The last characterization Henry David (H.D.) Dodson Jr. would ever be tagged by those who knew him well was “plain, boring and or complacent.” Dodson who served politically at both Atlanta and (Fulton) County levels for nine years died Saturday, ...
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement versus Blue Lives Matter and the overall heighten tension between police and the black community, the future of the African American minority children is at the forefront.
More than 46 million Americans live in poverty, according to Poverty USA. To address this issue, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is holding its 58th annual convention from July 21-24 at the Hilton Atlanta Airport.
Yes, it’s that time already. Classes kick off for students in the Atlanta Public School System on Wednesday, August 3 under a new charter school system.
A trek of 648 miles will be taken on behalf of the poor to bring awareness to an issue that is often ignored.
n a series of events over the last two weeks, including police murders and viral videos of black men being murdered at the hands of cops on camera that sparked nationwide protests, some have began to question the validity of ...
National initiative to connect up to 2 million low-income Americans to the internet, reaching more than 40 percent of all HUD-assisted households nationwide.
The “Black Lives Matter” organization is now the most prominent and most vocal movement for young black activists seeking social change.
YOUR VOICE: What is one lesson you think we should take from the recent violent tragedies revolving around the relationship between African Americans and the police?
Tina Clarke Decatur “I think that we should all stand together. I was really moved when I saw, in Dallas, that they were having a #blacklivesmatter and pro-police rally and then they, kind of, combined forces.
When most people think about local civil rights museums, you assume that the CEO would have some relation to the civil rights movement.
Could it happen here? Could out of control gun violence happen in Atlanta, the progressive city known as the “Capitol of the Southeast” or as the so-called “Black Mecca” or the “Hollywood of the South”.
YOUR VOICE: You are one of the 60,000 who crossed the finish line at the Peachtree Road Race so tell us, how was your run?
Christie Jones Stockbridge “I’ve done this seven times. I think I did pretty good, not as well as a I normally do, but pretty good. I do this to ward off the crazies! I have four children and I am ...
(CNN) -- Within a day of each other, two men were shot and killed by U.S. police officers.
With presidential candidates debating about building a wall on the Mexican border and banning Muslims from entering the country, the topic of immigration has certainly been the cause of controversy in the upcoming elections; particularly, the block on Obama’s immigration ...
Following his 26-hour sit in at the House of Representatives, Georgia State Rep. John Lewis led a Town Hall meeting on gun violence at the historical Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Wednesday June 29.