Friday, November 29
Majority rule is all Senate Democrats were seeking. They had been bullied long enough by the radical minority.
On the campus of Morehouse College, a small group of students are at the center of an effort by Georgia Republicans to build support among minorities ahead of major federal and state elections next year.
Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Jonathan Butler is holding a jazz assembly from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at North Atlanta High School, located at 4111 Northside Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30327.
Acclaimed film director and screenwriter Kasi Lemmons’ is back with a new spin on an old Langston Hughes’ classic play Black Nativity.
One of the greatest entrepreneurs in this nation, Arthur George Gaston, offered these wise words of advice to prospective business owners: “Find a need and fill it.”
What does current African American NFL quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Geno Smith, and former great signal callers Doug Williams and the late Steve “Air” McNair have in common?
Comcast Corp. plans to start selling movies and TV shows from its set-top box before the end of the year, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Blueberries are nature’s perfect little superfood, and now these little blue powerhouses are available in grocery stores throughout the winter months.
The AIDS epidemic erased a generation of gay men, and while the symptoms are easier to manage, the startling rate of infection proves that the work is not nearly done.
Dec. 22: Jay Z: Magna Carter World Tour. Phillips Arena 7:30 p.m.
So much of the deep lingering sadness over President Kennedy’s assassination is about the unfinished promise – unspoken speeches, unfulfilled hopes, the wondering about what might have been.
Tuesday, November 26
A judge ordered Chris Brown on Wednesday to spend three months in rehab after reading a report that said a facility discharged the R&B singer because he threw a rock through his mother's car window
Monday, November 25
The mental health system in the United States is fragmented, and reductions in public mental spending have resulted in severe shortages of services, including housing and community-based services.
Grady Memorial Hospital next year could be facing millions in budget cuts which would adversely affect its most vulnerable clientele.
Sunday, November 24
The director of the VA hospital in Augusta, Georgia, has publicly apologized for the deaths of three veterans at the facility that were caused by delays in care.
Friday, November 22
Kendrick Johnson's family waited months for hundreds of hours of surveillance video, hoping it would answer their questions. It only raised others.
Three San Jose State University students in California have been charged with racially bullying their black roommate by clamping a bicycle lock around his neck and decorating their four-bedroom suite with a Confederate flag, Nazi symbols, photos of Adolf Hitler and a white board with a racial epithet, prosecutors said Thursday.
The Obama administration announced Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services will extend a key Obamacare deadline by one week.
Nov. 23: Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band. Variety Playhouse, 8:30 p.m.
The last time Sony and Microsoft came out with new video game consoles, there was no iPad, the iPhone was months away and "FarmVille" and "Angry Birds" had yet to be conjured up.
When 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from an abandoned concrete plant tower on September 9 because of bullying from her classmates, the world stood up and took notice.
The U.S. Gross Domestic Product (the value of all goods and services in the economy) figures show GDP per person is $53,211.
A lawsuit challenging the NCAA over payment of athletes isn’t going away soon.
Although Black women are twice as likely as White women to die from cervical cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination may not prevent cervical cancer in African American women, according to a new study.
The Urban League of Greater Atlanta held its 52nd Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Gala Saturday evening, Nov. 16, bestowing the Champion of Justice and Equality Award on Georgia Congressman John Lewis at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel Atrium Ballroom.
Back in 2012, while filming "The Best Man Holiday,’’ Morris Chestnut and Nia Long became increasingly nostalgic.
Another milestone is passing in America’s racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.
Thursday, November 21
Nothing is going right for the Atlanta Falcons, and coach Mike Smith said he is fully to blame.
"It could have been the secret to my success or the secret to my demise," a wistful Serena Williams says of her 2013 season.
Wednesday, November 20
Military veterans are dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, a CNN investigation has found.
Monday, November 18
Google and Microsoft are teaming up to try to rid the internet of child pornography.
Sunday, November 17
No one is talking play-offs as the Falcons meet the Bucs
When a solemn Falcons head coach Mike Smith was asked a question about the play-offs during after last week’s beat down from the Seattle Seahawks, you also most expected him to respond like former Indianapolis Head Coach Jim Mora with, “Play-offs? Are you kidding me? Play-offs? I just hope we can win another game.”
Saturday, November 16
Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to Panama with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, November 18 to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and to tour the Panama Canal expansion project.
Friday, November 15
Nov. 29: Jaheim, Fox Theater. 8 p.m.
The first federal minimum wage of 25 cents an hour was established in 1938. Since then, it has been raised 22 times.
Two decades ago, as a young organizer in Mississippi, I learned that there are only two types of temporal power: organized people and organized money.
