'A Birthday Present To Ahmaud': Georgia's Citizen's Arrest Law Is RepealedOn May 10, 2021, Governor Brian Kemp signed HB 479 into law, revoking Georgia's Citizen's Arrest law.
Attorneys For Rayshard Brooks' Family Condemn Decision To Reinstate Officer Garrett RolfeAttorneys representing the family of Rayshard Brooks respond to the decision to reinstate Atlanta Police Officer Garrett Rolfe.
Atlanta Mayor Addresses Violent Crimes, Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old GirlMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference at the Atlanta Police Headquarters to address crime on May 4, 2021, following a violent weekend of 12 shootings and four homicides.
C5 Georgia To Host Annual Drive For Youth Golf ClassicAfter cancelling last year's event due to the pandemic, the C5 Georgia Youth Foundation is planning its 8th Annual Drive For Youth Golf Classic on May 24, 2021.
Wheeler H.S. Students Continue Fight To Change Confederate School NameA group of students at Joseph Wheeler High School, which is named after a Confederate general, have continued their fight to rename the school months after launching an initiative in August 2020.
CORE, DeKalb Co. Board of Health Partner To Vaccinate Most Vulnerable CommunitiesCORE is partnering with the DeKalb County Board of Health to provide the COVID-19 vaccine in vulnerable communities, particularly minority and immigrant communities.
Memorial Vigil Honors Victims Killed In Gainesville Poultry Plant Nitrogen LeakMembers of several labor organizations held a vigil across from Foundation Food Group, the poultry plant where officials say a nitrogen leak killed six workers and injured several others.
Celebrating Earth Day: Metro Atlanta Organizations Plant Trees To Support The EnvironmentSeveral Metro Atlanta organizations, including Partners in Action for Healthy Living and the Atlanta Braves, planted trees to celebrate Earth Day.
'None Of Us Cried This Much Since We Were Children': Atlanta Attorneys For George Floyd's Family Reflect On Winning Chauvin CaseThe Atlanta-based attorneys who represent George Floyd's family are celebrating after winning their case against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
Sen. Warnock, Stacey Abrams Testify On Voting Laws At Senate Judiciary Committee HearingIn a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing called "Jim Crow 2021: The Latest Assault on the Right to Vote," several legislators, including Senator Raphael Warnock, gave history lessons on voter suppression and testified on recently-passed voting laws. Stacey Abrams also testified at the hearing.
DeKalb Co. Breaks Ground On $1.4 Million Community Youth FarmDeKalb County broke ground on the E.M.B.A.R.C. Community Youth Farm on April 19, 2021.
Atlantic Station Market Vendors Welcome Community Support During PandemicIf you’re looking for a place to shop and support lots of small business owners during the pandemic, The Maker’s Market at Atlantic Station could be your one-stop-shop.
Atlanta Artist Creates Murals Of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Stacey Abrams And OthersAtlanta artist Sharanda Wilburn shared what inspired her to paint murals of Black women in leadership and others. Several pieces of her artwork are on display around the city.
Atlanta Native Creates Custom Fit Clothes Using 3D TechnologyAtlanta native Meghan Litchfield discusses the 3D technology used by her company, RedThread, to create custom fit clothes.
Brookhaven Zumba Class Boosts Energy, Lifts Spirits During PandemicIf you eat or shop at Town Brookhaven on Saturdays, you just might come across an energetic Zumba class called Dance with Dawn, right in the center of all the action during the pandemic.