Silence the Shame Presents “A Brilliant Mind Gala,” A Virtual Experience of Music and Mental Health

Silence the Shame, Inc. (STS), a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and educating communities on mental health and wellness, will present their inaugural “A Brilliant Mind Gala,” to be held virtually on Silence the Shame Day, May 5, 2021, at 8pm est. Hosted by Atlanta radio personality and culture curator Kenny Burns, the virtual gala and fundraiser will honor nationally syndicated radio […]

The African Well Fund Hopes to Build a Well in Honor of Bono’s 60th Birthday

Every year The African Well Fund celebrates Bono’s birthday by raising money to build wells in Sub-Saharan Africa. Make any size donation and your name is added to a birthday card which the U2 front man and humanitarian will receive personally. This year Bono turns 60 and to celebrate the African Well Fund hopes to […]

Lecrae & Love Beyond Walls Plant Portable Wash Stations around Atlanta Metro Area

Multi Grammy Award-winning platinum selling artist, Lecrae partnered with lovebeyondwalls.org to plant portable hand washing stations around the Atlanta Metro Area for homeless and displaced people to clean their hands in response to Coronavirus (Covid19). Lecrae along with the Love Beyond Walls team assembled the sinks which they will be filled with water, loaded on […]

Farm Aid Gives Over $1 Million in Grants to American Family Farms

Farm Aid, Willie Nelson’s non-profit that benefits family farms, gave over one-million dollars in grants in 2019.  The family farm is in crises due to broken trade agreements with China, unusual weather patterns and competition from corporate farms. Farm income dropped 30% in 2019 and family farm bankruptcies were up 24%.  The result is America […]

DesmickPerkinsPeriod Readies Christmas Holiday Event for The Kids

As a local business owner, Desmick Perkins knows how important it is to give back and has been in the heart of the community for over ten years doing so. As President of this publishing company, he is reaching out to friends, friends of friends and others to donate a bike this year to a […]

Powhatan County Fair Turns 100, Celebrates Diversity

– Article Contributor Lori Donathan The Powhatan County Fair recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. The fair has withstood 2 world wars, segregation, the depression, the KKK, and the dropping of the atomic bomb.  Throughout it all the Powhatan County Fair celebrated the good; the coming together of diverse individuals, charity and the importance of community. Powhatan […]

3 Ways To Empower Women in Your Community and Worldwide

Female entrepreneurs make up approximately 1/3 of all entrepreneurs worldwide, and it’s always a great time to highlight, support and applaud women in business, in your community and across the globe. Here are a few easy ways you can celebrate and support businesswomen and female entrepreneurs. Shop women-owned businesses. Know about a restaurant, shop or […]

Sesame Street Addresses Homelessness with First Homeless Muppet

Sesame Workshop is developing a series of stories around homelessness. In the series Lilly becomes homeless and must deal with the impact it has on her and those around her. Lilly is not a new character. She was first introduced in 2011 as a character that dealt with hunger and is the obvious choice for […]

A Year After The #MeToo Movement, Indie Artist Em Hoggett Talks Rape, Sexual Violence, and the Healing Power of Music

Indie Artist Em Hoggett is earning rave reviews from some of the most prestigious critics in the music business.   The accolades are well earned.  She started training in classical piano at the tender age of 4. After earning degrees in music, she has performed with renowned concert pianist Lang Lang at the Royal Festival Hall […]