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ADW Visits With Katie Couric

    TV anchor/icon, known as “America’s Sweetheart,” Katie Couric came to Atlanta this week to promote her upcoming daily TV talk show, “Katie,” which premieres on WSB-TV on Sept. 10.    “I like to work,” Couric said in an interview on July 17 at WSB-TV. “I have the greatest job in the world. I like people and I love talking about important issues....
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

NBAF Pays Tribute To Ruby Dee

     The National Black Arts Festival held its annual gala to culminate its four-day summer festival with “A Ruby Evening” tribute to the legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee on July 14, at the St Regis Hotel in Atlanta.  The new NBAF Executive Director Dr. Michael Simanga said that Davis was selected because the NBAF strives to honor individu...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

FAMU Chief Resigns, New Era Begins

     On Oct. 11, just eight days after Florida A&M University will celebrate its 125th anniversary, Dr. James H. Ammons would have officially resigned from his post as university president and returned to the faculty as a tenured professor. Ammons originally announced his resignation in a July 11 letter.    However, after talking with the FAMU...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta