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The HOPEGlobal Forums are a community of events that serve as a call to action to reimagine the global economy so the benefits and opportunities of free enterprise can be extended to everyone. The initiative is curated through a series of conferences, events, and policy programs designed to foster leadership around this critical issue. Next Monday, March 26-28, the HOPE Global Forums | 2018…

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Former UN Ambassador and Civil Rights legend Andrew Young attended Hope Global Forums 2017. In this video, he talks about the atmosphere of the United Nations and the performance of current UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. He acknowledges her difficult job of being a moral voice for America in international politics.      

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Former U.S. Ambassador and Atlanta mayor Andrew Young and Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Hank Aaron were recently joined by a host of Georgia-based politicians, community leaders, and education advocates, including chairman emeritus of 100 Black Men of America Tommy Dortch and Lisa-Marie Haygood of the Georgia PTA, to oppose a constitutional amendment allowing the state to take…

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Atlanta is searching for a solution to widespread protests in the city. Recently, Mayor Kasim Reed met with protest leaders in an attempt to open discussion and find a solution to the protests in the city. It’s a true political victory for both sides as a Black mayor of a major U.S. city engages protesters in…

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Tyrone Brooks

Former Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, 70, has been a stalwart warrior on the battlefield for civil rights since the early 1960s. He was a trusted youth leader and foot soldier for Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Brooks has received death threats from the Georgia KKK throughout his life because of his activities. Now Brooks…

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Ambassador Andrew J. Young celebrated his 83rd birthday by hosting the Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. The ceremony honored individuals and organizations who have made tremendous strides in the community. Honorees included Ava DuVernay (Civil Rights and Civic Participation); Alana Shepherd (Community Engagement); Strive Masiyiwa (International Humanitarian Initiatives);…

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Civil rights Icon and former UN Ambassador Andrew Young escaped serious injury during Atlanta rush hour traffic yesterday. According to police, a cement truck fell on the car in which Young was a passenger, crushing the car and another vehicle. Incredibly, the 83-year-old Young escaped injury. The driver of the other vehicle suffered head and hand…

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A shocking piece of news has hit the old guard of the civil rights. The Rev. Walter Fauntroy is currently on the run from police for writing a $50,000 bad check six years ago for an inauguration party for President Barack Obama. Fauntroy was one of the original planners for the famous March on Washington…

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His Excellency Daniel Kablan Duncan, prime minister of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, along with a delegation of key ministers of government and business leaders honored Ambassador Andrew Young at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel during the formal launch of the of the International University of Grand-Bassam Foundation on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.…

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  Adorned with the West African (Ghanaian) Adinkra symbol, Gye Nyame, which means Supremacy of God, on the cover, Maya Angelou’s home-going program is a keepsake. The legendary poet and author has her angel wings but the hearing of her name and the recounts of her good will, wisdom and Providence continue to empower. During the celebratory…

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