The Changing Face of Healthcare In Georgia

In light of the news this week that major health care provider Aetna is pulling out of Georgia’s insurance marketplace

Mayor Reed announces the future of Turner Field

After numerous community meetings and much speculation, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Thursday made an official announcement on the future of Turner Field and its surrounding area.

MLK Jr.’s Bible, Nobel medal to be released to his estate

A judge on Monday signed an order ending an ownership dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal that had essentially pitted the slain civil rights leader’s two sons against their sister.

Clinton Targets ‘Red’ Georgia, Arizona

Hillary Clinton is expanding her presidential battleground map to include the traditionally Republican states of Georgia and Arizona - another sign that Republican Donald Trump’s missteps have Democrats contemplating a November landslide that could help the party in down-ballot contests.

Jackson Still Sheriff; Gammage New Solicitor General

Now that round two is in the bag, the winners of the July 26 runoff elections prepare for the championship round in November.

Building A Bridge Between Police and Black Youth

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement versus Blue Lives Matter and the overall heighten tension between police and the black community, the future of the African American minority children is at the forefront.

SCLC’s Annual Confab Focuses On Poverty/Crime

More than 46 million Americans live in poverty, according to Poverty USA. To address this issue, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is holding its 58th annual convention from July 21-24 at the Hilton Atlanta Airport.

A Journey of 648 Miles For The Poor

A trek of 648 miles will be taken on behalf of the poor to bring awareness to an issue that is often ignored.

Replace protests with a plan - PLAN A

n a series of events over the last two weeks, including police murders and viral videos of black men being murdered at the hands of cops on camera that sparked nationwide protests, some have began to question the validity of ...

Strategies Matter!

The “Black Lives Matter” organization is now the most prominent and most vocal movement for young black activists seeking social change.

Stopping The Violence!

Could it happen here? Could out of control gun violence happen in Atlanta, the progressive city known as the “Capitol of the Southeast” or as the so-called “Black Mecca” or the “Hollywood of the South”.

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.