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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eldrfg7YN3w Wed, Jun 19 | Jim R. Miller Park & Event Center The Wild Wild West in Color : Rodeo and Agricultural Expo This Juneteenth Rodeo will showcase the enduring legacy of African American Cowboys, Cowgirls, Ranchers, and Farmers with a focus on innovation, sustainability, and growth. The day-of-show activities including food, vendors, and exhibits […]

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According to WSB-TV, at least four people have been shot. One police officer on sight stated that the circumstances are still up in the air, “The scene is still open and active as officers are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. Continue to monitor social for more updates,” police said. https://twitter.com/rawsalerts/status/1800605117365838187 More news […]

Shawn Brown with Cheesecaked! Full Interview. Hear her incredible journey! https://youtu.be/E-AVuPro68g?si=-G4lio0TR6yNNBKd HERE FOR MORE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS BY REEC SWINEY WITH: DONNELL RAWLINGS, JADA KISS, WENDY WILLIAMS AND MORE!

Urban One Atlanta has showcased 25 Black artists over the past two years with our  “Artists Collective.”  Their original artwork is featured in our lobby in Centennial Tower located in downtown, along with messages from the artists on air on Classix 102.9 and Majic 107.5/97.5.  We now are expanding the showcase to feature both Artists and Authors from the […]

Memorial Day officially kicks off the summer travel season. Ahead of what is expected to be a busy travel weekend, per the Georgia Department of Transportation. This year’s road trips are expected to set a record with about 38 million traveling by car AAA reports. If you live in the metro Atlanta area, avoid the […]

Sports

For the first time in the franchise's history, the Atlanta Hawks win the NBA Draft Lottery.

Anita Baker’s tour, ‘An Evening With Anita Baker’ Atlanta stop has been canceled. Live Nation press release: “Due to late, unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s “An Evening with Anita Baker” event featuring eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker set to take place at State Farm Arena has been canceled. Refunds will be returned at the point of purchase.”

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Georgia 2024 Election Dates General Primary Election / Nonpartisan Election – May 21, 2024 Early Voting Dates – April 29 – May 17   General Primary Election Runoff / Nonpartisan Runoff – June 18, 2024 Early Voting Dates  – As soon as possible, but no later than June 10 – June 14   General Election […]

1ST African American Female Sheriff in the United States…served 3 times as Sheriff of Fulton County.  Jacquelyn Barrett broke color and gender barriers on November 3, 1992 when she was elected sheriff of Fulton County, Georgia, thus becoming the first African American female sheriff in the United States. Her election signaled the end of the old-time stereotype […]

Ethel Waters was the first Black performer seen on television. Her one-night variety special, The Ethel Waters Show, aired on NBC in 1939. She was joined by fellow Black actresses, Fredi Washington and Georgette Harvey, and they performed part of her play Mamba’s Daughters. Waters in 1962 would also become the first Black person to be nominated […]