Atlanta

Atlanta

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Good planning and business investment since the 1960s has transformed Atlanta into an destination that entices you with southern flava’, then commands your attention with global media and medical influence. Fine restaurants, exquisite shopping, captivating architecture, historic attractions, bold sports venues, and renown colleges make Downtown, Midtown, Atlanta University Complex and Buckhead must-see districts. For African-Americans, the sum is more inspiring than the parts — Atlanta is the Black Mecca.

Cultural Sites
Martin Luther King Visitor Center, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture & History, Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, APEX Museum and True Colors Theatre … More

Restaurants and Nightclubs
Its the South, so you expect good Soul food restaurants. Atlanta delivers that and much more. Then there’s the trend-setting nightclubs … More

Shops and Galleries
Atlanta has seen many distinctive black-owned boutiques come and go, but Gems of Africa and Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore keep holding down … More

Atlanta History
On land once belonging to Creek and Cherokee Indians, in 1812 the first European Americans settled in Fort Peachtree, bringing enslaved persons of African descent with them … More

Celebrating The Sisters of Spelman on Founders Day
Few colleges evoke the reverence of Spelman. It’s reputation has been culled since 1881, when benefactor John D. Rockefeller named the school after … More

Places of Worship
Many Atlanta churches are attractions in their own right such as Old Ebenezer Baptist, New Ebenezer Baptist, Big Bethel AME, Butler Street CME, Wheat Street Baptist, World Changers Ministry, New Birth Missionary Baptist … More

Spas & Inns
The city sports a small number of trend-setting spas certain the make women of color sparkle with pride in corporate and social settings. Call ahead for your reservation … More

Historic Sites
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-violent Social Change, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birth Home, Atlanta Life Insurance, 100 Black Men of America, Citizens Trust Bank, Herndon Building, Herndon Home … More

From Civil Rights Movement to Power Sharing
Even in 1960, Jim Crow was still a harsh fact of life. There were many “Whites Only” and “Colored Only” signs in the South, including Atlanta. You wouldn’t even think about living in areas where Black Atlantans … More

Hip-Hop and Neo-Soul
Atlanta rivals New York and Los Angeles as a recording center of the Hip-Hop industry such as Babyface, LA Reid, Jermaine Dupri … More

Soul Food Tradition
The ATL has a charming, well-deserved reputation as a Capital of Soul Food. While many of its renown Soul Food restaurants closed over the years, some remain and have been joined by upscale Soul Food bistros … More

Auburn Avenue
“Sweet Auburn” was the affectionate name given to a one-mile-long, two-block-wide corridor near the heart of Downtown. During its heyday it was a Mecca for Black Atlantans. Today it is the front door to black culture … More

General Attractions
Underground Atlanta features unique shopping, dining and nightlife complex in the city’s historic railroad depot surrounded by original downtown storefronts with ornate marble, granite archways, and decorative brickwork … More

The Arts
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, History Center, High Museum of Art, Museum of Design, Wren’s Nest Museum and Callanwolde Fine Arts … More

Family Attractions
The city has taken a major leap forward in its family attractions with the addition of Georgia Aquarium, IMAGINE IT! Children’s Museum, and World of Coca Cola located across from … More

Trivia, Radio Stations and Famous Residents
The city is world renown as home to Martin Luther King Jr, Coretta Scott King, Andrew Young and Maynard Jackson as well as for headquarters of Delta Airlines, Coca Cola, CNN and UPS … More

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