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Free Foreclosure Prevention Event Today 2 pm - 8 pm


Atlanta, GA--  A team of inspirational women join The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation to host the first-annual Girls Who Rule the World (“GWRTW”) Mentoring Weekend, dedicated to help teenage girls from diverse backgrounds successfully navigate the pressures and pitfalls of teenage life.

On October 22-24, 100 teenage girls will gather with Marjorie Harvey, The View co-host, Sherri Shepherd, and other trusted female business leaders and entertainers - including singer Keri Hilson, actress Terri Vaughn, Essence magazine’s Mikki Taylor, and CBS News Correspondent Shannon Eis - at the Omni CNN Center in Atlanta, GA for three-days of interactive seminars designed to motivate girls, and equip them with resources and education needed to be successful.

The Atlanta Urban League and National Urban League Need Volunteers to Help with Foreclosure Fair

Atlanta, GA--  The Atlanta Urban League and the National Urban League wants to help Atlanta metropolitan residents hardest hit by the economy with a combined career fair and home foreclosure prevention fair on Thursday, October 21, 2010 form 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

GA State Senator, Vincent Forte to speak at the 'Beyond The Bricks' community event 10/16

Atlanta, GA--  As the fourth installment of a 10-city national tour, the purpose of Beyond The Bricks is to help explore solutions to improve the education of black and minority students in America's public school system.  It will be held at Morehouse College on Saturday October 16th.

It's Showtime at the Apollo!!! Amateur Night Auditions this Saturday 10/16

Atlanta, GA--  This Saturday, October 16th at 10:00 a.m., all you amateur singers and performers who have dreamed of making it big and going to Harlem, NY and on the famous Apollo Theatre stage the chance is here and the time is now.

If you think you have what it takes to become an Apollo legend, now is your chance to prove it.  The world famous Apollo Theatre is seeking talent in Atlanta for its 2011 season of Amateur Night at the Apollo.  They are seeking singers, dancers, comedians, musicians, rappers and spoken word artists of all ages and talent levels.

The first place winner of the 2011 season of Amateur Night will receive a cash prize of $10,000.

Only the first 300 acts will be seen, so make sure to be at the Rialto Center on Georgia State's campus early.  Each contestant will have up to 90 seconds to audition.

Spelman College Scholarship Benefit Concert: “In the Midnight Hour: The Music of Wilson Pickett”

Atlanta, GA--  Wilson Pickett and his music influenced hundreds of musicians and entertainers for decades. His distinct sound and unmistakable legendary performances spanned four decades. Wilson Pickett’s music comes to life once again! The show will bring the music of Wilson Pickett to life in a unique combination of music, dance, drama and never-before-seen video clips. The soulful voices of Tony Award Winner Jennifer Holliday and two-time Grammy winner Ann Nesby will lead the celebration. New York Broadway musical director Zane Mark teams with executive producer/director Kenneth Green in this dynamic jukebox musical production.

This is the first time ever that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has been honored by his friends and family.

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Historic Site; Free for All

Atlanta, GA--  Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Sunday with a community Block Party that is free and open to the public. 

The Martin Luther King Center is one of Atlanta's most visited tourist destinations and they are looking forward to commemorating this major milestone with the community. More than 700,000 people visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site each year. The site was established by Congress on Oct. 10, 1980. Today, the site consists of more than 38 acres and includes 67 historic buildings, including Ebenezer Baptist Church, the home where the civil rights icon was born and the tomb of King and his wife, Coretta.

The event Sunday takes place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the King Historical Site.