Jubilee Day is annual Atlanta NAACP observance of the issuance of The Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
A Lost Cause confession from Georgia’s oldest historical publication By Jim Galloway-Atlanta Journal Constitution November 14, 2017 The Georgia Historical Quarterly is one of those heavily footnoted publications devoted to the somber study of what we once were.
A newly constituted "Confederacy Street Names and Monuments Committee" met for the first time last night.
Community groups that included the Green Light Think Tank, The Coffee Group and the Voter Empowerment Project met to discuss community issues that will face the next Atlanta mayor and city council.
Finally an honest look by the AJC about Stone Mountain! But America should not celebrate the failed insurrection against itself.
Former State Rep LaDawn Jones and her former seatmate State Representative Jason Spencer have concocted a plan to maintain the celebration of the Confederacy.
At a recent mayoral forum, Mary Norwood was the lone candidate who did not agree that racial profiling exists as a practice.
Raven Pace received the Gold Medal in Dramatics and Silver Medal in Poetry Performance at the NAACP national ACT-SO competition in July.
Former Atlanta TV newswoman Lyn Vaughn has emerged to write an editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and declare “Leave Confederacy’s old monuments alone.
The City of New Orleans just won a major battle in the on-going campaign to end the celebration of the Confederacy and white supremacy from the Appeals Court that agreed that 3 mounuments could be removed from public property.
A courageous Douglas County Georgia Superior Court Judge upbraided both defendants in a 2015 Confederate flag, gun-brandishing, hate-speech-filled demonstration and the Douglasville Police Department.
Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose speaking about a Federal judge's decision on voting rights with WSB TV's Tyisha Fernandes.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will release records about rejected applications to register to vote in Georgia, complying with an order issued this week by a federal judge.
Thousands gathered Friday evening in downtown Atlanta for the NAACP “March for Justice,” in response to the fatal shootings earlier this week of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota by police officers.
Deravis Caine Rogers was shot & killed by former Atlanta Police Officer James Burns on June 22, 2016.
Lost Cause fanatics—including a handful of African Americans—insist that thousands of blacks fought for the Confederacy.
Jackson County State Representative Tommy Benton is afflicted by the same malady and Stone Mountain Board Chair Carolyn Meadows.
Carolyn Meadows, the chairwoman of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, claimed that "some 3,000 Blacks fought for the Confederacy" although reputable historians have not identified a single Black Confederate soldier.
Web site comments and Facebook posts ask why we advocate against the Confederate Memorials at Stone Mountain.