Posts Tagged: Georgia

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Laurence Fishburne. The actor will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the SCAD aTVfest.   Fishburne becomes just the second actor to receive the award from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Phylicia Rashad was the first in 2013.   Fun fact for you, Fishburne’s first acting role was on the soap One… Read more »

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

We all know the extensive work Stacey Abrams did to get the voters in Georgia to the polls, which resulted in 2 Democratic Senate seats that gave Democrats the majority in the Senate.  Her work on addressing voter suppression has now got her nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.  What a great choice for this… Read more »

LeBron James Praises Black Voters For Record Turn Out

In an effort to turn out the Black vote in this election, which had declined in 2016, LeBron James and other athletes started the More Than A Vote initiative. Reportedly the vast majority of those from historically disenfranchised groups cast a ballot for Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday. Taking to Twitter, the NBA superstar praised… Read more »

19 Black Families Buy 97 Acres to Create a City For Black People

Wow this amazing!  Real Estate Agent Ashley Scott wanted to create a safe city for black people and she has done so by collaborating with investor Renee Walters and 19 other families and purchasing 97 acres of land in Georgia to begin to make their a reality. Read more here

Tyler Perry leaves $21,000 tip to Atlanta restaurant employees

We all know that the coronavirus pandemic has caused many people to be laid off from their jobs, cut their salaries, and are struggling because of the lack of income coming into their homes during this time. However, Tyler Perry has shown his giving spirit by giving an Atlanta restaurant known as Houston’s a $21,000… Read more »