Two weeks after a few inches of snow paralyzed Atlanta and embarrassed the state, Gov. Nathan Deal is tackling the latest round of bad weather with gusto. He declared a weather-related state of emergency for 14 counties in northern Georgia ...
Fighting back tears and visibly shaking on the witness stand, Rhonda Rouer testified Saturday in the Florida murder trial of her boyfriend, Michael Dunn, and gave jurors her account of what happened the night Jordan Davis was fatally shot.
Comedian and best-selling author Steve Harvey and City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed were all smiles and laughs at today's press conference in Atlanta City Hall Atrium, where they officially announced the 12th annual Ford Neighborhood Awards' inaugural show in ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented Mayor Kasim Reed this week with the Overall Excellence Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.
The plight of federal contract workers at the bottom is especially galling, given that CEOs at the top have no limits in what they can be paid. Many earn more than president Obama’s $400,000 salary.
Young Black men in the U.S. are the most disproportionately incarcerated, the victims of homicides, the largest percentage of the unemployed, and represent the highest percentage of high school drop outs.
U.S. District Attorney Sally Quillian Yates and Gov. Nathan Deal Wednesday (Feb. 5) urged business leaders to give convicted felons a second chance at becoming productive citizens.
This time the sons, Dexter and Martin King III on behalf of the Estate of Martin Luther King Jr. are suing their sister Bernice King for possession of their father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal and his family Bible which was ...
The lawsuit revolves around what the owner and employees of Harrington Funeral Home in Valdosta, Georgia, knew about the state of the young man's body.
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Nine-figure commitments from America's leading technology and telecommunications firms will help U.S. students compete with their counterparts in nations with more technologically advanced schools, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday.
Murder trial to begin after man shoots teen following loud music spat
Hundreds of drivers were reunited with their abandoned cars and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal ordered state employees back to work Friday as the metro Atlanta region rebounded from a winter storm that coated the area with snow and ice.
On January 9, with the passing of the prolific poet, playwright, essayist, and critic Amiri Baraka, one of the literary giants of the 20th century was called home.
I believe Hollywood is offering an alternative to go along with the national attack on black men. In most of our minds, the image of the black man is tarnishing, but the black woman has always stayed by the black ...