The string of cases where police are summoned to a situation by a biased caller has invaded higher learning.
Local Leaders Respond to Aretha Franklin's Passing: "We have lost one of the great artists of our time"
Former City of Atlanta Deputy Chief of Staff Pleads Guilty to Federal Bribery Conspiracy Charges
Ford Fund Launches "Ford First Gen" Initiative at Spelman College to Boost Success for First-Generation College Students
Ludacris and The Ludacris Foundation in conjunction with Commissioner Natalie Hall (4th District D) will host the 2nd annual ‘LudaFamDay’ unity celebration on Saturday, September 1st, 2018 from noon to 7 pm at the corner of Mitchell Street and Northside Drive. The free event will take place during the 2018 LUDA DAY Weekend and will […]
As schools across Atlanta officially open their classrooms for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, there are high hopes for progress in the level of education received by the city’s students. However, one academy is looking to raise the bar by providing urban youth with a unique experience and unconventional style of teaching that […]
“The equity gap is calculated not just on the basis of what the black female corporate lawyer makes, compared with her counterpart within the firm, but it looks at the median average salary … What is really bringing that wage gap down are the women on the low end. Black women are underrepresented in corporate […]
Cash flow is the lifeblood of every small business but many business owners underestimate just how vital managing cash flow is to their business’s success. In fact, a healthy cash flow is more important than your business’s ability to deliver its goods and services. While that might seem counterintuitive, consider this: if you fail to […]
Week of August 15-21 August 15 1975—In another of those highly publicized “trials of the century,” which frequently grip national attention, 20-year-old Joan Little is found not guilty of murder after she stabbed a White jailer who had entered her cell in Beaufort County, N.C., to sexually assault her. The trial had been moved to […]
Thousands of women and gender activists joined together on the first day of Women’s Month to protest the rising incidence of gender-based violence across the country. The movement’s Brenda Madumise said the marchers, under the banner #TheTotalShutdown, were taking control of their destiny. “We are saying that we had enough,” said Patience Mpani from the […]
When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday, she took…
Avoid hitting your favorite brunch spot looking like ashy Larry by choosing one of these Black girl friendly options.
Are you trying to make healthier food choices but aren’t sure which options are better? We’ve got you covered. Make these (sometimes surprising!) healthier swaps. Instead of: Sour Cream Try: Greek Yogurt. The Skinny: Plain Greek yogurt and sour cream are nearly alike in both taste and texture, so there’s really no excuse not […]
Everyone feels down, or “blue,” once in a while. The occasional blue feeling is a normal part of life. But feeling blue without relief can be a sign of what doctors call clinical depression. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — There has been no reset, no moment of national healing. One year after blaming “both sides” for violent clashes between White supremacists and counterprotesters, President Donald Trump still flirts with racially tinged rhetoric — and feels little blowback from Republican leaders or GOP voters when he does. Black leaders and Democrats argue […]
It seems almost every day we’re hearing about yet another incident of Black people being harassed by white people for simply existing. Commonly known as “living while Black,” it usually involves some white person calling the police to report Black folk doing normal, everyday activities that, when performed by white folk, are deemed normal, everyday […]