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Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats
Midterm Elections 2018 / News / Politics

Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats

Martha Johnson, 73, makes calls reminding locals to vote in the upcoming midterm election at the Democratic Field Office in Brunswick, Georgia. Photo by Emma Bolton. The Democratic Field Office in Glynn County, Georgia was jammed with folding tables and mismatched chairs. The walls and windows were covered with the campaign signs of the eight local Democratic candidates and ones […]

Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes
Features

Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes

Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.

NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
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NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art

one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.

African American parents protest Garner decision
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African American parents protest Garner decision

African American parents join protestors in asking for justice in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed Eric Garner when attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes.

Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin
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Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin

February 26th marks the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death. Protestors rallied this week in an effort to demand justice for his death and others like him

Black Voters Face Pressure from Voting Restrictions and from One Another
Election 2012 / Politics

Black Voters Face Pressure from Voting Restrictions and from One Another

Some African-American voters feel they are under pressure in the Nov. 6 elections to vote for Barack Obama.

Business / Slideshows

Hair salon reflects changing neighborhood

Diversity has brought hope and new clients to Crown Heights.

Hip-hop artists raise HIV/AIDS awareness within African-American community
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Hip-hop artists raise HIV/AIDS awareness within African-American community

Local artists perform at M.A.D. Wednesday’s to promote HIV/AIDS awareness.