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A Taste of Atlanta, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ATLANTA?

  1. Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2009, Atlanta had an estimated population of about 540,922 people.

  2. During the 1960s, Atlanta was a major organizing center of the Civil Rights Movement, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, and students from Atlanta's historically Black colleges and universities playing major roles in the movement's leadership.

  3. African-American Atlantans demonstrated growing political influence with election of the first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, in 1973.

  4. In 1990, Atlanta was selected as the site for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Following the announcement, Atlanta undertook several major construction projects to improve the city's parks, sports facilities, and transportation.

  5. Contemporary Atlanta is sometimes considered to be an archetype for cities experiencing rapid growth and urban sprawl.

  6. Southwestern Atlanta contains a number of suburbs popular with the wealthy and elite African-American population of the city, such as Collier Heights, Cascade Heights and Peyton Forest.

  7. Traditional African American denominations such as the National Baptist Convention and the African Methodist Episcopal Church are strongly represented in the area.

Radio Stations
WRFG 89.3 FM Atlanta, GA Variety
WCLK 91.9 FM Clark Atlanta University Jazz
WSB 98.5 FM Atlanta, GA Adult Contemporary
WSB 98.5 FM Atlanta, GA Adult Contemporary
WQXI 790 AM Atlanta, GA Sports
WYZE 1480 AM Atlanta, GA Gospel Music
WSTR 94.1 FM Smyrna, GA Top-40
WWLG 96.7 FM Peachtree City, GA Top-40
WUMJ 97.5 FM Fayetteville, GA Urban Contemporary
W256BO (WWWQ) 99.1 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WWWQ 99.7 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
W275BK (WAMJ) 102.9 FM Decatur, GA Urban Contemporary
WVEE 103.3 FM Atlanta, GA Urban Contemporary
WWVA 105.7 FM Canton, GA Hip Hop
WAMJ 107.5 FM Roswell, GA Urban Contemporary
WHTA 107.9 FM Hampton, GA Hip Hop
WGST 640 AM Atlanta, GA Talk
WCNN 680 AM North Atlanta, GA Sports
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WYZE 1480 AM Atlanta, GA Gospel Music

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Demographics of Atlanta, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

38.4%

55.8%

0.20%

1.90%

4.90%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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(BPRW) AHF: Patti LaBelle, Common, Rev. Al Sharpton Headline Atlanta Show Marking 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

- “Vote 2 End HIV: #BlackVotesMatter” free concert and voter registration rally will commemorate 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act of 1965; promote action to address HIV/AIDS, health disparities in black and Latino communities -




(Black PR Wire) -- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization, and the AHF Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce (ABACT) will host a free concert and voter registration rally on August 6th at 7 PM at the historic FOX Theatre in Atlanta, GA to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and draw attention to health disparities that continue to affect communities of color. Featuring live music performances by Grammy- and Oscar-winning rapper/actor Common, legendary singer/actress Patti LaBelle, a keynote address by National Action Network Founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton and appearances by other special guests including the Prancing Elites of Oxygen Media’s The Prancing Elites Project, “Vote 2 End HIV: #BlackVotesMatter!” will issue a grassroots call-to-action for black voters to play an active role in the 2016 elections and call for increased governmental resources directed towards the prevention, care and treatment for HIV/AIDS in black and Latino communities—the ethnic groups statistics show are the most affected by HIV.

WHAT: “Vote 2 End HIV: #BlackVotesMatter!”

Free concert and voter registration rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and draw attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on black and Latino communities. On-site voter registration will be available before and after the concert.

WHEN: Thursday, August 6th 2015 7 PM

VENUE DOORS OPEN: 6:45PM

**RED CARPET & ARRIVAL INTERVIEWS: 7 – 8:30 PM

APPROVED MEDIA ONLY, RSVP REQUIRED to christopher.johnson@aidshealth.org

WHERE: FOX Theatre
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

WHO: Common, Oscar-, Golden Globe- and Grammy-winning rapper/actor

Patti LaBelle, Grammy-winning singer/actress

Rev. Al Sharpton, keynote speaker

Prancing Elites, dance group and stars of Oxygen Media’s The Prancing Elites Project

Thomas Buttenschøn, musical composer and artist

Gary with Da Tea (event co-host), radio personality, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Maria More (event co-host), radio personality, Hot 107.9 FM

Special invited guests, including elected officials and celebrities

“Fifty years ago, our nation stood at a critical crossroads in the fight for racial equality when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to underscore the constitutional right of every American to take part in our country’s electoral process,” said AHF President Michael Weinstein. “We are gathering in Atlanta—the home of the civil rights movement—fifty years to the day of this momentous event to focus attention on the most urgent public health crisis of our time that so disproportionately affects African Americans. With the states of the old Confederacy being the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in America, we’re honored to have Patti LaBelle, Common, Rev. Al Sharpton join us in Atlanta to call for public mobilization and action to stop this epidemic.”

Sponsored by AHF, Reed for Hope Foundation / LoveHealthy.org and AID Atlanta, the “Vote 2 End HIV: #BlackVotesMatter!” concert and rally builds upon the successful “AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issue” national public awareness campaign created by AHF in 2014 in partnership with Rev. Al Sharpton, the National Action Network, local churches, and community groups to honor the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1965, foster dialogue on ending HIV and sexual stigma within black families, and encourage community-wide testing and treatment.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), black Americans account for 44% of all people with HIV/AIDS in the United States, yet only account for 12% of the population. Latinos account for 21% of all new HIV infections nationwide, yet only represent 16% of the U.S. population. Locally, Atlanta currently ranks #3 in the nation for cities with the highest rates of new syphilis and HIV infections and the state of Georgia ranks #5 in the United States for new HIV infections.

ABOUT AHF:
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 438,000 patients in 36 worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. AHF is the largest provider of FREE HIV/testing and treatment for African-Americans in the United States.

