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All Homicide Victims Are Black in the Capital

The mayor is calling for a task force to study black-on-black crime in Little Rock, where all of this year's 11 slayings have involved black victims and lead suspects.

New United Coalition launches operation to register new voters

The New United Coalition recently launched Operation Full Court Press at a press conference held at West End Mall.

Are Police Departments Tracking Cell Phone Calls in Georgia?

Movies and hit cable shows, such as “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire” exposed the bane of law enforcement…disposable prepaid cellphones known as “burners.”

News Briefs - Metro Atlanta

Nonprofits backed by the Home Depot Foundation have improved more than 10,000 homes for veterans as part of the retail giant’s grant program.

Mayor Kasim Reed Welcomes New Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed today applauded the selection of Meria Carstarphen to lead the Atlanta Public Schools system as its new superintendent, following a national search.

Photos of slave descendants donated to Smithsonian

A "time capsule'' of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a long-isolated island off the South Carolina-Georgia coast will have a new home at the Smithsonian's African-American history museum.

Graduate student loans are ballooning

Graduate school debt is playing a key and often overlooked role in the ballooning of overall student loan debt, new research suggests.

Black newspaper dynasty gives way to new guard

In January, Scott became the last family member to leave the black newspaper dynasty that lasted 85 years.

Downtown Atlanta’s Big Year

The year 2014 is slated to be the biggest year for Downtown Atlanta in nearly two decades.

Lattimer Communications wins AMY award

Lattimer Communications, a marketing communications agency, was awarded best advertising- multicultural for its Visit Orlando initiative, “Visit Orlando without Kids” at the American Marketing Association, Atlanta Chapter’s Annual AMY Awards at the Fox Theatre.

Morehouse College 2014 Black Male Summit Takes On Obama’s ‘Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

The priorities of President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to improve the odds of success in school and in life for males of color will be the focus of the 2014 Black Male Summit at Morehouse College, March 28-29.

Sickle Cell Patients Plan Day at the Capitol

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. announced today that it will host Sickle Cell Day from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at the State Capitol. A brief program will be scheduled for 11:30 am.

Clark Atlanta University celebrates 25th Anniversary

Clark Atlanta University is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the consolidation of its parent institutions, Atlanta University (founded in 1865) and Clark College (founded in 1869).

Bernice King hands over MLK’s Bible and Peace Prize

Bernice King’s passionate plea last Thursday for one of her brothers to change their vote about auctioning off their father’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible fell on deaf ears.

How Exactly Do Colleges Allocate Their Financial Aid? They Won’t Say

Universities rarely release the specific criteria behind their aid decisions.