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  • SEEN: Our 2017 Woman to Watch Sheri Riley on the Steve Harvey TV Show today

    Life strategist and author of “Exponential Living: Stop Spending 100 Percent of Your Time on 10 Percent of Who You Are,” SHERI RILEY shared her life story, on the Steve Harvey Daytime TV Show including her early days as an executive in the music industry, making six figures and traveling the world. She came to the conclusion...

Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine

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  • NEXT: Charmaine Ward is Georgia Power’s New Corporate Relations Director

    Charmaine Ward has been named Corporate Relations Director for Georgia Power. She will be responsible for building and maintaining key state and national relationships with diverse organizations and opinion leaders. Her efforts will focus on forming strategic alliances with various segments of the company’s 2.5 million customers, corporate partners and civic organizations to garner support and...

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  • Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blasts Georgia redistricting ‘power grab’

    Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is hammering Georgia Republicans for what he calls a “power grab” as the GOP tries to redraw several legislative districts to benefit sitting lawmakers. It’s the first time Holder has weighed in on a state redistricting fight since he launched a national political organization intended to help Democrats in...

Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine

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  • Janiel Myers named first black Emory Law Journal editor-in-chief

    By A. Kenyatta Greer | Emory Report Building upon an already stellar 2017, the Emory Black Law Students Association (BLSA), along with the entire Emory Law community, can now boast that Janiel Myers 18L has been named the first black editor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal, the law school’s oldest publication. Myers, the chapter’s Academic and Professionalism Success...

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  • {FAQs] Common IRS Tax Scams for 2017

    By Steve Julal As tax season approaches, taxpayers are reminded to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud. Every year scam artists look for new ways to trick taxpayers out of their hard-earned money, sensitive financial information or even access to their computers. It...

  • Will Raphael Bostic be Atlanta’s Next Federal Reserve Head?

    A former Obama administration housing official has emerged as a leading candidate to run the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, according to Wall Street Journal reporting. Although the search is ongoing, if he is appointed to the post, Raphael Bostic, a professor of public policy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, would become...

  • Once Exiled, Now Accepted: Immigrants, Refugees Flourish in Decatur

    In celebration of #InternationalWomensDay, Emmie Poth-Nebel and Kaylan Ware of Carpe Diem Magazine look at thriving immigrant and refugee communities in Decatur, Ga. PHOTO: WABE.org Read the Full Article  

  • The Atlanta Washerwomen Strike of 1881 #WHM

    In 1881, 20 laundresses in Atlanta met to form the Washing Society to demand higher pay, respect and autonomy over their work. With the official end of slavery less than two decades before, thousands of black laundresses went on strike for higher wages, respect for their work and control over how their work was organized....

  • TAX SMARTS: Paying Taxes on Household Employees

    By Steve Julal If you employ someone to work for you around your house, it is important to consider the tax implications of this arrangement. While many people disregard the need to pay taxes on household employees, they do so at the risk of paying stiff tax penalties down the road. As you will see,...

  • Yelp’s Director of Local Biz Development Talks Winning in the Feedback Economy

    By Brent Leary Customers leave reviews and recommendations on every kind of purchase today from buying pizzas to million-dollar machines. Reviews are playing a vital role in the buying process. I recently spoke with Yelp’s director of local business development Darnell Holloway to get his perspective on the importance of having a great reputation on...

  • NEXT: Spelman College Appoints New Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs

    Sharon Davies will assume the role of provost and vice president of academic affairs at Spelman College in June. As chief academic officer, Davies will serve as a key member of Spelman’s senior leadership team with a pivotal role in assuring the execution of the College’s new strategic plan and the implementation of the plan’s...

  • Morehouse College President’s Statement on HBCU Presidents’ Visit to White House, Executive Order

    I spent the last two days in meetings at the White House and on Capitol Hill.  As some of you may know, all HBCU presidents were invited to a dialogue with President Trump and his new administration about support for HBCUs.  Most of the 104 HBCU presidents attended, including all presidents from the Georgia-based HBCUs....

  • Georgia House Passes “Flat Tax” Bill, Capping State Income Tax at 5.4 percent

    The Georgia House passed a measure (House Bill 329) to set the state income tax rate for all Georgians at a “Flat” 5.4 percent. The flat income tax would replace the current graduated system with rates that range from 1 to 6 percent. A flat tax or flat tax rate is a system with a constant marginal rate, usually...

  • SELF-CARE: The Best Health and Wellness Apps for Women

    Getting in shape and staying in shape can seem like a chore, especially if your schedule is as busy as we suspect. But, a healthier lifestyle and wellness isn’t solely about days in the gym (though exercise is top of the list). You can also improve your overall well-being through your habits. When was the...

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  • VENTURE: Does Your Career Have Relationship Currency?