AHF currently provides HIV patient care in the Atlanta area through its healthcare center located at 5700 Hillandale Dr., Suite 100 in Lithonia. In June 2015, AHF announced its affiliation with AID Atlanta, a legacy AIDS service organization that has been serving people impacted by HIV in the metropolitan Atlanta area since 1981.

For more information please visit www.aidshealth.org

ABOUT ABACT (AHF Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce):
The AHF Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce is a collective of AHF employees of Black/African-American Descent, external community leaders, strategic partners, Black Greek Fraternities, Sororities, HBCUs, and popular social/entertainment influencers from a variety of genres and mediums who have joined together to revolutionize the way and approaches being used to educate and reach the African-American community regarding HIV/AIDS.

It is the objective of ABACT to build upon the foundation that the warriors in the fight against this disease began 30 years ago that must be continued as the African-American community currently represents the highest risk demographic for new HIV cases and AIDS related deaths.

ABOUT AID ATLANTA:
AID Atlanta, the largest non-profit HIV healthcare organization in the Southeast transforms lives with a continuum of care that provides access, linkage, and retention to HIV care. The Agency serves over 5,000 patients yearly. AID Atlanta’s major fundraiser – AIDS Walk Atlanta 5K & Run – now in its 25th year draws nearly 10 thousand and raises about $1 million annually With an annual budget of $7.6 million and two locations in Midtown Atlanta and Newnan, GA, AID Atlanta provides services to over 50,000 individuals per year. For more information, visit www.aidatlanta.org or Facebook at pages/AID-Atlanta-The-Official-Page

ABOUT REED FOR HOPE FOUNDATION (RFHF) / LOVEHEALTHY.ORG:
RFHF’s mission is to improve the vitality of the global village by changing specific cultural attitudes about wellness, disease prevention and health disparities through the strategic implementation of messages that impact pop culture. We aim to inspire our friends, our partners and our communities to join us in raising our voices on targeted health issues while bringing focus, action and HOPE to causes that enhance the quality of living for all.

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(BPRW) Morehouse School of Medicine Receives $1.2 Million Grant from United Health Foundation and Optum to Help Build Healthier Communities in Atlanta

- Grant will support Morehouse’s Patient Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood Project to improve health among Atlanta’s most vulnerable and underserved urban communities. Medical Home takes culturally relevant approach to coordinate care, helping patients manage chronic diseases and reduce emergency care visits, improving outcomes and reducing costs -

(Black PR Wire) -- ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has been awarded $1.2 million in grant funding and in-kind support by United Health Foundation and Optum to help support its Patient Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood Project.

“This grant to Morehouse School of Medicine’s patient-centered medical home helps expand new approaches to care that reward quality over quantity.”

The Medical Home and Neighborhood Project provides an innovative primary-care delivery model and a series of community engagement programs to improve health in and around Atlanta’s East Point area, a largely African-American community with high rates of poverty and complex chronic diseases.

A patient-centered medical home better organizes care by centering care delivery with the primary care provider, and then using health information technology and improved communication to help coordinate the patients’ treatments among their other care providers and others in the health system, which can lead to higher quality and lower costs. Experience shows this approach helps improve patients’ and health care providers’ experience with care.

The grant is part of United Health Foundation’s “Helping Build Healthier Communities” program, which provides critical resources to nonprofit, community-based organizations across the country to improve communities’ health and well-being. United Health Foundation previously provided a planning grant of $200,000 to Morehouse School of Medicine. To continue the work begun with that grant, United Health Foundation is providing an additional grant of $400,000, and Optum is providing $600,000 in grant funds and in-kind support.

The grants will help MSM create a patient-centered medical home at its department of family medicine clinical site, the Comprehensive Family Healthcare Center at Buggy Works in East Point. The project will coordinate and enhance care through MSM’s cultural-engagement approach and strong community ties. The program will work to improve health care delivery and outcomes, and decrease costs among MSM’s adult patients between 40 and 75 years old who are at high risk for disease or who are living with multiple complex conditions.

With the patient-centered medical home model, clinicians have access to information on all lab results, medical orders and health care visits across multiple venues to ensure comprehensive, coordinated care for patients in the right setting at the right time.

“We are pleased to receive support from United Health Foundation and Optum to help us expand our efforts to improve the health of our community and help some of the most vulnerable individuals and families here in Atlanta,” said Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., president & Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine. “Morehouse’s deep roots in the community make us uniquely positioned to address the health issues affecting our patients, and we look forward to expanding access to quality, coordinated care thanks to the foundation’s support.”

The support from United Health Foundation and Optum comes at a critical time as African Americans in the Atlanta metro area are disproportionately affected by serious chronic diseases and often lack access to quality health care. In Atlanta’s Fulton and DeKalb counties alone, nearly 45,000 African-American person-years of life are lost each year due to poor access to health care. Person-years of life is a measure of premature mortality that is an estimate of the years a person would have lived if he or she had not died prematurely.

Nationwide, African Americans have a higher rate compared to Caucasians of many chronic conditions, including hypertension, diabetes and obesity. MSM’s Patient Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood Program is located within its Family Medicine clinical site, which provides 17,000 outpatient visits each year – mainly serving African-American patients with multiple chronic diseases. The grant money and support from United Health Foundation and Optum will enable MSM to help these patients better manage their complex conditions, reduce emergency room visits and, as a result, improve community health and lower costs for individuals and the health system.

According to United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings®, Georgia ranks 38th among all 50 states in overall health. The state has a high prevalence of costly chronic conditions, including obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

“We are grateful to United Health Foundation and Optum for providing this support to Morehouse School of Medicine, which will help improve the lives of people who rely on these services and programs,” said State Rep. Calvin Smyre (D-Columbus). “This partnership will enable MSM to expand its services and reach into underserved communities across Georgia.”

“United Health Foundation and Optum are supporting Morehouse School of Medicine’s efforts to bring innovative approaches to care that help improve people’s health and quality of life, particularly in underserved areas,” said Norman L. Wright, senior vice president of Optum and United Health Foundation board member. “This grant to Morehouse School of Medicine’s patient-centered medical home helps expand new approaches to care that reward quality over quantity.”

