My life changed, June 19th 2006 at 12:34 p.m. I could count on one hand how many times he and I got together to have sex, but I could never recall how many times we had sex with her.
All of which leads me to meeting Shannon, a young man of strong spirit and presence, who gives me wheelchair assistance from the landing gate to ground transportation at Atlanta Airport. On the long trek, which involves a train ride, we chat.
Po's advice to today's generation? "Do not perpetuate the cycle. Own who you really are, be that and take responsibility for it."
Blackness is the story of my life and I will not allow the story of black people to be buried," Donnie wrote in response to one of the questions I forwarded him through email.
As cities work to rebuild and repair their infrastructure, one resource they are beginning to turn to is the rivers and creeks that flow through urban areas.
Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip. But there are other, fun, family-friendly ways to get great views around town: Ferris wheels.
Moving her work out of museums and galleries to Atlanta's inner city streets, Bright plastered walls with monumental portraits of civil rights activists who are now in their 70s and 80s.
The news hit the city's ego like a bean ball to the noggin' -- and didn't even come with a brush back warning pitch.
Atlanta resident James A. Bing is a radio frequency (RF) engineer by day, on a crusade to promote neo-soul music by night. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native is convinced this genre of music should be promoted, celebrated and in the mainstream.
What's a far harder pill for me to swallow is the lasting effects on the neighborhood where Turner Field lives. Fulton County Stadium was there and when it was torn down, there was a lasting promise of the new stadium to breathe life into the surrounding area. With The Braves leaving, we leave that community out in the cold.
New York artist Michael David pioneered his edgy encaustic painting technique in the 1970s when he was an enfant terrible of the downtown art scene and bass player with seminal punk rockers. Three decades later, he's still creating powerful paintings that explore spiritual metaphors.
Modernist chef Richard Blais has a lot going on this year.
Purchase Now or Download the eBook...
I quickly checked myself before showing that I was alarmed by her reaction, and continued to smile. I imagined that I was the first black person that she had ever seen, and wanted my encounter with her to be a positive one.
It's impossible for a beautiful woman such as Jena Sims to also have brains. Wrong! Jena is a smart, capable woman who not only makes us smile when she's in front of the camera, but runs her own non-profit organization called HBBQ's Inc. (Has Been Beauty Queens).
A dish of Shrimp and Grits had put me in touch with a hidden history, with one of the ways that slaves and descendants of slaves--long regarded as "other" by white Southerners--had deeply shaped Southern cuisine, culture, and identity.