Destinee Marbley remembers how Atlanta’s “skincare chef” inspired her own journey as a wellness practitioner.
While the origins behind those neighborhood signs are mysterious, local businesses aspire to carry on that legacy.
Georgia is one of only two states that bans undocumented residents from attending state-funded ESL classes—making future job prospects out of reach.
Leveraging his hometown roots, Dominique Harris set out to discover what South DeKalb residents think of ‘Cop City.’ That task proved more difficult than expected.
Four formerly incarcerated people share their truths about whether they’ll ever be considered citizens again.
How does it feel for people to return home after being incarcerated? As Ann Hill Bond found, those feelings may be more complicated than loved ones expect.
Residents with ties to the south Atlanta neighborhood told us which issues they want to see covered in our next Community Issue. Here’s what they had to say.
A farewell letter from Canopy Atlanta co-founder Sonam Vashi
Norcross resident Samina Sattar taps into the Bangladeshi flavors she grew up with to create recipes uniquely her own.
“Either the people of ‘Cop City’ get better with their marketing and reach out to the community, or the community becomes aware of what’s going on in their backyard. And by doing that, they understand their own power.”
Reflecting on what we reported on in South DeKalb, and what’s to come for our future community coverage
To better understand how folks find their way in Atlanta and why they stay, Amiri Banks dives deep into the bedroom community of South DeKalb.
Birria on Jonesboro Road showcase increasingly visible diversity south of Atlanta
Presenting Canopy Atlanta’s guide to the community, featuring parks, youth programs, beloved landmarks, and more
The county’s backlog of code violations is well documented. But residents and county officials disagree over who’s actually responsible for these eyesores.
“This isn’t a want or a luxury. We’re talking about produce.”
With major developments on the horizon, local entrepreneurs talk about business opportunities they see in the community—and what’s needed for sustained economic growth.
Redevelopment isn’t driving up housing costs in South DeKalb. Real estate investors are.
For some, mention of the Eastside invokes its rap stars like Future. For one resident, its biggest assets are places like the Michelle Obama Trail
Here’s this week from Atlanta Documenters, powered by Canopy Atlanta.