    By David Mour Author, “Relationship Economics”  What’s the value of your career? Is it growing or shrinking? First, a few caveats: 1. Different professions and functional areas require different calculations. An account executive can’t use the same formula as a lab scientist or entrepreneur. 2. It is much more important to get a sense of...

  • Healthy Eating Made Easy

    The thought of a gourmet meal without the hassle of grocery shopping and a sous chef may sound too good to be true. But, it’s not if you’ve joined meal delivery service renaissance — a seemingly overnight phenomena that I, for one, hope is here to stay. I had a chance just recently test run Terra’s...

  • Course Correcting Your Way to a More Financially Secure Retirement

    By Ronald White, vice president and senior financial advisor,  Merrill Lynch in Atlanta Due to longer life expectancy, today’s retirees are more “time affluent” than previous generations and have new freedoms to live where they want, connect with family and friends, engage in leisure of their choosing and invest in their health. However, funding a...

  • Superwomen Reception Proceeds to Benefit the George A. Lottier Scholarship Foundation + Internship Program

    Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine will hold a reception on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at The Commerce Club to celebrate Women’s History Month and salute the accomplishments of the phenomenal women featured in the March 2017 Superwomen Issue. The annual event recognizes “Superwomen” and “Women to Watch” who, combined with their...

  • The Editor’s View: “Access, Example, and Inspiration”

    By Katrice L. Mines, Editor kmines@atlantatribune.com I never tire of hearing about what happens behind the scenes in the lives of women who exemplify a spirit of excellence as I’m so often able to glean something from their stories, their ideologies and the habits they’ve built around success. Since I was a girl and began...

  • WATCH: The Collective PAC Atlanta Kick-off — Building Black Political Power

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  • Tax Tips For Separated and Divorced Individuals

    By Steve Julal If you are recently separated or divorced, taxes may be the last thing on your mind; however, these events can have a big impact on your wallet at tax time. Alimony, or a name or address change, are just a few items you may need to consider. Here are a few key...

  • Connecting in Cobb County: A Networking Event for MBEs
  • Will Chatbots Be As Big and Important as Websites to Your Company’s Success?

    By Brent Leary When I heard Dharmesh Shah — cofounder of HubSpot and one of the most influential voices in marketing — say chatbots are the most significant technologies in decades during his keynote at the Inbound Conference, I immediately asked the person next to me if I heard that right. I then caught up...

  • [FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD] Sweet Affections: Apple Tarts

    By Dawn M. Richards, D.M.R. Fine Foods Something about the weather this time of the year stirs up my desire for baking more often. I bought an adorable cake pan a couple of weeks ago and was feeling the urge to put it to use almost instantly. I was seeking inspiration for a cake recipe that would...

  • Atlanta Mayoral Candidates Reveal Current Fundraising Totals, Potential Staying Power

    The Mayoral candidates faced a campaign finance deadline this week, and the reports give an indication of which contenders will be able to sustain a full-throttle campaign and electorate buy-in until November 2017.  Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell tops the 2017 mayoral hopeful pack by raising more than $1.26 million to date, followed closely...

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  • Nominate an Extraordinary Business Man for AT’s Men of the Year Issue!

    To nominate, send the candidate’s NAME, DIRECT EMAIL ADDRESS, TITLE & COMPANY to plottier@atlantatribune.com *Please send all of the requested information only. Bios and extra materials are not needed at this time.

  • The Business of the Immigration Battle

    Atlanta serves both as a gateway to the globe and a destination for legal, educated foreign workers to build out the workforce for the hub of major corporations here. The AJC’s Jim Galloway takes a look at how “In the South, the real immigration battle will be about business, not refugees”:   “But temperatures might...

  • Grady’s Grit Then & Now: 125 Years and a Clean Bill of Health

    By Jacqueline Holness When Emily Eubanks was diagnosed with stage II triple-positive breast cancer in April 2015 at Grady Memorial Hospital – after her first mammogram at 40 years old, she thought she could possibly die because she didn’t have the money for treatment. “I told Dr. Gabram that I didn’t have the money for...

  • Black History: The Life and Legacy of Carter G. Woodson [Lecture]

    Lecture by Dr. Greg Kimathi Carr on the “Life and Legacy of Carter G. Woodson” — widely known as the “father” of the tireless study of Black history in this month and beyond. Lesson here: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/51e1f764e4b0180cf3bcdc25/t/52e6f92de4b0abf2d1ba617f/1390868781275/Greg+Carr+Lesson+on+Carter+Woodson.pdf …

  • NEXT: Atlanta’s Rosalind Brewer is joining Starbucks’ Board of Directors

    Rosalind Brewer will leave her post as president and CEO of Sam’s Club in Bentonville, Ark., this month having been the first woman and the first African American to fill the role of chief executive officer at one of Wal-Mart Stores’ divisions. In a January announcement, Brewer called the company where she’s spent a decade...

