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Atlanta News and Issues

Race and Diversity

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

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Thursday November 1, 2018 12:56 pm EDT
Clarkston is 'home' for many who are thankful to have left home. Mayor Ted Terry discusses the resettlement city. | 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...

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Thursday July 7, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Federal officials and local law enforcement need to stop raids and deportations of undocumented immigrants | more...

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Thursday June 9, 2016 04:00 am EDT
In silly debate over transgender access to bathrooms, transgender people are the real victims | more...

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Wednesday October 28, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Don't dilute the civil rights leader's legacy with a token gesture | more...

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Wednesday October 7, 2015 04:00 am EDT
'We must remain vigilant.' | more...

Economic Issues

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Monday June 11, 2018 08:18 am EDT
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Thursday March 31, 2016 04:00 am EDT
New reactors were scheduled to start generating energy on April Fool's Day | more...

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Wednesday January 6, 2016 04:00 am EST
Lower rents, WRAS' rebirth, and a triumphant return for Manuel's | more...

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Thursday October 22, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Poverty and inequity confront Atlanta's next generation | more...

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Wednesday September 23, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Casinos aren't silver bullets for solving HOPE funding | more...

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Thursday May 28, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Where does the community fit in with talks over former military base's sale? | more...

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Wednesday April 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Workers will gather April 15 to strike for $15 an hour and union rights | more...

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Wednesday April 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Our coast has a vital ecosystem that requires proper protection from the people seeking to profit off its oil | more...

Education

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Tuesday July 31, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
March for Our Lives - Atlanta teens bring good trouble. | more...

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Thursday April 7, 2016 04:00 am EDT
The iconic building was innovative when first built. It can be again. | more...

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Wednesday September 23, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Casinos aren't silver bullets for solving HOPE funding | more...

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Thursday August 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT
A cap and gown should not cost an arm and a leg | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Georgia's higher ed. values reflected in failure to pay part-time profs a living wage | more...

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Thursday March 12, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Why does Georgia force young immigrants to look elsewhere when chasing the American Dream? | more...

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Wednesday January 7, 2015 04:00 am EST
End the APS-Beltline dispute, reuse Atlanta's history, and chill with the cauliflower | more...

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Wednesday July 16, 2014 04:00 am EDT
City should stop dragging feet on Beltline payments to APS, rethink funding plan | more...

Environment

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Tuesday August 20, 2019 02:40 pm EDT
Live Thrive Executive Director Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe on the economic and environmental benefits of recycling | more...

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Wednesday April 24, 2019 09:09 am EDT
Atlanta Headlines April 24, 2019 | more...

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Thursday July 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT
We can achieve environmental justice by restoring Atlanta's rich waterways | more...

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Friday May 15, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Why do we gate off our most prized spaces, even for a night? | more...

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Wednesday April 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Our coast has a vital ecosystem that requires proper protection from the people seeking to profit off its oil | more...

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Thursday January 29, 2015 04:00 am EST
Lawmakers are too afraid to even have a discussion | more...

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Thursday January 15, 2015 04:00 am EST
Beltline design process gives chance to rethink approach to homelessness | more...

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Wednesday December 10, 2014 04:00 am EST
Doesn't putting private advertisements on public spaces sound like a good plan? | more...

Government & Politics

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Tuesday July 31, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
March for Our Lives - Atlanta teens bring good trouble. | more...

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Thursday April 7, 2016 04:00 am EDT
The iconic building was innovative when first built. It can be again. | more...

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Wednesday September 23, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Casinos aren't silver bullets for solving HOPE funding | more...

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Thursday August 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT
A cap and gown should not cost an arm and a leg | more...

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Thursday March 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Georgia's higher ed. values reflected in failure to pay part-time profs a living wage | more...

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Thursday March 12, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Why does Georgia force young immigrants to look elsewhere when chasing the American Dream? | more...

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Wednesday January 7, 2015 04:00 am EST
End the APS-Beltline dispute, reuse Atlanta's history, and chill with the cauliflower | more...

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Wednesday July 16, 2014 04:00 am EDT
City should stop dragging feet on Beltline payments to APS, rethink funding plan | more...

Healthcare

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Wednesday March 16, 2016 06:00 am EDT
SB308 supports an ideological agenda rather than legitimate medical care | more...

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Tuesday December 1, 2015 04:00 am EST
Metro Atlanta's leaders must invest in meaningful, progressive prevention programs | more...

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Thursday August 20, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Address the root problem and not a bogeyman | more...

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Thursday October 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Better access to health care, sex education, and tackling poverty can help. So let's do it. | more...

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Wednesday August 13, 2014 04:00 am EDT
If we want to be Gotham, we have to trust Batman | more...

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Thursday March 6, 2014 04:00 am EST
Governor goes even further to shirk his responsibility on the state's most important issue of 2014 | more...

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Wednesday December 25, 2013 04:00 am EST
No more stadiums, better beer laws, and maybe - just maybe - Medicaid expansion? | more...

Justice

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Friday September 4, 2020 01:06 pm EDT
Prosecutors are also guilty — the APS ‘cheating’ scandal is but one example | more...

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Tuesday June 30, 2020 11:35 am EDT
We need to remove the statues of Henry W. Grady and Richard B. Russell | more...

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Tuesday June 30, 2020 11:30 am EDT
The failure of the Graham standard | more...

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Tuesday June 30, 2020 11:25 am EDT
Dr. Bernice King remembers the past and speaks of the future at the funeral of Rayshard Brooks | more...

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Thursday June 18, 2020 01:51 pm EDT
Outlandish Conspiracy Theories - A look at Georgia's Justice System | more...

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Sunday May 31, 2020 04:34 pm EDT
Conflicts of interest, sleight of hand, and the usual obstruction of justice | more...

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Wednesday January 2, 2019 10:00 am EST
Dr. Tommie Smith discusses his place at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, sports and justice in Atlanta, and, of course, the Super Bowl | more...

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Tuesday July 31, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
March for Our Lives - Atlanta teens bring good trouble. | more...

Religion

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Wednesday March 16, 2016 06:00 am EDT
SB308 supports an ideological agenda rather than legitimate medical care | more...

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Thursday March 3, 2016 04:00 am EST
My daily dose of forced religion, courtesy of the state government | more...

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Wednesday January 21, 2015 04:00 am EST
The controversial conservative measure could legalize discrimination and hurt the state's reputation | more...

Urban Design

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Monday September 9, 2019 07:13 pm EDT
A guide to those who help those in need | more...

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Monday May 27, 2019 11:14 am EDT
Atlanta's Official City Plan and Vision | more...

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Wednesday September 6, 2017 06:33 pm EDT
Ryan Gravel is the Lead Designer for the Atlanta City Design project. Ryan was also the inspiration for the Atlanta Beltline. | more...

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Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Neighborhoods need more tools to combat dilapidated houses, illegal dumping | more...

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Wednesday January 6, 2016 04:00 am EST
Lower rents, WRAS' rebirth, and a triumphant return for Manuel's | more...

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Thursday October 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Housing authority could tackle affordability in O4W, Grant Park | more...

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Thursday September 3, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Downtown doesn't need another parking lot. It needs to keep its historic buildings. | more...

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Wednesday August 26, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Talk of closing and building shelters misses best way to get people off the street | more...



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