Voices of our Community

Jan292015

Why Detriot ‘67

by Jennifer McEwen - Managing Director of True Colors Theatre Company

At True Colors we are thrilled to be presenting the Atlanta premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ‘67. The 2014 winner for the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, Detroit ‘67 is… Read More

Jan232015

Freedom University Series: Undocumented in Dixie

Freedom University students photo, immigration, human rights

by Jacqueline Delgadillo and Sergio Ivan Delgadillo

Photo Credit Laura Emiko Soltis Undocumented in Dixie by Jacqueline Delgadillo What is it that my heart feels? What are these things I can’t heal? I am a mess of confusion… Read More

Jan152015

Repost: Human Trafficking Will Never Be ‘Eradicated’

by Ryan Beck Turner - IHTI Program Director

A blog repost by the International Human Trafficking Network (IHTI): Recently, a collection of world faith leaders and Andrew Forrest of the Walk Free Foundation formed a new organization called the Read More

Jan132015

Freedom University Series: Integrating Dreams

by Arizbeth Sanchez student at Freedom University and Nowmee Shehab, student at Emory University.

Sanchez: I came to this country when I was 6 years old from Mexico with only my younger sister and mom in hand. We were pretending that we were visiting family in the United States… Read More

Jan092015

Blog Series: Freedom University Georgia

by Laura Emiko Soltis, PhD, Executive Director of Freedom University

“These are revolutionary times. All over the globe, men are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wounds of a frail world, new systems of justice and equality are being… Read More

Jan082015

What I Talk About When I Talk About Dr. King

by Courtney Chartier, Head of Research Services, Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library, Emory University

In 2007 I was hired as an Archivist working on the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection at the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library. I moved to Atlanta having never been… Read More

Dec232014

A 2014 Look Back

by Ruwa Romman, NCCHR Intern

When I received a call back from The Center for Civil and Human Rights letting me know I would be interning with them, I could not have imagined the amazing experience that would unfold in… Read More

Dec222014

Say Whatever You Think

by Zekarias Kebraeb

As told to: Marianne Moesle; Translated by: Andrew Godfrey. This morning I got my identity card from the citizens registration office at Bahnhof Zoo in Berlin. I’m German, wow, I’m actually German – with one… Read More

Dec182014

Immigration Dialogues

by Hope Revelle, 2014 Immigration Dialogues Participant

This fall, members of the Atlanta community came together to study and discuss the issues that face immigrants and to attend a series of informative presentations provided by the Center for Civil and Human Rights.… Read More