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2013-05-02 23:25:52

The nation's leading volunteer-driven nonprofit serving homeless families celebrates 25 years of building communities and strengthening lives. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Family Promise will convene May 3-5 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary as a national organization. The conference theme is, “Sharing Our Dream, Keeping Our Promise,” reflecting the organization´s collective accomplishments over the last quarter century as...

2012-09-24 06:23:19

ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) -- The nation's first-ever broadcast television network designed for African-American audiences -- will turn one on Sept. 26 and its first year on-the-air has been overwhelmingly successful, with accelerated growth and expansion among station groups and distribution, advertisers and viewers alike. In just 12 months on the air, Bounce TV: Is already seen in 80% of African American homes, 17 of the top 20 African American...

2012-01-31 11:31:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV (http://www.bouncetv.com), the nation's first and only broadcast television network for African Americans, will launch its' first Black History Month tribute - called "Our History" - tomorrow February first. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110803/CL46373LOGO) Bounce TV will premiere powerful documentaries spanning topics such as slavery, the Civil Rights movement and the explosion of Hip Hop every Wednesday night in February....

2012-01-20 08:28:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV's (http://www.bouncetv.com) first Black History Month tribute will be called "Our History" and will feature Bounce TV premieres of powerful documentaries spanning topics such as slavery, the Civil Rights movement and the explosion of Hip Hop every Wednesday night in February. Additionally, leading African American movie stars and directors including Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Regina King, Tim Story and Will Packer will...

2011-07-12 10:37:00

ATLANTA, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young announced today that Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African-American audiences, will debut on Monday, September 26 at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time. "September 26 will be an important milestone as we launch the first-ever independently owned and operated broadcast television network featuring African Americans," said Mr. King III. "Beginning...

2011-04-14 11:55:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because fluoride can disproportionately harm poor citizens and black families, Atlanta civil rights leaders, Andrew Young and Dr. Gerald Durley, have asked Georgia legislators to repeal the state's mandatory water fluoridation law, reports Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Andrew Young, former U.N. Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor, along with Reverend Dr. Gerald Durley, Pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Atlanta, both inductees in...

2010-08-09 15:27:00

Screening and discussion of "From King to Congress" with Ambassador Andrew Young WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 30, at 7 p.m., the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives presents a special program and screening of From King to Congress. Ambassador Andrew Young, the subject of this historic film, will participate. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the...

2008-11-11 09:00:27

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dare Not Walk Alone, a feature-length documentary about little-known events in America's civil rights struggle, is now available on DVD at Wal-Mart and other stores. The film clearly illustrates what President-elect Obama has called "the gap between the promise of our ideals and the reality of their time." While documenting Dr. King's heroic campaign to end segregation, the film also paints a disturbing portrait of lingering inequality, some 40 years...

2008-08-15 09:00:07

Statements purportedly helping John Edwards in a sex scandal blooming as he ran for president apparently had campaign ties, The New York Times says. During Edwards' run for the Democratic presidential nomination, two lawyers appeared with supposedly independent reports aimed at clearing Edwards, the former North Carolina senator, of fathering a child in an affair with filmmaker Rielle Hunter, the Times said. Edwards, the 2004 Democratic nominee for vice president, has admitted the affair...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

TORRENTIAL rain made it lovely weather for ducks yesterday ? and not bad for a spot of fishing either. Estate agent Andrew Young braved the waters of a North-East river to market a bargain plot of land that could cost less than a family holiday. The 2.3 acres of wooded river bank, near Frosterley, County Durham, includes 325 metres of fishing rights and has a guide price of [pounds]3,000 when it comes up for auction later this month. A keen angler, Mr Young, head of property sales at...