A Single Act of Solidarity

Certain events are so impactful that we can remember where we were and what we were doing when they occurred. Where were you when Barack Obama became the first African-American President of the United States?

‘Sisters’ Conquer Health Challenges

Sweat dripping down, feet hitting pavement, and smiles all around, as empowered black women shed calories and health stigmas.

Atlanta Mothers React to the Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Hundreds of people gathered at West End Park to protest on Sunday after a jury of six women found the self-appointed neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman, not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges after he fatally shot and killed Trayvon ...

You Can 'Sag' Butt it will Cost You

Do you ever wonder what message our young men are really sending when their pants are sagging to the point of showing their underwear?

Take a Break from Technology Tips to Enhance Family Togetherness

As access to technology increases, families may find they are spending more time on their devices and less time together.

In Memoriam of J. Lowell Ware

The Atlanta Voice newspaper was founded by J. Lowell Ware in 1966 with a defined vision and mission which has been the publications' motto and driving force ever since "A People Without A Voice Cannot Be Heard."

Juneteenth Celebration Returns to Atlanta

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

My Father’s Eyes

When I was a little girl, I use to enjoy drawing pictures of my imaginary family. Maybe “imaginary” isn’t the best choice of words. “Incomplete” is more accurate.

“Real Men” Still Cooking for a Cause

Black fathers, sons, families and friends are participating in the annual “Real Mean Cook” culinary event in cities across the country on Sunday, June 16: Father’s Day.

Major Collegiate Gathering (This is NOT FreakNik)

The days when hordes of Black youth – some collegians, some not – could converge on Atlanta en masse, clogging streets and creating chaos in the process, are over.

The Anatomy of the Modern Day Drum Major

On April 9, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a message that was strikingly applicable to the lives of modern day civil rights leaders and leaders of America’s future.

Former Gov. Roy Barnes defends civil rights leader accused of fraud and tax evasion

Former Gov. Roy Barnes stresses that state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, a civil rights hero, is no thief and has been wrongly accused of fraud and tax evasion in a federal case that should have never been filed.

Black Mayors Convene in Atlanta

The National Conference of Black Mayors is staging its 39th Annual Convention in Atlanta this weekend at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Braves Honor Heritage of Black Heroism Ambassador Young Gains Another Accolade

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights isn’t even fully constructed yet, but that isn’t stopping the Atlanta Braves from installing two heroic figures who will now be immortalized as the center’s first Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Award ...

City of Atlanta Launches Performance Focused Strategy Group

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today the launch of a performance management and results-driven strategy group called Focus on Results (FOR) Atlanta.