Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: Kasim Reed

City of Atlanta Reaches $50M Funding Goal...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms happily announced last week that the city's new housing program had successfully raised $50 million to get more homeless...

Report: Kamala Harris Has Collected More Than...

As presidential hopefuls make the rounds throughout America to drum up donations and support for their platforms, Sen. Kamala Harris is reportedly...

Howard University Faces Criticism from Students After...

Former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is headed back to his alma mater after being chosen as the commencement speaker for Howard University's graduating class...

Groups Vying for Influence Give Generously to...

As the race to replace term-limited Kasim Reed for mayor of Atlanta in November heats up heading into the summer months, the picture of...

Vincent Fort Mayoral Interview Full Transcript

Below is the full unedited transcript of the interview with mayoral candidate Vincent Fort held on March 10, 2017, at the offices of Atlanta Black...

Ex-City Worker Terminated After Blowing Lid Off...

A former city worker has hit the City of Atlanta with a lawsuit claiming she was fired after alerting personnel that Mayor Kasim Reed...

Michael Sterling Mayoral Interview Full Trasncript

Below is the full unedited transcript of the interview with mayoral candidate Michael Sterling held on March 10, 2017, at the offices of Atlanta Black...

7 Black Mayors Who Continue To Thrive...

  Byron Brown, Buffalo, New York Brown has been magician-like in helping the city’s homicide rate drop 50 percent, partly through installing cameras on street corners....

Mayor Kasim Reed Wins Second Term in...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was elected to a second term Tuesday, defeating three little-known challengers as he continues to raise his profile overseeing a...

Atlanta Strikes $19.5M Deal For Church Property...

ATLANTA - City officials have reached a $19.5 million deal on behalf of the Atlanta Falcons to buy Friendship Baptist Church, one of two churches key...

In New Stadium Deal, Atlanta Mayor Demonstrates...

When Invest Atlanta voted 8-to-1 Thursday morning in favor of a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed almost broke out...

Mayor Reed Pushes For New Stadium in...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed used his annual State of the City address Wednesday to pitch the city taking a financial stake in a proposed...

Kasim Reed Opts Out of Senate Race,...

Mayor Kasim Reed once again asserted his desire to remain mayor of Atlanta and not pursue statewide office. In an interview on MSNBC this morning,...

Atlanta Under Pressure to Build New Stadium...

 As Falcons owner Arthur Blank and government officials are pushing a new downtown Atlanta retractable-roof stadium for the team, reports have surfaced that the...

Atlanta Seeking to Survey, Create Registry of...

As part of an effort to place hundreds of homeless residents in permanent housing by December, Atlanta has launched a registry of the homeless...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Raises $1.7M For...

 Hip-hop artist Ludacris gave him $2,500 last month, and his entertainment company added another $2,500. Clifford Harris, better known as T.I., gave him $2,000...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Support of...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he supports gay marriage as a "fundamental right," taking an emphatic stand on the issue months after President...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Ranked 6th Most...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed moved up four spots to No. 6 on The Root 100 for 2012. The annual list recognizes the most influential African-Americans....

Sneak Peek: Atlanta’s New Streetcars

A spokesman for Mayor Kasim Reed confirms that the photo, which was posted on the Atlanta subreddit this morning (Wednesday) with the tease "Atlanta...say...

Atlanta’s Economic Development Agency Launches ‘Start Up...

Kasim Reed loves startups. And he wants you to know it. Invest Atlanta, the city's economic development agency, is launching Start Up Atlanta, a program...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Warns that MARTA...

Kasim Reed - "Moving Africans Rapidly Through Atlanta," is what one racial joke says MARTA stands for. MARTA, actually the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit...