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Seventy-one arrested, 11 recovered from prostitution in Ga.

Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting. Officials in the FBI’s Atlanta field office say they along with authorities in Macon, Augusta ...

Why We Text and Drive

Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times. While sitting at the light on a backed-up Los Angeles freeway exit ramp one morning, I noticed that one out of every three drivers getting onto the freeway on the other side ...

City of Atlanta presents CAU with Phoenix Award

CAU is the only educational institution in the state of Georgia selected to participate and the only historically black college or university in the YALI program.

The Center for Civil and Human Rights: A Place To Remember and To Inspire

The newly opened Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta is far more than a place to commemorate or to learn about the accomplishments of the civil rights movement. It is a place that connects the past struggles for ...

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Named NNPA Interim President and CEO

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. a global business leader, educator, and longtime civil rights activist, was elected interim president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the group’s annual meeting here Wednesday, NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell has announced.

GPTC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Transit Training Facility

Federal, state and local officials joined Dr. Jabari Simama, President, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC), for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Transit Training facility that will be located at their Regional Transportation Training Center (RTTC) in Lithonia, Georgia.

We Can Make the Future Come Faster in the South

We have the antidote to voter suppression: massive voter registration.

CAU trustee makes landmark donation to university

Clark Atlanta University Trustee Delores P. Aldridge, Ph.D., recently announced a leadership gift of $150,000 to CAU. The double alumna also announced the donation of her academic papers to the University.

Black Workers Stuck in Poverty Wages

As fast food and retail workers continue to march for higher wages, a new study by the Economic Policy Institute revealed that blacks are more likely to earn poverty wages than whites.

'Africa Rising'? Not really, unless we invest more in girls

hat factor has the power to transform individual lives, communities, nations and the world?

News Briefs: Commissioner wants results for Democratic Primary race thrown out

Fulton County Commissioner Robb Pitts is requesting a court to disqualify the results of last month’s election results because of a design err in the ballot.

Educator Steve Perry to speak at CAU June 26

Renowned educator Steve Perry will deliver the keynote address during Clark Atlanta University’s Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work Annual Conference on Thursday, June 26 on campus (223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta 30314).

State Bar of Georgia Swears in First African-American President

Atlanta’s Patrise Perkins-Hooker was installed as the first African -American (52nd overall) president of the State Bar of Georgia this week, during the organization’s annual meeting at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

MARTA Police Arrest Suspect in Shoving Incident

After a thorough investigation, the MARTA Police Department today arrested Loren Hooks, 43, of Atlanta and charged him with simple battery in connection with the June 7th incident involving a 68-year-old customer who was forcibly removed from a train stopped ...

Majority of African Americans now say Simpson was guilty

Twenty years after the start of the O.J. Simpson murder case, attitudes towards Simpson and towards race relations in the country have dramatically changed, according to a new national poll.