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Lowery And Lewis Remember ‘March’


Lowery And Lewis Remember ‘March’
Photos and Collage By Kenya King

Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 2:50 PM EDT

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery (center) and U.S. Rep. John Lewis participate in a program on Aug. 28 at the Georgia State Capitol to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the March on Washington. Their conversation was moderated by Atlanta Daily World Publisher M. Alexis
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Mural Honors John Lewis


Mural Honors John Lewis
Photos By David Washington/Collage By Kenya King

Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 2:50 PM EDT

U.S. Rep. John Lewis paints a final spot on the mural depicting him on Auburn Avenue and Jesse Hill Jr. Drive as mural creator Sean Schwab, an Atlanta-based artist and member of the Loss Prevention arts collective, looks on. The mural, dedicated by
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Boyd Leaves YWCA Of Greater Atlanta; Appoints Interim CEO

     Justine Boyd, a community leader who served as the YMCA’s CEO for the last eight years, ended her post on Aug. 22.  She has been a major force behind the YWCA of Greater Atlanta and will leave a legacy of excellence and empowerment for women and their families.     The YWCA of Greater Atlanta, whose mission is to empower women, eliminate rac...

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Annual Baseball Civil Rights Tribute

     He took Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the airport for Memphis 28 days before King was killed, protected his teammates from hurled balls and bats on the field, and took an oath to continue the fight integrating baseball in case anything happened to Jackie Robinson. These are a few chronicles of legendary Dodger’s pitcher Don Newcombe, who recei...

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