Tag: Georgia

Georgia Gun Laws Lead To Cancellation Of ATL Music Midtown Festival

Many were excited to embark on Piedmont Park for the annual Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta this coming September, which boasts a lineup with acts in rap, R&B and rock like Future, 2 Chainz, Jack White, Tinashe and a handful of others. Unfortunately, due… Continue Reading “Georgia Gun Laws Lead To Cancellation Of ATL Music Midtown Festival”

Stacey Abrams Lays Out Her Plan As Future Governor To Restore Roe V. Wade

Chances are you’ve been hearing about the ongoing upheaval surrounding The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade and essentially put an end to women’s abortion rights that’ve been in place for almost 50 years. Stacey Abrams, a proud Black woman herself who’s… Continue Reading “Stacey Abrams Lays Out Her Plan As Future Governor To Restore Roe V. Wade”

Black Teacher Driven Out From Two DEI Jobs By Anti-CRT Parents

The ongoing debate surrounding Critical Race Theory, CRT for short, has only driven us further apart when it comes to those in favor of educating the youth on race relations versus those who’d rather keep children “protected” from the history of racism in America.… Continue Reading “Black Teacher Driven Out From Two DEI Jobs By Anti-CRT Parents”

Confederate Memorial Day Event At Stone Mountain Park Approved By Officials

At its peak, the Confederate era proved to be one of the most racially-segregated periods in American history. It’s for that very reason and countless others that many Confederate statues have either already been or are in the process of being removed across the… Continue Reading “Confederate Memorial Day Event At Stone Mountain Park Approved By Officials”

Stacey Abrams Raises Net Worth From $109K To $3.6M In 4 Years Since First Run For Georgia Governor

We will always be in the business of giving Black women their flowers during peak accomplishments, especially when that includes reaching new financial heights on the road towards success. Thankfully for Stacey Abrams, Democratic hopeful in the upcoming 2022 Georgia governor election, her riches… Continue Reading “Stacey Abrams Raises Net Worth From $109K To $3.6M In 4 Years Since First Run For Georgia Governor”

Cops Investigating Viral Group Attack On Referee At Church Basketball Game In Georgia

Sports can get extremely passionate in the heat of the moment, and it isn’t uncommon for many matchups to end in physical violence due to the high volume of competitive nature already at hand. A group of youth basketball league players in Lithonia, Georgia… Continue Reading “Cops Investigating Viral Group Attack On Referee At Church Basketball Game In Georgia”

Black Georgia Teen Receives Over $1.3M In Scholarships From 49 Of The 51 Colleges She Applied To

With all the negativity at the head of many recent conversations involving Black people and education — the CRT debate, modern-day racism and discussions on gender identity are just a few examples — it’s always nice to have a moment where we can actually… Continue Reading “Black Georgia Teen Receives Over $1.3M In Scholarships From 49 Of The 51 Colleges She Applied To”

Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom Announces Scholarship Awarding $18K To Teens At His Former High School

Although nothing will truly make the death of Ahmaud Arbery feel any less painful, his mother has found a way to not let it be in vain by creating a scholarship fund in his name that will benefit students at his former high school… Continue Reading “Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom Announces Scholarship Awarding $18K To Teens At His Former High School”

Stacey Abrams Faces Backlash For Not Wearing Mask in Since Deleted Picture With Masked Kids

Source: Monica Schipper / Getty *(CNN) — A since-deleted tweet featuring photos of a mask-less Stacey Abrams posing among masked schoolchildren has prompted swift backlash from political opponents who chastised the Georgia Democrat for what they describe as hypocritical behavior after she championed more stringent… Continue Reading “Stacey Abrams Faces Backlash For Not Wearing Mask in Since Deleted Picture With Masked Kids”

Black Man Exonerated In Georgia After 23 Years Behind Bars, Falsely Convicted Of 1998 Taco Bell Killing

In what’s starting to become a rather bittersweet trend, a Georgia man that was convicted 23 years ago to life without the possibility of parole has just been exonerated after a court finally decided to look at withheld evidence that backed up his innocence… Continue Reading “Black Man Exonerated In Georgia After 23 Years Behind Bars, Falsely Convicted Of 1998 Taco Bell Killing”