USCIS welcomes 19 new citizens at Atlanta City Hall

With presidential candidates debating about building a wall on the Mexican border and banning Muslims from entering the country, the topic of immigration has certainly been the cause of controversy in the upcoming elections; particularly, the block on Obama’s immigration ...

Georgia State Rep. John Lewis holds town hall meeting to put an end to gun violence

Following his 26-hour sit in at the House of Representatives, Georgia State Rep. John Lewis led a Town Hall meeting on gun violence at the historical Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Wednesday June 29.

Pell Grants To Give Inmates A Second Chance

Despite a 22 year congressional ban on providing financial aid to prisoners, as many as 12,000 prison inmates will be able to use Federal Pell Grants to finance college classes starting in July.

Eighth Graders Get SMASH at Morehouse College

Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH), a once California-based program has ventured east of the Mississippi River for the first time and has landed at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Hawks Foundation Renovates Ben Hill Recreation Center Basketball Court

Ben Hill community members gathered to celebrate the first Hawks Foundation court renovation unveiling of 2016.

Turner Field Area Businesses Eager to See What’s Next

While the Atlanta Braves had to make a financial decision for their future surrounding, businesses were left underway; which turned out to be a ‘win win’ situation for everybody except for Sandy Springs.

Outraged Immigrants Protest Outside of Georgia State Capitol

Outraged and disappointed immigrants gathered outside of the Georgia State Capitol today to protest a Supreme Court’s decision that plans to shield millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

Black contractors: Democrats take us for granted

While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Obama, black contractors complain that they are not getting their fair share of the party’s campaign spending.

100 Black Men and GM STEM Promoting STEM for Today’s Youth

Items that we use and interact with on a daily basis such as cars, televisions, phones and computers would not exist nor function without crucial developments in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

SCLC re-names building in honor of President/CEO

Dozens gathered outside of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s international headquarters on historic Auburn Avenue in Atlanta Tuesday, June 21, for a dedication program renaming its building for current president and CEO Dr. Charles Steele Jr.

Enlightening the Power of STE[A]M

Coding and cartoons? It may sound like a strange pairing, but it could prove to be an effective way of introducing coding to young children of color. Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoon Network and Google have formed a partnership to make that ...

Gladys Knight's son accused of stealing from restaurants

Georgia Department of Revenue officials say the son of singer Gladys Knight is accused of stealing tax money from several metro Atlanta chicken and waffles restaurants for his personal use.

Billions Later, Housing Projects Remain Rundown, Dangerous

Billions of taxpayer dollars have gone to improve government housing lately, but Jay Owens still lies awake at night holding his daughter while the sounds of gunshots puncture the air.

Atlantans line up to donate blood for Orlando victims

Since the news of the fatal shooting that killed 49 people and injured 53 in Orlando’s gay nightclub Pulse, people all over the world, including in the Atlanta area have united in the face of adversity to help the victims ...

YOUR VOICE: Should we ban semi-automatics like the AR-15 rifle that was used in the Orlando shooting?

Jessica Booth, Atlanta “Absolutely, I agree, it should be banned. I understand that there are some people who feel that they have a need for this weapon due to sports hunting however there are other alternatives to weapons.