She Inspired the movie "Hidden Figures" about the racially segregated NASA unit that calculated rocket trajectories
Lil Nas X Honored At Celebratory Event In AtlantaGrammy-award winning artist Lil Nas X received several awards in Atlanta on October 20, 2021, honoring his achievements.
Atlanta Public Schools Celebrates Improved Graduation RatesGraduation rates are at the highest level since 2012.
Atlanta Public Schools Renames School After Hank AaronThe renaming was celebrated with a special ceremony.
Students Protest Living Conditions At Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesStudents say dorms are moldy and that federal funding is being cut by 95% to HBCUs.
U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff Meets With Clergy To Discuss Federal Voting Rights LegislationU.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-Georgia) met with Metro Atlanta faith leaders on October 18, 2021, for a roundtable in Decatur. They’re joining together in an urgent effort to pass federal voting legislation.
Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial BeginsJury selection Began yesterday in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
Focus Atlanta - Engineering for KidsEngineering for Kids exposes young children to STEM education and careers in Fulton and Dekalb Counties.
Focus Atlanta - Six DegreesSix Degrees Marketing partners with Lil' Baby and Footlocker to refurbish the basketball court in Oakland City Park.
Focus Atlanta - Six DegreesSix Degree Marketing partners with Lil' Baby and Footlocker to refurbish the basketball court in Oakland City Park.
Focus Atlanta - The Black Fashion MovementThe Black Fashion Movement comes to Northpoint Mall to bring high fashion directly to consumers where they can experience luxury shopping firsthand.
Focus Atlanta - Links of LoveWhen you purchase Kiolbassa smoked meats you are supporting your own local community shelters through the Links of Love Initiative.
Brookhaven's Call To Action: Officials Seeking Public Input On City Centre Master PlanIt’s a call to action to participate and fulfill Brookhaven’s vision for a new City Centre. City officials shared why now is the time for taxpayers to give their input.
Atlanta Closes On $5 Billion Centennial Yards Redevelopment AgreementMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta is now ready to move forward with the Centennial Yards project, a $5 billion mixed-use development expected to create historic community investments.
U.S. Secretary Of Labor Visits Atlanta For Roundtables On Gender Pay Gap, Low WagesU.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and community leaders in Atlanta for roundtable discussions on the gender wage gap, low wages and other workforce issues.
Gwinnett Co. Police Recruit Dies During First Physical Training DayGwinnett County police say Ronald Donat, 41, a police recruit, had just joined their 112th Training Academy, but his new career came to an unexpected and sad end during the first day of physical training.
Atlanta Braves Fans React To Game 3 Win Against Milwaukee BrewersSupport for the Atlanta Braves was real at Truist Park, with standing room only inside the stadium on October 11, 2021.
Focus Atlanta - INSPIREDUINSPIREDU invites the public to their annual fundraiser to help continue to close the technology gap for at risk youth.
Focus Atlanta - Healthy State of CalmLocal therapist provides tips on how to create a healthy state of calm during unprecedented times.
Focus Atlanta - The Belly Dance SolutionThe Belly Dance Solution explains how simple moves can assist women with issues of incontinence.
Focus Atlanta - Carvana Community InitiativesCarvana introduces BEACON, the Black Employees and Allies community initiative that presented a new car to a graduate of a local trade organization.
Gwinnett Co. PD Among Agencies Participating In National Faith & Blue WeekendNational Faith & Blue Weekend aims to connect communities and police departments with the help of local churches. The Gwinnett County Police Department was among several law enforcement agencies participating.
Atlanta Braves Fans Attend Watch Party At The Battery At Truist ParkWhile the Atlanta Braves are on the road for the National League Division Series, there’s a big party happening here at home, right at The Battery at Truist Park.
Protesters Rally Outside Georgia State Capitol To Halt EvictionsMore than a month after the CDC ended its eviction moratorium, a number of organizations rallied for thousands of tenants in Georgia who are facing homelessness and forced to live in unhealthy conditions.
Liberty Tire Drivers And Helpers Campaign To Join Union, Cite Poor Working ConditionsDrivers and helpers are campaigning to join the Teamsters Local Union 728. Organizers say poor working conditions, years without a raise and disrespect from management are why they’re calling for change.