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Author, consultant to address Tuskegee alumni membership meeting

Motivational speaker and consultant Larry Jemison Jr. keynotes the Jan. 28 special membership meeting of the DeKalb County Tuskegee Alumni Club.

Exhibit documents legacy of Atlanta Student Movement

The history and legacy of African-American college student activists in the 1960s is documented in “Start Something: Activism and the Atlanta Student Movement” on display at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Panelists to discuss ‘Black Identity and Diverse Faiths’

Clark Atlanta University professor Stephanie Evans will moderate the “Black Identity and Diverse Faiths” panel discussion on Jan. 28 at the Stonecrest Library.

Papers of civil rights journalist Eugene Patterson at Emory’s Rose Library

The papers of Southern civil rights journalist Eugene Patterson have been acquired by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library at Emory University.

New Black Heritage stamp honors civil rights icon Dorothy Height

The 40th stamp in the Black Heritage Series honors civil rights icon Dorothy Irene Height, who dedicated her life to fighting for racial and gender equality.

‘Intergenerational Conversation’ in King Lecture Series

“Where Do We Go From Here? An Intergenerational Conversation” will take place Jan. 25 at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Activist minister to address King Crown Forum

The Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, pastor of Saint John’s Church (the Beloved Community) in St. Louis, will address the Martin Luther King Jr. Crown Forum on Jan. 19 at Morehouse College.

AUC to discuss King's 1967 book, “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community”

Atlanta University Center faculty members will facilitate a center-wide reading and discussion honoring the 50th anniversary of the publication of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1967 book “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community” on Jan. 31.

Interfaith candlelight vigil for beloved world community

A Communitywide Interfaith Candlelight Vigil will take place Jan. 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the Morehouse College campus.

Community organizer who removed S.C. Confederate flag to speak at Emory

Community organizer and artist Bree Newsome, who scaled the flagpole in front of the South Carolina Statehouse to remove the Confederate flag after the mass slaying at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, is the speaker and presenter at the ...

Panelists to discuss ‘State of Black Men in America’

Panelists will discuss “The State of Black Men in America” on Jan. 17 at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

National Park Service’s King Historic Site hosting special programs

Volunteers are needed for invasive species removal, landscape improvement and roadside cleanup at Panola Mountain State Park for MLK Jr. Day of Service projects on Jan. 16.

Morehouse students fanning out for Day of Service projects

Morehouse College students will fan out in metro Atlanta to participate in the Bonner Day of Service on Jan. 16 for King Day.

Judge Hatchett to speak at Ga. State celebration

Judge Glenda Hatchett keynotes the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 19 at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta.

Drum line to keep beat at King Day 5K

Runners in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day 5K Drum Run! Atlanta in Piedmont Park on Jan. 16 can register their school PTA, church or other organization to receive proceeds from the event.