It was a seven days of recalling the legal struggle for civil rights and calling for more civil rights action today. It was a week’s worth of legal education, evaluation and exploration, of awards for the legal legends and the ...
This much-awaited bio-film tells you some things you already knew: James Brown could sing the funk out of a song. It also shows you some things you might not have grasped: troubled boys grow up to be troubled men. Warts ...
As the nation’s top black attorneys were wrestling with how to legally help African Americans at the Marriott Marquis, just across the street, an even larger group of black people from across America were looking to help themselves and others ...
Atlanta attorney Marvin Arrington Jr. is now the new commissioner from Fulton County’s new 5th District Commission seat.
Thirty-three prisoners and one officer have been killed by other prisoners in Georgia since 2010, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta.
The newly opened Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta is far more than a place to commemorate or to learn about the accomplishments of the civil rights movement. It is a place that connects the past struggles for ...
Atlanta’s Patrise Perkins-Hooker was installed as the first African -American (52nd overall) president of the State Bar of Georgia this week, during the organization’s annual meeting at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Thanks to the Republican majority in both houses of the Georgia General Assembly, Fulton County’s seven commission districts were redrawn during this year’s 40 day session.
The family of Kendrick Johnson has sued a south Georgia school district claiming it was negligent in protecting their son from harassment and bullying, which they contend led to his death.
Officials are assuring students of Paine College that it's safe to attend classes Tuesday, after the small Augusta, Georgia, school was rattled by two campus shootings in two days.
More than 7 million children under the age of 15 have asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
The suspect in a shooting that sent six people to the hospital early Tuesday in suburban Atlanta has died "from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound," police said.
A temporary, handwritten sign marks the site of the small cemetery. It reads "New Bethel Church, Strickland Cemetery.''
Georgia's governor signed an executive order Tuesday to provide $4 million to cover costs associated with providing lawyers without conflicting interests for poor defendants.
Recently, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school sponsored-prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.