Furlough, Job Cut Plan Approved for University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia has granted the system authority for a plan to possibly cut jobs or furlough employees. The system said it is working with its 26 colleges and universities to develop a new spending plan for the 2021 fiscal year that would feature a 14 percent reduction from the current fiscal year.

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Atlanta's Role in the Fight for Mental Health in the African-American Community

Taraji P. Henson Henson described her father as a “changed man” after the Vietnam War, suffering from mental illness that ultimately led to homelessness. Since her father’s death, Henson worked with others to create a nonprofit organization committed to changing the perception of mental illness in the African-American community by encouraging those who suffer with this debilitating illness to get the help they nee

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