After Shooting, Clark Atlanta Students Fear For Their Safety [VIDEO] — Black America Web

ATLANTA (AP) — The first day of fall semester brought fear to Clark Atlanta University, where students worried about their safety the day after gunshots were fired into a crowd of 200 people outside the school’s library. Four students were wounded by gunfire after an argument broke out between two groups at a block party … Continue reading After Shooting, Clark Atlanta Students Fear For Their Safety [VIDEO] — Black America Web

Atlanta Says NO to Trump’s Racism — Streets of Atlanta

Some pro-justice activists on the Left wonder with all the racism, injustice, cruelty and fascism coming out of the White House why more people are not in the street demanding change. The country’s resistance to fear and hate often starts slow but as more people become aware of the Trump administration’s moral rot and racist … Continue reading Atlanta Says NO to Trump’s Racism — Streets of Atlanta

Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black Community Is ‘Positive’ But Coded Language of ‘New Atlanta’ Triggers Gentrification Fears — Nappy Newz

An Atlanta neighborhood association is defending developers in the hot seat for initially failing to include Black residents in marketing imagery for a development project in a historically black neighborhood. Grove Park Neighborhood Association President TJ Austin said in a statement to Atlanta Black Star Wednesday he just doesn’t think the claims are true based … Continue reading Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black Community Is ‘Positive’ But Coded Language of ‘New Atlanta’ Triggers Gentrification Fears — Nappy Newz

Atlanta cop trying to stop water gun fight flees in drenched shame (video) —

This past weekend, temperatures in Atlanta soared close to the 100-degree mark. As a result, many found ways to cool themselves and enjoy the summer heat with friends. This included a large group of young Black kids picking up water guns and buckets of water for an epic battle in one Atlanta neighborhood. http://indiecentral.us/atlanta-cop-trying-to-stop-water-gun-fight-flees-in-drenched-shame-video/ OMG! … Continue reading Atlanta cop trying to stop water gun fight flees in drenched shame (video) —

Atlanta Turns 7 Acres Of Vacant Land Into America’s Largest Free Food Forest — The Most Revolutionary Act

Atlanta has a large expanse of land, over seven acres, in fact, that wasn’t being used. However, that’s all about to change now as Atlanta’s City Council has just voted in favor of changing all this vacant space into the state of Georgia’s first food forest. After a unanimous vote last Monday, the plans are … Continue reading Atlanta Turns 7 Acres Of Vacant Land Into America’s Largest Free Food Forest — The Most Revolutionary Act

Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Who Just Became the Youngest Student to Attend Spelman College — The Root

After conquering high school and leaving straight A’s in her wake, Atlanta native Sydney Wilson will be taking the next step in her academic journey by attending Spelman College in the fall. Did I mention she’s only 14 years old? https://theglowup.theroot.com/meet-sydney-wilson-the-14-year-old-who-just-became-the-1835062792

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Indicted, Surrenders To Feds — CBS Atlanta

ATLANTA — Newly elected Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim C. Beck has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. The 38-count indictment alleges that Beck stole more than $2,000,000 from his former employer, the Georgia Underwriting Association (GUA), during the five years just prior to Beck’s … Continue reading Georgia Insurance Commissioner Indicted, Surrenders To Feds — CBS Atlanta