MSM is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities; increasing the diversity of the health industry and scientific workforce; and addressing primary health care needs through programs in education and research service, with an emphasis on underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia and the nation. MSM has a long history of serving the African-American community and was the first medical school established at a historically black college and university in the 20th century. MSM is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for its social mission.

About Morehouse School of Medicine
Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recognized by Annals of Internal Medicine in 2011 as the top institution in the first study of U.S. medical schools for our social mission based on our production of primary care physicians, training of underrepresented minority doctors and placement of doctors practicing in underserved communities. MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master’s degrees. For more information, please visit www.msm.edu.

About United Health Foundation
Through collaboration with community partners, grants and outreach efforts, United Health Foundation works to improve our health system, build a diverse and dynamic health workforce and enhance the well-being of local communities. United Health Foundation was established by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) in 1999 as a not-for-profit, private foundation dedicated to improving health and health care. To date, United Health Foundation has committed more than $285 million to programs and communities around the world. We invite you to learn more at www.unitedhealthfoundation.org.

About Optum
Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 80,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of the UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH). Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for UnitedHealth Group.

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Norman L. Wright, senior vice president of Optum and board member of United Health Foundation, speaks during a check presentation by United Health Foundation and Optum for a $1.2 million donation to Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice (right), president, Morehouse School of Medicine, to support its Patient Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood Project. The announcement was made during a community health fair hosted by Morehouse, United Health Foundation, Optum and UnitedHealthcare at the Comprehensive Family Healthcare Center at Buggy Works in East Point. Also pictured: Dr. Reed Tuckson, managing director, Tuckson Health Connections, and UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound (Photo: Russell Kaye)



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Businesses in Atlanta, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Africa's Art of Braids -  Category: Black Salons -   2115 Piedmont Rd. Atlanta, GA 30324 (770) 320-0292

  2. All-In-One Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2065 Campbellton Rd S.W., Atlanta, GA 30311 (404) 752-9183

  3. A Moi Natural Hair Styling -  Specializing in natural hair care, loc styling, interlocking, loc & latch hook extentions.
    1251 Hardee St - Atlanta, Georgia (347) 489-5429

  4. A New Look Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  6035 Bakers Ferry Rd Ste 260, Atlanta, GA 30336 (404) 494-9838

  5. A&S Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2817 Elkmont Ridge, Atlanta, GA 30331 (678) 489-5242

  6. Atlanta's Barber -  Stylist: Bo' Diddley
    4375 Pharr Rd Suite 104 - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 551-7997

  7. Beauty Plus Salon -   2555 Bolton Road NW Suite 8 - Atlanta, Georgia 30318 (404) 351-4680

  8. Bellogique Salon & Spa -   670 10th Street, NW - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 347-4220

  9. Blendz Salon And Spa -  Stylist: Paula
    898 Oak St SW # C - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 758-0155

  10. Cascade Heights Beauty Salon/stylist: Fred -  Category: Hair Salons -   Specializing in ethnic and multi racial hair. - 3210 Benjamin E Mays Atlanta GA (404) 207-2165

  11. Castleberry Salon -  Category: Black Salons -   186 Northside Drive Atlanta GA 30313 (404) 582-0081

  12. Diana Pagans Hair Designs -   specializing in hair care, hair cuts, color, and highlights 4375 Pharr Rd Suite 104 - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 454-5260 - (visit website)

  13. Dreadlock Extensions by Keisha -   1054 St.Charles Ave. - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 428-3632 - (visit website)

  14. Easy Braids/Crowning Glory -  482 Edgewood Avenue - Atlanta, Georgia 30312 (404) 521-3388

  15. Ijaba Imaging -  Specializing in Sisterlocks(tm), Microlocks, Twists, Up-Do's and Natural Styles. Atlanta, Georgia (770) 895-3645

  16. It's a Wrap Hair Care -   678-698-8200 - Atlanta, Georgia (770) 895-3645 - (visit website)

  17. Janice International -   375 Pharr Plaza suite 121 - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 295-0744 - (visit website)

  18. Maridadi Salon Studio -   Color specialist
    2800 Spring Rd - Atlanta, Georgia (770) 255-9511

  19. Metro Salon Studio -  1963 Hosea L. Williams Drive R104 - Atlanta, Georgia (770) 255-9511 - (visit website)

  20. Most Wanted Artistry -   4920 Roswell Road Suite 216 - Atlanta, Georgia 30342 (404) 704-0292

  21. Natural Radiance -   5510 Skyview Dr. - Atlanta, Georgia 30331 (770) 309-2012

  22. Oh! My Nappy Hair -   238 Mitchell Street - Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 221-8900

  23. Optimal Image Salon & Fitness Studio -   Specializing in micro illusions.
    1451 Piedmont Ave NE - Atlanta, Georgia 30309-2741 (404) 824-5980

  24. PeezyHeadz -   Specialize in natural hair care.
    1130 Euclid Avenue - Atlanta, Georgia (404) 584-7222 - (visit website)

  25. Purple Door Salon -   321 Edgewood Avenue - Atlanta, Georgia 30309-2741 (404) 824-5980 - (visit website)

  26. Red Carpet -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2828 Peachtree Rd. Unit #1804, Atlanta, GA 30305 (678) 799-7083

  27. Salon Moraee -   1153 W. Peachtree St. NW - Atlanta, Georgia (678) 701-4076 - (visit website)

  28. Salon Ramsey -   1054 St Charles Ave - Atlanta, Georgia (770) 369-4599

  29. Sisterlocks Services -   Atlanta, Georgia (678) 534-6965 - (visit website)

  30. Strands of Beauty -  Atlanta Upscale Braiding Salon - 290 Hilderbrand Dr. NE Suite B9 - Atlanta, Georgia (770) 882-8156

