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Why I Responded Live On The Air To A Viewer Who Called Me A Racial Slur
Every single day, journalists of color get emails like the one I got.
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Why Atlanta Could Elect Its First White Mayor In 4 Decades
Gentrification and frustration with the outgoing mayor have put the city in play for independent Mary Norwood.
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Reduces Punishment For Weed Possession
The new law also reduces fines from $1,000 to $75 for those carrying less than an ounce.
Cities Prove to Be Vital Voices at Climate Talks in Paris
Laura Turner Seydel
Chairperson, The Captain Planet Foundation
Ecological activism has been a way of life for myself and my family as a native Atlantan. I inherited a passion for environmental stewardship from my Dad which has been passed down to my children.
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Atlanta Mayor Urges Men To Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
The "Take a Stand" campaign is making sexual assault prevention a top priority.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Urges Fellow Dems To Reach Out To Minorities
Atlanta Mayor Says City Facilities Will Be Gun Free
Atlanta Mayor Unfairly Scapegoated in Snowstorm Aftermath
Political and Social Commentator
To hold Kasim Reed accountable for the complex network of day-to-day interrelationships among the state and local governments of the entire Atlanta area is like holding the president of the United States accountable for the governmental operations of Canada and Mexico.
The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/31/14
Vice president of media & editorial, The Commonwealth Club of ...
I am happy to report that the State of the News Quiz is healthy and the outlook is good, at least if you take our Week to Week News Quiz and test your knowledge of the week's happenings.
Mayor Explains Why We Should 'Stop Worrying About' The Federal Government
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ELEVATE Atlanta: Reclaiming Communities Through the Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku
Photographer. Creative Consultant.
The arts bring people together that would not normally be connected. It is programs like Atlanta's ELEVATE, a program whose mission is to initiate positive urban growth through arts economics -- or the concept of culture being a driving force for commerce.
The Most Terrible Edition Of 'Meet The Press' To Ever Air
The Big Apple, Biggest and Best in... Homelessness?
Kevin M. Ryan
President and CEO, Covenant House
New York leads the nation with many superlatives: it's the biggest, the artiest and most visited of our cities. Now, it has topped its own unfortunate record, with more homeless people sleeping in shelters each night than ever: more than 50,000 each night.
Mayors For Gay Marriage More Than Tripled Over Past Year
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Gives
Meet the Press
Lauren Brown Jarvis
In a recent appearance on
Meet the Press
, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's comments on race in response to Biden's "chains" gaffe, reflected where young progressives are at today.
Partnering To Rebuild A Better America
Mayor of Atlanta
Public-private partnerships are promising opportunities to get domestic infrastructure funded by putting in a small amount of public funds to attract corporate investment. More importantly, such partnerships are crucial to putting more people back to work and creating a better Atlanta.
Where Up-And-Coming Black Politicos Went To School
Cities Spend Money To Evict Protesters But Not To Help Homeless
WATCH: Rahm Doesn't Agree With Occupy Movement's Solutions
Music Midtown Festival Returns -- With Coldplay
Kristi York Wooten
Music Journalist and Founder of SustenanceGroup.org, Focused o...
The Atlanta gathering has been on hiatus since 2006, but returns this weekend with a lineup that will remind festivalgoers why this fest was so influential during its heyday in the late 1990s.
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