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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]
May 2, 2021

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]
May 1, 2021

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]
May 1, 2021

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]
April 14, 2021

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]
April 2, 2021

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 a part of the ... [Read More]
April 2, 2021

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]
January 20, 2021

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]
January 2, 2021

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