Just because a medical marijuana bill is about to be signed into law by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, don’t get visions in your head about one day casually smoking a joint on the patio of a Midtown Atlanta restaurant.
Walt Disney World in Orlando recently brought 100 students closer to their dreams at the annual Disney Dreamers Academy 2015 with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine.
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.
Charter school supporters want the schools to be exempt from a state-run district that Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing to take over chronically failing institutions.
You would think that in the 21st century in a “progressive” city like Atlanta, GA, there wouldn’t be a need for legislation that requires equal pay for women working for the city.
Atlanta and the metro region are coming out of the Great Recession with the throttle fully open, according to Mayor Kasim Reed’s annual State of the City address given to an audience of business, civic and community people Wednesday (Feb. ...
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.
The City of Atlanta Municipal Court announced today the launch of the warrant amnesty program.
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.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal re-committed to supporting criminal justice changes and alternatives to public schools on Monday as he was sworn in for a second term in office, and said his mission for the next four years is “building upon ...
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.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved a proposal to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College.
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 ...
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.
The long road to building trust between minority communities and the nation’s police forces just got a little longer Wednesday when a grand jury refused to return an indictment against New York City white police officer involved in a chokehold ...