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Georgia Is - The Hollywood of the South

In less than a decade, Georgia and Atlanta has solidified its position and has rightly earned the title as the “Hollywood of the South.”

YOUR VOICE: With healthcare providers raising rates or pulling out of the exchanges, how do you feel about Obamacare now?

Jaqueline James, Ellenwood “I love the Affordable Care Act. It provides healthcare for millions of people who didn’t have it, who need, and I think it’s a great thing.”

America’s High School Students Are Unprepared

Nearly two-thirds of this year’s high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework.

Legendary Journalist, Black Press Columnist George Curry Remembered as Champion of Civil Rights

Renowned civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, is being remembered this week as a legend.

Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Trump-Clinton race tests Senate race in reliably GOP Georgia

Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson insists he won’t be a “volunteer apologist’’ for Donald Trump

Black voters critique, question Trump’s overtures

Donald Trump says he wants support from more black voters, asking them “what do you have to lose?’’

Epi-Pen Cost Sparks Controversy across America

The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called for action and another Democratic senator's ...

The Changing Face of Healthcare In Georgia

In light of the news this week that major health care provider Aetna is pulling out of Georgia’s insurance marketplace

YOUR VOICE: What, if any, will be the lasting impression of the historic first gold medal wins by black women at the 2016 Rio Olympics?

Kimberly Turner, Powder Springs “I think it should encourage other African-American sisters to get into those sports.”

Mayor Reed announces the future of Turner Field

After numerous community meetings and much speculation, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Thursday made an official announcement on the future of Turner Field and its surrounding area.

NEWS BRIEFS: Woman says Uber driver sexually assaulted her in Atlanta

Authorities are investigating after a woman says she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver after leaving an Atlanta bar.

MLK Jr.’s Bible, Nobel medal to be released to his estate

A judge on Monday signed an order ending an ownership dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal that had essentially pitted the slain civil rights leader’s two sons against their sister.

By many measures, Milwaukee is toughest US city for blacks

In the country’s long history of racial strife, a few cities have become flashpoints: Los Angeles. Chicago. Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore.

Selling To Black Consumers Is Tough –If you are a black business

When Terina McKinney displays her leather bags and belts at events attended primarily by black women, they are often interested in her designs, and in her experience as an African-American business owner. But she seldom makes sales.

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