  31. Sweet Potatoe Pie -   1107 Euclid Avenue - Atlanta, Georgia 30307 (404) 523-3555

  32. TAG Concept Salons -   An upscale destination in natural hair care design and imagery. 3005 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite E - Atlanta, Georgia 30305 (404) 816-5550 - (visit website)

  33. Take Down Removal Salon -   Braids, weaves, hair extensions & dreadlocks.
    3704 Fulton Industrial - Atlanta, Georgia (206) 350-7971

  34. Tears, Braids Unlimited -  Category: Natural Hair Salon -   879 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 752-5060

  35. The Nappy Parlor -  Category: Natural Hair Salon -  Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 755-4626  - (visit website)

  36. The Spa on Paces -  Category: African American Spa -  3209 Paces Ferry Place - Atlanta, GA (404) 237-7712

  37. Too Groovy Salon & Spa -  Category: African American Spa -  65 Ponce de Leon - Atlanta, GA (404) 873-5300

  38. Urbanella -   141 W. Wieuca Rd Suite 202A - Atlanta, Georgia 30342 (404) 255-5022

  39. Zara Hair Braiding -   6600 Roswell Rd Ne - Atlanta, Georgia 30328 (404) 843-1887

  40. Zenzele -   Natural hair care & products
    Atlanta, Georgia (404) 713-5946 - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. aakofii THE DESIGNER -   Category: Fashion-   The store features HANDCRAFTED WEARABLE ART from local U.S. designers. The store is located on the second level next to BELK Department Store  - 3500 Peachtree Road Atlanta, GA 30326   - (visit website)
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  2. Aaron Turpeau, Ph.D. -   Category: African American Therapists-   600 W. Peachtree St. Atlanta, GA 30308 (678) 522-6548 (404) 614-6030

  3. African Diaspora Tourism -   Category: Travel -   Exploring the culture and heritage of people of African Descent Worldwide.   - 1767 Defoor Ave. Atlanta Georgia   - (visit website)

  4. Atlanta Daily World -  Category: African American Newspaper -  145 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA, 30335 (404) 659-1110

  5. Atlanta's Relationship & Premarital Education Academy -   Category: Marriage Counseling, Premarital counseling, Relationship Coaching -   We offer premarital education and marriage enrichment services.   - 122 New Hope Rd. Fayetteville, GA 30214 (678) 519-0385   - (visit website)

  6. AUC Digest -  Category: African American Newspaper -   Atlanta University Center, Post Office Box 3191, Atlanta, GA, 30302 (404) 523-6136

  7. Bokwa Education Specialist Trainer -   Category: Fitness -   In bokwa fitness we sweat the alphabet and dance the digits. Created by South African dance guru Paul Mavi,this fitness program as finally arrived in the USA. regina@bokwafitness.com - PO Box 92762 Atlanta, GA (770) 875-2173     - (visit website)

  8. Clark Atlanta University -  Category: Historically Black College -   223 James P Brawley Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 880-8000  - (visit website)

  9. Clays Gallery -  Category: Black Art Gallery -   572 Edgewood Ave, Suite 118 Atlanta GA 30312 (404) 524-1155

  10. Consult With ME! Educational Consulting -   Category: Educational Service -    (877) 294-8463 Atlanta, GA 30303

  11. Creative Points of You -  Category: Interior Design -  Atlanta design consultant provides professional interior design services to clients who are interested in havng their home tell their story. We specialize in an eclectic blending of personal treasures and new collections.   - Atlanta, GA  - (visit website)

  12. CreativeSoul Photography -  Category: Photography -  CreativeSoul Photography is a modern lifestyle and wedding photographer servicing all metro Atlanta areas. Available for travel worldwide.   - 1348 FIeld Creek Terrace Atlanta, GA (678) 551-2108  - (visit website)

  13. Edith Fresh, Ph.D. -   Category: African American Therapists-   1400 Peachtree St., NE Atlanta, GA 30308 (404) 629-3933

  14. Gems of Africa -  Category: Black Art Gallery -   630 N. Highland Ave Atlanta GA 30306 (404) 876-8200  - (visit website)

  15. Georgia Micro Enterprise -   Category: Agribusinesses -   Agribusinesses, micro development organizations, farmers, financial institutions, and entrepreneurs.  - 3695 F Cascade Road SW Atlanta Georgia   - (visit website)

  16. Interdenominational Theological Center -  Category: Historically Black Theological College -   700 Martin Luther King Jr Dr. Atlanta, GA 30314-4143 (404) 527-7700  - (visit website)

  17. LaNIK Gallery -  Category: Black Art Gallery -   2298 Cascade Rd. S.W. Atlanta GA 30311 (404) 758-5040 - (visit website)

  18. LaserRecyclers Inc. -   Category: Hardware-   576 Lee St. Atlanta, GA 30310 (888) 311-1437

  19. Medu Books -   Category: African American Bookstore -   2841 Greenbriar Parkway Southwest - Atlanta, GA 30331 (404) 346-3263

  20. Morehouse College -  Category: Historically Black College -   830 Westview Dr Sw Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 681-2800  - (visit website)

  21. Morehouse School Of Medicine -  Category: Historically Black College -  720 Westview Dr Sw Atlanta, GA 30310-1495 (404) 752-1500  - (visit website)

  22. Mutana Afrikan Producers' Cooperative Warehouse -   Category: African Store -  We import clothing, arts and crafts, shea butter and black soap, fabric, and more.  1388 Abernathy Blvd, SW - Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 753-5252

  23. Network Integrated Solution -   Category: Networking Solutions-   8350 Roswell Rd. Atlanta, GA 30350 (612) 239-6616

  24. Organo Gold -  Category: Coffee Distributor -  OrGano Gold was founded with an exclusive strategic alliance agreement with one of the largest certified Organic Ganoderma Lucidum producers in the world.   - 55 Peachtree Rd. Atlanta GA (404) 758-5040 - (visit website)

  25. Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore -  Category: Black Bookstore/Natural Woman/Hair Products -  946 R.D. Abernathy Blvd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 752-6125

