Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Challenges Men to ‘Take A Stand’ Against Sexual Assault

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, there are nearly 240,000 victims of sexual assault (12 and older) each year. And Black women are at particularly high risk. Upwards of 20 percent of Black women will experience rape in their lifetime, and even more will...

Atlanta Organization Puts Up ‘Don’t Run’ From Police Billboards

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The Atlanta Citizen Review Board is a police watchdog group that is trying to get a message across. But some feel they may be pointing the finger at the wrong individuals. The group is now dolling out dollars to put up “Don’t Run” billboards throughout...

Taliah Waajid’s 18th Annual World Natural Hair, Health and Beauty Show Hits Atlanta This Weekend – Get Your Tickets Now! #WNHS15

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*Sponsored Post* Taliah Waajid’s World Natural Health & Beauty Hair Show is back and bigger than ever! Who doesn’t love a hair and beauty show and who hasn’t wished they could make it to ATL to see the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health &...

Atlanta Teachers Sentenced in Cheating Scandal

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The Atlanta cheating scandal has now come to a close, after a judge handed down his sentences yesterday. As some called for leniency, the judge did quite the opposite for those who had a bigger hand in the scandal. But there were those who were...

Open Thread: Do You Think The Teachers Involved In The Atlanta Cheating Scandal Will Receive a Fair Sentence?

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11 Atlanta teachers  and school administrators who were involved in the state-wide cheating scandal have been convicted and could face up to 20 years in prison. But some feel, because 10 out of the 11 are Black teachers, that they will not get a fair sentence....

Study Shows Half Of Atlanta’s Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS

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A new study released has revealed some  startling facts about HIV/AIDS cases in Atlanta. Due to the lack of testing centers, it’s been discovered by the time Atlanta residents are diagnosed with the virus, nearly three out of ten already have full-blown AIDS, according to WABE. Currently Atlanta...