Atlanta business mogul Mack Wilbourn celebrates 70 by being charitable

Atlanta business mogul Mack Wilbourn hosted a private fundraiser and unforgettable 007 Secret Agent-themed party at the Piedmont Driving Club to benefit C.H.O.I.C.E.S. – the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully. In celebration of his 70th birthday, Wilbourn tapped a number of his fellow Atlanta business contemporaries to support the event, which welcomed Mayor Kasim Reed and legendary business leaders from Atlanta and […]

Kasi Lemmons, Anna Horsford honored at BronzeLens ‘Women Superstars’ Luncheon

Black Nativity director Kasi Lemmons, best known for writing and directing the beloved Eve Bayou classic, and veteran actress Anna Maria Horford (Friday and “Amen” sitcom) were among the awards recipients at the 2013 BronzeLens Film Festival’s “Women Superstars” Luncheon. Taking place at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, the Women Superstars Luncheon is designed […]

Have You Ever Been Told You’re ‘Pretty to Be Black?’

Dana Hill is bold and “b’huetiful.” The striking model, publicist and philanthropist is the founder the Black Doll Affair, a philanthropic organization and self-esteem movement for black girls and women. In 2005, Hill had the chutzpah to post a self-image billboard at the corners of 52nd Street and Broadway in New York’s Times Square. However, […]