Rayshard Brooks protests at Wendy’s

Rayshard Brooks protests at Downtown Wendy’s UPDATED: June 28, 2020 at 7:56 p.m. Protestors created a memorial leaving flowers, shirts, balloons, and gifts at the Wendy’s on University Ave where Rayshard Brooks was killed. Hagen McMenemy | Avant-Youth A digital billboard at “Ground Zero” honoring George Floyd.  Hagen McMenemy | Read more…

The COVID-19 Quarantine Can Exacerbate Domestic Violence Situations; Here’s How You Can be a Much-Needed Ally to Survivors

“I have yet to talk to a victim of domestic violence that hasn’t come to believe her middle name is ‘Bitch’ because that’s what she’s called all the time,” said Nancy Friauf, president of Partnership Against Domestic Violence.
While domestic violence often starts with emotional abuse, it can snowball into other forms. Multiply that times 10 during the COVID-19 quarantine.

Day-to-Day coverage of the Black Lives Matter Protests in Atlanta

Since May 29, we’ve been hitting the streets every day to capture the #BlackLivesMatter protests. From May 30 to June 8 (when Governor Kemp pulled the National Guard), we captured the protests progression, as well as the sentiment of the people. Georgia has seen pockets of #BlackLivesMatter protests all throughout the state, though most concentrated in the capitol of Atlanta

Georgia Nurses Need Our Help as Hospitals Run Dangerously Low on PPE

“Hospitals are following current CDC best practices and encouraging our nurses, physicians and other clinical staff to adhere to the recommended PPE conservation methods to ensure their own safety as hospitals cope with the shortage.”
The situation isn’t as simple as just “following procedures.” Procedures can’t be fully followed if they don’t have enough PPE.


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