South Atlanta Magazine

Police Reform is Needed, Veteran Police Officer, Robert Hawes, Suggests Sensible Changes to Police Procedures

Since the death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man choked by a police officer just over a year ago in Minnesota, police in the United States have killed at least 1,068 people, according to data from a group called Mapping Police Violence. In just the first five months of 2021, 371 civilians have been shot, 71 of whom were Black.  &... [Read More]

The Audacity To Have Tenacity

If a force of nature were a person and you looked it up in the dictionary, you would more than likely see a picture of Tammary Scott Dowdell, CEO and Owner of B’Mari Events & Arts Studio. After all, to say or to think of anyone as a force of ... [Read More]

Bringing Community to the Arts

The new Executive Director of Arts Clayton is flipping the script on the traditional method of arts organizations. Rather than bringing art to the community, Brian Hebert is intent on bringing the community to the arts through a series of ... [Read More]

Sahaa CBD Atlanta Gives Back with the Healing Power of Hemp

For centuries, hemp has offered healing benefits for individuals throughout the world. As one of the first-ever agricultural plants, hemp has been widely recognized and used for its herbal and medicinal benefits since the beginning of time. ... [Read More]

Out Together in Peachtree City with Mayoral Candidate Nick Ferrante, His Top Priority is Conserving the Magic

When you listen to Nick Ferrante describe his city, you instantly get the feeling that he’s just a guy that loves his hometown and believes that decency shouldn’t be the goal but the least we can do.    “When I was a kid growing ... [Read More]

Being Kind; Your Way to Peace, Abundant Living, and Wholeness

Kindness is an ideal that is easily accessible to all of us. We all know that a small kindness can make our journeys lighter and more enjoyable. Even bringing an instance of kindness to mind can put a smile on your face days or weeks later or ... [Read More]

Turning Anger Into Love, the Incredible Journey of Reginald Scandrett to Henry County Sheriff

Reginald Scandrett grew up an angry young man. The youngest of four siblings. He was angry at his father for abandoning his family. Angry that his mother was forced to raise four kids on her own. He was angry because he never had enough food to ... [Read More]

Under 40 Spotlight

TaQuonda HillServant LeaderTaQuonda Hill’s contribution to community can be described as Servant Leadership. She serves as president & CEO of Charm & Company, serves on the Board of Directors for the Change Management Institute, she is ... [Read More]

Jasmine Bowls is P.R.O.O.F. There is No Lack of Resources, but Instead, a Lack of Access

Jasmine Bowles refers to herself as a “first-generation ATLian”, who moved to Clayton County with her parents in the first grade. This move would prove to be a turning point in her life, cementing her in the surrounding community and leading to ... [Read More]