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Race and Diversity

RuPaul now and then: Happenings 40 years time ago

04/03/2024 1:31 PM
The drag superstar had to start somewhere — and Atlanta was the place

NEWS BRIEF: Stone Mountain Park must ban white nationalists, SPLC says

04/28/2022 2:00 AM
Stone Mountain is no place for Confederate Memorial Day

NEWS BRIEF: Civil rights lawyer to head Georgia NAACP

04/27/2022 2:00 AM
Gerald Grigg to fight on the front lines

NEWS BRIEF: Keisha Lance Bottoms denied service at Dunwoody restaurant

04/19/2022 2:00 AM
Ain’t it a shame? It’s (not) all right

NEWS BRIEF: Trump-era policy against migrants dismissed

04/08/2022 2:00 AM
Racist Trump policy rescinded

Economic Issues

Education

OP-ED: We are occupying Emory University to demand immediate divestment from Israel and Cop City

04/25/2024 12:13 PM
We are students from universities across Atlanta who are organizing against Cop City and the genocide of Palestinians. We demand total institutional d...

NEWS BRIEF: Morris Brown College gets reaccreditation after two decades

04/30/2022 2:00 AM
Enrollment should increase at liberal arts HBCU

NEWS BRIEF: Superintendent fired by DeKalb school board, replacement named

04/28/2022 2:00 AM
Cheryl Watson-Harris out; Dr. Vasanne Tinsley in

Environment

NEWS BRIEF: Clean energy group seeks commitment from Georgians

05/06/2022 2:00 AM
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy aims for ‘stable climate’

NEWS BRIEF: New startup delivers zero-waste essentials to households

05/04/2022 2:00 AM
Sustainable, convenient deliveries planned

NEWS BRIEF: New replenishing program aims to sustain Atlanta trees

04/29/2022 2:00 AM
Arborists dig in for ATL tree canopy

NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta airport fiasco kills ‘thousands’ of bees

04/28/2022 2:00 AM
Devastation, not honey, for these bees

NEWS BRIEF: Georgia river among most threatened in the country, study says

04/27/2022 2:00 AM
Coosa River suffers from nearby poultry farms

NEWS BRIEF: Invasive lizards threaten Georgia wildlife

04/16/2022 2:00 AM
Attack of the tegus in Tattnall and Toombs

Government & Politics

OP-ED: We are occupying Emory University to demand immediate divestment from Israel and Cop City

04/25/2024 12:13 PM
We are students from universities across Atlanta who are organizing against Cop City and the genocide of Palestinians. We demand total institutional d...

NEWS BRIEF: Morris Brown College gets reaccreditation after two decades

04/30/2022 2:00 AM
Enrollment should increase at liberal arts HBCU

NEWS BRIEF: Superintendent fired by DeKalb school board, replacement named

04/28/2022 2:00 AM
Cheryl Watson-Harris out; Dr. Vasanne Tinsley in

Healthcare

NEWS BRIEF: Feds halt Kemp plan for private sector handling of ACA

05/03/2022 2:00 AM
Kemp plans to thwart ‘Obamacare’ put own hold

NEWS BRIEF: Huntington’s Disease fundraising walk set for May 15

04/28/2022 2:00 AM
Local ‘Hope Walk’ a ‘comeback’ this year?

NEWS BRIEF: CDC launches forecasting entity for future pandemics

04/21/2022 2:00 AM
$200 million for the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

Justice

Black Mafia Family - What Happened?

04/24/2023 6:39 PM
A timeline of the Black Mafia Family story. 

Black Mafia Family - Who’s Who?

04/24/2023 5:38 PM
The BMF was indicted in Atlanta in late 2005. Many were swept up in the overall conspiracy. Here’s our guide to who’s who in the Black Mafia Family st...

Black Mafia Family

04/01/2023 4:24 PM
Creative Loafing’s first hand look at the Black Mafia Family. Our collection of stories, Big Meech and the BMF. 

religion

NEWS BRIEF: Decatur church handing out free gas cards

04/07/2022 2:00 AM
Gas-challenged offered respite

NEWS BRIEF: Hundreds of atheists coming to Atlanta on Easter weekend

04/06/2022 2:00 AM
Atheists look for justice on day marking resurrection

NEWS BRIEF: Megachurch pastor quits amid ongoing scandals

03/26/2022 2:00 AM
Hillsong church acting not so Christ-like

NEWS BRIEF: Extra space in churches to become affordable housing

02/25/2022 1:00 AM
Wells Fargo helps fund Enterprise Community Partners project

NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta filmmaking duo praised for religious satire

02/02/2022 6:00 AM
A debut film by Nigerian-American twin sisters from Atlanta about sketchy megachurches is making a significant impact at the Sundance Film Festival. W...

Urban Design

NEWS BRIEF: BeltLine seeks public input on Northwest Trail prospects

05/10/2022 2:00 AM
‘Quadrant has no abandoned rail corridors’

NEWS BRIEF: Help paint a mural for peace on the BeltLine this weekend

05/07/2022 2:00 AM
Public invited to participate in peace

NEWS BRIEF: Clean energy group seeks commitment from Georgians

05/06/2022 2:00 AM
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy aims for ‘stable climate’

NEWS BRIEF: What should a Forsyth Street makeover look like?

05/04/2022 2:00 AM
Redevelopment planned for 1.1 mile stretch of downtown

NEWS BRIEF: Civic Center development decision delayed again

04/30/2022 2:00 AM
Old Fourth Ward lot still vacant

NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta Habitat helping seniors with home repairs

04/30/2022 2:00 AM
Offering critical home repairs with kindness

NEWS BRIEF: New replenishing program aims to sustain Atlanta trees

04/29/2022 2:00 AM
Arborists dig in for ATL tree canopy



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