Athletes

The Local Take will host PNC Bank Second  Annual Black History Month Breakfast on Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 a.m. at the Center for Civil and Human Rights.  This year the focus is on African American Athletes who succeeded on and off the field of play. Throughout February you can hear daily vignettes from PNC Bank on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK saluting Atlanta's African American athletes.   I talked about the salutes with PNC Regional President for Georgia, Eddie Meyers.

The upcoming CNN DIALOGUES, “Athletes and Social Responsibility: Expectations in the 21st Century,” will be held Thursday, August 21 at 7 p.m. The event will be one of two Dialogues held in the 2014 calendar year, and the first Dialogue hosted at the new Center for Civil and Human Rights – which opened June 23 in downtown Atlanta.