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D. E. Smith Honored “It’s an Award for the People”

Attorney D. E. Smith was honored at the African Expo on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church for her service to the community.  She received the ‘NANA  NKOSUOHEMAA  Award”  which means, “Queen of Progress”, for her dedication and unwavering commitment to ‘TRUTH TELLING’ about the lynching of African Americans in DeKalb County. …

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Volunteer Recognized for Back-To-School Support

The NAACP DeKalb Education Committee would like to shine the “Spotlight” on Mrs. Bessie Marks for our thoughtfulness in volunteering over 100 pre-packaged school supplies for our Youth as they return back to school face-to-face. We pray we can obtain more volunteers throughout the year to donate supplies and/or support the Education Committee with partnerships …

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BLACKS FACING HOME APPRAISL DISCRIMINATION

In spite of April 2021 being National Fair Housing Month, Discrimination in Housing to Minorities continues to mount. After an appraiser and the Austins’ white-woman pal met at their house, its value went up by a whopping $493,000. Black Americans continue to face discrimination when it comes to building wealth through homeownership.  One Bay Area …

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Rebroadcast of ACT-SO Awards Ceremony

Ten gold medals were presented to competitors at the local level of the annual ACT-SO competition.  These ten people will compete at the national level in July of this year. See the rebroadcast of the 2021 Awards Ceremony Here See the ACT-SO Awards Book with all the Olympians HERE!