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Grammy Award-winning artist Zac Brown’s award winning Camp Southern Ground provides extraordinary experiences for children to recognize and magnify the unique gifts within themselves and others in order to profoundly impact the world. They recently received “Greatness Lives Here” recognition from Mercedes-Benz USA and a grant to aid in the camp’s efforts towards empowering children with disabilities.

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Mercedes-Benz USA’s Greatness Lives Here in Atlanta campaign highlights unsung heroes within the Atlanta community. Their newest heroine, Spelman College lecturer Charmaine Minniefield is an independent Atlanta artist and arts administrator known for her “New Freedom Movement.” She honors African and African American experiences in her work, showcasing disappearing and historic communications to better educate…

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Meet John Gordon, the founder of the nonprofit organization Friends of English Avenue, which spearheads the beautification, cleanup efforts, crime reduction and green-space development initiatives in Atlanta’s English Avenue community. The organization was formed after the death of Kathryn Johnston, a 92-year-old English Avenue resident who was wrongfully shot and killed by three former police officers…

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Mercedes-Benz USA has released its latest Greatness Lives Here vignette featuring Laura Pritchard-Compton, the founder of Urban Perform, a nonprofit organization that makes exercise and nutrition accessible and affordable to residents of Atlanta’s Westside community. With a background in education and passion for health, Pritchard-Compton founded Urban Perform with the goal of providing families and…

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Mercedes-Benz USA recently released its latest Greatness Lives Here hero vignette featuring Dr. Derreck Kayongo – The CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Born in Uganda, Kayongo, his family fled to Kenya as refugees. He later moved to Atlanta to attend college. Dr. Kayongo holds an honorary doctorate from Oglethorpe University and…

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Last month, Mercedes-Benz USA officially launched Greatness Lives Here in Atlanta —– a campaign that highlights unsung heroes within the Atlanta community. The Greatness Lives Here heroes are truly inspiring — their unique stories of perseverance, innovation and dedication within the community reinforce Mercedes-Benz’s desire to call Atlanta home. C.J. and Kelli Stewart were featured for…

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) and the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the premiere organization of African-American film media professionals, celebrated diversity with an Academy Awards viewing party at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. The night honored some of the most influential names in entertainment and attracted a diverse group of celebrities and industry executives. Notable attendees included Jamie Foxx, Anthony Anderson, Wesley Snipes, Tracee Ellis Ross,…

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