YOUR VOICE: With all of the racial controversy revolving around statements made by the Atlanta Hawks owner and management, will selling the team make a difference?

“I think it will make a difference because everything comes from the head. The head leads the body. So if it’s coming down from the head, racial slurs and such, from the top heads of the Hawk organization, you are ...

Perdue, Nunn

Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn’t be more different as they campaign for Georgia’s open Senate seat.

YOUR VOICE: President Obama has already committed more than a 1,000 military personnel to Iraq and many in both political parties in Congress are happy with that and want to send more. Do you think we

“I am not sure because I don’t think they’ve fully disclosed [to us] the matters why they have been sent over. I find the government at fault for a couple things already so… “

Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards Honors Everyday People

The increasingly popular Steve Harvey’s Ford 2014 Neighborhood Awards is underway in Atlanta with four full days of fun activities. (Aug. 7 -10). Many of the events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center downtown.

Usher ‘Overwhelmed’ by Supporters of Foundation

(AP) - Rhythm and blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation’s 15th anniversary luncheon.

Thousands Return to Atlanta to Celebrate Gospel Music

As the nation’s top black attorneys were wrestling with how to legally help African Americans at the Marriott Marquis, just across the street, an even larger group of black people from across America were looking to help themselves and others ...

Oldest living American Jeralean Talley turns 115 years

The oldest-living American, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating her 115th birthday Friday.

Artist: Catcalling is not OK

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh had never heard of the term "street harassment" until two years ago. Before then, she simply considered the hisses and catcalls from strangers in the street an "annoying part of everyday life" that came with being a female.

New Hope Enterprises provides a path to a better life

Like many collegians set to receive their diploma this May, Spelman College biology and pre-Medicine scholar Abisola Akins found the prospect of not having a job lined up after college intimidating.

Rap Disrespect of Black Icons Raises Concerns

Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent episodes involving the use or misuse of Malcolm and other black icons have raised the question: ...

A Cold and Uncertain Future for Grady Memorial Hospital

“Grady is our hospital,” Chairman of the Board Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. said Tuesday, Jan. 14 at The FDHA’s media breakfast briefing. “It is almost $1 billion asset for the community…and we have a duty to make sure Grady’s healthy.”

The Atlanta Voice's Best Covers of 2013

It may be a new year but that does not stop you from taking a look back at 2013.

Mayors Forum Addresses African American Health Disparity Issues

To be African American in the United States remains a struggle in an unforgiving wilderness where it seems everything is out to kill you.

Local Church Helps Family's Fight to Find Answers about Son's Death

A local church community plans to take its fight for answers in a Valdosta teenager's mysterious death to the Capitol steps this week.

Mayor Reed Wins Easily Dickens Upsets Willis

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.