Category: Life

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020

  Soulidifly Productions, a company founded in 2017 with a mission to produce uplifting stories that are entertaining and beautifully told, has created SoulVision.TV, a new digital streaming network with an emphasis on authentic and positive human stories. Launching on Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14 – with more than 200 hours of content, […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020

                DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host the District 5 Black History Program on Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur. This one-woman, one-act monologue entitled “Interrupted Motherhood”is a passionate and engaging story drawn […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020

          The DeKalb History Center’s February Lunch & Learn will be presented by culinary historian Akila Sankar McConnell on Tuesday, Feb. 25, noon to 1 p.m., at the Historic DeKalb Courthouse(2ndfloor), 101 E. Court Square, Decatur. For nearly 100 years, the single-biggest industry in Atlanta was the food industry, and African […]

On Common Ground NewsNovember 15, 2019

The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the resolution sponsored by Commissioner Larry Johnson to erect two Equal Justice Initiative historical markers to contextualize lynchings in DeKalb County. DeKalb County supports the Remembrance Project Initiative of DeKalb’s chapter of the NAACP, which seeks to recognize and memorialize incidents of racial terrorism perpetrated throughout the […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 26, 2019

“As President of Morehouse College, I would like to congratulate Spike Lee on his historic Oscar win,” said Dr. David A. Thomas. “Spike is an outstanding Morehouse Man. His collective work has touched millions of movie audiences around the world. His expertise as a filmmaker and storyteller uplifts the progression of black men and black […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 14, 2019

  The DeKalb History Center will host a reception for the opening exhibit, “Deep Roots in DeKalb: The Flat Rock Story of Resilience,” on Thursday, Feb. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Historic DeKalb Courthouse, 101 E. Court Square, Decatur.  Believed to be one of the oldest African American communities in Georgia, Flat Rock, […]

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