July 24, 2016

A Moment in Black Herstory: Georgia Davis Powers

Today, on this 11th day in Black History Month, we honor Ms. Georgia Davis… [more]

A Moment in Black Herstory: Georgia Davis Powers A Moment in Black Herstory: Georgia Davis Powers

A Moment in Black History: Aurther Ashe on Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday, there is no better person to honor than Mr. Arthur Ashe! Yes,… [more]

A Moment in Black History: Aurther Ashe on Ash Wednesday A Moment in Black History: Aurther Ashe on Ash Wednesday

A Moment in Black History: Dr. Vincent Harding

By The Reverend Kimberly S. Jackson February 9, 2016 I knew him as… [more]

A Moment in Black History: Dr. Vincent Harding A Moment in Black History: Dr. Vincent Harding

A Moment in Black Herstory Month: Sojourner Truth

  Sojourner Truth. Her name says so much about who I pray that we… [more]

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Peter Norman, Tommie Smith, and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympics

A Moment in Black History: Tommie Smith, Peter Norman, and John Carlos

 For many people, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were just supposed to be entertainers who dazzled us with their speed. But with shoe-less feet, Human Rights Badges on their track suits, black gloved fists, and a long chain of beads around the neck, … [Read More...]

The Honorable Georgia Davis Powers

A Moment in Black Herstory: Georgia Davis Powers

Today, on this 11th day in Black History Month, we honor Ms. Georgia Davis Powers. She was the first African American and the first female elected to the Kentucky State Senate. If you google her, you'll also see that she went to her grave saying … [Read More...]

Aurthur Ashe

A Moment in Black History: Aurther Ashe on Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday, there is no better person to honor than Mr. Arthur Ashe! Yes, he was an amazing athlete who undoubtedly inspired lots of African American boys and girls to pick up tennis rackets. But we remember Arthur Ashe today because of … [Read More...]

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A Moment in Black History: Dr. Vincent Harding

By The Reverend Kimberly S. Jackson February 9, 2016 I knew him as Uncle Vincent. Others called him dad. Still others called him teacher, prophet, preacher and friend. Today I honor the man who truly believed that we can build a new world. In his … [Read More...]

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During a farewell luncheon, The Reverend Dr. Brian Jemmott (center with bowtie), says goodbye to Diocese of Atlanta colleagues: (LtoR) Arlette Beniot, Dennis Patterson, Kim Jackson, John Thompson Quartey, and Charles L Fischer

Former AJEC Chaplain Becomes New Jersey Canon Missioner to Historic Black Churches

The Reverend Doctor Brian Jemmott served as the Chaplain of the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center in the mid 1990's. After several years of faithful service, he was called to parish ministry within the Diocese of Atlanta (most recently he served as … [Read More...]

Rashad Davis Gladney, Morris Brown '15, and Tavon Betts, Morehouse College, '15 pause with Mother Kim just before their confirmations

Our Newest Confirmands

Mr. Tavon Betts a recent graduation of Morehouse College, and Mr. Rashad Davis Gladney of Morris Brown, 2015, joined hundreds of others at the Cathedral to make a public affirmation of their faith.   Congratulations! … [Read More...]

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