Clinton rallies in ATL? Shut It Down! Deploy the Berniesignal!

Clinton faced grassroots resistance from multiple organizations, including Metro Atlanta DSA, during her visit to Atlanta this past Friday. Earlier in the day, her appearance at Clark Atlanta University, intended to launch “African Americans for Hillary,” was interrupted as Black Lives Matter protesters with the #AUCShutItDown collective raised their voices, chanted, and started singing. This… Read more »

September Membership Meeting Hears History of Black Panthers

On Sept. 26, at the Open Door Community, MADSA held its general membership meeting. Over 40 people attended, including many first-timers who met us at Georgia for Bernie events. The program featured Gary Washington, originator of WRFG’s Labor Forum program and former member of the Black Panthers. MADSA’s own Minnie Ruffin added her recollections of… Read more »

Celebrating Gay Pride

October 10th and 11th, 2015: Atlanta’s Gay Pride Festival and Parade enlivened downtown and Piedmont Park for two days. From its brave, but inauspicious beginnings over 20 years ago, the festival has grown to one of the largest, and certainly the most colorful, happenings in Atlanta. MADSA, together with ‘Georgia for Bernie’ and ‘Latinos for… Read more »