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Tuesday August 28, 2018 08:54 am EDT
Of all the global issues facing us, including biggies like climate change and nuclear war, what troubles me currently is the rise of fascism in governments around the world. This is what also troubles me about America. People are emboldened to openly discriminate and hate because our elected officia... | more...


Tuesday August 28, 2018 08:38 am EDT
I believe that racial discord remains the most divisive issue facing Americans. It continues to suppress wages for all and promotes anger that leads to violence within the oppressed communities. Remove racist symbolism and implement long-term remedies to counter the long-term legacies of discriminat... | more...


Tuesday August 28, 2018 08:27 am EDT
The biggest problem facing Americans today is the stark difference between where we have made progress in this country under the Obama Administration and where the Trump Administration is going. With regards to the Trump Administration right now on immigration and voting rights, we believe they are ... | more...


Monday August 27, 2018 06:10 pm EDT
Apathy towards injustice is toxic. We have become so entangled in conversational clouds on social media that we honestly feel that ‘shares’ and ‘likes’ are making a direct impact. This helps to a certain degree, but it does not solve the problems plaguing our nation today. | more...


Monday August 27, 2018 05:43 pm EDT
Healthcare is a human right.  That means ensuring that every person doesn’t just have access to health care, but has the ability to afford health care. | more...


Monday August 27, 2018 04:37 pm EDT
I want very badly to name the issues of poverty, wealth inequality, and class oppression, but all of these are intertwined with, and compounded by, the problem of race, difference, and grappling honestly with America’s history and identity. I have a metaphor for this process, it is a cracked egg wit... | more...


Sunday August 26, 2018 03:30 pm EDT
There are so many problems we’re facing, it’s overwhelming: systemic racism, sexism, ageism, inequity, homelessness, marginalization, immigration policy, school shootings/gun violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, climate change … this is an incomplete list, and I feel sick to my stomach think... | more...


Sunday August 26, 2018 03:18 pm EDT
One of the most important problems facing Americans today is our loss of focus on living together as one nation. Because we are more divided in many ways, we are losing ground in the global landscape and will not be able to compete on a global scale if we don't figure out how to work in accordance w... | more...

Atlanta Startups, Incubators and Entrepreneurship

Tuesday September 19, 2017 01:05 pm EDT
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Atlanta Startups, Incubators and Entrepreneurship

Tuesday September 19, 2017 01:05 pm EDT

Challenge accepted: A San Francisco-based political startup is trying to get Georgians to run against politicians who don't have opponents in their respective races through a billboard campaign.

Yesterday, state Rep. Keisha Waites resigned from her seat representing District 60 in the House so she can run for chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

Three people were arrested...

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Activist Groups

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia
Recommended by Priscilla Smith, Robert Franklin, and Our Revolution Georgia

Antifa Atlanta
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Black Lives Matter
Recommended by Saira Raza and Elizabeth Corrie

C4 Atlanta
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Concerned Black Clergy
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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia)
Recommended by Ruwa Romman and Rev. Fahed AbuAkel

Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta
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Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO)
Recommended by Our Revolution Georgia and Jerry Gonzalez

Georgia Alliance for Social Justice
Recommended by Priscilla Smith

Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition
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Housing Justice League
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JVP Atlanta (Jewish Voice for Peace)
Recommended by Rev. Fahed AbuAkel

March for Our Lives - Georgia
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New Georgia Project
Recommended by Priscilla Smith

Radio Free Georgia (WRFG 89.3 FM)
WRFG Atlanta 89.3FM. Radio Free Georgia. One of our best sources for local progressive media. My participation as a listener and volunteer with the station has been fundamental in my political education and community activism. In its 45 years, WRFG has and continues to broadcast the voices and information of those who experience oppression and exploitation and those who resist it. - Christopher Hollis

Recommended by Priscilla Smith and Jack Turner

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ-Atlanta)
Recommended by Elizabeth Corrie

Southern Christian Leadership Conference
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Southerners on New Ground (SONG)
If you want to learn more about the challenges facing immigrants, I would recommend the Atlanta-based group Southerners on New Ground. - Ryan Vizzions

Recommended by Saira Raza


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