  26. SkyLab, Inc -   Category: Accountants -    (404) 259-7586 Atlanta, GA

  27. Spelman College -  Category: Historically Black College -  350 Spelman Ln Sw Atlanta, GA 30314-4399 (404) 681-3643  - (visit website)

  28. Studyfasttrack Educational Grants -   Category: Educational Service -    PO Box 92256 Atlanta, GA 30314

  29. Sweet Sounds of Reading -   Category: Tutor/Literacy Coach -   Sweet Sounds of Reading Program offers letter sounds decoding and reading lessons tutoring both local (Atlanta GA) and nationwide. The program also presents parents and guardians with the homework / study guide series, Letter Sounds Save Their Soul: http://amzn.to/1eCgZjW - and the money literacy workbook, featuring times tables, Cents and Sensibilities: http://amzn.to/1gvGFly. Vanessa Peters is a reading specialist and literacy coach. In 2005 she founded the Sweet Sounds of Reading children?s tutoring program and its companion Parents Reading Training Classes.   - 1241 Northwest Drive Atlanta Georgia (404) 481-5587   - (visit website)

  30. The Atlanta Inquirer -  Category: African American Newspaper -   947 Martin Luther King Jr Drive NW, Post Office Box 92367, Atlanta, GA, 30314 (404) 523-6086

  31. The Atlanta Voice -  Category: African American Newspaper -   633 Pryor Street, Post Office Box 2123, Atlanta, GA, 30312 (404) 524-6426

  32. The Reading Room Bookstore -  Category: Black Bookstore -  56 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 523-3241

  33. Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. -  Category: Educational -  Student Center, Suite 330 box 188, Atlanta, GA 30303

  34. The Tree of Life Bookstore of Harlem -  Category: Black Bookstore -  1701 M.L. King Drive SW Atlanta, GA 30314-2227 (404) 753-5700

  35. The Wedding Firm of Jeffrey Bost & Associates -   Bridal - Atlanta, GA 30033, (404) 786-5333   email: theweddingfirm@bellsouth.net

  36. Two Friends Bookstore -  Category: Black Bookstore -  598 Cascade Rd. Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 758-7711

  37. Underground Epics Publishing Inc -   Category: African American Publishers -   "Publishing and Printing Books For Our Future"   - (toll free) 1-(800) 757-0539. (office) (770) 621-4611 ext 22. Send manuscripts to PO Box 11464; Atlanta, GA 30310.

  38. V-103 Marketing and Promtions -   Category: Marketing-   Providing exposure to over 2 million African Americans monthy through on air broad cast, live streaming, social media and events postings on v103.radio.com and community events.   - 1201 Peachtree Street Suite 800, Atlanta Georgia   - (visit website)

  39. ZEBRA Parking Lot Maintenance -   Category: Maintenance -   Zebra Parking Lot Maintenance provides quality parking lot stripiong and parking lot maintenance services for the metropolitian Atlanta area   - 2020 Howell Mill Road C230 Atlanta Georgia (678) 793-6453  - (visit website)

  40. 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. -   Category: Community Service -   President: Mr. Milton H. Jones 241 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30303

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RECREATION

  1. Atlanta Fishing Georgia Florida Charter Trips, Videos -   Category: Recreation -   One Day *Deep Sea Offshore Bottom Fishing Trips*, Beginners thru Experts, Lake Fishing Trips to Georgia Coast, Lakes, Florida Coast, Panama City Beach, 8 fishing hours, Monday thru Saturday,(Fishing Equipment Included), Roundtrip coach transportation depart Atlanta and Georgia Metro Areas to fishing boat, *FREE get 10 or more paid in full you go FREE* Details call 770 502 9560, Welcome Aboard.   - 560 Ishman Ballard Road, Georgia Coast, Lakes, Florida Coast Atlanta Newnan Georgia, 30263 (770) 502 9560   - (visit website)

  2. Fishing Georgia Florida Trips Saturdays -   Category: Recreation -   Getaway One Day Deep Sea Offshore Lake Fishing charter trips 8 fishing hours, groupers amberjcks snappers seabass and other species, Includes rods reels bait mates assistance, captain locates the fish, Roundtrip coach transportation depart Atlanta Georgia metro Areas to fishing boat, Georgia Coast, Florida Coast, Panama City Beach Florida (Beginners thru Experts), Accepting Reservatiosn Online   - 560 Ishman Ballard Road Atlanta Newnan Georgia 30263 (770) 502-9560   - (visit website)

  3. Joyful Events Fishing Trips and Beach Outings -   Category: Recreation -   One day deep sea offshore lake fishing trips and picnic beach outings 8 hour fun events, Saturdays, Roundtrip coach transportation depart Atlanta and Georgia metro areas to 65 foot fishing boat and beach outings for all ages, Accepting Reservations online...   - 560 Ishman Ballard Road Atlanta Newnan Georgia 30263 (770) 502-9560   - (visit website)

  4. Project One Junior Golf Academy -  Category: Black Golf Clubs -   PO Box 42898 Atlanta, Georgia 30311

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Baby Janes -  1052 Northside Dr Nw, - Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 873-1785

  2. Big Easy Cajun -  Category: Cajun -   3225 Peachtree ST NE Atlanta, Georgia (404) 521-2925

  3. B & J's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -   3375 Roosevelt Hwy Atlanta, Georgia (404) 669-8702

  4. Busy Bee Cafe -  810 Martin Luther King Jr Dr Sw, - Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 525-9212   - (visit website)

  5. Cajun & Grill Of Underground -  Category: Cajun -   50 Upper Alabama Street SW, #142 Atlanta, Georgia (404) 420-1998

  6. Cajun Supreme -  Category: Cajun -   3393 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, Georgia (404) 239-0088

  7. Calavino's Soul Kitchen -  1271 Glenwood Avenue Southeast, - Atlanta, GA 30316 (678) 705-4585

  8. Chazz Southern Cooking -  517 Flat Shoals Avenue Southeast, - Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 748-1875

