Judge Glenda Hatchett: Justice, safety possible if community relations improve

Deadly police shootings plagued headlines in 2017 and continued to do so in 2018. In 2017, officials recorded 987 police killings nationwide. As of June 2018, 519 deaths had been confirmed so far. The fatal shootings of unarmed African Americans have had an especially corrosive influence on relations between police departments and communities of color. […]

Common, Al Sharpton, Mona Scott-Young attend Circle of Sisters Expo

Circle of Sisters kicked off Oct.15-16 at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in New York City. For 15 years, the expo has proudly served as the largest expo for women of color, hosting a variety of panel discussions, seminars, inspirational services, a fashion show in addition to 200 vendors selling unique products for an exclusive […]

NCBW 100 MECCA Chapter annual scholarship fundraiser

This is the second year the Honorable Penny Brown Reynolds and the Honorable Glenda Hatchett have been the co-mistresses of ceremony. They are a great team together. Judge Brown Reynolds will release a new book, Real Talk for Real Sisters: Wisdom and Truth for Today’s Women and Teens, this fall. Judge Hatchett will be returning […]

‘Black Friday’ premiere enlightens and incites call to action

Atlanta filmmaker and photojournalist Ric Mathis welcomed a packed house for the premiere of his documentary Black Friday: What Legacy Will You Leave on Friday, November 13. The film opened with the man-on-the-street question, “If you died today, would you leave behind bills or benefits?”  While most stumbled through their answers, the film illustrated how the African American […]

Judge Glenda Hatchett offers new legal advice column for readers, talks new show

Becoming a judge is an admirable feat within itself, but the Honorable Glenda A. Hatchett wanted to accomplish more than just acquire a lofty title  After decades of delivering justice and running a phenomenal daytime TV show, she continues to venture into uncharted territory and make history. In addition to her many projects, Judge Hatchett is […]

Top national networking tour for women coming to Atlanta: ‘In the Black’

Linda Spradley Dunn is well-versed in maintaining a winning business and overcoming setbacks. The owner of one of the largest African-American businesses in the country, Media Research Events, she’s had her fair share of ups and downs over the past 20 years. She nearly went out of business twice. After creating Odyssey Media 17 years […]