The Georgia chapter of the NAACP and other organizations are planning a motorcade and rally to urge the Department of Justice to file federal charges including civil rights violations against George Zimmerman.
Scientists are predicting a large mosquito population in Georgia during the next few weeks.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal this week named an Interim CEO to lead DeKalb County after he suspended Burrell Ellis who is facing a 15-count indictment on charges of extortion, bribery, theft and conspiracy.
The infamously impoverished Boulevard “corridor” – where the poorest households (per capita) in the Southeastern United States are corralled – runs a scant mile or so away from the ritzy Hyatt Regency Atlanta hotel downtown.
After the ceremonial ribbon cutting about noon, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and City Council members took the first official ride on Atlanta's newest local attraction.
The tiny pair were born to mother Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, at Zoo Atlanta on Monday, the first arriving at 6:21 p.m. and the second at 6:23 p.m. The zoo did not immediately know the gender of the ...
Summer break for kids can mark the beginning of a parent’s struggle to provide steady meals for their families
The Atlanta Voice has obtained a copy of a “confidential” letter dispatched on Thursday to staff members at the Morehouse School of Medicine, abruptly announcing the retirement of President John E. Maupin. According to the letter, Maupin’s retirement takes effect ...
African-American poet Natasha Trethewey has been reappointed to another term as Poet Laureate of the United States, “the nation’s official lightning rod for the poetic impulse of Americans,” according to the Library of Congress.
Gridlock on metro Atlanta interstate highways is driving some commuters to the edge.
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.
The National Conference of Black Mayors is staging its 39th Annual Convention in Atlanta this weekend at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
Judy Smith, the crisis management guru and real-life inspiration behind the uber popular TV series “Scandal”, recently received a Legacy of Leadership Award from Spelman College as part of its annual Women of Color Leadership Conference
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 ...
Mayor Kasim Reed announced today the launch of a performance management and results-driven strategy group called Focus on Results (FOR) Atlanta.