The Sights and Sounds of an Atlantan Ramadan

  |  Topic: Culture, Identity, My Story, Religion
Mosque at Ramadan by Maya Martin

I wanted to spend the last week of Ramadan reporting on what I saw, heard, and tasted. I wanted to shine a light — a miles-wide, fluorescent, neon floodlight — on the positive that is evident every day to me in my community. I reported on Ramadan while remembering that no photo or soundbite can document the vastness of Islam in Atlanta.

Did Actor Johnny Depp’s Trump Assassination Joke Go Too Far?

  |  Topic: Entertainment, News, Politics

“I definitely believe in freedom of religion and freedom of speech. But I think there’s a line that he crossed. “ That was the sentiment one Atlantan had Friday afternoon in the city’s downtown area. This was the reaction of a young lady in relation to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor, Johnny Depp’s public’s […]