“The recent transformation of the state’s election laws explicitly enabled citizens to file unlimited challenges to other voters’ registrations. Experts warn that election officials’ handling of some of those challenges may clash with federal law.”
“Independent outlets are not only challenging revenue models—they’re changing the way local outlets approach journalism itself.”
“Risking their lives for liberty and for love, Ellen and William Craft devised a bold plan: They’d don disguises — she as a white man — and embark on the perilous journey north.”
“A public high school teacher asks why the wrong things cause a fuss in schools.”
“’You’re going to see Georgia citrus become the next Vidalia onion,’ Franklin says. ‘Soon they’ll be in every grocery store around.’”
An essay on growing up in the South, legacy, and a place rooted in white supremacy.
“I called out the names, and they’d tell me who they wanted to vote for. Then, very carefully, I put my finger by each name they’d chosen.”
“Do you know what it means to have a wound that never heals?”
When “Who gets to go jogging without getting shot?” is an actual question a society has to ask, that society is fundamentally flawed.
Thirty years ago, the entire community of Lightning, in Atlanta’s west side, was destroyed to build the Georgia Dome. This oral history, told by the residents that were displaced, compiles the stories and memories of a long-gone neighborhood.