"One Governor should not have the power to dictate the facts of U.S. history," Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said of GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' move to ban the Advanced Placement course.
Attorney Ben Crump announced a potential lawsuit against the Florida governor after the state rejected a new Advanced Placement course, which the College Board now says it will revise.
On the Friday Dec. 30 edition of Georgia Today: Georgia judge accused of misconduct faces state judicial discipline panel, UGA researchers are helping farmers, good news about sea turtle populations
A statue of the woman, whose cells were taken without her consent and became integral in several major medical breakthroughs, will be built in Roanoke, Va.
On the Friday Dec. 16 edition of Georgia Today: Murder charges for the mother of the toddler found in a landfill, one of Savannah’s iconic town squares may be taking a big step to rewrite its racist past, and 5.2 million people will travel through ATL this holiday season.
The Georgia-born nurse, educator, veteran and author was “born into slavery, but never enslaved in her mind.”
Jerry Lawson would have turned 82 on Dec. 1. Google is celebrating the late engineer with a Doodle on its homepage, made up of several interactive games that users can customize themselves.
In a new book, writer Alison Mariella Désir shares her journey into long distance running, reveals the hidden contributions of Black runners and calls for the sport to become more inclusive.
In American Sirens, writer Kevin Hazzard recounts how a group of Black paramedics in Pittsburgh in the 1970s pioneered and professionalized the modern day ambulance service.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, Brunswick celebrated the completion of three new public murals bringing awareness of local Black history and sociopolitical struggles.
Stone Mountain Park, originally created as a Confederate memorial, now features a historic covered bridge named in honor of the 19th-century Black man who built it.
A third of Olivia Coley-Pearson's neighbors in Coffee County struggle to read at a basic level, and she wants to make sure they have help navigating their ballots. It's an effort that runs counter to other efforts to block help at the voting booth for people who struggle to read — a group that amounts to about 48 million Americans, or more than a fifth of the adult population.
A five-bedroom Victorian house south of Georgia's capitol was in severe disrepair until an Atlanta couple saw its potential. Then they learned it was built around 1900 by South Atlanta postmaster and civil rights activist Luther Judson Price.
Located at the corner of Jesse Hill Jr. Drive and Auburn Avenue, in the heart of the Sweet Auburn District, once known as the richest stretch of Black real estate in America, the three-story Atlanta State Savings Bank building still stands. But it has been boarded up for decades. Some want to preserve the historic building.
The Savannah Beach Wade-Ins of the early '60s are now memorialized near the Tybee Island pier.