ATLANTA — A 20-year-old maintenance worker who this week pleaded guilty to molesting and killing a 7-year-old girl was found dead of an apparent suicide in his prison cell Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. Ryan Brunn was found unresponsive at 4:15 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson, spokeswoman Kristen Stancil said. […]

In cities all across the country, there are a number of special events scheduled during this year’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. RELATED: How To Talk With Your Kids About Dr. King’s Death Of course, you can attend a local parade today. However, there are also concerts, special movie screenings, prayer services and […]

Vinson Hardimon, 28, an Atlanta rapper known professionally as Young Vito, turned himself in to police just days after he was fingered as the prime suspect in the December 16 murder of another Atlanta MC, Slim Dunkin. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: SEE ALSO: Take That! Walmart Shopper Punches Greeter For Checking Her Receipt Atlanta police […]

ATLANTA-Police claim that rapper Slim Dunkin, real name, Mario Hamilton was killed after having a fight over a small piece of candy. According to news reports, Slim Dunkin grabbed a piece of candy out of a man’s hand which led to a fight, which in turn led to the shooting. Slim Dunkin was affiliated with […]

“You can tell a Morehouse Man, but you can’t tell him much,” is one of the main reasons why the Morehouse brand currently carries a social stigma. This phrase has generated the belief that the Morehouse community is full of arrogant and conceited black men who have lost touch with those who look like them. […]

A 103-year-old woman was shown compassion by deputies and movers, when they decided against following through with a court-ordered eviction.

All across the south a ton of criminals have one thing in common. They love themselves some Waffle House! Most recently DeAngelo Heard and Edwin Mitchell have been getting their dine and their crime on. Apparently these two have been accused of  jacking Waffle Houses from Georgia to Alabama. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported: “The MO […]

At one time, the state of Georgia was known as one of the easiest states for a Black man in which to get lynched. Between 1915 to 1970 a wave of Black Americans left the deep South to find new opportunities in cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit and Chicago. A new story in […]

ATLANTA – Five people were arrested early Monday at or near a downtown Atlanta park that has been an off-and-on site of Wall Street protests similar to the ones being held in other U.S. cities, a day after 19 demonstrators were taken to jail by officers in riot gear when a rally spilled into the […]

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference which was once headed by Martin Luther King has pledged to mentor and guide the Occupy Atlanta movement, a branch of the Occupy Wall Street movement. The decision to mentor Occupy Atlanta came after a six hour meeting led by SCLC President Isaac Newton Farris, Jr. See Also: Kim Kardashian […]

As the Occupy Movement springs up across the U.S., Occupy Atlanta may be the most pertinent as census data shows that the city has the widest income gap between rich and poor in the country. According to the census, the most income-segregated areas tend to be in the city’s suburbs where, as of 2008, 85 […]

ATLANTA — With helicopters hovering overhead, police moved into a downtown Atlanta park and arrested around 50 Occupy Wall Street protesters who had been encamped there for about two weeks early Wednesday.