Tip Harris, Killer Mike Re-Open Historic Black Restaurant That Closed After 50 Years

Photo: Mike Jordan, The Boombox; Rommel Demano, Getty Images 50 years is a long time, especially in the restaurant business. That’s how long Bankhead Seafood’s doors were open, before owner Helen Brown Harden closed the restaurant without giving the community any warning, in 2018: no one had a clue. According to Harden, Bankhead Seafood was […]

Atlanta Will Host January Exhibition Of Black Owned Spirits Producers

The volume of the U.S. beverage market totals over 200 billion liters of liquid. Alcohol is responsible for 16.5% of that total beverage volume, meaning the industry creates quite a few millionaires. How many of them are Black? Not many but Black people have the opportunity to change the narrative. On January 18 Atlanta will […]

White Terrorism Made Travel Dangerous So They Built A Church Close By

Photo: Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms at Antioch Baptist Church North, Twitter Atlanta is often labeled as a city too busy to hate but the historical facts tell a very different story. There was a time when white terror was so pronounced that Black people were actually afraid to move around the city freely, living confined to […]

Welcome To The Center Of The Movement: ATL

Love it or hate it, ATL is movement central. Dr. King was an international figure but he set up his Southern Christian Leadership Conference headquarters in ATL. The center of Black scholarship in America is a consortium of institutions of higher learning, all clustered in Atlanta — the Atlanta University Center. Atlanta also happens to […]