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What to know about voting in Georgia in the 2022 elections

What to know about voting in Georgia in the 2022 elections

How do I send an absentee ballot in Georgia? How long do I have to request one? What happened to drop boxes? How long is early voting? Are people really banned from passing out water in line? Your questions about voting this year, answered.
The movement made us

In The Movement Made Us, a father and son grapple with the generational impact of civil rights activism

With The Movement Made Us, David Dennis Jr. reveals the national impact that activists such as his father had, but also reminds us of the generational implications of being raised by a man who was fighting a war within his own country.
The harmful public health consequences of a post-Roe Georgia

Experts warn of harmful public health consequences in Georgia if Roe is overturned

Following the oral arguments in Dobbs this past December, we began asking public health and women’s health experts from Emory, the University of Georgia, and Morehouse School of Medicine to weigh in on the broader ramifications of a Roe v. Wade reversal in the state. Here are some of the concerns they shared about what will happen to public health in Georgia if the decision is overturned.
Shaky Knees 2022

Scenes from Shaky Knees music festival 2022

After a two-year pandemic delay, Shaky Knees music festival finally returned to Atlanta's Central Park on April 29 through May 1. Relive the festival with this photo gallery featuring musical acts from all three days.
Georgia Secretary of State Primary Debate

Georgia Secretary of State Primary Debates: While Republican hopefuls sparred on election conspiracies, Democrats swapped voting policy pitches

Primary debates for both Republican and Democratic Secretary of State candidates were held Monday, and while the Democratic contenders politely proposed elections system fixes, even teeing one another up for the occasional political lay-up, the Republican candidates bullied incumbent candidate Brad Raffensperger, pushing unsubstantiated claims of 2020 election fraud.
Georgia 7th District Democratic Primary Debate

Colleagues and now rivals, Lucy McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux spar ahead of Georgia’s 7th District primary election 

6th District incumbent Lucy McBath's decision to run in the 7th District means she's competing with colleague and 7th District incumbent Carolyn Bourdeaux in the primary election. State Rep. Donna McLeod, also running in the Democratic primary, says the duo are "playing musical chairs” with the district.
Georgia 6th District Republican Primary Debate

Ahead of the primary election, a crowded field of Republicans in Georgia’s 6th District try to distinguish themselves

As in other Republican debates this season, candidates in Georgia's 6th District largely sidestepped policy specifics to spar over the two main themes animating the party of late: the results of the 2020 election, and which of them is the “true conservative” in the race.
Atlanta Press Club Republican gubernatorial primary debate

Toting tired election fraud conspiracies, Republican candidates angle for Governor Kemp’s seat at debate

Sunday's Atlanta Press Club debate was dominated by bogus claims about the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, with the Republican candidates mostly unified behind the fact that no matter what, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams cannot become governor.
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

The surprising opera about the life of Steve Jobs comes to Atlanta

This Saturday, Atlanta Opera kicks off a four-show run of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, which chronicles the life of the late Steve Jobs, the tech visionary, futurist guru, and founder and CEO of Apple Computers
What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

The Atlanta Housing Authority, which purchased the sprawling facility from the city in 2017, has outlined a plan to preserve and update the historic auditorium, while transforming the surrounding complex into a mix of affordable and market-rate housing, retail, and shared public space.

As Atlanta continues to grow, unhoused people are finding a new voice—and new allies

Unhoused Atlanta
Facing ongoing encampment sweeps, an affordability crisis, and the punishing effects of the pandemic, members of Atlanta’s unhoused community are amping up their activism and finding support in mutual aid organizations like Sol Underground

The New Mayor: Andre Dickens comes to the job calculating and confident

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens
Andre Dickens is still acquainting himself with his job as mayor of Atlanta. But his mission is clear: Fight crime, produce affordable housing—which, experts say, would help prevent crime—and create good-paying jobs (another noted crime deterrent). Simply put, he must make Atlanta safer and more equitable.

One year later, 7 Asian American community members reflect on the Atlanta spa shootings

Atlanta Asian Spa Shooting One Year Anniversary
In the wake of last year’s spa shootings, Atlanta’s Asian Americans mobilized like never before. Here, seven community members share why this tragedy has implications for all of us.
David Cummings Groundbreakers 2018

David Cummings

Groundbreakers 2018

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