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You Can Call Her Madam DA; Fani Willis on Making History As Fulton County's First Woman District Attorney

“From being a very, very little girl until I sit here today, there was never anything I’ve ever wanted to do but practice law or sit on the bench,” Fulton County’s newest district attorney (DA) Fani Willis explains. “I always knew that I wanted to be the district attorney, but in my mind, I would never run against the sitting DA… but the cries ... [Read More]

Under 40 Spotlight, THE ACTIVIST, Eric Bell

It’s in his blood, community activism, that is. Eric Bell is the grandson of Dr. Roy Charles Bell, the prominent dentist, and civil rights activist who helped open the doors to Grady Memorial Hospital so that African Americans could access proper ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Introducing Adeana Berry, A Savvy Artist with An Eye for Color and a Heart for Social Justice

Adeana (pronounced Uhdeanuh) has always loved creating art.  “All my life- I’ve had to draw, or paint.” Berry proudly states, expressing her love for art. “I’ve been creating art for as long as I can remember. I knew that I was an artist ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

IT’S PEACHY! Let’s Spice It Up!

It’s time to get out of your culinary comfort zone. We get it, your meat lasagna is other worldly and your pecan pie is legendary. But when was the last time you put a twist on a meal? Made something daring, unfamiliar, or even exotic?   &n... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Southern Regional Medical Center is Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Like many organizations in South Atlanta, if we look at the accomplishments of the past history of Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC), we have much to be grateful for and much to look forward to for our community hospital.    Now ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Be Ready So You Don’t Have to Get Ready

 As a registered nurse, Tracee Coleman has seen more than her fair share of Coronavirus related fatalities. Her tales and experiences have been made up of life, career and financial lessons we can all learn from as people and members of a commun... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Returning to the Classroom, the Clayton County Public Schools’ Way

After more than a full year of virtual learning, Clayton County Public Schools’ (CCPS) students have returned to the classroom on a hybrid (face-to-face and at-home virtual learning) approach for Pre-K through 5th-grade students and self-contai... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Terrell Dinkins is Inspiring Women to Invest In Themselves, One Bucket at a Time

With the belief that we all have a divine purpose, Terrell Dinkins knows that if you do what you love, your purpose will find you. The Atlanta native who grew up in Decatur, Ga.,owns and operates her financial planning business, OBN Wealth Adviso... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

More than Makeup, A Profile on South Atlanta’s Top Makeup Artist

Spiritually, for some, makeup is a cover-up, which means that makeup covers the deep emotional pain that women sometimes feel. We as women are constantly pushing through, often ignoring how we feel, always putting other’s needs before our own”, ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021