APN) ATLANTA — Fifteen historical interactive markers are currently being erected around the Atlanta University Center to memorialize the student movement that sparked the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta back in 1960. At unveiling is to take place on tomorrow, Saturday, November 01, 2014. On June 07, 2010, a Commission was created to identify locations where these historical actions took […]Read more
Category Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
By Arit Essien, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News. Photograph courtesy of Sekondi Landry. (APN ATLANTA — In a move that will bring the State of Georgia closer to honoring the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. only steps from his birth home, members of the Georgia Senate voted Wednesday, March 12, 2014, to approve […]Read more
By Brian S. Sherman, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA — More than six hundred unionists and pro-labor activists participated in the We Are One march and rally on Monday, April 04, 2011, in Atlanta. The event was organized by leaders of the Georgia American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). The theme was commemoration of the […]Read more