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Film Probes Last Days of Atlanta's Public Housing Play

Film Probes Last Days of Atlanta’s Public Housing

by Jamilah King on May 12 2014, 2:08PM

Where did the residents go?

Topics: Culture

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare...but Not in Atlanta

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare…but Not in Atlanta

by Brentin Mock on December 9 2013, 10:00AM

States with highest number of uninsured African Americans include North Carolina and Georgia.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Occupy Atlanta Activist Fights Eviction From Family's Longtime Home

Occupy Atlanta Activist Fights Eviction From Family’s Longtime Home

by Jamilah King on June 15 2012, 10:34AM

Carmen Pittman, 22, is fighting to save the home that’s been in her family for generations.

Topics: /NOW

Bishop Eddie Long Sued for Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Bishop Eddie Long Sued for Alleged Ponzi Scheme

by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2011, 12:04PM

The suit argues that the embattled bishop helped trick his parishioners out of over $1 million.

Topics: Economy

Bishop Eddie Long Wants His Settlement Money Back

Bishop Eddie Long Wants His Settlement Money Back

by Jorge Rivas on October 10 2011, 11:59AM

The young men who publicly accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion may have violated the confidentiality terms of their legal settlement.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Cheating Atlanta Schools Received $500k in Bonuses, What Now?

Cheating Atlanta Schools Received $500k in Bonuses, What Now?

by Julianne Hing on August 15 2011, 9:34AM

The scandal has reignited debate over whether educator salaries should be tied to the test scores of their students.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Deadline Passes for Atlanta Teachers to Resign Amid Cheating Scandal

Deadline Passes for Atlanta Teachers to Resign Amid Cheating Scandal

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2011, 9:30AM

So far, only four high-ranking officials have resigned, while the city’s teacher force pushes for more institutional accountability than individual blame.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Fallout from Atlanta Schools Cheating Frightens Other Districts

Fallout from Atlanta Schools Cheating Frightens Other Districts

by Julianne Hing on July 14 2011, 10:00AM

The spotlight may be on Georgia, but are other school districts actually paying attention?

Topics: Schools & Youth

How Fear and Intimidation Led to Massive Atlanta School Cheating

How Fear and Intimidation Led to Massive Atlanta School Cheating

by Julianne Hing on July 8 2011, 10:54AM

Once considered an education reform darling, Atlanta has become the latest major city to have its school system rocked by test cheating. But don’t blame the teachers.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Eddie Long and the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Pall Over the Black Church

Eddie Long and the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Pall Over the Black Church

by Rod McCullom on June 24 2011, 10:20AM

Many in the black LGBT community hoped Long’s sexual-abuse controversy would prompt a much-needed real conversation about sexuality in the church. It didn’t.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2011

Eddie Long's Got Relationship Advice For You

Eddie Long’s Got Relationship Advice For You

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 10:15AM

Jezebel digs up the accused pastor’s book, which he tackles everything from “sexual freedom” to the proper place for a woman.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

by Jamilah King on September 27 2010, 12:50PM

More charges come, CNN’s Don Lemon reveals his own history with sexual abuse, and Long vows to fight.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality

Bishop Eddie Long and the Lessons of Self-Hate

Bishop Eddie Long and the Lessons of Self-Hate

by Kai Wright on September 24 2010, 10:47AM

The megachurch pastor’s sex scandal tells us a great deal about the relationship between internal and external hate.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality, Kai Wright

Anti-Gay Pastor Eddie Long Sued for Sexual Coercion of Men

Anti-Gay Pastor Eddie Long Sued for Sexual Coercion of Men

by Jamilah King on September 22 2010, 11:07AM

Two men wage sexual coercion charges.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Wanted: Ebonics Translators for DEA

Wanted: Ebonics Translators for DEA

by Jamilah King on August 23 2010, 6:40PM

And the language debate flares up again.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Black Men Cuddle on Subway, Web Hits Panic Button

Black Men Cuddle on Subway, Web Hits Panic Button

by Jamilah King on August 19 2010, 2:19PM

Happy, healthy queer people just seem like too much to handle.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

GRITtv on Atlanta's Public Housing Crisis

GRITtv on Atlanta’s Public Housing Crisis

by Kai Wright on August 17 2010, 12:03PM

Tens of thousands showed up for 62 openings on the housing waiting list.

Topics: Kai Wright

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