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Commentary: Two years after a detainee’s suicide, conditions in Georgia’s immigrant detention centers haven’t improved
"It is vital to the well-being and the rights of all individuals currently detained at immigration centers across the United States that the U.S. government be held accountable for these abhorrent conditions." Project South legal and advocacy director Azadeh Shahshahani and University of Pennsylvania law students Alicia Harte and Olivia Daniels penned this commentary on the state of conditions at two of Georgia's immigration detention centers.
How Mundo Hispánico, Georgia’s largest Spanish-language newspaper, survived a near-death experience
Saved from shuttering by new owners after Cox Media Group sold the publication, Georgia's largest Spanish-language newspaper, Mundo Hispánico, covers stories on detainee rights, crime in Hispanic communities, and ICE raids that most other local publications don’t.
Here’s everything that has happened since rapper 21 Savage was detained by ICE
The news that 21 Savage had been detained by ICE on February 3 in many ways overshadowed the Super Bowl that was taking place just miles away from where the rapper was arrested. Here's an overview of everything that's happened in the case since then.
The Christiane Chronicles: Attack of the giant ice cubes, and popcorn perfection
Now that so many bartenders are using sophisticated machines to freeze water into all shapes and sizes, I’ve started to worry about what kind of ice might appear in my tumbler. And 30 years ago, I discovered Andy’s Original Popcorn, and I’ve been hooked ever since.
Atlanta Must Reads for the Week: Deportation raids, 19th-century black bartenders, and the Hawks’s heated Uno games
The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.
Every January, Mayor Kasim Reed gives a talk to the Atlanta Press Club, and while the specifics of his remarks change from year to year, there’s one theme he returns to: Atlanta’s inferiority complex.
"It sounds preposterous," the New York Times declared. “A businessman from Atlanta blows into New York and walks off with the colonnaded high temple of American capitalism. No more will New York be the master of the New York Stock Exchange.”