#Southside

More Than Makeup, with Tiffiny “BeautyStarr” Bryant

Spiritually, for some, makeup is a cover-up, which means that makeup covers the deep emotional pain that women sometimes feel. We as women are constantly pushing through, often ignoring how we feel, always putting other’s needs before our own”, ... [Read More]

The Social Capitalist, Sonia Booker

Sonia Booker is a capitalist with a heart. That may seem like a contradiction because capitalism only has one goal: to create a profit. There is little room for sentiment and compassion. Yet, Booker has made herself a very successful Atlanta real ... [Read More]

Introducing Adeana Berry, A Savvy Artist

Adeana (pronounced Uhdeanuh) has always loved creating art.  “All my life- I’ve had to draw, or paint.” Berry proudly states, expressing her love for art. “I’ve been creating art for as long as I can remember. I knew that I was an ... [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]

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]

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]