Thu., October 1, 2015 2:00pm
One of Atlanta's top media executives is leaving the newsroom for the classroom. Teaching at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business will be Ed Baker's third career.
Fri., September 26, 2014 7:01pm
Leading a next generation of southern musicians is Raury Tullis, who opens for Outkast this weekend. Known simply as Raury, he grew up in Stone Mountain outside of Atlanta, and taught himself music by watching videos online.
Wed., September 24, 2014 5:42pm
Twin sisters Nungshi and Tashi Malik of India are raising awareness about inequality against young girls in their country by climbing the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents. They've already topped Mount Everest, and in just a couple of months they're going to go for Antarctica's Mount Vinson, named after longtime Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson. GPB's "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington recently talked with the twins through Skype from their home in northern India. She began by asking them why they chose climbing mountains for their cause.
Tue., September 23, 2014 7:30pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says just under a million and a half people could get the Ebola virus by early next year. That's if the response to the disease isn't ramped up. One non–profit group with roots in Atlanta is doing what it can to combat the outbreak. The Liberia Orphan Education Project is giving out fresh water to remote parts of Liberia, and working with residents there to teach communities about disease prevention. Emmalee Hackshaw co–founded the group. She sat down with GPB's "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington to talk about the impact of the group’s Handwashing Hygiene Project.
Fri., September 19, 2014 9:37pm
A federal jury has convicted three people in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago. It sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of deaths. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was found guilty Friday of conspiracy and other charges after a seven–week trial in Albany, Georgia.
Fri., September 19, 2014 6:31pm
Country music legend Garth Brooks returns to Atlanta after a long hiatus. His performance Friday with wife, Georgia native Trisha Yearwood, is the first of seven upcoming shows in Atlanta —– the first in Atlanta in nearly 20 years. GPB’s “All Things Considered” host Rickey Bevington sat down with Brooks to talk about his return to the city
Tue., September 9, 2014 8:46pm
The Atlanta Hawks CEO says general manager Danny Ferry will be punished for making racially charged comments about a free agent. Ferry is the second Hawks official who facing backlash for racially–charged comments in recent days. Team co-owner Bruce Levenson announced Sunday he will sell his share in the team after an email came to light in which he claims black fans are keeping white fans from attending home basketball games. A group of civil rights leaders will meet with the CEO of the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday to discuss racially Ferry and Levenson’s comments. One of those leaders will be the Reverend Markel Hutchins, who says there aren't enough African American owners of NBA teams. He sat down with GPB “All Things Considered” host Rickey Bevington to talk about his hopes for the meeting, the Atlanta Hawks, and his opinion about the remarks.
Fri., August 29, 2014 5:17pm
There are professional women's football teams across the country, including teams in Savannah and in Atlanta. They use a smaller ball than what men use on the field, but the rules mirror those followed by NCAA football. GPB "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington sat down with April Christler, who founded the Atlanta Phoenix, to talk about her players' passion for the pigskin.
Mon., August 25, 2014 2:51pm
Why are Southerners so passionate about football? From Friday night lights to college championships to the Superbowl, people in the South love their pigskin. This week, we’re looking at why. Friday, August 29, All Things Considered will broadcast from Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee. Legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley joins host Rickey Bevington to talk about growing up in southern football culture, leading the winningest team in bulldogs history and his predictions for the future of the game.