Georgia has been illegally and unnecessarily segregating thousands of students with behavioral issues and disabilities, isolating them in run-down facilities and providing them with subpar education, according to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
YOUR VOICE: What do you think the investigation into the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown will reveal… murder, accident or suicide?
Kwes Zachary, Atlanta “I think it’s going reveal murder. I think all of the signs are pointing to foul play. It just seems a bit too coincidental for anything else in my opinion.”
Recognizing that a college degree is one of the surest paths to a job and economic security, Black families are taking on more student loan debt than White and Hispanic families, according to a new report by Wells Fargo.
Residents of an Atlanta apartment building say the sweltering heat inside is continuing, despite assurances from the building’s managers that the air conditioning has been fixed.
An autopsy will be needed to evaluate what led to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of singer Whitney Houston, authorities said Monday, the day after her death.
Before John Houser shot 11 people at a Louisiana movie theater, he switched his car's license plate and planned to use wigs found in his hotel room as apparent disguise.
John Russell "Rusty" Houser -- the gunman in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana -- earned a law degree, operated taverns, ran for public office and loved political debate. He was something of a public figure in Columbus, Georgia.
One co-owned a gift and toy shop. Another was a college student who also worked at a women's clothing store and planned to start radiology school in the coming days.
John Russell Houser apparently penned anti-government, anti-media blog posts. He was subject to a 2008 restraining order in which his then-wife and daughter were "fearful of him," police said. He spent time that year and the next getting treated for ...
Relief for the senior residents of Friendship Towers in Atlanta who have been suffering through oppressive heat because the aged old central air conditioning units have been on the blink for over 70 days.
YOUR VOICE: What was your gut reaction to the Sandra Bland incident, the black woman in Texas who was found dead in her jail cell after being arrested for reasons related to a minor traffic violation?
Cody Perryman, Atlanta “Initially after hearing the report and hearing what happened I knew there was a cover-up going on. I would say I felt rage because now it’s continuous and now it’s going from them targeting black men to ...
Academics aside, gearing up for college is a big job. Whether you’re headed to the dorms or sharing an apartment or house with friends, making your surroundings comfortable and functional will let you focus on your studies.
A coalition of local civil rights organizations says the group wants Confederate symbols - including a giant carving at Stone Mountain Park - removed from all government-owned property and plans to pursue making those changes during the next legislative session.
When 10-year-old Burrell Ellis first imagined a career in politics, he couldn’t have possibly fathom a prison cell would be at the end of his political career.
For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America’s dad and then as America’s granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that proved to be his undoing.