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I’m Thankful for the Activists Who Are Knocking Down Doors and Taking Their Seats at the Table!

Picture this—it’s Thanksgiving, the whole family’s waiting to eat but as usual, dinner is delayed and hangriness is a whole ass mood—but no one can show it because jubilance and harmony are the only acceptable vibes for the day.  Just as they’re about to sit down and get to grubbin’, in walks that one cousin that insists on bringing extra guests—friends, long…

Profound Gentlemen Turns Up the Power for Social Justice and Equity for Black Youth!

Duke Energy recently announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina. $25,000 grants were distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina that have an impact across spectrums of the work. One of Edlanta’s partners, Profound Gentlemen, was one of the organizations chosen…

Empowering Black Girls Now Matters to the Next Election Cycle.

Black women have always been intricate in empowering Black communities. Senator Kamala Harris is amongst women like Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Michelle Obama, the mothers of movement, Black female educators, activists and leaders who are inspiring Black people to strive for excellence.  Ivy Prep Academy is educating girls of color in Atlanta to be the next…

Black Students Shouldn’t Have to Face Inequities in Education.

Mainstream media carries a tradition of depicting Black Americans negatively. Gwinnett County, Georgia is in the midst of a major school board election. It’s major because generations of Black and Brown children in the largest school district in Georgia will be impacted.  Recently, I asked several high school seniors in Gwinnett what’s at stake if residents don’t get out to…

Covid Ain’t Over . . . So What’s Next?

So, I was a little sick. Sorry I missed you. But I came back to share that despite President #45 declaring victory over Covid, it ain’t going nowhere no time soon. No vaccine or cure is coming to save any of us in the near future. With that being said, what do the regular folks living on planet earth do in the…