ATLANTA – Below is a statement from Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, on the curfew and militarization of law enforcement. Georgians from all walks of life are engaged in exercising their First Amendment rights to protest and petition the government for redress of grievances, especially systemic police violence against Black Americans. … Continued
The nation experienced a surreal number of protests and demonstrations – reminiscent of civil unrest of the 60s over the last weekend of May. From Detroit to Atlanta, and from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., protestors took to the streets in record numbers to express their discontent over the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed … Continued
Real Men Cook(r) – African Americans’ premiere Father’s Day charity event — will be held virtually on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 from 3-6 PM CST. The event has become a highly anticipated celebration because it uplifts fathers and celebrates families in a spirit of unity, love, service, and joy. This year marks the event’s … Continued
Hammonds House Museum, through their new Hammonds House Digital programming, is creating and curating rich arts and cultural experiences that reach audiences beyond the walls of the museum. Their June programs explore the work of Black classical composers, showcase modern spoken word poets, provide an afternoon of family-friendly storytelling, and introduce a new interactive series … Continued
What do we tell our children, our students? May 31, 2020: Expressions from Alabama State University President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr., on recent national events surrounding the death of George Floyd. For the past few days, I, like many others have been viewing through the lens of the media, the reaction of our … Continued
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