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Bouncer, dancer, accountant among Orlando shooting victims

A barista, a bouncer and an accountant. While different in so many ways, they have one thing in common: They lost their lives in the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.

Atlanta kicks off bike share program

What a momentous day it was for Atlanta as Mayor Kasim Reed, along with the Department of Planning and Community Development and Atlanta’s bike share operator, CycleHop revealed its first phase of bicycle rental stations at Woodruff Park in downtown ...

Ali’s confidence, cockiness made him a symbol of black pride

For Muhammad Ali, the idea of being a humble athlete - someone pre-packaged and palatable for white America - was never an option.

Do you think developers, who are building luxury-priced apartments in the Metro Atlanta area should be required to create affordable living spaces for working middle and low income Atlantans?

Elicionne Washington, Atlanta “Yes I do. I feel that everything is a balance, so if you create that balance as far as the lower class, middle class, high class, then, the economy doesn’t get all screwed up. So I agree, ...

‘O.J.: Made in America’ covers so much we didn’t know –

What more is there is to say about O.J. Simpson and the age of race relations he helped define? Turns out there’s at least 7 1/2 hours more as crafted by filmmaker Ezra Edelman in his breathtaking documentary, “O.J.: Made ...

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?”