  9. Daddy D'z -  264 Memorial Dr Se, - Atlanta, GA 30312 (404) 222-0206 - (visit website)

  10. E J's Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food -   4105 Fulton Industrial Blvd SW Atlanta, Georgia (404) 696-6444

  11. Fat Matt's Chicken Shack -  1821 Piedmont Ave Ne, - Atlanta, GA 30324 (404) 607-1622 - (visit website)

  12. Food For The Soul -  Category: Soul Food -   900 Dill Ave SW Atlanta, Georgia (404) 756-0034

  13. Gladys and Ron's Chicken & Waffle Best chicken and waffles ever tasted, also expect Gladys and Ron's southern hospitality.
    529 Peachtree Street NW, - Atlanta, GA 30308 (404) 874-9393

  14. Harlem Bar -  262 Edgewood Ave Ne, - Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 588-0014

  15. K & K Soul Food -  881 Donald Lee Hollowell Pky Nw, - Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 685-1073

  16. K & K Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -   881 Bankhead Hwy NW Atlanta, Georgia (404) 685-1073

  17. Mae's Soul Food Incorporated -  34 Peachtree St Nw, #R3, - Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 525-4557

  18. Mc Kinnon's Louisiane -  Category: Cajun -   Atlanta, Georgia (404) 442-6931

  19. Owen's Family Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food -   5255 Old National Hwy Atlanta, Georgia (404) 763-9348

  20. Paschal's Restaurant Pascal's Southern Delight located at Hartsfield International Airport is serving up wholesome soul food for weary travelers.
    180 Northside Dr Sw, - Atlanta, GA 30313 (404) 525-2023 - (visit website)

  21. Rare -  554 Piedmont Ave Ne, - Atlanta, GA 30308 (404) 541-0665 - (visit website)

  22. Soul Vegetarian No Two -  Category: Soul Food -   652 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, Georgia (404) 875-4641

  23. Su Chicken -  Category: Soul Food -   495 Whitehall ST SW Atlanta, Georgia (404) 524-0990

  24. Sylvia's Now you can experience a taste of Harlem with a southern twist.
    241 Central Ave Sw, - Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 529-9692 - (visit website)

  25. Thelma's Kitchen Inexpensive down home southern cooking. The owner and staff will make you feel welcomed.
    768 Marietta St NW, - Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 688-5855

  26. The Wing Bistro New dining venue in Atlanta that specializes in Southern cuisine, wings, hand-scooped ice cream, and catering services for all events.
    Atlanta, GA (240) 381-9565 - (visit website)

  27. Two Urban Licks -  820 Ralph Mcgill Blvd Ne, - Atlanta, GA 30306 (404) 522-4622 - (visit website)

  28. Walter's Express Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -   394 Cleveland Ave. SW, #A Atlanta, Georgia (404) 761-0001

  29. 285 West Soul Food Rstrnt Incorporated -  2636 Martin Luther King Jr Dr Sw, #10, - Atlanta, GA 30311 (404) 691-5968

  30. 5th St Ribs & Blues -  86 5th St, - Atlanta, GA 30344 (404) 249-8808 - - (visit website)

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The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

SAVE THE DATE: 40 Plays in 4 Days...Oct. 8-11, 2015 Indigenous Peoples (a.k.a.Columbus) Day Weekend

Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
(Morehouse College)
900 West End Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
www.AtlantaBTF.org
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The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival is a world class, self-producing festival established to create and expand opportunities for performing artists from around the world to showcase their works in Atlanta. Our prime aim is to promote diversity in theatre and the performing arts. Join hundreds of artists and thousands theatre lovers for this HUGE celebration!

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Be Someone, Inc.

Educators today face tough choices. Limited funds, increasing expenses and class sizes, and the requirements imposed by federal legislation combine to challenge even the most experienced of educators.

My name is Orrin C. Hudson. I am the founder and president of Be Someone, Inc., and an Atlanta-based nonprofit that promotes academic achievement. Be Someone uses chess, as both a metaphor and a teaching tool, to further self-esteem, responsibility, and analytical thinking among at-risk kids. Be Someone helps kids to develop the practical skills and techniques that enable them to overcome obstacles, seize opportunities, and realize their potential.

My own life is proof that every move counts. A two-time world-open speed chess champion, author, Air Force veteran, and former Alabama State Trooper and entrepreneur, I grew up in an Alabama housing project, the seventh of thirteen children. Lacking direction and purpose during my early teens, I was headed down the wrong path. My high-school teacher took an interest in me and got me on the right path.

Since 2001, we have taught more than 40,000 kids in eight states the meaning of making every move count. Our students have 3 Atlanta Public City-wide chess championship and My DeKalb students and won a state-wide chess champions. Parents and teachers report increased classroom participation, grade point averages, and attendance, along with improved concentration, problem-solving skills, and behavior. Our work had been featured nationally on CNN, Good Morning America, CBS Early Morning Show, People magazine, USA Today. Essence Magazine and Sports Illustrated for Teens and numerous local media outlets.

I would be happy to conduct a hands-on workshop at your school. Please reply this e-mail or call my office today (770-465-6445) to schedule a session or just to talk about the program, which can be customized to meet the needs of your students. You can also find out more about our program at www.besomeone.org.

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McPherson and A Lady 2 Luv Productions


- Sponsorship Letter -

My name is Lori Dunn I am an Event Coordinator for Glorice McPherson candidate for Harris County Commissioner Precinct 2. Mrs. McPherson worked as an interior designer for over twenty years and with Arrow Networks for over thirty five years. She would like to empower Harris County Residents with information and opportunities that will embrace any and all endeavors to help our citizens and improve their quality of life, advance their economic success, and thus improve the circumstances of all residents of Harris County. McPherson is currently preparing to host Daddy Daughter Day, Mother Son Fun, and a Family Ball. Fathers of Houston TX will be invited to have brunch, bowling and manicures with their daughters. Mothers and sons will be invited to spend a day golfing with their son, and the entire family will be invited out to a black tie evening event. This is a collaborated movement for an Atlanta, Georgia Non-Profit organization that is working to make these events memorable and hosted Annually Events in Atlanta GA and Houston TX.

