Poet Perfectly Breaks Down The Erasure of Black People In U.S. History

Taryn Finley Black Voices Associate Editor, The Huffington Post Poet Clint Smith III takes a critical look at the Founding Fathers’ role in oppressing black people in his latest poem entitled “History Reconsidered.” His piece served as a letter to five of the United States presidents who owned slaves, George Washington,

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Preserving the History of Black Nurses

by Lawrence C. Washington, R.N., M.S.N. Minority Nurse Writer The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary for graduates of the Class of 1962. You’ll often hear graduates say, “We’ve made it!” to celebrate their accomplishments over the years. Yet, some graduates move through life never realizing the “it” they have

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Historic Southview Cemetery Participates in “Wreaths Across America” – Honoring America’s Soldiers

PURCHASE A WREATH TODAY!                                                                            Veterans’ wreaths can be purchased at South-View Cemetery. 1990 Jonesboro Road, S.E., Atlanta, GA 30315 until Novemeber 23, 2012 $15.00/per wreath FOR EVERY TWO WREATHS PURCHASED ONE IS DONATED TO A VETERAN. Reminder: Payment can not be accepted over the phone. If you have a

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Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Event

Community leader and former Atlanta school board member Ina Evans found out some very interesting things about her family history as it related to the Civil War.  And it wasn’t what she expected. On Saturday, July 21st at The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration experience history up close and personal.  Come

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