Anti Racism

When We Truly Lift Every Voice: A Three-Part Consideration of Activism in Atlanta in Post-Assimilation America

It was on Saturday, June 6 that my heart dropped. I had just come home from my socially distanced spin-class at Cycle Gang in College Park. I had not opened Facebook, turned on my television, or even checked messages. I…

Opinion: The Purpose and Responsibility of Protesting in Atlanta

We stage sit-ins and we plant trees. We form petitions and we write letters. We mobilize and we strategize and we move our nation forward, together. This is the power and the purpose of protesting and let this not be…

The “Amy Cooper” Next Door: How Implicit Bias Works

Do you know a “Karen?” This very modern slur has been used to typify entitled, privileged behavior that results in demands or threats that go beyond the scope of what is considered appropriate. According to “slang” dictionary, a “Karen” is…

Two Carrollton City Students Expelled Over Racist Videos

Hours after a racially offensive 50-second clip was posted to TikTok and within hours had thousands of page views, Carrollton City Schools took the unprecedented move to expel those students according to a message from Superintendent Dr. Mark Albertus. “The…

Teachers Must Not Only Be Non-Racist, But Anti-Racist

“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the little faces…