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5 Things to Do in Atlanta during Black History Month

By Michelle Joseph Black History Month is a month-long celebration for African-American achievements from past generations to the present. If you’re wondering what things there are to do in Atlanta for Black History Month, this list will help you find a few local things to do. Tour the Herndon Family Museum The Herndon home belonged…

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BBBSMA & Cox Enterprises Partner for “Beyond School Walls” Mentoring Program

After a nearly 20-year relationship, Big Brothers Big Sister of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) has partnered with Cox Enterprises for its first “Beyond School Walls” site-based mentoring program. The program, which will pair 20 Chamblee Charter High School students (“Littles”) with Cox Enterprises employees (“Bigs”) this spring, is the first of its kind for BBBSMA. “Big…

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Mentoring, revisited

aliya brianna and family

Mentoring, Revisited By Aliya Bhatia Last Monday after volunteering at the King Center, I found myself wandering around its exhibits. A few of the pieces reminded me of one of my former students, Brianna, whose artwork ranges from paintings of the four girls killed in the Birmingham Church Bombing to self-portraits interrogating what it means…

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