Joseph Lowery

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Name: Joseph Lowery
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

President Obama addresses Christian leaders at National Prayer Breakfast, reflects on Kansas shooting

Video ScreenshotPresident Obama at National Prayer Breakfast 2014President Obama has hosted a prayer breakfast to kick off Holy Week this morning.Christian leaders from across the country joined the President at this breakfast to pray and reflect on Holy ... [Published Christian Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

An open letter to Condoleezza Rice

View Comments Dear Professor Rice,I will not be able to attend your sold-out performance at the Carlson Family Stage of the newly renovated Northrop Auditorium. The Carlson Foundation has been a very generous donor to the University of Minnesota. It ... [Published Insight News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Beverly Hall trial postponed until August

by WXIA-TVATLANTA – A judge has postponed the trial of those accused in the Atlanta Public Schools test cheating scandal at the request of Dr. Beverly Hall's lawyers.Hall is fighting Stage IV breast cancer. She was not in court during Monday's hearing. ... [Published The Times-Herald - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks to honor MLK by avenging massacre at Moore’s Ford Bridge

State representative Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, is a walking pillar of fascinating history. Sit with this stately man for just a few moments and you understand that his mind is a vast vault that jealously guards a treasure trove of priceless, unforgettable ... [Published RollingOut - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Police: Woman steals hot shower at Dunwoody home

Rome Pastor Charged in Fatal Crash Rome Pastor Charged in Fatal CrashUpdated: Monday, March 31 2014 11:37 AM EDT 2014-03-31 15:37:53 GMTA Rome pastor has been charged in connection with a fatal crash. Georgia state Patrol charged 47-year-old Michele Blum ... [Published MyFox Orlando - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Profiling the life of Evelyn Gibson Lowery

ATLANTA -As Women's History Month draws to a close, we honor the late wife of Civil Rights pioneer Rev. Joseph Lowery.Evelyn Gibson Lowery was a trailblazer in her own right, playing a pivotal role in changing the course of history.Click on video above ... [Published Fox 5 Atlanta WAGA - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Upcoming workshops and classes, March 24

GARDENING 101The Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, 2743 Wimpole Ave., will host a Vegetable Gardening 101 class from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 29, in the ECO Garden Outdoor classroom. Instructor Robert Hodge, director of the Center for Urban ... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

GCBW’s Rita Samuels is ‘happy’; honors Atlanta’s outstanding female leaders

Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery flanked by his daughters, GA Gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter and Rita Samuels (standing)The Georgia Coalition of Black Women (GCBW) hosted its National Women’s History Month luncheon at The Carter Center to honor women policy ... [Published RollingOut - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Civil Rights Heroes the Court Ignored in New York Times v. Sullivan

I’m late to the 50th birthday party for  New York Times v. Sullivan — deliberately so. It’s no fun to be the sourpuss.Sullivan  has been celebrated by top legal and media figures from the moment it was decided until its half-centenary this month. Alexander ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Catalyzed by a Photographer’s Op-Ed, MLK Statue for Gold Dome Nears Final Approval (UPDATE 1)

Written By: APN STAFFBy Arit Essien, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News. Photograph courtesy of Sekondi Landry.(APN ATLANTA -- In a move that will bring the State of Georgia closer to honoring the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ... [Published Atlanta Progressive News - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic Rep. David Scott Joins Pro-Choice Opposition Against Obama Nominee Michael Boggs

Rep. David Scott is joining the effort with NARAL Pro-Choice America to reject President Obama’s judicial nominee Michael Boggs.Scott, a Democrat from Georgia, served as a state legislator with Boggs. He and other democrats have been slamming Boggs for ... [Published Opposing Views - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Atlanta Celebrates with Black History Month Parade

Atlanta, GA, February 27, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Thousands of spectators looked in awe as the Black History Month Parade, which stretched more than a mile long, marched down one of the most historically significant streets in African-American history. ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 27 2014]

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"i think [obama] must have left it to somebody else" Lowery said . "It was a mistake."

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President Obama addresses Christian leaders at ... [Published Christian Today - Apr 14 2014]
Obama welcomes 150 Christian leaders for White ... [Published New York Daily News - Apr 14 2014]
An open letter to Condoleezza Rice [Published Insight News - Apr 11 2014]
Beverly Hall trial postponed until August [Published The Times-Herald - Apr 07 2014]
Civil rights icon calls for healing in schools ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Apr 07 2014]
Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks to honor MLK by aven... [Published RollingOut - Apr 03 2014]
Police: Woman steals hot shower at Dunwoody home [Published MyFox Orlando - Mar 31 2014]
Profiling the life of Evelyn Gibson Lowery [Published Fox 5 Atlanta WAGA - Mar 31 2014]
Upcoming workshops and classes, March 24 [Published Knox News Sentinel - Mar 25 2014]
GCBW’s Rita Samuels is ‘happy’; honors Atlanta’... [Published RollingOut - Mar 23 2014]
The Civil Rights Heroes the Court Ignored in Ne... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 21 2014]
Catalyzed by a Photographer’s Op-Ed, MLK Statue... [Published Atlanta Progressive News - Mar 18 2014]
Democratic Rep. David Scott Joins Pro-Choice Op... [Published Opposing Views - Mar 11 2014]
Atlanta Celebrates with Black History Month Parade [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 27 2014]
Major Abortion Rights Group Breaks With Obama O... [Published Think Progress - Feb 12 2014]
Obama judicial nominees draw lawmaker, civil ri... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Dec 23 2013]
Midday open thread: Democratic flak over some O... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 23 2013]
Human Rights Activist Harry Belafonte Set To Ke... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 14 2013]
Presidents honor King in the spot where he spoke [Published Bend Bulletin - Aug 29 2013]
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Atlanta Celebrates with Black History Month Parade [Published PR.com Press Releases - Feb 27 2014]
Atlanta, GA, February 27, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Thousands of spectators looked in awe as the Black History Month Parade, which stretched more than a mile long, marched down one of the most historically significant streets in African-American history. ...
Major Abortion Rights Group Breaks With Obama O... [Published Think Progress - Feb 12 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Al Goldis As 2013 wound down, the White House agreed to a lopsided deal with Georgia’s Republican Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson that effectively allowed the two Republicans to choose four of the six people Obama would ...
Obama judicial nominees draw lawmaker, civil ri... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Dec 23 2013]
(CNN) - They've stood by President Barack Obama in the past, but not now. Three African-American members of Congress are part of a civil rights coalition claiming they were deliberately kept out of the process for filling vacancies on two Atlanta-based ...
Midday open thread: Democratic flak over some O... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 23 2013]
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Year in crazy, part one : What you missed on Sunday Kos ... "Yes, it is bread we fight for, but we fight for roses, too," by Laura Clawson Unemployment benefits and the fight for the liberal empowerment agenda , ...
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