To answer the title, yes. This post explores Atlanta's position in this paradoxical trend.
This International Women’s Day, we're honoring Emma Willard (February 23, 1787–April 15, 1870). First and foremost, Willard was an educator. Brilliant and curious from a young age, she was a self-taught polymath with a “vision that girls should be as highly educated as boys.” In 1814, at the age of 27, she founded an all-girls [...]
About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.
Celebrating the life of the incomparable W.E.B Du Bois through a series of maps and charts that show just how long the arc of data visualization history in Georgia actually is.
Data from two surveys show that housing affordability worries are all too real for Atlantans, and are growing despite initial policy efforts.
The Atlanta Black population's higher educational attainment has soared over the last fifty years. The share of Black higher ed degree holders has grown by 500 percent since 1970, besting the related share in the rest of the population, which grew by 350 percent.
Black-owned businesses make up a much larger share of the Atlanta metro business base than they do at the national level, and a relatively large share of these businesses are small.
Updates to the status of evictions in five metro counties, plus details about the national context and local assistance efforts.
Interactive maps taking a look at how the distribution of Georgia's Non-Hispanic Black population has changed since 2010.