Overcoming obstacles is something that Shondia McFadden-Sabari has become accustom to, and has never let hold her back. After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer, McFadden-Sabari created Bold and Breastless meant to inspire and educate others.
Through hard work and determination, a metro-Atlanta teen is seeing his dreams come to the forefront. Kameron Uter, a junior at Pace Academy is more than a stellar athlete, but a high achieving scholar.
Heroes are around us in our everyday lives, and many times, they are our neighbors or community members. In Atlanta, if you take a deeper look, you see how horses bring our heroes closer to the youth and inspire those around them.
The end of the year can be a reflection period, a time to think and put certain things into their proper perspectives. The reigning questions include: What will i change? What burdens will I continue to carry?
The project, “Threads of Love” helped to bring back fond memories of childhood for most participants and stimulated a passion for sewing as a viable craft which could be used as a community service project to aid the girls and infants in need.
The dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, or Stone of Hope, was held Sunday at the National Mall in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. with a crowd of thousands from around the world flocking to show their support.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial brings history face to face with yesterday and today's national heroes. The Civil Rights movement led by King continues today against social injustice and pushes for jobs and freedom.
There are many self-help books on the market, but Start Up From the Ground Up is for the serious entrepreneur seeking conversational style language when researching answers to how to proceed questions.
Our tests and trials are not designed to make us weary, but to make us stronger on our journey. We have endured some difficult times causing some leaders and individuals to seek answers for immediate change.
Moving forward with green activities to reduce, reuse and recycle seems to be more the norm than the unusual. However, the above-mentioned activities involve teamwork and community involvement and participation in order for the efforts to be successful.
Thanksgiving Day can be a holiday for some and a laborious calendar date for others. But there are pertinent reasons for sharing and community caring including for our mental health and spiritual well-being.
The Atlanta Women's Foundation is a non-profit with numbers "Too Big to Ignore." During a recent fundraiser at the Georgia World Congress Center, organizers raised a record number of funds to help women and children.
The spirit of giving is now ringing in the air. It is infectious and catchy to some. However, it doesn't take a holiday or special event for some individuals to connect with others and give to philanthropic and humanitarian causes.
The 2010 Georgia U.S. Senate Primary race is heating up. Most Georgia voters say the economy is poor (56%) which favors the Republicans. Incumbent Johnny Isakson finally faces a major Democratic opponent in Michael Thurmond.
A successful author, Dr. Grant is a leading scholar on theology and Womanist studies. Her panel discussions and workshops as part of Black Women in Church and Society (BWCS) have been instrumental in educating others.
These are raised beds that need sun but can tolerate minimal cold in metro Atlanta. Some of these "veggies" include: greens, cowpeas, lima beans and some spring flowers planted with garlic to help with pests to feed others.
The Nobel Peace Prize concert held in Oslo was co-hosted by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. The honoree, President Obama was absent, but there were top performers present including Toby Keith and Wyclef Jean.
Kandi Burress is one of many famous alumni who attended and graduated from Tri-Cities High School in East Point, GA. The school is continuing its quest to offer excellence through a new Performing Arts building.
He may be best remembered for his up-tempo worship songs. But from the bottom of his heart, solo act Fred Hammond wants fans to love his music with "Love Unstoppable," his latest release on Verity Records.
Rainy weather conditions during Flood 2009 forced some state of Georgia residents to flee their homes. Some residents are now beginning the process of trying to rebuild with donations from corporations and entertainers such as Ludacris and T.I.
The famed gospel singing duo, BeBe & CeCe is set to return after a 15 year absence from the recording studio. If being "Close to You" is indicative of their feelings for their audience, the duo is set to begin a new rewarding relationship.
Whitney Houston emerged as a top singer and actress during the last two decades of the 20th century. Despite her former trials and the turmoil, she recently made an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show.
Will the recent Cash for Clunkers program become a model for economic boosting and recycling? Or will it become a by product of good ideas and government-based programs which end up in a heap for trash recycling.
It took him only six years to make changes at the ITC, a seminary based in Atlanta. Battle led efforts to overcome probationary status with SACS and has improved the school with changes including offering graduate Distance Learning courses.
Something so Precious it deserves a special "Push." The delicate, enlightening tale turned movie of an urban overweight Brooklyn teen who has such a desolate and an unfairy tale life can be an inspiration to all.
Singer and producer J. Moss may be best known for his spirited, upbeat gospel tunes. His new release signifies the need for a different direction with acceptance from the Christian and a mainstream audience. Can he be "Just James?"
Preparing for the first day of school can be both tedious and exciting. Obtaining school supplies for upper elementary students, 4th and 5th grade, can be rewarding because the lists are generally similar for both grades.
Controversial and color gospel music artist Tonex returns with Unspoken to be released Tuesday. The first single is "Blend" which is receiving gospel music and mainstream airplay. Will he lose his old fans or gain a new audience?
The late Rev. Hosea Williams was a civil rights leader known for his signature attire - overalls. However, he is now being lauded in an exhibition for helping to not only eliminate the sting of racism, but hunger, feeding thousands of people worldwide.
The Obamas serenaded the youth recently at the Youth Inaugural Ball. Can President Obama appeal to all Americans and get approval for his $825 billion economic stimulus plan which calls for two million jobs.