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Voting in the Time of Covid-19

Patricia Thompson-Reid Atlanta Jamaican Patricia Thompson-Reid recently wrote an article about voting in the time of covid-19 for the Atlanta Journal.  You can check it out at the link below: https://www.ajc.com/opinion/opinion-voting-in-the-time-of-covid-19/H5VAKIOAVVC6DBNWPYXC7FQHYM/

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Dr. Karen Russell-Randall – Morehouse School of Medicine Faculty Gala Honoree

Dr. Karen Russell-Randall Atlanta Jamaican Dr. Karen Russell-Randall is a Morehouse School of Medicine 2020 Faculty Gala Honoree.  Her award is for outstanding pharmacology Faculty member. The faculty Gala gives students the opportunity to celebrate faculty members who have profoundly … Continue reading

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The National Diabetes Prevention Program Received the 2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Award

Dr. Megon Saunders We are excited to acknowledge that the National DPP has received the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America. This award recognizes employees for their contributions to the health, safety, and well-being of the nation. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Former Atlantan Everton “Mabrouk” Barrett Publishes Memoir

Everton Barrett Noted KC old boy and former Atlanta chapter President, Everton “Mabrouk” Barrett,  has published his long awaited memoir which documents his life experiences in the USA. Mabrouk migrated to the USA in December 1971 and attended Brooklyn College … Continue reading

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Jewel Scott Elected Superior Court Judge of Clayton County

  Jewel Scott has won election to the Superior Court Judge seat to which Kathryn “Katie” Powers was appointed. The former Clayton County District Attorney took 60%  of the vote in the election held on June 9th, 2020. Jewel also … Continue reading

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Jamaican Author Pens an Imaginary Journey

Phoebe Douse  is written and illustrated by L. Samuels. Phoebe Douse is  the story of a young teen, born to Jamaican parents – and raised in Texas with the help of her maternal grandmother – Naan who is very close … Continue reading

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Dr. Glen Laman to be Honored by Brenau University

Dr. Glen Laman will receive Brenau University’s Community Service Award on April 25, 2020 during the university’s Alumnae Reunion Weekend. This prestigious award is being given in recognition of his exceptional professional path, service to Brenau, and passion for his community which make him … Continue reading

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2019 Global Jamaica Diaspora Council Election Results Below are the winners of the 2019 Global Jamaica Diaspora Council elections by region. https://www.globaljadiasporacouncil.com/election-results

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Dr Basil W. Kong receives  Association of Black Cardiologists Legacy Award

Atlanta-Jamaican Dr. Basil W. Kong receives  Association of Black Cardiologists’ Legacy Award Dr. B. Waine Kong was awarded the 2019 Spirit of the Heart Legacy Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at a … Continue reading

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Atlanta Students can learn to Code this summer

The Elaine Bryan Foundation, a Sandy Springs-based nonprofit dedicated to improving student achievement announces the summer STEAM program which will be held at the Microsoft Corporate Office in Alpharetta, GA. Atlanta area students have an amazing opportunity to learn how to … Continue reading

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