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Wyclef Jean was the headliner at the Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards and 85th birthday tribute this past weekend held at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta. The event gathered civil rights leaders, pastors, and the real Atlanta movers and shakers all under one roof. These were the folks that helped make Atlanta great again…

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Xavier Peoples, the co-owner of M Bar in Atlanta, Georgia, and ONE Musicfest creator Jason “J.” Carter joined forces to hold #PoliticsAfterDark, a weekly gathering to connect influential individuals in Atlanta with community leaders to birth projects relating to social progression. This week at M Bar, the focus was on the Municipal Option Sales Tax…

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  Feb. 6, 2016, marked the fourth annual Georgia Entertainment gala, and this year proved to be much bigger than previous years. For founder and executive producer Autumn Bailey, this year was especially rewarding as Mayor Kasim Reed opened the ceremony by greeting the 1,800 guests dressed in their black-tie finest, with words of congratulations and support for…

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently shared his thoughts on the failure of a Ferguson grand jury to bring charges against Darren Wilson. During a recent interview with rolling out at a Thanksgiving turkey drive, Mayor Reed revealed that he believed injustice took place in the killing of Mike Brown and failed indictment of Wilson. “I…

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Ludacris is celebrating his birthday today, and what better way to pay homage to him than to go down memory lane? Above he posted a #TBT photo with Teyana Taylor, Usher, Tyrese and Larenz Tate. Let’s look at a few more of his celeb friends in the gallery. –joi pearson @joiapearson

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  National Black MBA Association, Atlanta’s local chapter president Eric Harrison’s favorite sayings is “If you want to know where I stand, watch my feet.” “Well, I stand squarely on my commitment to ensure that the Atlanta Chapter is the premier organization in Atlanta; to ensure that we are focused on people, programs and profitability; to ensure…

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The National Black MBA Association presents ‘The Art of Leadership” A press conference was held at City Hall hosted by Mayor Kasim Reed, the National Black MBA Association president Jesse Tyson and Atlanta chapter president Eric Harrison. The conference discussed the 36th Annual National Black MBA conference, which is coming to Atlanta September 16-20, 2014. Mayor Kasim Reed…

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The National Black Arts Festival gala opened the festival in grand style at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead with host Karyn Greer (11 Alive News anchor). Live performances were delivered by jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, trumpeter Theo Croker, Metropolitan Opera star Harolyn Blackwell, and spoken word impresario Toni Blackman. In addition to amazing live entertainment,…

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