Rashid Nuri Atlanta’s Sage of Urban Agriculture

“As a radio producer and journalist in Atlanta, Georgia I realized sometime ago that if there was anyone in Atlanta, in the United States, or virtually anywhere in the world who understood the breadth of the history regarding food and about organic production altogether, it was Rashid Nuri. He taught us all. With his mission…

Dr. Mae Jemison the definitive profile by Charles Micheaux

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination.” –Dr. Mae Jemison In 1987 biomedical engineer Mae Jemison applied for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) astronaut program. NASA received over 2,000 applications; 100 people were interviewed; 15 people were selected for the astronaut program and Dr. Mae Jemison was one of them. Dr. Mae…

ROSA PARKS –BLACK HISTORY MONTH SERIES PROFILE

“I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice for all people.” –Rosa Parks Today, february 4th, 2018, we celebrate the 105th birth day of Rosa Parks, known the world over as the “Mother of Civil Rights” in America. Only an arbitrary line divides the substantive…

VIOLA LIUZZO – PROFILE – UPDATE

“We’re going to change the world. One day they’ll write about us. You’ll see.” –Viola Liuzzo Today we celebrate the first day of Black History Month 2018. When I think of Black History my mind races back to the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and, as I grow older I realize the greatest “Grand…