SIAC Championship set with Albany St. and Miles
The Clark Atlanta University Panthers wrap up their 2013 season and the maiden voyage of Head Coach Kevin Weston this Saturday when they travel to Baton Rouge, La to face Southern University.
This holiday season celebrate with loved ones by serving up fresh takes on classic dishes that will have your guests reaching for seconds.
U.S. consumers slowed their spending in September, even as overall income grew at solid pace for the second straight month.
An analysis of the recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Student Loan Ombudsman report concluded that private student loans (PSLs) are a risky and high-cost method to pay for a college education.
A total of six films received top honors at the fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, Ga.
"Don’t let it be forgot,’’ goes the plaintive song from "Camelot.’’
Turner Field to be Demolished in 2017
The news of the Atlanta Braves moving 12 miles north of Atlanta to Cobb County has caused more concerned and reaction among Atlanta area residents than the recent election.
Thursday, November 14
On World Diabetes Day, news about the disease's global impact is dire.
Monday, November 11
Veterans serve from in the kitchen
A man looking for his abducted cousin kicked in the back door of an abandoned house and shot and killed her kidnapper, authorities in Louisiana said.
The Atlanta Braves are planning to leave downtown Atlanta.
Friday, November 8
Nov.20: Rick Ross, 155 Or Nothin’ Band. Fox Theatre. 8 p.m.
When Mike Duggan recites the oath of office in January as Detroit’s first white mayor in four decades, he may - in a way - give the eulogy to a period of racial divide that has defined much of the city’s past.
Hardly a week goes by when there is not a tragic story of a teenager committing suicide.
Republicans have made it clear that their next budget goal is to slash so-called entitlement programs.
American Diabetes Association Releases New Research Estimating Annual Cost of Diabetes at $245 billion
The American Diabetes Association (Association) released new research earlier this year estimating the total costs of diagnosed diabetes have risen to $245 billion in 2012 from $174 billion in 2007, when the cost was last examined.
When you begin to examine God’s faithfulness, if you look closely, you’ll find there are too many references in the Bible to quote on this subject.
Making the decision to eat better doesn’t mean you have to stock your fridge exclusively with carrot sticks and lettuce leaves.
One of Atlanta’s and the nation’s premier ministers Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., will celebrate 50 years of ministry, 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Salem Bible Church East, 5460 Hallandale Dr., Lithonia.
An arbitrator ordered Hasbro Inc. to pay about $72.9 million in royalties to the Atlanta-based Johnson Research & Development Co., one of its licensors, over the toymaker’s line of Nerf guns.
Voters in Atlanta kicked out three long-term incumbents Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a low-key political race that saw Mayor Kasim Reed easily defeat a challenge by three opponents.
It is difficult to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, especially when that person has no shoes of their own.
Thursday, November 7
New surveillance video released Wednesday in the case of a Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat raises more questions than it answers.
Tuesday, November 5
Georgia police discovered a badly burned body of a 10-year-old girl Saturday in an apartment complex's trash can -- pointed out by her father, who was standing nearby.
Despite gains for working women over the last few decades, two basic facts remain true: Men still work longer hours in a paid profession, and women do more of the cooking, cleaning and child-rearing at home.
Monday, November 4
Four years ago, it was a difference of 714 votes that carried Kasim Reed to victory in a fiercely contested race for Atlanta mayor.
Friday, November 1
Food waste is a major global issue that affects the environment, economy and food security.
Councilmember Felicia Moore (District 9) becomes one of only two people to receive a CCGA Democracy Award two years in a ro
Nov. 16: WAR, Tabernacle, 8 p.m.
Everybody needs medical insurance. Without it you are headed for the poor house or a shorter life.
The Washington elite are returning to their obsession with the long term budget crisis which means extremists are once again calling for benefit cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
In the last few years I have come across more and more ladies…and men… with pain in the lower back that radiates down the leg and sometimes into the foot.
The Hyundai Elantra makes you ask is the glass half empty or half full.
Believe it or not, President Obama’s decision to finally stand up to Teapublicans – a Republican Party hijacked by Right-wing Tea Party zealots – in the latest standoff over the Affordable Care Act and the debt ceiling was the easy part.
The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.
Feds promise to fix sites by December
Political accusations were hurled; apologies were given and promises were made, but no one is exactly sure when people will be able to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Health Care websites without any glitches.
Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state "stand your ground" self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
Metro Digest Nov. 1 - 7
More than 1,000 survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will participate in the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) annual fundraising walk from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Piedmont Park.
Sean Combs’ new Revolt channel launched with a nod to big dreams and its founder’s musical past, bringing a new outlet for music to television.