We will partner with various non profits and organizations that promote and support the notion of fatherhood, motherhood, community empowerment and entrepreneurship. We will be honoring dads and moms that are active in their children's lives and single parents in Houston, TX, and to empower and encourage dads to be dads. Too many children have become at risk children due to the lack of family support, financial support and mentors due to the economics single parenting. Fathers are not in their children’s life or not spending quality time with them. Single moms are forced to balance work, and family duties, single mothers must work overtime to compensate for the low salaries. Our goal is to bring awareness to this problem and encourage dads to be willing participants in their children’s lives so that our children won’t have to be lost to the streets.

We are looking for sponsorships and guest appearances to participate in our event, to help make this day filled with fun food, entertainment, and gifts that will be memorable for dads and daughters. Sponsorships funds will be used to make the day affordable for fathers, promote the day throughout Houston’s places of worship, and various organizations, Donations to http://Pen Pointe Foundation.net. Funding will also support social networks, radio, and printed media promotions, facility rental and expenses. Several Sponsorship Packages are available and include tickets to the event, company logo or Individual patron name included in promotional material and website advertisement. Thank you in advance for you time and consideration.

For more information log on to website:
mcphersonandalady2luvproductions

Email: lldunn2000@yahoo.com or call Lori @ 713-427-2320

Best Regards,
Lori Dunn

Elect Glorice McPherson for the next County Commissioner Precinct 2

OFF 1: 832-352-4570
glorice4cc@gmail.com
www.glorice4cc.com

About The Host/Sponsor
Pen Pointe Foundation promotes a better world! Pen Pointe, pointing teens and young adults into a right financial direction while teaching them how to make right life choices.

Pen Pointe Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with a purpose to mentor, teach financial responsibility, educate teens on ..... (read more)

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USEFUL LINKS



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CHURCHES



  1. Alexander Memorial AME Church - 287 Augusta Avenue Southeast, - Atlanta, GA 30315-1401 (404) 627-4429

  2. Big Bethel AME Church - Downtown Atlanta - 220 Auburn Avenue, Northeast - Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404-827-9707) - (visit website)

  3. Brighter Day Church of God in Christ - 2900 Springdale Road, - Atlanta, GA 30315 (404) 288-1413

  4. Flipper Temple AME Church - 580 Fair St SW - Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4804 (404-522-5020)

  5. Greater Mt Carmel AME Church - 4078 Carver Drive - Atlanta, Georgia 30360-2546 (770) 451-1091

  6. New Birth Deliverance COGIC - 1703 Sylvan Rd. S.W., - Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 622-9824

  7. Prayer Of Faith COGIC - 861 Donald Hollowell Parkway, - Atlanta, GA 30318 (770) 882-4134

  8. St John Ame Church - 1158 Coleman Street Southwest, - Atlanta, GA 30310-3555 (404) 755-2738

  9. St. Philip - 240 Candler Road - Atlanta, Georgia 30317 (404-371-0749) - (visit website)

  10. Temple of Faith - 1550 Glenwood Ave SE, - Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 882-4134

  11. Trinity A.M.E. Church - 604 Lynhurst Drive SW, - Atlanta, GA 30311 (404) 696-5826 - (visit website)

  12. Valley View COGIC - 2370 Locust Lane SE, - Atlanta, GA 30315 (404) 622-1462 - (visit website)

  13. Victory In Praise - 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, - Atlanta, GA 30310 (404) 766-3441

  14. Wheat Street Baptist Church - 359 Auburn Avenue, - Atlanta, GA (404) 659-4328

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Acoustix Jazz Restaurant and Lounge -  Category: Lounge -  Every 2nd & 4th Friday night, Acoustix Lounge has got your comedy fix featuring some of the nations funniest comedians live on stage!  - 840 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30318 (678) 458-6765

  2. Apache Cafe -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   64 Third St NW, Atlanta, GA   - (visit website)

  3. Atlanta's Original Uptown Comedy Corner -   800 Marietta St - Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 881-0200 - (visit website)

  4. Club Davinci's -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   2000 Powers Ferry Rd (770) 873-0861

  5. Club Infrared -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  50 Upper Alabama St (404) 935-9460

  6. Club Libra -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  2549 Gresham Rd (404) 484-7265

  7. Club Life -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1739 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 593-2272   - (visit website)

  8. Club Miami -   3011 Buford Hwy NE - Atlanta, GA 30329-1803 (404) 929-9991

  9. Club Sub Zero -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  50 Upper Alabama St (404) 222-2421

  10. Compound -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1008 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta, GA   - (visit website)

  11. Cream Bar & Bistro -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  1919 Metropolitan Pkwy (678) 510-7375

  12. Cream Ultra Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   3249 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA (678) 949-9005

  13. Django Jypsi Kitchen & Soloon -  Located in Django's downstairs, It is a hot a spot for Atlanta's nightlife. - 495 Peachtree St NE - Atlanta, GA

  14. Dreamz ATL -  Dreamz ATL has 14K SQ Ft of hotness, plush loveseats,and intimiate candlelit settings. - 3593 Clarimont Road - Atlanta, GA

  15. Ellery's -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   2008 Campbellton Rd (404) 755-2040   - (visit website)

  16. ER Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   84 12 St (404) 875-7562   - (visit website)

  17. ESSO Night Club -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1599 Memorial Drive Southeast, Atlanta, GA (404) 378-1095   - (visit website)

  18. Figure 8 -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  3131 Campbellton Rd (404) 474-4771

  19. Frequency Nightclub @ Kenny's Alley -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   50 Upper Alabama St (404) 688-5025

  20. Fuzion Showcase Lounge @ Kenny's Alley -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  50 Upper Alabama St (404) 659-8585

  21. Havana Club -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   3112 Piedmont Rd (404) 869-8484   - (visit website)

