YOUR VOICE: What do you think of a Ga. House proposal to amend the state constitution to expand legal gambling to include casinos and horse racing in which the state would receive additional funding?
Courtney Butler, Gainesville “I, absolutely, think we should expand gambling because we’ve already allowed it [to fund education] thru lottery, so yes I think we should so that we don’t have to travel out of state.”
YOUR VOICE: In the wake of MARTA expanding bus services to Clayton Co., do you think the transit system is an effective service to Metro Atlanta?
“I come from the west coast and it doesn’t have a great transportation system, so for me Atlanta’s is great. I get everywhere I need to go. I definitely think it can be improved: They are always changing their schedules, ...
YOUR VOICE: What do you think should happen to DeKalb County police officer Robert Olsen who shot and killed Anthony Hill, a naked, unarmed man? And what do you think will happen?
Leslie Woods, Stone Mountain Nothing. Honestly, I think he should be made the example of…When the people of authority, who’re there to protect and serve society, start killing people, unarmed people who can not defend themselves against your guns and ...
The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs will present this year’s Emerging Artist Awards at a special celebration at Chastain Arts Center on Friday, April 17 from 7-9 p.m.
YOUR VOICE: After they reviewed the case, US Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice decided, this week, that they did not have enough evidence to pursue a case against Ron Zimmerma
Kalonji Changa, Smyrna “I think that it’s business as usual. The Department of Justice has never been on the side of Africans and other oppressed people and that there will never be justice on stolen land.”
YOUR VOICE: In light of recent events in Alabama, how well do you think same-sex marriage would be received in Georgia?
Matthew White, Decatur “I think Georgia is ready because the new generation, Generation X, has accepted it more.
With the dismissal of one of two lawsuits that effectively pitted them against each other, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children took a step Thursday toward resolving the issues that have divided them in recent years.
One of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons declined to say Tuesday whether his father’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible would be sold if a judge rules they belong to the civil rights icon’s estate.
The King Center is commemorating the 30th Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration this year with a special focus on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
In 1992 I left Brooklyn, NY boarding the “midnight train to Georgia” to begin a new life with my partner Lenny. We knew less than four residents between us so I went about feverishly searching for Black LGBTQ community.
YOUR VOICE: What do you think we will be talking about and what do you think we should be talking about in 2015?
“I have the same answer for both; I feel we will be talking about race relations and empowering our youth for 2015.”
Not long ago it was rare to see the opening of a new Walmart store, but not anymore in Metro Atlanta. The recent ribbon cutting at the new Walmart Super Center on Cleveland Ave in East Point is the most ...
Tonekia Kendall, Jonesboro “I hope to stop procastinating… but more than likely, I am probably going to put it off. LOL”
James E. Dean, the first Black elected to a significant political office in DeKalb County died quietly at his Atlanta home December 18, he was 70.
Talks between residents, community organizations, politicians and the police continue around the country, as does some protests following the lack of an indictment in the police deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.