Archive for July 2018

On the Latinx Voice, guest post by Latino Community Fund Georgia

“On the Latinx Voice” written by Gilda (Gigi) Pedraza, Executive Director, Latino Community Fund Georgia   When I moved to Georgia in 2002, I was advised there were only two types of people in the state “Blacks and Whites” and that nobody would knew what to make of me. While the advice was well-meaning, it…

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Guest Post: VOX Teen Communications

VOX Teen Communications – Community Partner on Off the Wall: Atlanta’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Journey by Susan Landrum, Executive Director                         Atlanta is my home. I grew up here and choose it again and again as a place to explore, grow and…

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Arts + Advocacy Talk: Joshua Rashaad McFadden

Written by Jasmine Sinclair Wilson It is a hot, humid day in Atlanta. The sun is bright and fills the WonderRoot Community Arts Center. There are a handful of artists visiting the center at this time, including Atlanta/New York-based photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden. McFadden is widely recognized as a top emerging photographer; his works—Come to…

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Guest Blog: Spread the Vote Atlanta

Voter ID Laws are Voter Suppression Written By Seth Reuter Voter ID laws are voter suppression. Full stop. But we’re fighting back against them. In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in an effort to counter clearly racist voting restrictions pioneered in the former confederacy. Sadly, Chief Justice John Roberts…

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