When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give chase, setting in motion his death in custody and rioting in the streets.
Seventeen seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) are 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS).
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has responded to complaints over her use of the term "thugs" to describe rioters.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore is not an "isolated incident," but he also condemned looting and rioting that followed in the city.
n an unprecedented move last week, Chicago officials have agreed to pay $5.5 million in reparations to black men, who spent decades in prison after police tortured them into confessing to crimes they didn't commit.
YOUR VOICE: Now that the APS trials have concluded, what should we do for the students who were the victims of the scandal?
M. A. Davidson, Jonesboro “I think they should all have college paid for across the board. I think they there should be remediation for the children and I think they should be able to attend in Georgia college and that ...
Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
Black women working full time earned just 64 cents for every dollar white men made in 2013, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP).
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill authorizing a state takeover of what he calls “chronically failing schools,’’ setting up a vote on a constitutional amendment needed to enact the new policy.
Whether you’re planning to list your home for sale soon or you’re simply working to maintain features that attracted you to the charming abode in the first place, careful attention to curb appeal is a must.
Mayor Kasim Reed announced the lineup for the Atlanta Jazz Festival on Thursday at a press conference at Atlanta City Hall.
After eight months, the longest and biggest corruption case in Georgia – continues.
Even as health care costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Americans and about half of whites didn’t know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can help those that need it the most to cover ...
MovementForward, a new human and civil rights group, announced its launch on Thursday at a press conference at the Atlanta Press Club. The organization’s launch included the revelation of its plan to implement a modern-day freedom ride excursion. MovementForward will ...
Soleil Lee, Lawrenceville “I do not [think the sentences were fair], because of the pressures that teachers and school systems receive about high stakes testing and how they want to determine whether you are a good teacher based on a ...