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Celebrating 58 years of excellence

The Atlanta Voice Proudly Serving Atlantans for 58 Years By Maynard Eaton, Endowed Professor, Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, Hampton University For more than a half century, the revered Atlanta Voice newspaper has been the soul, substance and premier storyteller of Atlanta’s Civil Rights Movement and our Black community.  The Atlanta Voice epitomizes the […]

Posted inElection Central

To be or not to be: Clayton County Sheriff forum brings candidates to the floor

Jonesboro, Ga.- The special election for Clayton County Sheriff takes place Tues., March 21. On another Tuesday evening a few months before election day a candidate forum took place inside Tabernacle of Praise Church International on Tara Boulevard.  A long table was on a stage inside the church sanctuary with a large video monitor advertising […]

Posted inEducation

The Boyce L. Ansley School meets students halfway in educating underprivileged youth

When school founder Kate Kennedy learned of the many Atlanta-area students who suffer academically due to extreme levels of financial hardship, she felt compelled to find a solution to an ever-growing problem. With no permanent address to call home, homeless students frequently transfer from school to school, falling further behind their classroom peers in the […]

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‘Second Home’ for Archbishop Tutu and family pays tribute to the late religious leader’s life and work

The Atlanta tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu took place at the Alliance Theatre at Woodruff Arts Center Wednesday morning. The event was in honor of the late religious leaders life and legacy as one of the world’s leaders in social justice reform and human rights. A number of video tributes by clergy such as Ambassador […]

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America and CAU team up to provide prostate cancer screening

The most common non-skin cancer among men is prostate cancer. That said, more specifically, Black men will be affected more by prostate cancer at a significantly high rate. Nearly 60% of Black men are more likely to develop prostate cancer than their white brethren, according to data provided by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.  […]

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Should Blacks trust the new Covid vaccine shot? White House physician says yes

We remain in the midst of a public health crisis. The concerts, restaurants, reunions and birthday parties are back. So are updated vaccines that specifically target the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus. Should Black Americans trust this booster? “The vaccines work,” proclaimed White House Covid Response Team senior advisor Dr. B. Cameron Webb during a […]

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Ebenezer Baptist Church’s longest living parishioner, Dr. Christine King Farris, turns 95

The Spelman College Glee Club sat in the balcony of the Ebenezer Baptist Church checking their cell phones and taking selfies. Dressed in black gowns, they were scheduled to perform Wade In the Water hours from that moment. All they could do now was wait. The Ebenezer Baptist Church combined choir rehearsed time honored Baptist hymnals such […]

Posted inFeatured Stories

Advance with Africa roadshow aims to strengthen U.S. business relations with continent

The seats filled quickly as people walked into a conference room at Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), box lunches and bottles of waters in hand, to hear how a new opportunity for American business and African businesses can better work together in the near future. In an effort by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, […]

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A pathway for Black wealth: Tips for fueling business growth through planning and mentorship 

Black businesses are an essential part of the economy. As one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. economy, Black businesses contribute an estimated $200 billion to the national economy annually. Research shows that entire communities benefit when Black businesses succeed. They create jobs, close the racial wealth gap, and strengthen local economies.   In celebration […]

Posted inTop Stories

$25 Million grant to go towards improvements to MARTA’s Five Points station

Former mayor of New Orleans and current White House infrastructure coordinator Mitch Landrieu expected a bit of heckling to come from the crowd assembled inside the Five Points MARTA station Thursday afternoon. After all, he was talking Saints versus Falcons just blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home turf of the New Orleans Saints longtime rival, […]

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‘How is that possible:’ Victims mother, family want answers from Clayton County PD on hiring of indicted officer

Jonesboro, Ga.- The mother of a man shot more than 100 times is calling for the firing of one of the law enforcement officers that was involved in her son’s death.  Monteria Robinson, standing before microphones assembled by local media outside of the Clayton County Police Department on North McDonough Street, asked a rhetorical question […]

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‘She wanted this for more than 20 years:’ Jackie Robinson Museum opens in NYC

NEW YORK — On July 26, after years of anticipation and fundraising, the founder of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the wife of the late Jackie Robinson, Rachel Robinson, opened the Jackie Robinson Museum. The museum will educate visitors by showcasing the life, legacy, and accomplishments of Jackie and Rachel Robinson, and not just their […]

Posted inPolitics

Fani Willis accuses estranged wife of special prosecutor of ‘interfering’ with Trump election case

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is accusing the estranged wife of a special prosecutor she hired of trying to obstruct her criminal election-interference case against former President Donald Trump and others by seeking to question her in the couple’s divorce proceedings. A motion filed last week by a defense attorney in […]

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Nicki Minaj adds second round of shows to Pink Friday 2 World Tour amid high demand 

Due to high demand and success of her fifth studio album, Pink Friday 2, Nicki Minaj has added a second round of shows to her largest worldwide outing to date.  

Additional North America dates have now been added in Atlanta at the State Farm Arena on March 21 and Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Nashville, and Toronto along with global dates in Amsterdam, Cologne, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Manchester, Paris, and Stockholm.

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Jermaine Dupri, Ashanti, and others added to the Tycoon Music Festival lineup at State Farm Arena

Producer, singer, and songwriter Chris Brown and R&B Playmaker Anthony “Ant” Wilson have announced the additions of R&B songstress Ashanti, fresh newcomer Fridayy, the legendary Tank, iconic DJ Mannie Fresh, the velvety vocalist Bryson Tiller, Power 105’s DJ Envy, the soulful 112, and hitmaker Jermaine Dupri to the already star studded Tycoon Music Festival lineup. Now in its fifth year, Tycoon Music Festival, headlined by Breezy, with sets from Mario, Monica, and Ginuwine, […]

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Janet Jackson and Nelly will perform in Atlanta’s State Farm Arena on Sunday, July 21

One year after announcing her highly anticipated return to the road with her ninth concert tour, Together Again, today five-time GRAMMY®️ Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®️ Inductee Janet Jackson reveals she will be adding 35 dates to the run, featuring a stop in Atlanta at the award-winning State Farm Arena on Sunday, July […]

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Delta posts a $2 billion quarterly profit, but shares dip as airline trims forecast of 2024 earnings

Delta Air Lines earned $2 billion in the fourth quarter, posted record full-year revenue, and says it is buying more planes to boost its international flying. The airline’s shares fell 9% Friday, however, as the company pulled back on its profit forecast for 2024. Delta said full-year earnings will be $6 to $7 a share […]

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Falcons make plans for 2nd interview with Belichick after talking with Eagles’ Johnson

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are planning for a second interview with Bill Belichick after talking with Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Brian Johnson for the head coaching vacancy on Thursday. Belichick made the Falcons his first known interview on Monday since leaving the New England Patriots. Belichick won a record six Super Bowls in his 24 […]

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Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević dies at 46

(CNN) — Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević died Wednesday morning after suffering a heart attack, according to the team. He was 46. Milojević was hired by the Warriors in 2021 and was in his third season as part of head coach Steve Kerr’s coaching staff. The Warriors said Milojević suffered the heart attack at a private team […]

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