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Walmart filling a shopper’s void in East Point

Not long ago it was rare to see the opening of a new Walmart store, but not anymore in Metro Atlanta. The recent ribbon cutting at the new Walmart Super Center on Cleveland Ave in East Point is the most ...

First black female Republican joins US Congress

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mia Love of Utah on Tuesday became the first black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House.

YOUR VOICE: What New Year’s Resolutions do you know that you will break this year?

Tonekia Kendall, Jonesboro “I hope to stop procastinating… but more than likely, I am probably going to put it off. LOL”

Can GOP shatter ‘Obama coalition’ in 2016?

ATLANTA (AP) - Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority’’ for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the “Obama coalition’’ to keep their party ...

METRO Board (Jan. 2-8-2015) The Atlanta Streetcar launches in Downtown

Getting around downtown Atlanta became a little easier Tuesday, Dec. 30 with the launch of the long-awaited Atlanta Streetcar. City and business leaders gathered for the launch ceremony at the Woodruff Park stop.

James Edward Dean, first Black elected in DeKalb County dies

James E. Dean, the first Black elected to a significant political office in DeKalb County died quietly at his Atlanta home December 18, he was 70.

What to make of Bill Cosby?

For five decades, Bill Cosby maintained a busy stand-up career even as his TV visibility rose and fell and new generations of comedians took center stage.

NEWS BRIEFS - DEC. 19-25-2014

Finishing a nuclear power plant in Georgia may take almost a year longer than expected, a government monitor said Tuesday in testimony that raises the possibility of a delay costing hundreds of millions of dollars.

Technology and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement

If Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were alive and dreaming today, his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech might be broadened to include technology equality along with racial parity, according to some civil rights activists.

Communities seek solutions to police killings and brutality

Talks between residents, community organizations, politicians and the police continue around the country, as does some protests following the lack of an indictment in the police deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

Savannah Attorney Lester Johnson Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission

State Bar of Georgia President Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker has announced the appointment of Attorney Lester B. Johnson III of Savannah to serve on the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC).

YOUR VOICE: In the wake of the Ferguson judgement and Charles Barkley’s statements, what is your take on justice, black people and the police?

“It’s not going to be over until we get some kind of justification. I think we need more black leaders in the world and I hope they keep burning down stuff and tearing up stuff because, then, White America will ...

Can the police and black folk just get along?

The long road to building trust between minority communities and the nation’s police forces just got a little longer Wednesday when a grand jury refused to return an indictment against New York City white police officer involved in a chokehold ...

Metro Board (Dec.05-11-2014) Atlanta Falcons’ Babineaux hosts special guests at game

Atlanta Falcons Defensive Captain Jonathan Babineaux last Sunday hosted some very special guests at the Falcons – Arizona Cardinals game at the Georgia Dome.

Bill Cosby hunkers down as rape scandal rages

After Bill Cosby settled a civil lawsuit in 2006 alleging that he'd repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman, his image as America's dad may have been temporarily tarnished, but was far from destroyed.