Terminology: Helpful terms to understand HIV and AIDS

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates

Thousands of 13- to 24- year olds in Atlanta don’t know they’re infected. AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a condition that results in serious damage to the immune system. It is caused by the HIV infection. Antibody An antibody is a protein produced by the body’s immune system when it detects harmful antigens. Your body […]

How is health being taught in metro Atlanta?

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates

Atlanta has many school systems but few options for comprehensive health education Since sixth grade, my mother made it her mission to keep me informed about everything concerning me at the time. That included having The Talk every morning on the way to school, which was 15 minutes every day. Though I was miserable enduring […]

Why is HIV so Prevalent in the Greater Atlanta Area?

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates

Thousands of 13- to 24- year olds in Atlanta don’t know they’re infected. Click here for the audio portion of this story. March 28, 2010, was LaMar Yarborough’s 18th birthday, and he was laying in the intensive care unit at Grady Memorial Hospital, where he learned he was HIV-positive and later found out he developed AIDS. […]

South Asians in Media: A Love Letter to Aziz Ansari and South Asians

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Identity, International, Race/Ethnicity, Senior Picks 2016, TV
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Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series, “Master of None,” was released to critical acclaim earlier this month. Celebrated for its stylistic humor and effortless social commentary, “Master of None” has been deemed the best new television show of the fall season. The show has also been revered for its remarkable portrayal of minorities within the series and […]

Go See “Creed.” Period.

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Blood, sweat, determination, ambition and pain are all encompassed in the fighting spirit that is Adonis Johnson (played brilliantly by Michael B. Jordan), the long lost son of the legendary boxing champion Apollo Creed and the title character of the new film “Creed.” Having never met his legendary father, however, Adonis shares the same passion […]

“Creed” Is The “Rocky” For Our Generation

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

“Creed” takes you back to the streets where it all began, but with a modern day twist. You cannot walk into this movie without knowing what happened in the original “Rocky” film series that first started in 1976. You will lose the depth and magnitude of the story. If you watched the original series or […]

“Creed” Is A Contender And Well Worth The Wait!

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

As we wade through this age of constant sequels, prequels and remakes, it’s refreshing to experience a movie, based on another, that stands on its own two feet. If you are willing to take a break from feasting this turkey day, then expect enticing and hard-hitting (pun full intended) action in “Creed,” thanks to director […]

In “Creed,” You’ll Feel Every Punch, Trial And Tribulation

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

“Rocky” fans will not be disappointed by “Creed,” the latest movie in the franchise when it hits theaters on November 25. This movie combines the classic fighting spirit of the original “Rocky” from 1976 and a new age urban twist. The story takes place back in the roots of Philly, where Adonis Creed (played by Michael B. […]

From Casting To Camera Work, “Creed” Is A Winner

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Opening in theaters today, “Creed” is a great improvement on the original “Rocky” series. It builds on the basic elements that were established in “Rocky.” Watching it, you can see all the hard work put into making this film. “Creed” stars Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed. Adonis […]