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Race

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Thursday June 4, 2020 01:07 pm EDT
Resources to educate yourself during Black History Month and beyond | more...

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Friday October 1, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Alpharetta allowed to ban Confederate flags. | more...

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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Racial bias a business problem, too. | more...

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Hate graffiti in Cobb County | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
‘Teacher of the year’ not so smart | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The things some people think they can get away with? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Violating the oath of public office in southeast Georgia? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Innovative Stonecrest Market opening postponed. | more...

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Friday September 3, 2021 11:07 am EDT
The FBI has released data showing hate crimes in Georgia reached a 10-year high in 2020. There were a total of 235 classified hate crimes in the state, the report says, in the categories of intimidation, simple assault, aggravated assault, larceny, and destruction, damage, and vandalism of property. fbi.gov | more...

Diversity

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Tuesday October 12, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GLAAD not happy with news coverage in Georgia | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Civil rights to move to the head of the class at Emory | more...

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Tuesday September 28, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The ATL is go for singles | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Pride of many colors | more...

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Thursday August 26, 2021 05:54 pm EDT
Emory Healthcare now has its first chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer. Ildemaro González, who takes on the role Sept. 13, will oversee the system’s DEI procedures “and will work closely with the leadership teams to embed DEI perspectives into Emory Healthcare’s initiatives, processes and projects.” news.emory.edu | more...

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Thursday November 1, 2018 02:24 pm EDT
Thanking Sara J. Gonzalez | more...

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Sunday September 30, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
A Q & A of Atlanta locals regarding Civil Rights and current political climes. | more...

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Thursday April 5, 2018 05:10 am EDT
Congressman John Lewis Commemorates the Anniversary of Dr. King's Death | more...

Gender

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Wednesday September 29, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA restricts transgender rights | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Will The Eagle be preserved? | more...

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Friday August 27, 2021 01:55 pm EDT
For the second year in a row, the Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade, scheduled for Oct. 9-10, has been canceled by its organizing committee, issuing a statement that said in part: “With the expectation that the Delta surge will continue for weeks ahead, APC makes this decision with a heavy heart.” Vendors, sponsors, and ticket holders will be contacted within seven days with instructions on... | more...

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Monday August 16, 2021 05:31 pm EDT
Clark Atlanta University graduate Kolbey Gardner is aiming to be Georgia’s first openly gay lieutenant governor. Gardner, 30, is a Democratic strategist and author who started in politics working for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and then joined Peter Aman’s 2017 race for Atlanta mayor. “Georgia, over the course of the last decade or more, has become one of the most diverse... | more...

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Friday August 6, 2021 05:02 pm EDT
News Roundup for Friday, August 6, 2021 | more...

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Monday June 28, 2021 06:19 pm EDT
The US Supreme Court declines to hear a case, Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, challenging transgender bathroom rights. | more...

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Friday June 25, 2021 04:39 pm EDT
Media Personality Imara Jones shares lessons learned from growing up Trans in Atlanta in the 1980s. | more...

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Thursday June 24, 2021 05:03 pm EDT
ACLU: Georgia is one of 10 states that bans transgender adults from receiving gender-affirming care under Medicaid. | more...

Immigration

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Friday October 1, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Atlanta asked to welcome Afghans headed our way.  | more...

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Friday September 24, 2021 06:00 am EDT
You’d think it was the ‘Wild West’ at the U.S.- Mexico border | more...

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Wednesday August 11, 2021 12:23 pm EDT
The Interfaith Immigration Coalition is calling on Congress to allow a path to citizenship for Georgia’s 240,000 undocumented immigrant workers, roughly 170,000 of whom are considered essential. Reverend Caroline McGee said in a press release, “The pandemic has shown us that immigrants are essential to our communities and workplaces, but are too often exploited and neglected.”... | more...

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Saturday July 3, 2021 05:01 pm EDT
Atlanta Resident Laura Murvartian commissions art from Atlanta Artist Yehimi Cambrón as a gift to her hometown in Minnesota.  | more...

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Thursday July 1, 2021 04:42 pm EDT
David Nahmias, son of immigrants, is sworn in as the new Chief of the Supreme Court of Georgia.  | more...

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Saturday June 5, 2021 05:59 pm EDT
AJC: At Georgia immigration jail, warnings about women’s medical care went unheeded | more...

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Tuesday May 25, 2021 02:45 pm EDT
Connecting the racial and misogyny messages in the mass shooting of Asians in Atlanta | more...

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Friday May 21, 2021 12:36 pm EDT
Privately run Immigration Facility in Irwin County, GA shuttered. | more...



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