KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools pay tribute to track legend Jesse Owens with a mural

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools officially unveiled the Jesse Owens mural completed by KIPP Strive Academy art teacher and renowned artist Eric Mack, students from KIPP Vision Primary, KIPP Strive Primary and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate. “One of KIPP Vision Primary’s core values is honor. We teach our scholars to honor themselves by recognizing that they […]

100 Black Men of Atlanta presents the 2014 Atlanta Football Classic

The 100 Black Men of Atlanta kicked off a preview reception for the Atlanta Football Classic which will be held Oct. 4. Several members of the organization shared highlights of what to expect this year. The teams playing in this year’s game are South Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T University. Baseball legend Henry “Hank” Aaron […]

Executive women who are members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (photos)

Having 250,000 members, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has been celebrating its 100-year anniversary for the past seven months strong. On New Year’s Day, the Olympic-style Delta Torch was lit in Los Angeles and from there made stops in 22 cities across the country including Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Seattle as well as two of […]

Meagan Good, DeVon Franklin at Walmart’s ‘Black Love and Relationships’ panel discussion

Celebrity newlyweds Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin and other celebrities divulged their formula for successful marriages during the Walmart “Black Love and Relationships” program inside the Bank of America Auditorium of the Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The panel discussion is part of Walmart’s “History Teaching History” Black History […]

Liquid Soul Media’s Nick Nelson Reveals Key Marketing Strategies

For a cool, confident and creative Nick F. Nelson, his corporate designation as Liquid Soul Media’s chief marketing officer is fitting. An expert in multicultural lifestyles, he’s deemed a trusted adviser for brands seeking to find impactful ways to target emerging markets. Nelson believes innovation in marketing occurs, “When big ideas turn into big results. […]

BlackAtlas.com, Kirk Franklin Make a ‘Joyful Noise’ in Dallas

Kirk Franklin was all smiles as he watched moviegoers pack into Arlington’s Studio Movie Grill for an advance screening of the Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton-led Joyful Noise, which was sponsored by Rolling Out and BlackAtlas.com. For Franklin, and for Christian leaders around the country, the film signifies a welcome return to faith-based films infiltrating mainstream […]

Tracey Jennings, VP, Global Director, Liquid Soul Media

Tracey Jennings ranks high among a new breed of executives in small businesses whose impact is far-reaching. The vice president and global director of Liquid Soul Media imagined when she earned her MBA with a concentration in marketing from Florida A&M University, that she’d spend her career in the marketing division at a Fortune 500 […]

Kandi Burruss Joins Phenomenal Businesswomen at Female Success Factor

ATLANTA – Kandi Burruss is sweet enough to overdose a honeybee. Her designation as the one of the main faces of rolling out’s Female Success Factor seminar sponsored by American Express was right on so many levels, but mostly because of what she did at the event when no one was looking. The true measure […]

Steve Harvey, Playboy Club, MC Hammer and 10,000 Swimsuits Make Great Vegas Beach Party

LAS VEGAS – The Steve Harvey ninth annual Hoodie Awards closed out with a thunderclap as the “Playboy Club” sponsored the exclusive beach party, replete with a rousing dance performance from MC Hammer and love ballads from crooner Raphael Saadiq. Some 10,000 or so swimsuit-clad urbanites flooded the Mandalay Bay Beach for a potent “cocktail” […]