Memorials (Blog)

Mourning John Lewis

Civil Rights icon and the conscience of the Congress, Democratic Rep. John Lewis, of Georgia’s 5th District, died Friday. Lewis, who was 80, was a founder and leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee that staged sit-ins at lunch counters.…

Day of remembrance

Today, Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who died while serving in the military. Like many businesses, Georgia Trend is closed and will reopen tomorrow. Photo by David Everett Strickler on Unsplash. Do you follow us? Find us on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Veterans Day remembrance

The Atlanta History Center will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony, beginning at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the center’s Veterans Park. The program honoring military veterans will open with Stone Mountain resident Wayne Coleman playing the bagpipe,…

Remembering Mike Egan

Mike Egan, former Georgia legislator, attorney and Justice Department official under President Jimmy Carter, died Jan. 7, 2016, at age 89. Egan, a Republican when Republicans in Georgia were scarcer than hen’s teeth,…