  • In Memoriam: Remembering Judge Willie Lovett Jr. Through His Words

    STATEMENT FROM FULTON COUNTY JUVENILE COURT CHIEF PRESIDING JUDGE BRADLEY J. BOYD “On behalf of Fulton County Juvenile Court, it is with great sadness that I must announce that Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. passed away this morning, January 30, 2017. Judge Lovett was a colleague and friend to a great many of us in...

  • The Editor’s View: “You can never have too much good.”

    By Katrice L. Mines, Editor | kmines@atlantatribune.com There is a common thread running through this issue and it would be obvious to you even if I didn’t name it. But, I will: grooming and inspiring leaders. In a time when there is a not-so-subtle need to be uplifted, it is refreshing to read so many...

  • NEW ISSUE: Coca-Cola’s Leadership Perspective
  • PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Annual Workplace Diversity Summit

    The 2017 Annual Workplace Diversity Summit themed, “How Far Have We Come Since King?” took place at the Georgia Power Corporate Headquarters and was proudly sponsored by Georgia Power, Grady Health System, The Coca-Cola Company and Bloomingdale’s. Moderator Jerome Miller | founder and ceo, J. Miller & Company, LLC Panelists Andrew Davis | chief diversity...

  • Atlanta 2017 Mayoral Race Kicks Off at Buckhead Coalition Forum

    Eight candidates were given an opportunity to state their case in front of a highly-influential business and civic group at the The Buckhead Coalition’s annual luncheon and forum for candidates who are running for Atlanta Mayor in 2017. The coalition operates the Better Community Political Action Committee to address City of Atlanta nonpartisan contests of mayor,...

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  • When black death goes viral, it can trigger PTSD-like trauma

    By Kenya Downs for PBS.org | Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include details of the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher. The 40-year-old was shot and killed by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after officers responded to a report of a stalled vehicle. When video of the Baton Rouge shooting death of...

  • “This Might Prove to Be a Game-Changer:” A Letter of Appreciation to All Who Decided to Open Accounts in Black Banks

    By Michael A. Grant, J.D. President, National Bankers Association As president of the National Bankers Association, whose members include many of the Black-owned banks that received and are still receiving an unprecedented level of support from all over America, I would like to extend heartfelt gratitude by simply saying: Thank you! Michael Grant President, National...

  • BEYOND THE COURT: One On One With Nzinga Shaw

    By Leah D. Stone For a woman who says she never uses an alarm clock, Nzinga Shaw always seems to be right on time. From her self-described serendipitous break into the human resources field, to her recent appointment as the first chief diversity and inclusion officer in the NBA and for the Atlanta Hawks and...

  • INSIDE PASS: Melissa Proctor Stays “True to Atlanta”

    By Jacqueline Holness When Miami magnet arts high school student Melissa Proctor, then McGhie, began designing envelopes and mailing them to the Miami Heat staff, she had no inkling that her creative and strategic approach would be the qualities eventually leading to her being the chief marketing officer for the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and...

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  • WATCH: “Unbossed and Unbought” Shirley Chisholm takes Center Stage In PBS’ ‘The Contenders: 16 For ’16’ Premiere

    PBS’ new docu-series The Contenders- 16 For ’16 aims to highlight 16 of the most groundbreaking, influential political candidates who set a precedent for what it means to hold the most powerful position in the world- President of the United States of America- in preparation for the November election.

  • Vice President Biden Announces Scholarships for Minority Tech Professionals

    Vice President Joe Biden announced $100 million in scholarships to those who are underrepresented in the technology workforce and talked about the importance of education for information technology jobs. The Iron Yard, Code Fellows, and Operation HOPE will offer full-tuition scholarships to women and minorities in the technology field. So far, $45 million in funding...

  • ‘Tech Opportunity Fund’ Launched to Award $100 Million in Code School Diversity Scholarships

    Over the next five years, the Tech Opportunity Fund, a partnership created by The Iron Yard, Code Fellows and Operation HOPE, aims to award $100 million in full-tuition code school diversity scholarships. The Iron Yard, the largest immersive code school in the U.S., today launched the Tech Opportunity Fund in collaboration with with Code Fellows...

  • TAX SMARTS: Selling your business

    By Steve Julal Selling your Business There are many reasons to sell a business. Maybe you’re in ill health or ready to retire, and now that the business is profitable, you’re ready to cash in. Whatever the reason, selling a small to medium-sized business is a complex venture and many business owners are not aware...

  • Beyond Splendor: Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

    Beyond Splendor By Katrice L. Mines, Editor Before I arrived at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, I’d decided that I couldn’t leave without having its Island Cobb Salad. A friend had asked me, as I was planning my trip, what I most look forward to when I travel and I admitted it was the culinary...

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