There are many ways to get the word out.  Try walking block to block and speaking to your neighbors.

There are many ways to get the word out. Try walking block to block and speaking to your neighbors.

Friends
I bumped into my girl, Dr. Georgianne Thomas, putting up her signs on the West side of Cascade Road in Atlanta over the weekend.  I admit that I was driving, not walking.  With her was Mariam Sidibe, from Mali, who is visiting Atlanta to learn more about women in the management of banking and finance.  Mariam is the Financial Inspector in the Department of Taxation (Ministry of Finance and Management) in Mali.  This is typical Georgiana – helping someone make connections. I have always admired Georgianne and I support her efforts to run for and win a seat on the Atlanta City Council in the 11th District (Southwest Atlanta).  I know of her excellent work while she was Chairperson of NPU-S.  If you know the NPU system, you understand how…
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Reverend Dr. William Barber II – Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Goldsboro, NC

Reverend Dr. William Barber II – Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Goldsboro, NC

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  I believe there are no coincidences in meeting people and situations in life.  These “chance” meetings that we have now and then when people come into our lives – it’s usually for a reason.  Opportunities  arranged by a higher power. [caption id="attachment_745" align="alignright" width="300"] Bunnie Jackson-Ransom and Rev. William Barber[/caption] Such was the case when I sat at Delta Air Lines’ terminal gate in the Atlanta Airport on my way to Washington, DC.  I was sitting across from, and starring at,  this man who looked familiar.  He was napping and also engrossed in his telephone conversations.   After about thirty minutes, my curiosity got the best of me and I go up to speak to him.  I apologized for interrupting his conversation and asked “Are you from North Carolina?” to which he said “yes.”  Then…
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Atlanta Community Spotlight: Calvin Vismale – Executive Director of Rainbow PUSH

Atlanta Community Spotlight: Calvin Vismale – Executive Director of Rainbow PUSH

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[caption id="attachment_730" align="alignright" width="300"] Calvin Vismale, Jr, Executive Director of RPC in Atlanta and Kiplyn Primus host of "Local Take" on WCLK Radio[/caption] When we "Get The Word Out" we don't forget community media. WCLK FM is a local jazz station broadcasting from the campus of Clark Atlanta University. Our client, Rainbow PUSH in Atlanta, and Calvin Vismale, who is the new executive director of the Peachtree Street Project, was interviewed by Kiplyn Primus for the community news show - "Local Take" at WCLK Radio. The Rainbow PUSH Peachtree Street Project was launched in 2000 to work for justice and equality in every aspect of modern life from education and youth development, to financial literacy, business formation and growth. Rainbow PUSH  works to make the American Dream a reality for…
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The Spiritual Herald newspaper – check it out

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A funny thing happened while I was visiting with the Reverend Dr. Barbara King (who was just consecrated a brand new Bishop in the New Thought Christian Movement Church) at Hillside International Chapel and Truth Center. I picked up a newspaper called the Spiritual Herald and began to thumb through the pages. What should my wondering eyes see? The publlisher of the paper is an OLD friend of mine, Hugh Wyatt. I immediately called him and pounced on him to do a couple of stories (after all, I am in public relations -- what did you expect. We have been talking almost daily since we re-acquainted with one another -- "What I do to help him with his ventures and what can he do to help me with Getting the…
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