About Denise Dunbar

It’s time to shop for new backpacks.  Students across the Atlanta area will head to class in the next few days. Check out the start dates below. Friday, July 27: Commerce City Schools Jefferson City Schools Monday, July 30: Henry County Jackson County Rockdale County Wednesday, August 1: Atlanta City Schools Barrow County Chattooga County […]

Atlantans are blessed to have so many esteemed colleges and universities in our midst. Because of that, Atlanta attracts students from all over the globe. If you’re a college student and you want to help decide the next US President this November, then checking your residency is very important. I suggest that you check it […]

Get the facts, and then decide. By Denise Dunbar March 25, 2015 Plans are in the works to fix Georgia’s failing schools, or are they? Seems like the more information that’s released about a new piece of legislation that’s progressing at the state capitol, the more confused some people become. Governor Nathan Deal calls it […]

Let’s take a good long look at HIV rate in our community. By Denise Dunbar We have to stop ignoring this! New CDC numbers show a distressing trend. There’s an increasing number of young people, ages 13 – 24 becoming infected with the HIV virus!! (What’s really going on?!!) According to health professionals, of all […]

Friday – March 20, 2015 WHAT- Concerned Clergy and Activists speak out against Education Bill WHO- Rev. Frank Brown, President of Concerned Black Clergy Dr. Verdaillia Turner, President of the Georgia Federation of Teachers Concerned Parents WHEN- Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:30 pm WHERE- Georgia Capitol Rotunda   Sunday – March 22, 2015 WHAT- Church […]

“The day they bled for your vote” By Denise Dunbar Millions of people are getting ready to mark the 50 year anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama. That’s the day marked in history as the day that hundreds of civil rights marchers and advocates were brutally attacked by Alabama State Troopers. They were attempting […]

This Year’s Measles Outbreak Underscores the Importance of Making Sure Children Receive All of Their Vaccinations February 22-28th is Georgia Preteen and Teen Vaccine Awareness Week. It’s a reminder that all children between the ages of 10 and 18 must adhere to the provisions of Georgia Department of Public Health Rule 511-2-2. Newly implemented in […]

  WHAT: Historic Summit of Iconic and Emerging Civil Rights Leaders   WHEN: Sunday, February 15, 2015 – 6:00pm ET   WHERE: Mount Olive Baptist Church, 2174 M.L. King, Jr. Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310   WHY: To establish a new, modern and relevant national organization to address burgeoning civil and human rights challenges facing […]

By Denise Dunbar Tonight, February 9th, the public is invited to a “Shining Light for Healing” prayer vigil for Bobbi Kristina. Join friends and family at the Amphitheatre at Riverdale Town Center at 7 pm. The address is 7210 Church Street in Riverdale. Attendees are asked NOT to bring candles. You may use flashlights or […]

Bus Pilgrimage to Selma, Alabama Sunday, March 8, 2015 Leaving Atlanta 6:00 a.m. Return 9:00 p.m. Retrace the steps of the historic march from Brown Chapel AME Church to Edmund Pettus Bridge   WHY: To Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March To preserve and make permanent the Voting Rights Act of […]

Spread the word about HIV and AIDS in our community. And mark February 7th as National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day. Blacks represent 12 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for nearly half of new HIV infections. Health officials urge more frequent testing for everyone especially pregnant women. Dale Harrison with the Leon County […]