Usually, companies use this power to secure financial benefits for themselves, such as tax or regulation relief. But increasingly, they're using it for social causes as well.
Chinese-Canadian journalist Edith Eaton documented anti-Asian racism in Canada in the late 19th and early 20th century. Over 100 years later, not much has changed.
In trying to make sense of the recent mass killing in Georgia, it's important to see that it was more than just violence against women and anti-Asian hate.
Recent federal mask mandates on all public transit have burdened bus drivers with difficult and sometimes dangerous duties to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Geographers are documenting slave-built infrastructure, from railroads to ports, in use today. Such work could influence the reparations debate by showing how slavery still props up the US economy.
No other state in the South has had such large urban and suburban population growth since 2000.
A 21st-century hockey team is connected with Gen. Sherman's Atlanta campaign and the destructive journey to Savannah.
As protests over George Floyd's death consume the country, students are forcing a reappraisal of a controversial editor and orator who helped build modern Atlanta.
Police experience in crisis and hostage negotiation could come in handy when dealing with cybercriminals who have, effectively, kidnapped data.
A woman recently died from Legionnaires' disease at an Atlanta hotel. Why? The cause is known and the disease is largely preventable. Yet the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
The country's 'Black Mecca' is hosting the Super Bowl. With the NFL's national anthem controversy still lingering, this creates an undeniable paradox.
The city's image as a model for black mobility and civil rights is crumbling. An expert on race and class politics takes us behind the veneer of one of the South's most important cities.
Atlanta is a black majority city that has elected black mayors since 1973. Two candidates now face a runoff in December.
The desire to help during emergencies like Hurricane Irma is admirable. Doing some homework might make your contributions go farther.