpton, Julian Bond, Rev. Joseph Lowery & Melanie Campbell

Mayor Kasim Reed, Lisa Rayam, and Vandarray party with over 1500 senior citizens of Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA – Over 1500 Atlanta area senior citizens dressed in their Sunday Best enjoyed a little opera, gospel, square dancing, gifts and a good turkey dinner, during SCLC/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now’s (SCLC/WOMEN) 31st annual Senior’s Christmas Party last week at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. The party got live […]