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    Palm Sunday’s Deeper Meaning
    On Sunday, Christians all over the world will be carrying palms and other branches. That’s because it’s Palm Sunday, a celebration of the day Jesus…
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    Nicholas Thomas’ family calls for GBI Investigation after deadly Smyrna police shooting
    DECATUR, Ga. — With defiance in their eyes and resolve in their souls, the mother and father of slain Nicholas Thomas, the unarmed black man…
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    Mary Mary Season 4 Episode 4: Together Again recap and lesson
    Recap: Erica desperately needs a vacation, so when Warryn cancels their getaway for a work trip in NYC, things get heated. But the real fireworks…
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    Atlanta’s Alarming HIV and AIDS stats are national problem
    The headline is as frightening as it sounds: “Half Of Atlanta’s Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS, Grady Testing Finds.” Yet, what may sound like…


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    T.I. to celebrate grand opening of Scales 925 restaurant in downtown Atlanta
    ATLANTA — Hip hop impresario Clifford “T.I.” Harris is adding to his Grand Hustle empire with the grand opening of his new restaurant Scales 925…
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    SBA Launches LINC, Empowering African American women business owners
    In February, the Small Business Administration launched LINC—Leveraging Information and Networks to Access Capital. According to, LINC is a simple way to connect prospective SBA…


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    2Chainz performs during Hawks victory; plays horse with Dominique Wilkins
    ATLANTA — We could not discern which the fans enjoyed more — the Atlanta Hawks thorough dismantling of the injury-plagued Miami Heat or seeing Atlanta-native…
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    2 Chainz named CEO of the Atlanta Hawks
    2 Chainz is taking over Phillips Arena during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks game vs. the Miami Heat. Hence, the title of honorary CEO for a day. 2…


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    Michelle Obama, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett and best of ‘Black Girls Rock’ 2015
      Michelle Obama turned the annual “Black Girls Rock!” extravaganza at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Taking place during Women’s History Month, and…
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    Charles Barkley Says Indiana Should Be Boycotted For “Religious Freedom Act”
    Ain’t nobody going back to Indiana if they keep this up. Several African Americans have come out against the state of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Act,”…
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    Opinion: Was Mo’Ne Davis Too Quick To Forgive? Are We?
    Last weekend, a college baseball player called Little League star Mo’ne Davis out of her name (a “slut”) on Twitter. And it was via Twitter…
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    The Congressional Black Caucus Could Derail Benjamin Netanyahu’s Plans
    Everyone is familiar with the disaster that was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress earlier this month—which, coordinated with the Republican leadership and executed…
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    ‘I’ll take Herman Cain over Ben Carson any day’
    Ben Carson is starting to make me appreciate the political genius of Herman Cain. Carson may be a brain surgeon, but unless you’re talking about…
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    Black women march to protest for Loretta Lynch
    About 20 prominent Black women (Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Attorney Barbara Arnwine, President of the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights, Melanie Campbell, President of the National…


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    What are we going to do with the N-Word?
    Conversations about the N-word can be tiresome. Should we say it? Can White people say it? Will it always have hurtful connotations attached to it? Is…
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    Don Lemon defends N-Word singing Oklahoma Frat Mom
    CNN anchor Don Lemon, who made a Columbia Journalism Review list of “worst journalism of 2014,” has done it again. Saying she was just singing…


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    Stellar Awards Winners 2015
    Erica Campbell leads winners in early results from the 30th Annual Stellar Awards. During the pre-show last night in Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena, Campbell, who…
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    Fashion Watch on Sorority Fashion
    When you are heading to a themed event what do you do? The first thought is to go with the theme. At the recent Omega…


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    Rev. Creflo Dollar seeks $65 million in donations to buy private jet
    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Dr. Creflo Dollar, the pastor of one of metro Atlanta’s most prominent mega-churches, is looking to raise $65 million through GoFundMe…
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    Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees
    Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Christian/Gospel music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and…


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    My Black History: Keeping it real in school and life
    In the spring of 1968, while growing up in Indianapolis, my mother scooped up me and my three younger siblings and told us that she…


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    How America is at war with Black women
    In celebration of Women’s History month, we revisit a timely and deeply personal essay by journalist Jennifer Marby outlining why equal opportunity in 21st Century America…
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    Georgia’s first Asian American Superior Court judge makes mark in history
    The Hon. Meng H. Lim became the first elected Asian American Superior Court judge in Georgia on July 22. Judge Lim was sworn in as…
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    Holder’s Nation of Equals
    After his departure, America will perhaps not have another attorney general like Eric Holder in a long time. Maybe the standard he set at the…


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    Should Black Americans be Liberals?
    Should Black Americans be Liberals? The concept is one of the many deceptions that have been perpetuated against blacks and other minority groups for some…
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    The Courts Can Outlaw Racist Policies, But They Can’t Eliminate Racism [OPINION]
    Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we…







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    Many celebrities help legendary Congressman John Lewis celebrate 75th birthday
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    Easter-inspired manicures
    T.I., Tiny, Mayor Reed celebrate opening of Scales 925 restaurant
    Celebrities celebrate National Puppy Day