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Buying Black Includes Businesses Partnering with Schools in Black Communities!

If every business in Atlanta partnered with local schools in some way, we would cover each school, early learning center, after school program and day care supporting children. Tune into Family Reunion, hosted by EdLanta, Monday, November 30, 2020, 6 p.m. EST as we continue this conversation on Black communities, schools and families in Family Reunion. But it’s not this…

President Elect Biden, We Don’t Need Another Secretary of Education Who Protects the Status Quo

Atlanta parent leaders want President- Elect Biden to know that it’s time out for putting in people to the Secretary of Education position who do knowing but protect the status quo. If America is a super power, our public education system should be also. But it’s not. In fact, several of the country’s that current President Donald Trump would say…

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…