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Ignite! 2012 – Celebrating 20 Yrs. Of Jackson Youth Foundation

   The Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation (MJYF) is celebrating 20 years of service and dedication to guiding and coaching young people from metropolitan Atlanta to become ethical leaders.  To salute this milestone, MJYF will host a gala highlighting the work of the Foundation and the accomplishment of the MJYF Leadership Academy’s graduates, while r...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Pres. Obama Visits With Loved-Ones Of Victims

     WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama faced the horror of the movie theater massacre in Colorado in person Sunday, making a brief stop in a shattered town to comfort families of the victims senselessly gunned down while viewing a blockbuster movie.     The impossible-to-understand killings -- apparently the work of an unhinged former doctoral s...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

‘Men of Influence’ 2012 Legacy Award


‘Men of Influence’ 2012 Legacy Award
(Photo By Willie E. Tucker/WET Media Inc.)

Published: Friday, July 27, 2012 12:39 PM EDT

The Atlanta Business League presents the 2012 “Men of Influence” Legacy Award posthumously to former publisher of the Atlanta Daily World, Cornelius A. Scott. His daughter, Portia A. Scott, receives the award.  Presenting the award Tuesday, July 24, at a r
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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Ex-President Of Alphas Sues Frat

     DECATUR, Ga. -- The ousted president of Alpha Phi Alpha is asking a judge to restore him as head of the nation's oldest Black Greek letter organization, claiming he was unfairly and illegally removed from office.     Judge Mathew Robins on Tuesday, July 24, delayed ruling on the issue, saying he needed more time to review additional inf...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta