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.
Reflecting on what we reported on in South DeKalb, and what’s to come for our future community coverage
See how we’re partnering with South DeKalb community members to choose, report, and present journalism they needed.
Four formerly incarcerated people share their truths about whether they’ll ever be considered citizens again.
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.
“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.
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
Redevelopment isn’t driving up housing costs in South DeKalb. Real estate investors are.
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.
“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.”
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.
Here’s this week from Atlanta Documenters, powered by Canopy Atlanta.
Georgia is one of only two states that bans undocumented residents from attending state-funded ESL classes—making future job prospects out of reach.
How Clayton County’s largest city finds itself alienated from the produce terminal
City officials deemed water sales along highway exits a nuisance and a threat. But for one West End teenager, the hustle is a way to make money and to stay out of jail.