Ryan Coogler and his associates were detained in Atlanta after Coogler stopped at Bank of America to make a legal withdrawal from his account, according to a police report. A teller found Coogler suspicious after he handed her a note requesting she be discreet while counting out the $12k he was trying to withdraw.
Spelman College has teamed up with the nonprofit SMASH for an initiative aimed at increasing the representation of Black women in STEM.
In October 2015, Black transgender woman Ju’Zema Goldring was arrested for jaywalking by Atlanta cops who also falsified cocaine charges against her by cutting up a stress ball and calling the insides cocaine even though they tested negative for it. Goldring was awarded $1.5 million in her lawsuit against the city.
Black Twitter thinks Joe Biden mispronounced the name "Ebenezer Baptist Church" during his speech in Atlanta to discuss the state of voting rights in America.
Some of the leading advocates who have long sounded the alarm about the urgency for Congress to advance any bills on voting rights are skipping Biden's speech in Atlanta about voting rights, suggesting the president's words are too little, too late.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp pushed for a new state gun law during a press conference on Wednesday at the Adventure Outdoors, an outdoor sports store located about 15 miles Northwest of Atlanta. The new law would do away with the license needed to carry a handgun in public, openly or concealed on one’s body.
Bill White, the chief executive officer of the Buckhead City Committee, got his hand caught in the racist cookie jar after he retweeted then deleted a tweet from a well-documented white supremacist page.
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