Janita Poe & Friends

Janita Poe & Friends Award-winning journalist/commentator Janita Poe and her extensive network of politically, socially and culturally incorrect friends on Facebook.

Janita Poe is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades experience in the news business. A graduate of Florida State University (B.S., Public Relations) and the University of Georgia (M.A., Journalism), Janita has launched digital news sites for AOL Patch and The Alabama Media Group and worked as a staff writer and editor for four major metropolitan newspapers: the Chicago Tribune, Th

Janita Poe is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades experience in the news business. A graduate of Florida State University (B.S., Public Relations) and the University of Georgia (M.A., Journalism), Janita has launched digital news sites for AOL Patch and The Alabama Media Group and worked as a staff writer and editor for four major metropolitan newspapers: the Chicago Tribune, Th

06/05/2020

Hey folks!
I no longer monitor this page, which I created right after several years working for digital media and right before my move to academia.
Thanks for stopping by!
Janita

Today: Janita Poe writes about Georgia Reconstruction-era legend Bishop Henry McNeal Turner, who died 100 years ago, May...
05/08/2015
100 Years Ago: Georgia Reconstruction-era Black House Representative, Turner High School...

Today: Janita Poe writes about Georgia Reconstruction-era legend Bishop Henry McNeal Turner, who died 100 years ago, May 8, 2015.
Turner's seminal 1868 "Am I a Man?" address to the Georgia Legislature, moments before lawmakers voted to oust the two black Senators and 25 black representatives from the capitol based solely on their race, rivals those of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Turner is the namesake of Turner High School and despite humble beginnings became an AME Bishop and founder of a Garvey-before-Garvey back-to-Africa movement, the International Migration Society.
He is a true legend that all Georgians should know and celebrate.
Column here: http://atlantapoliticsbuzz.com/2015/05/08/henrymcnealturner/
#CelebrateTurner #KnowGeorgiaHistory #KnowBlackTrailblazers
[This portrait hangs prominently in the Georgia capitol, at the entrance to the House of Representatives' chambers].

ATLANTA -- His portrait, prominently positioned outside the entrance to the Georgia House of Representatives chambers, may come as a surprise to some. Most of the paintings displayed throughout the...

Janita Poe column today on Baltimore Mom Toya Graham's use of corporal punishment in disciplining her rioting, looting s...
04/29/2015
Yes, I think #CorporalPunishment is wrong and I support #BaltimoreMom

Janita Poe column today on Baltimore Mom Toya Graham's use of corporal punishment in disciplining her rioting, looting son late Monday afternoon. http://ow.ly/MhLZy

Baltimore Mother Toya Graham became a heroine almost from the moment the first video of her roughing up her son for rioting Monday emerged on social media. But, just a day later, it seems, some com...

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04/28/2015
Welcome to Atlanta Politics Buzz!

Want to know more about the new @AtlantaPolitics Buzz? Here’s the scoop: http://wp.me/p5XYNF-5 #atlpol #gapol

Greetings: Welcome to the WordPress page for Atlanta Politics Buzz, a new daily digest of metro Atlanta city, county and state government news...

Hey "Friends."My personal profile is now a fan page and Poe Communications is now the Wizard of Atlanta Politics Buzz. F...
04/06/2015
Janita Poe

Hey "Friends."
My personal profile is now a fan page and Poe Communications is now the Wizard of Atlanta Politics Buzz. Follow us on Twitter: @AtlantaPolitics

Janita Poe is a journalism lecturer and Ph.D. student at Georgia State University. She is affiliated with the Global Studies Institute.

Want to know more about the new @AtlantaPolitics Buzz? Here's the scoop: http://wp.me/p5XYNF-5 #atlpol #gapol
04/06/2015
Welcome to Atlanta Politics Buzz!

Want to know more about the new @AtlantaPolitics Buzz? Here's the scoop: http://wp.me/p5XYNF-5 #atlpol #gapol

Greetings: Welcome to the WordPress page for Atlanta Politics Buzz, a new daily digest of metro Atlanta city, county and state government news...

04/03/2015

Spent Thurs in #GaHouse and #GaSenate galleries. Some 2015 bills passed --> #autism #humantrafficking. Now to @GovernorDeal #SineDie

Learn all about the new @AtlantaPolitics Buzz here: http://wp.me/p5XYNF-5 #atlpol #gapol
03/30/2015
Welcome to Atlanta Politics Buzz!

Learn all about the new @AtlantaPolitics Buzz here: http://wp.me/p5XYNF-5 #atlpol #gapol

Greetings: Welcome to the WordPress page for Atlanta Politics Buzz, a new daily digest of metro Atlanta city, county and state government news...

Where's Janita? She's now the voice -- and force -- behind Atlanta Politics Buzz! Follow @AtlantaPolitics on Twitter and...
03/30/2015
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