Memorials (Blog)

Remembering Hank Aaron

One of baseball’s brightest lights went out last week. Henry “Hank” Aaron, Major League Baseball’s one-time homerun king died in his sleep at the age of 86. As recently as the first week of January he made news for receiving…

Celebrating MLK Day

The U.S. holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. provides an important time for reflection. The Atlanta History Center’s virtual offerings on Jan. 18 not only celebrate Dr. King, but allow for a broader exploration of the Civil Rights Movement…

Honoring those who serve

More than 19 million military personnel are living in the U.S., including over 600,000 in Georgia, according to the U.S. Census. On Veterans Day and every day, we thank them -- and those who came before them -- for their…

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,…