Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tag: Atlanta

Atlanta Police Forced to Respond to Over...

Residents of an upscale Atlanta, community are fed up over a string of house parties at a neighborhood mansion, one of which ended with...

Atlanta Man Involved in Hit-and-Run of 9-Year-Old...

The driver in a hit-and-run crash that left a 9-year-old girl seriously injured in suburban Atlanta has turned himself in to police, Atlanta station...

Happy Birthday! Atlanta Resident Willie Mae Hardy...

Atlanta woman Willie Mae Hardy has 111 reasons to celebrate after marking yet another age milestone that's as epic as it is rare. Born on...

Atlanta Braces For Plunging Temperatures, Ice, Maybe...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlantans awoke to relatively mild weather Tuesday, but forecasters warned that streets could still become icy as fans arrive for the...

Lakeith Stanfield Praises Beauty of Black Women,...

Lakeith Stanfield gave props to all the Black women out there, but some others seemed to take offense to it. "The most beautiful beings I've...

Black Ex-Atlanta Cop Sentenced to 5 Years...

A former Atlanta police officer is headed to jail nearly three years after brutally beating a Walmart shopper who he falsely accused of stealing...

CDC Just Released A Statement That Adds...

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say reports that Dr. Timothy Cunningham was passed up for a job promotion the day...

CDC Doctor Who Claimed Flu Shot Caused...

A search in the metro Atlanta area for Timothy Cunningham, an employee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is still ongoing. The...

7 Rappers Who’ve Carved Out Remarkable Careers...

“If you don’t move your feet then I don’t eat so we like neck to neck.” That’s what Andre 3000 said on the song “Elevators...

Atlanta Raises Minimum Wage to $15 Per...

Many city workers in Atlanta will see a minimum-wage increase after the City Council voted on Wednesday, June 21, on an amendment to the...

After Several Newly Formed Majority White Cities...

When Jason Lary presented a plan four years ago to create a new city out of unincorporated south DeKalb County — an area that's...

Symposium Discusses City of Atlanta as ‘Black...

Can Atlanta still be considered the 'Black Mecca?' A mecca of equity? Opportunity for all? What about racial equality or Black economic growth? The City...

New Report Debunks Myth of Atlanta as...

Atlanta is recognized by many as the mecca, the hub, the center of the Black community in the U.S., as Harlem once was in...

Report: Amazon Same-Day Delivery Only Available in...

A new report reveals that Amazon's long-standing same-day delivery option is only available in white areas. The company's website says the service is provided...

Study Finds Predominantly Black Cities Top List...

A new study by the online rental service Abodo reveals the most racist cities in the United States by taking a hard look at...

Rapper 2 Chaniz Ensures the Community Benefits from...

2 Chainz is definitely going on Santa's nice list for the rest of his life. The Atlanta rapper-turned-businessman found a moment to capitalize on a...

New Exhibit Captures Life, Education of African-Americans...

In 1929, Dr. Horace Mann Bond, social science researcher, historian and father of the late Julian Bond, participated in a field study of Black...

6 Reasons The Hawks Will Beat LeBron...

The Atlanta Hawks had the best record in the Eastern Conference, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are favored to beat them and advance to the...

10 of the Oldest Black-Owned Banks That...

Broadway Federal Bank FSB, Los Angeles Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association was founded in 1946 by a group of civic-minded men and women who wanted...

10 US Cities Where Gentrification Is Happening...

It has been playing out across the country — urban areas once occupied mostly by African-Americans are being reinvented with overpriced housing and businesses...