South Atlanta Magazine

Let's Dream Together

In celebration of African American History Month, let’s remind ourselves of ‘The Dream’, let’s actualize it, let’s serve one another in love and hope. We are Americans, we can do this.I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. [applause] Five score ... [Read More]

Under 40 Spotlight, THE ACTIVIST, Eric Bell

It’s in his blood, community activism, that is. Eric Bell is the grandson of Dr. Roy Charles Bell, the prominent dentist, and civil rights activist who helped open the doors to Grady Memorial Hospital so that African Americans could access proper ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Southern Regional Medical Center is Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Like many organizations in South Atlanta, if we look at the accomplishments of the past history of Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC), we have much to be grateful for and much to look forward to for our community hospital.    Now ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Returning to the Classroom, the Clayton County Public Schools’ Way

After more than a full year of virtual learning, Clayton County Public Schools’ (CCPS) students have returned to the classroom on a hybrid (face-to-face and at-home virtual learning) approach for Pre-K through 5th-grade students and self-contai... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

A Quick Q&A with Clayton County School Board Member, Dr. Deatrice “Dee” Haney

What inspires you? I am inspired by our children’s innocence, courage, and drive to reach their highest human potential. Who inspires you?  My maternal grandmother Sallie Jones inspires me in that she was all about service-though she always ... [Read More]
January 17, 2021

Queens Mural

Sonia Booker, Founder of Studio House Atlanta and Visionary of Queens Mural along with Terracia Brown-Wilkinson, Founder of Our Women in Politics held A Celebration Fit for Queens, a Studio House Atlanta Production.     Queens ... [Read More]
January 1, 2021

Celebrating the Legacy of Lucy Huie

No matter where you go in Clayton County, you are liable to find the name Huie inscribed onto a building, plaque or mentioned in some way as a part of the county’s history. MRS. LUCY CLINE HUIE OWNS A SIGNIFICANT role in that history and ... [Read More]
October 20, 2020

Former Fayette County Student Thanks School System

Matthew Smith, a former Whitewater High School student, recently reached out to the school system’s coordinator of work based learning, Melanie Duncan, to show his appreciation for the lessons he learned through the program, and to share how the ... [Read More]
October 20, 2020

Dr. Kimberly Gilbert Offers a Prescription for Chronic Marginalization

The numbers are challenging to digest, only 5% of the nation’s doctors are black and of that, only 2% are black females. The need for diversity in medicine is of one the issues that Dr. Kimberly Gilbert a metro-Atlanta Physician, Entrepreneur, ... [Read More]
October 19, 2020