South Atlanta Magazine

Eric Bell, The Activist

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]

Opening Her Third Eye, The Mystical Vision of Marie Thomas’ Photography Captures More Than Exterior Images

Marie Thomas has something that most people do not have, and many of those who have it don’t know it. The West End-based artist calls it her “Third Eye.” It is not like a statue of a pagan goddess with a third eyeball on her forehead. It is a ... [Read More]

Be Ready So You Don’t Have to Get Ready

As a registered nurse, Tracee Coleman has seen more than her fair share of Coronavirus related fatalities. Her tales and experiences have been made up of life, career and financial lessons we can all learn from as people and members of a community. ... [Read More]

When GOD Speaks. We Are Not His Possessions, We Are God’s Reflections

Yesterday was March 11, 2021.  Olivia and I made reservations to see Reva for Chakra cleanses up in Asheville, NC. I’ve been having problems with shortness of breath and wheezing for more than three months now; I finally went to the health ... [Read More]

You Can Call Her Madam DA; Fani Willis on Making History As Fulton County’s First Woman District Attorney

“From being a very, very little girl until I sit here today, there was never anything I’ve ever wanted to do but practice law or sit on the bench,” Fulton County’s newest district attorney (DA) Fani Willis explains. “I always knew that I ... [Read More]

COVID-Esque RELATIONS

A transformative adventure, inspired by love, expressed unconventionally by the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic. It’s 4:07 AM. I’ve been in the Emergency Room for 9 hours, long enough to have adopted children and grandchildren! My oldest “new ... [Read More]

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]

Demonstrating Power by Helping Others

The *Coronavirus Pandemic has revealed all of the inadequacies and brokenness of our global power structures and has laid them bare. With these shortages revealed, we clearly see the obvious change that can be made in our communities when ... [Read More]

Leading by Listening, Deborah Armstrong’s Secret to Success

Vince Lombardi, the NFL Hall of Fame football coach of the Green Bay Packers, famously said, “Leaders are not born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”    For Deborah Armstrong, CEO of ... [Read More]