Last week, the Supreme Court reversed a 20-year-old rule on how students are evaluated by institutions of higher learning. Friday’s reversal of affirmative action is now in the history books, but we have yet to turn the pages to find out how much damage this decision will ultimately cause. Oral tradition in Black culture has […]
The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. Institution will develop and support community-based leaders addressing racial, social and economic issues in the South. Last month, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) opened its new Clark Atlanta University (CAU) campus Southern Regional Office to help strengthen its work in the […]
“A Civil Rights Journey,” by Dr. Doris Derby shows photographs of defining moments in American history and presents candid stills of Muhammad Ali, Alice Walker and Fannie Lou Hamer. By Allison Joyner Dr. Doris Derby’s latest book, “A Civil Rights Journey,” uses photographs from her time living in Mississippi from 1963 to 1972 to illustrate […]
By Guest Columnist HUDSON McGAUGHEY, undergraduate engineering student at Georgia Tech
On a blistering July day this summer, I strolled down the side of the road in Clarkston with three high school students, chatting and taking pictures. To others, we probably looked like another group of teenage boys, maybe looking for a place to cool off, and taking photos for Instagram. However, these pictures weren’t for social media. They were for research.
The first of its kind, the center’s mission is to help students thrive, not by accident but by design. By Allison Joyner Last month, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony opening the district’s new Center for Equity + Social Justice (CESJ). Dr. Tauheedah Baker-Jones, the district’s Chief Equity + Social Justice Officer, said […]
Georgia Power and its foundation will invest $15 million a year for the next five years to help advance racial equity and social justice efforts in Georgia – an effort that will total of $75 million.
By Guest Columnist JOE BEASLEY, a human rights activist in Atlanta and founder of the Joe Beasley Foundation
American history is fraught with fables and outright lies. No one envisioned the day when Africans would become part of the mainstream of the nation, the day when our truth would have to be examined and included.
Georgia Tech’s Serve-Learn-Sustain program received a first place award Thursday from the national campus sustainability association, AASHE, for its approach to teaching students methods to solve problems involving environmental sustainability and social justice.
Income and racial inequality could undermine the U.S. credit profile, a leading Wall Street analyst warns in his sharpest wording yet in a series that dates to 2018.
Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic on Tuesday continued his forceful call for an end of structural racism for reasons he sees as moral and economic.