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Buzz with that Brother! Deion “Primetime” Sanders 3rd Annual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta July 28 & 29th | Living Atlanta Style!

From the Buzz Inbox — On Friday, July 27, 2012, Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Deion “Primetime” Sanders will be rolling into Atlanta to kick off his 3rdAnnual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta—the official launch of TRUTH SPORTS ATLANTA. “This weekend is about fun, family, friends and the kids. I do this every year for the babies- they are our future and I want to provide them with positively structured experiences to let them see what is beyond their street or town. We are also introducing TRUTH ATLANTA and we are just…

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Giving is Living @DryerBuzz.com | MatchingMillions Launches With Partners | Organizations Should Have Box Office Budgets

Matching Millions — It’s no secret bloggers are trendsetters. It seems we have become the be all to end all for brands. Can a blogger help match millions when it comes to supporting organizations with a community not necessarily known for being philanthropic . Keep in mind we said “known,” as in not promoted through media. Philanthropic African Americans get short end of the buzz when it comes their giving.  We intend to shine a light on givers and opportunities to give by continuing a Friday campaign. Formerly known as…

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Atlanta Free Citizen Advocacy & Organizing Seminar: APAB Citizen Engagement Seminar on Saturday, April 14th

Citizens of Atlanta get information about funding and services to revitalize or keep your neighborhoods viable. Attend the 3rd Annual APAB Citizen Engagement Seminar on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta 30303. Topics include: citizen advocacy, organizing, public services, government and governance and breakout sessions on education and housing. Event sponsors are APAB, City of Atlanta, Community & Housing Initiatives Corporation, EDUtheWORLD, League of Women Voters Atlanta/Fulton, Partnership for Southern Equity, STAND-UP, The Atlanta University Center Consortium Inc.,…

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The Cut with that Brother! Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood | Saturday May 5th | Free Registration Now

VideoBuzz: Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood will be known for excellence in training, developing and empowering Black Men that Rebuild and Transform the Black Family and Community Invited Speakers include: Judge Penny Brown Reynolds Danny Glover C.T. Vivian Dr. Michael Battle Stedman Graham Dr. Barbara King Father Michael Pfleger Rev. Timothy McDonald Free registration now open | Transportation from Atlanta available at minimal cost | Share event with friends and family.  Follow the Buzz via Let us Make Man 2012 The Cut with that Brother!…

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The Clippings: Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, historically black fraternities Form Obama Super PAC

Backed by members of Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, historically black fraternities that both celebrated their centennials last year, 1911 United aims to raise $1.5 million toward training and organizing African-American voters in key battleground states to re-elect President Obama. Members of the two fraternities joined forces last year, officially forming the committee in December, after seeing that both organizations were running their own campaign volunteer-recruitment efforts at college homecoming events. “We were thinking about how we could really honor the legacy of those brothers who got together…

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Hair She Goes! Priceless Project, Driven to Recognize, Celebrate and Empower 1,000,000 Priceless Female Spirits (13 to 20 years old)

Ruby Taylor, M.S.W. founder of the Priceless Project™, is committed to ensuring that 1,000,000 young women and girls (13 to 20 years old) know they are PRICELESS. The Priceless Project™ offers Community Outreach and an inspirational online community at the PricelessProject.com. The website, http://PricelessProject.com, launches July 29th, 2011 as an online resource to recognize, celebrate and empower the female priceless spirit. The Priceless Project strongly believes in Community Outreach. We will do monthly Community Outreach in Lancaster City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City and beyond. The PRICELESS Project originated in…

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The Cut with that Brother! Call Me MISTER Saving Our Boys Campaign presents the Summer Reception Fundraiser | July 13, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

The Cut with that Brother!  — DryerBuzz.com — Saving Our Boys Campaign presents the Summer Reception Fundraiser to be held Wednesday, July 13, 2011 5:30pm-7:30pm at RAW Sushi & Sake Lounge, 1225 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA . Supporters of Saving Our Boys that will be in attendance include Wells Fargo, The Call Me Mister Teacher Leadership Development program, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Project GRAD USA. The S.O.B. Campaign was developed to counteract the growing problems of increased dropout rates and decrease the prison to pipeline epidemic amongst black males…

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The Clippings: Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO) Offers Online Silent Executive Auction

Bid in CAAO’s Online Silent Executive Auction The Clippings — Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO) offers opportunity to make a connection that will jumpstart your business or career. Gain access to more than 40 hard to reach executives and local celebrities. Spend one-on-one time with top executives and officials who have the ability to positively impact your career. Learn from some of the best and brightest individuals in our community. Secure a unique selling opportunity for your small business or organization. Winning bids are completely secure and fully tax…

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Hair She Goes! Atlanta Teen Girls Receive Scholarships | 100 Black Women, Inc?s MECCA Chapter Annual Gala April 16 Honors Pearl Cleage and Dr. Delores Aldridge

On Saturday, April 16 at 7 o’clock in the evening, a group of young Atlanta teen girls will be honored with scholarship dollars for college, thanks to the LITTLE LADIES OF MECCA Mentoring Program chaired by The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc’s MECCA Chapter.  The 2011 scholarship gala, held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303, is an annual fundraiser generating awareness for a thriving mentoring program for girls of color grades 9-12 in the areas of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Health and…

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National Urban League (NUL) Centennial Conference 2010 – Watch LIVE Online

Webcasts will begin on Wednesday, July 28th at 8am. Be a Part of our Centennial Celebration in Washington, DC, July 28-31! This historic summer in Washington, DC, our Centennial Conference will bring together an extraordinary group of the nation’s leading business, community, and political figures. We are excited to celebrate this monumental milestone with you – 100 years of empowering communities and changing lives. Empowerment Time: Past, Present & Future is this year’s conference theme and it signifies the progress and promise of the National Urban League movement. Follow the…

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BlackFridayGiving.org: MeetTheNeedAtlanta.org

Meet The Need is based in Hoschton, Ga. Has 6 ministry homes that can house 40 men. Offers an alternative to 12-step programs. Five of the homes are located in Gwinnett County and one in Barrow County. Christain organization, makes no apologies that number one goal is to make sure each man that walks through their doors learns how to facilitate their relationship with the Lord. Program is called “One-Step with Jesus”. Teaches men how to overcome their addictions not how to manage them. Teaches sin mortification, not sin management….

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BlackFridayGiving: Hosea Feed The Hungry

Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless was founded in 1971 by civil rights icons Rev. Hosea and Juanita T. Williams. Their vision was instrumental in guiding Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless as it became one of the most significant human services organization in the Southeast United States providing services for some 50,000 people per year. In 2000, Afemo and Elisabeth Omilami, who have extensive experience in program development and an in-depth knowledge of meeting the basic needs of families in crisis so those families don’t become homeless especially the…

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