Thanks to an $83,500 grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, the National Parks Service will open the doors of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park for 16 days – from Jan. 19 through Feb. 3.
By King Williams Corporate activism isn’t new, we just haven’t seen it in a while Nike recently announced that Colin Kaepernick, the controversial former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, as its brand ambassador for the 30th anniversary of its iconic “Just Do It” campaign. The announcement prompted vehement praise and vehement protest beyond anything […]
For me, the Power to Inspire gala – the benefit for the Center for Civil and Human Rights – inspired a sense of gratitude for what we have in our town.
The Center will celebrate its fourth anniversary next month, and it’s hard to imagine an Atlanta without this touchpoint for our community. It combines in one place our unique place in the history of civil and human rights.
A sculpture honoring Rosa Parks is to be dedicated Thursday afternoon on the campus of Georgia Tech. The sculptor is Martin Dawe, who crafted the sculpture of Martin Luther King, Jr. installed last year on the grounds of the state Capitol.
An almost surefire way to start an argument in Atlanta is to utter the “G-word” – as in “gentrification.” In the midst of a torrid development boom, the inflow of affluent newcomers to Atlanta – and the involuntary uprooting of low-income residents that inevitably follows – reveals the racial and economic fault lines running through city’s social bedrock.