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Grab your yoga mats at water bottles its time for free yoga. Yoga is an ancient practice that requires strength, focus, and determination.  Atlanta has rapidly growing yoga community of novice and long-time yogis who are regularly searching for new places to practice. The most recent trend in Atlanta, with its wide collection of parks…

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  Cast members from the ’90s hit show, “A Different World,” joined The Home Depot for a celebration on Monday, April 30, 2018. Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl Bell and Cree Summer reunited at The Home Depot’s headquarters for the Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grants. Show fans, i.e., The Home Depot employees and invited media guests…

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Actor and New York Times best-selling author Hill Harper has been a tremendous advocate for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. His latest endeavor has been lending his voice to The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program, which provides these institutions of higher learning with the opportunity to renovate the physical infrastructure of their campuses. On March 10, Harper served as the…

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Actor and Howard University alumnus Laz Alonso has partnered with The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program, which was launched by the home improvement retailer to help HBCUs renovate their campuses. The winning institutions were announced on May 10 and Alonso served as a celebrity judge. Rolling out spoke with Alonso on why he joined…

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On Wednesday, May 10, The Home Depot awarded the grand-prize winners of the company’s Retool Your School competition at its Atlanta-based headquarters. The home improvement retailer launched the program in 2009 to help accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities upgrade and renovate their campus facilities. “HBCUs are under attack right now. Trump potentially wants to cut federal…

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On Friday, May 6, 2016, Howard University was one of three grand prize winners of Home Depot’s Retool Your School grant program, which reinvigorates HBCUs through campus improvements. Alongside South Carolina State University and Lane College, they were awarded $50,000. Melissa Brown, senior manager of Marketing at The Home Depot, shared following the live announcement,…

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The Home Depot held a live awards event bestowing more than a quarter million dollars in grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, funding their campus renovation and beautification projects. It was the first-ever 2015 Retool Your School Winners Announcement Luncheon held at their headquarters in Vinings, Georgia. Additionally, the White House’s Dr. Ivory Toldson recognized The…

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Amy Wright Amy Wright is a group director account director for UniWorld Group Advertising. In this capacity, she manages and oversees client services, national strategic planning and marketing initiatives for The Home Depot. Wright also manages new business development and agency operations for the Atlanta UniWorld office, which services The Home Depot, U.S. Marines, Ford…

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On Thursday, the mega-home improvement retailer Home Depot reportedly tweeted an offensive picture on their Twitter account, depicting three bucket drummers — two Black males and a White man dressed in a gorilla costume sitting between them. The poorly executed promotional attempt was for the ultra-popular college football pre-game show ESPN’s “College Gameday.” Unfortunately, the spot…

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In the sea of bright orange aprons at The Home Depot’s “Home Girls Night Out” workshop, you can’t miss Melissa Brown’s golden smile. The manager of multicultural marketing who has the distinctive responsibility to develop and oversee the African American marketing strategy and manage components of the Hispanic marketing plan, says these type of initiatives…

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