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Report finds segregation in education on the rise

Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities persist in how the country educates its poor and minority children.

Judge to decide if Georgia immune from slave descendant suit

A federal judge said Tuesday she will decide soon whether Georgia agencies are immune from a lawsuit claiming discrimination and neglect have eroded one of the last Gullah-Geechee communities of slave descendants on the Southeast coast.

YOUR VOICE: Are we taking North Carolina’s gender law too seriously or not seriously enough?

Denard Gastin, Atlanta “I have no issues with it all. I don’t think [North Carolina’s law] is taking it too far. It’s pretty silly but, hey, it is politics. What can you expect?”

Get Ready, Set, VOTE!

If your mind has become numb from the daily deluge of mostly useless information about the longest Presidential race in recent memory, in the words of Taylor Swift, it’s time to shake it off and to focus on the local ...

YOUR VOICE: Do you think the Atlanta University Center schools take the threat of sexual assault seriously enough?

Amber Cleburne, Baltimore “I think with Spelman and Morehouse reputations, I think they take more steps to cover it up rather than solving the problem. As far as Clark Atlanta is concerned, I haven’t heard many cases of it.

Feds indict cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples

Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police ...

Deal Vetoes Campus-Carry Concealed Gun Bill

Georgia’s Republican governor vetoed a bill Tuesday allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that a legislature controlled by his own party had easily approved in an election year.

Georgia governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes

Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.

In Atlanta Black Lives Matter

It is official. Black Lives Matter has a chapter in Atlanta. Last December their inaugural meeting at the Big Bethel Baptist Church on Auburn Avenue convened more than 150 participants. A diversity of elders, students, artists, activists, men, women elected ...

PRINCE PURPLE REIGN: 1958 - 2016

Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ‘’Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban ...

YOUR VOICE: Since it’s still legal in Georgia, should we bring corporal punishment back to the schools?

Heather Perkins, Cartersville “Absolutely, because we’ve got too damn many hoodlums running around. Parents aren’t parenting.”

Coke: Hometown soda on the fade

Coca-Cola saw the popularity of its namesake sodas decline in key markets around the world during the first quarter, reflecting a mix of changing tastes, challenging economic conditions and a shifting business strategy. The world’s biggest beverage maker said Wednesday ...

Gov. Deal Attacks Georgia’s School to Prison Pipeline

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says his controversial plan to takeover failing public schools will help reduce the number of Georgia students going through the school-to-prison pipeline.

Georgia schools could see dramatic changes in next 2 years

Georgia’s education system could see some dramatic changes in the next two years, as Gov. Nathan Deal shifts his first-term focus on prisons and courts to education.

METRO BRIEFS: Insurance commissioner warns of rising auto coverage rates

Georgia’s insurance commissioner says higher auto rates could be in store for some consumers.

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