Over the weekend, guests from all over metro Atlanta gathered at Refuge Coffee Company in Clarkston to celebrate and honor the state’s refugee communities ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20th.
The city of Atlanta held its first Day of Religious Pluralism on Thursday, marking the 51st anniversary of the death of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with a continued mission to deepen Atlantans’ understanding of one another, and to promote a safe, respectful and inclusive city.
Sheena Bosket was in her therapist’s office earlier this year when she unraveled her history with sexual assault. She first opened up about being molested at age 8, then about being assaulted twice as an adult.
For Bosket and many others, #MeToo has given her the courage to share her experiences aloud.
When Farhan Momin was seven years old, he’d play assistant to mom in the kitchen, given the responsibility of cutting up fresh vegetables — with a kid-friendly knife, of course. Now the 25-year-old Duluth native, a dental student, is in the running to be the next “MasterChef.”
It’s going to be OK.
Those were the last words 16-year-old Alex Blackwell mumbled to her boyfriend on video chat around 2 a.m. one Wednesday morning last September, moments before she fell into a listless trance.
Seth panicked as he watched her striking blue eyes turn milky white.