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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ national profile continues its upward trajectory as she was tapped for an important position within the Democratic Party. President-elect Joe Biden nominated Bottoms to become vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. The longtime Atlanta city leader would be in charge of civic engagement and voter protection. Bottoms’ name recognition…

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On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020,  in the heart of southwest Atlanta at the C.T. Martin Natatorium, early voting kicked off with a crowd. The night before, torrential rain had threatened to impede those eager to cast their ballots. However, as the polls opened, a line snaked out the door and the sun appeared. When U.S.…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recently confirmed in an official statement that she turned down President-elect Joe Biden‘s invitation to join his Cabinet. “Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was honored to have been offered a role in the Cabinet, which she respectfully declined,” Bottoms’ spokesperson said in the statement. “The Mayor’s focus remains on the people…

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The mission, for Shane Foster and Davis Chris of DFD Music Production Company, is multidimensional. In addition to music production, the dynamic duo offers engineering, songwriting and a wide variety of marketing options for music artists. In a recent interview with rolling out, the two spoke about their journey and latest album, American Resurrection. Where…

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Sitting in a Birmingham, Alabama, jail on April 16, 1963, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reflected on the interrelatedness of all communities. He claimed a connectedness across boundaries, race and religion. As president of the SCLC, he had come from Atlanta to Birmingham to fight against injustice. He wrote that he was not…

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Singer Ann Marie is in the Fulton County Jail in Georgia after a man she was with was shot in the head inside an upscale Atlanta hotel. Marie, née Joann Marie Slater of Chicago, was arrested and booked on suspicion of shooting her 24-year-old childhood friend inside the luxurious InterContinental hotel in the posh Buckhead…

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Long before he emerged as a rising artist in the music industry, known for his unlimited range, sensual appeal and practical approach to this thing called life, crooner Felixx was a bright-eyed student seeking a degree in public relations at the historic Clark Atlanta University. He was raised in Monroe, Georgia, among his elders, including…

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