Scrutiny from conservatives around teaching about race, gender and sexuality has made many teachers reluctant to discuss issues that touch on cultural divides. To fill in gaps, some students are looking to social media, where online personalities, nonprofit organizations and teachers are experimenting with ways to connect with them outside the confines of school.
A federal judge on Monday rejected the terms of a proposed plea agreement in the federal hate crime case against Travis McMichael, one of the three men convicted in a separate state case of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, the Black jogger who McMichael fatally shot outside Brunswick two years ago.
Ahmaud Arbery's mother was one voice in a chorus celebrating the jury’s verdict. Civil rights activists and politicians praised the decision: all three defendants found guilty of felony murder.
The jury deliberating the fate of the three white men charged in the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery has reached a verdict — all three guilty of murder.
One year after George Floyd’s life was taken by a Minnesota police officer, Atlanta residents rallied to mourn his death and honor his legacy by focusing on justice issues locally.
Survivors and their descendants say facing the truth about the Tulsa Race Massacre is essential in the nation's struggle to confront racial injustice and violence against Black people.
GPB Morning Edition host Leah Fleming spoke with Georgia poets, Marco Soulo and Signature MiMi, who are expressing through their art what many in the country are feeling. Click to hear how they tap into their voices.
After the massacre of several women at three Asian-owned massage businesses in and around Atlanta, Atlanta-based correspondent Natasha Chen says the Georgia shootings could mark the beginning of a new chapter for Asian-American social justice activism in the United States.
In Nigeria, Burna Boy is known as much for his social crusading as he is for his Afro-fusion style music.
Thursday on Political Rewind: In his first days in office, President Joe Biden has declared a commitment to addressing systemic racism. On Tuesday, Biden signed a series of executive orders signaling that his administration will attempt to tackle inequities in housing, criminal justice, economic mobility, health care and more.
Our panel today weighs in on the president’s first steps toward this lofty goal. He may have set important priorities, but how monumental is the task ahead? And can he win the support he needs to move the country past its long history of racial injustice?
Georgia Senate Bill 288, known as the “second-chance law,” passed in June in the Georgia state senate, allowing for the expansion of expungement to those who have committed nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. The law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2021.
On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons will open their season against the Seattle Seahawks at Mercedes Benz Stadium at 1 o clock, in front of no fans.
The California State University system's new graduation requirement will take effect in 2023. Some faculty oppose the move because it does not ensure students take an actual ethnic studies course.
Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the All-Star forward stepped away from basketball...
While the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Sandra Bland galvanized the #BlackLivesMatter movement, the killings of Rayshard...