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The Atlanta Voice Welcomes Two Howard U/GM Interns

General Motors, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and The Atlanta Voice are excited to welcome two interns from Howard University who are participating in the “Discover the Unexpected” pilot program.

Obamas mourn Muhammad Ali

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Saturday mourned the loss of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

Politicians react to passing of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali's death has the world remembering "The Greatest" not only for his athleticism in the ring but for his cultural impact and outspokenness on political issues, including civil rights and the Vietnam War.

New Voting Laws Block Elders, Minorities, Women

Much of the reporting about the voter-ID laws many states have passed in recent years has centered on how they often block access to the polls by lower-income minority and naturalized citizens.

YOUR VOICE: Now that he has been criminally indicted, what do you think will happen to Bill Cosby now?

Matthew Harrigan, Atlanta “Honestly they should let the man live, because he’s ready to die, anyway. They should let him rock and keep doing what he’s doing… They might lock him up for no reason because as soon as they ...

Round One Voting Is Over Round Two Runoffs July 26

The political herd has been thinned somewhat following Tuesday’s primary elections which resulted in little surprises. Incumbents either dominated their party rivals or were forced into a runoff set for July 26.

Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents

Georgia Republicans who fervently backed Donald Trump for president a few months ago ended up sticking with political insiders Tuesday as incumbents swept to victory in contested primary elections across the state.

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.