  22. Joyful Events Fishing Trips and Beach Outings -   Category: Recreation -   One day deep sea offshore lake fishing trips and picnic beach outings 8 hour fun events, Saturdays, Roundtrip coach transportation depart Atlanta and Georgia metro areas to 65 foot fishing boat and beach outings for all ages, Accepting Reservations online...   - 560 Ishman Ballard Road Atlanta Newnan Georgia 30263 (770) 502-9560   - (visit website)

  23. Justin's -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   2200 Peachtree Rd (404) 603-5353

  24. Kat's Cafe -   Category: American (New), Music Venues -   - 970 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306 (404) 347-2263   - (reviews)

  25. Laughing Skull Comedy Lounge - 878 Peachtree Street - Atlanta, GA 30309 (877) 523-3288 - (visit website)

  26. Luckie Food Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   375 Luckie St (404) 525-5825   - (visit website)

  27. Luxe Ultra Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1100 Crescent Ave (404) 537-5000   - (visit website)

  28. Mansion Elan -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   3595 Clairmont Rd (404) 997-6900

  29. M Bar & Fuse Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   257 Peters St (404) 228-7977   - (visit website)

  30. Mingles Martini Bar -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   182 Courtland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA (404) 525-5151

  31. Opera -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1150 Peachtree St (404) 874-0428   - (visit website)

  32. Primal Nightclub -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   Atlanta, Georgia (404) 745-9494

  33. Room Service Lounge -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   1937 Piedmont Circle Atlanta, Georgia (404) 249-7775   - (visit website)

  34. Scoreboard Sports Lounge -  Category: Sports Lounge -  Comedy night in Marietta each and every Wednesday.  - 2997 Cumberland Blvd Suite 100 Atlanta, Georgia (770) 882-9219

  35. Slice Castleberry Hill -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  259 Peters (404) 588-1820

  36. Slice Downtown -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -  85 Poplar St (404) 917-1820

  37. Sutra Lounge -   Atlanta's finest lounge/dance club and was voted one of the Top 100 nightclubs in the United States. - 1136 Crescent Avenue North East - Atlanta, GA

  38. Taboo Bistro -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   6075 Roswell Rd (404) 255-4911 Atlanta, Georgia   - (visit website)

  39. The Daiquiri Factory -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   889 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA (404) 881-8188

  40. The Pearl Bistro -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   2841 Greenbriar Pkwy (404) 349-1987   - (visit website)

  41. The Punchline -  Atlanta's premier comedy club! - 280 Hilderbrand Drive - Atlanta, GA 30328 (404) 252-5233 - (visit website)

  42. TI's Club Crucial -  Category: Nightclubs - Hip Hop, R&B, Dance etc. -   2517 DL Hollowell Pkwy (Bankhead Hwy) (404) 794-2114   - (visit website)

  43. Uptown Restaurant & Lounge BlackBigs on Friday Nights, this is a sure winner. - 201 Courtland Street - Atlanta, GA

  44. Urban Street Jam -  Category: Entertainment -  80 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

  45. Velvet Room - 3378 Chamblee Tucker Rd - Atlanta, GA

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual Heritage Arts Festival & Blues in the Alley -   (July) - Location: Underground Atlanta, 50 Alabama St. SW Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 523-2311  - (visit website)

    A Tribute to Blues Greats presented by Atlanta Blues Society.


  2. Annual International Soul Music Summit - (August) - (visit website)

    Location: The W Hotel Atlanta (Midtown) Woodruff Arts Center.


  3. Annual Taste of Atlanta -   (October) - Location: Tech Square in Midtown, Atlanta, GA 30308

    Selection of the best offerings in food, wine, beer and cocktails.


  4. Atlanta Arts Festival -   (September) - Location: Piedmont Park, 400 Park Dr. NE Atlanta, GA 30306 (404) 875-7275

    Dedicated to bringing together outstanding artists from throughout the country.


  5. Atlanta Dogwood Festival - (April ) - Lenox Square - Buckhead Atlanta Georgia - (visit website)

    Dogwood celebration featured fun activities for the entire family.


  6. Annual International Soul Music Summit -   (August) - Location:W Hotel (Midtown) Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

    All are invited.


  7. Atlanta Jazz Festival - (May ) - Various Locations throughout Atlanta Georgia - (visit website)

    Considered one of the world's greatest musical celebrations.


  8. Atlanta Underground Film Festival -   (September) - Location: Terrace SW Atlanta, GA 30303

    On a mission to elevate the concept of cinema from simple entertainment to a prestigious art form.


  9. BronzeLens Film Festival -   (November) - Atlanta, GA   - (visit website)

    Founded in 2009, The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color.


  10. FunkJazz Kafé Festival -   (July) - Atlanta, GA   - (visit website)

    The FunkJazz Kafé is a multi-faceted arts and music festival. A “special interest” mixture of style and substance linking fashion, virtual and visual arts, food, wellness, dance, spoken word, new media, bazaar vending and interactive suites with music.


  11. Grant Park Summer Shade Festival -   (August ) - Location: LP Grant Park 80 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

    Artist market, food, children's area, live entertainment.


  12. King Week - (January) - Various Locations throughout Atlanta Georgia - (visit website)

    Celebrating the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


  13. National Black Arts Festival - (July ) - (404) 730-7315 - Various Locations throughout Atlanta Georgia - (visit website)

    See more than 1,000 artists from the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and the Americas.


  14. NBAF Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair -   (July) - Location: Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square Atlanta, GA 30303 (770) 733-0236

    Features the books and illustrators that have received the prestigious Coretta Scott King Book Award.


  15. UnitedHealthcare and Bronner Bros. Annual “Hair Fitness” -   (August) -

    A competition for exercise-friendly hairstyles at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show, a trade show that draws 60,000 hairstylists from across the nation.


  16. World Music and Food Festival -   (October) - Location: Grant Park, 840 Cherokee Avenue Southeast Atlanta, GA 30315  - (visit website)

    Live artists, cultural dancers and comedians.


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