Tag: social justice

Saying Their Names and Calling For Us To Protect the Health & Wellness of Black Students in Schools.

2020 has left deep battle scars for public educators, students, and families that we’re still healing from in the new year. Black students across the nation have experienced grief from the loss of those in their schools, families and communities. Due to standardized testing regulations, Georgia students will have to return to school to test in person. As a special…

Rioters, Looters and Terrorists, Oh My!

Rioters, looters, and terrorists attacking the White House in the name of “saving the democracy” was a lie, and it was a mockery of the thousands of American citizens that joined together during the pandemic to peacefully protest against the social injustices and racism towards Black and brown Americans.  Not only did the world see the biased treatment of white…

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…