AU Center students offer stories to promote positive black images

Students rallied from three of the nation’s leading historically black colleges and universities to promote positive images of African-American youth.

DEAL: ‘No Syrian Refugees in Georgia!’

Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday stood by an executive order preventing Syrian refugees from being resettled in Georgia despite legal experts’ doubts about states’ authority over the federal program.

Georgia man acquitted after 29 years files civil rights suit

A Georgia man says he was frightened into pleading guilty for a murder he didn’t commit after police dangled him off a bridge three decades ago, brought charges against his parents and threatened him with the death penalty.

Sidmel Estes – Media Trailblazer, Beloved Mentor

The Atlanta and national media community were stunned this week at the sudden passing of Sidmel Estes, a longtime media advocate, producer and educator. She died of Oct. 6 at DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale in Lithonia.


In honor of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, the Atlanta Braves in conjunction with the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,

Bridge named after noted Atlanta business owner

On May 5, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law House Resolution 396 naming a bridge along Interstate 20 in Southwest Atlanta which passes over Joseph Lowery Boulevard for longtime Atlanta businessman Willie Arthur Watkins.

Civil Rights leaders reflect on the signing of the Voting Rights Act

On August 6, 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by then President Lyndon Baines Johnson. It culminated months of protest and an 80 mile march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in March of 1965.

GA Is Segregating Troublesome Kids in Schools Used During Jim Crow

Georgia has been illegally and unnecessarily segregating thousands of students with behavioral issues and disabilities, isolating them in run-down facilities and providing them with subpar education, according to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Towers of Shame

Relief for the senior residents of Friendship Towers in Atlanta who have been suffering through oppressive heat because the aged old central air conditioning units have been on the blink for over 70 days.

Civil Rights leaders wants Confederate symbols removed from state property

A coalition of local civil rights organizations says the group wants Confederate symbols - including a giant carving at Stone Mountain Park - removed from all government-owned property and plans to pursue making those changes during the next legislative session.

Another Georgia Political Career Crashes

When 10-year-old Burrell Ellis first imagined a career in politics, he couldn’t have possibly fathom a prison cell would be at the end of his political career.

CAU alum leads clean-up efforts for the AU Center

Horace Henry and a group of Clark Atlanta University alumni members are volunteering to help the school beautify the campus by the time the new Atlanta football stadium opens in 2017.

Morehouse School of Medicine renames library in honor of Dr. Delmar Edwards

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) renamed its library in honor of renowned surgeon Dr. M. Delmar Edwards on Friday.

The Atlanta Jazz Festival announces lineup

Mayor Kasim Reed announced the lineup for the Atlanta Jazz Festival on Thursday at a press conference at Atlanta City Hall.

The APS Cheating Scandal Continues

After eight months, the longest and biggest corruption case in Georgia – continues.