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Atlanta News and Issues

Race and Diversity

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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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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...

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Wednesday June 16, 2021 04:27 pm EDT
Mayor Lance-Bottoms signs an Administrative Order promoting transgender inclusiveness.  | 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...

Economic Issues

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Thursday May 20, 2021 03:27 pm EDT
The Center for Maternal Health Equity at Morehouse School of Medicine and Buy From a Black Woman were given grants from the One Million Black Women In... | more...

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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...

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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Friday May 20, 2016 01:17 pm EDT
SCAD students show their printmaking chops before they enter the real world. | 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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Thursday March 3, 2016 12:02 pm EST
The Future Photomakers program fosters middle-schoolers interested in photography. | more...

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Tuesday November 3, 2015 11:17 am EST
Art is coming to the home of the Dirty Birds | 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...

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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Friday May 20, 2016 01:17 pm EDT
SCAD students show their printmaking chops before they enter the real world. | 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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Thursday March 3, 2016 12:02 pm EST
The Future Photomakers program fosters middle-schoolers interested in photography. | more...

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Tuesday November 3, 2015 11:17 am EST
Art is coming to the home of the Dirty Birds | 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...

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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Monday July 12, 2021 01:24 pm EDT
There have been 40 road shootings in 2021 in Atlanta.  | more...

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Monday July 12, 2021 01:06 pm EDT
The Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck was suspended in May 2019 but continues to draw his salary.  | 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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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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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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Friday May 21, 2021 12:36 pm EDT
Privately run Immigration Facility in Irwin County, GA shuttered. | more...

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Tuesday March 16, 2021 11:34 am EDT
A Summary of headlines from around the country capturing the shock of the Atlanta Killings.  | more...

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Tuesday December 22, 2020 02:25 pm EST
Detainees claim Gynecologist at the Irwin County Detention Center subjected detainees to nonconsensual and invasive procedures.  | more...

Religion

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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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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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Thursday December 16, 2021 04:00 am EST
Georgia Dept of Transportation seeking private funds for i-285 tolls.  | more...

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Monday July 12, 2021 12:24 pm EDT
The Chattooga Conservancy has recovered the 200-250 year old canoe.  | more...

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Tuesday July 6, 2021 02:30 pm EDT
Mayor Bottoms wastes little time elevating Balram Bheodari as Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport’s new general manager.  | more...

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Friday July 2, 2021 06:19 pm EDT
LIME Scooters bringing 1,500 scooters and 500 electric bikes to Atlanta.  | more...

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Tuesday June 22, 2021 06:19 pm EDT
The City of Dunwoody and MARTA unveil a new mural from Atlanta artist Neka King. | more...

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Thursday June 17, 2021 01:18 pm EDT

In February 2021, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and PEDS announced that our two organizations were considering plans to merge. We are thrilled to share that in May both boards voted unanimously to move forward with the merger, and as of June 17, 2021 the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and PEDS have officially merged.

We are excited to join forces with PEDS’ leadership and community to strengthen...

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Friday June 11, 2021 03:13 pm EDT
Federal Infrastructure bill, new Georgia Ride-Share tax provide incentive to move on suburban transit.  | more...

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Tuesday June 8, 2021 02:20 pm EDT
GDOT Indicates Work Coming to an End for 1-275/GA 400 Interchange.  | more...



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