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Kamala Harris makes her pitch to Atlanta University Center students
In a 25-minute speech during a campaign rally aimed at Gen Z students, Kamala Harris spoke about her plans for the pandemic, supporting environmental justice, attacking racial injustice, and investing in working families.
Atlanta’s 50 Best Restaurants: Takeout Edition
With most restaurant dining rooms still shuttered due to the pandemic, we’ve compiled a list below of all the restaurants from last year’s 75 Best Restaurants issue that are offering takeout, curbside, or delivery.
Flashback: How student sit-ins in downtown Atlanta sparked change in the 1960s
Over four consecutive days in February 1961, roughly 80 activists—including nine at a coffee shop on Forsyth Street—were arrested and refused bail, testing the limits of the county jail.
Words of wisdom from 2019’s Atlanta University Center graduation speakers
Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert F. Smith made the biggest headlines when he announced he would pay the student debt of the entire graduating class, but this year's group of Atlanta University Center commencement speakers also included a Hawks basketball legend and the mayor of Atlanta. Here are some of the best pieces of wisdom and advice from the speeches.
Q&A: Morris Brown College’s interim president wants to make sure the school’s legacy continues
Dr. Kevin E. James is the latest to take on the task of restoring Morris Brown College’s accreditation, a crucial key in keeping the historically black college afloat. Here, he answers a few questions on his vision for the school.
By the numbers: Honda Battle of the Bands 2018
On January 27, the Honda Battle of the Bands will shine a spotlight on the high—stepping theatrics and thundering musicianship of historically black college and university marching bands. We look at the famously spectacular showcase.
Ladies of the Club
Marcelite Jordan Harris studies the lists of names, trying to arrange a seating chart that will please 200 guests. As the first African American woman to become a two-star general, she once managed a $260 billion budget and oversaw maintenance of every single U.S. Air Force aircraft. But configuring tables for the Chautauqua Circle’s 100th-anniversary luncheon, now that’s a logistical challenge.
W.E.B. Du Bois’s Legacy Deferred
There’s no single, clear reason why, in late 1943, Atlanta University president Rufus Clement unceremoniously fired W.E.B. Du Bois, the university’s most acclaimed academic.