An African American Cultural Jewel in Middle Georgia

The promise of a top-notch showcase of African American art, history and culture in Georgia has been realized less than 80 miles south of Atlanta in Macon.

'Step Sisters'

The dance comedy “Step Sisters’’ won’t be in theaters until next year, but the film is already drawing a backlash from the African American community because of subject matter deemed racially offensive by some.

Tiny House Living Comes With Racial Challenges

With “living large” such a popular concept, the notion of downsizing and living in smaller spaces may sound odd. However, a major effort is underway to do just that.

Benefits of a Digital Detox During Summer Travel

(Family Features) Despite your best intentions to take time off for a relaxing getaway, chances are high that you’ll find it difficult to fully unplug from your digital devices.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights:

When most people think about local civil rights museums, you assume that the CEO would have some relation to the civil rights movement.

‘Free State of Jones’- A Lost Tale of American History

(“Free State of Jones”, starring Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw; Written and directed by Gary Ross; STX Entertainment; Rated R, Opens Friday, June 24.)

Homemade Sushi is Easy with Surimi

Sushi is a popular choice for a night out with friends or a romantic date night, but good sushi can also break the bank.

Atlanta’s Paschal’s Restaurant serves soul food, history

Paschal’s has been Atlanta’s premier soul food restaurant for nearly 70 years. It’s secret recipe? A rare blend of down-home cooking, civil rights and community activism.

Crunchy, Savory Summertime

When warmer weather arrives, cravings trend toward fresh, seasonal flavors and lighter fare. In between the bike riding, kite flying, backyard gatherings and pool time, summertime meals enjoyed outdoors are a great way to get family and friends together.

‘O.J.: Made in America’ covers so much we didn’t know –

What more is there is to say about O.J. Simpson and the age of race relations he helped define? Turns out there’s at least 7 1/2 hours more as crafted by filmmaker Ezra Edelman in his breathtaking documentary, “O.J.: Made ...

Goodnight, Smartphone

Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? If you want to catch some quality ZZZs, you should put down that smartphone.

May is Jazz Month in Atlanta

If you think the Atlanta Jazz Festival is only happening during the Memorial Day weekend in Piedmont Park you are sorely mistaken. You will have missed nearly a month of jazz concerts that will be performed around the city.

The Perfect Lactose-Free Breakfast

We all know that the best way to start the morning is with a balanced breakfast – it’s not called “the most important meal of the day” for nothing, after all.

A Creative Edge Sharpens Aging Minds, Improves Health

The young are not immune from the challenges of a graying America.

Surimi Seafood Adds Spring Flavor to Every Meal

(Family Features) Spring is finally here and it is a great time to celebrate warmer weather and sunnier days by hosting get-togethers with friends and family.