Rev. Jesse Jackson shuts down State Street during justice protest for Laquan McDonald

Rev. Jesse Jackson, PUSH and community leaders gathered on Sunday, Dec. 6 to continue to protest the killing of Laquan McDonald, who died in October 2014 after being shot 16 times by a police officer. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was fired by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but the public feels that two more people need to be held accountable and step […]

Earthquake hits Los Angeles

News media are reporting that a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit the Los Angeles, Calif., area.  The epicenter of the earthquake is approximately six miles northwest of Westwood, Calif., and 15 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The earthquake hit at around 6:15 a.m. PST. No damage has been reported yet from the largest earthquake […]

August Alsina previews his EP at Def Jam headquarters in NYC

New Orleans-born R&B star August Alsina previewed his highly-anticipated EP Downtown: Life Under the Gun at the offices of Island Def Jam in Manhattan this week. The star himself was brief and to the point, thanking everyone for attending the listening session before acknowledging the inspiration behind his work.

Atlanta Beer Week 2012

Seven Days of Tastings, Tap Takeovers, Pub Crawls and Brewer Meet n’ Greets The third annual Atlanta Beer Week kicks off Saturday, Oct. 20 and features citywide beer events through Saturday, Oct. 27.  Just a small sampling of Atlanta Beer Week sanctioned events include: The Great Decatur Beer Festival, Best of Brews Octoberfest, Meet & Greet […]

Bronner Bros. Celebrate 65 Years of Business in the Hair Industry

Bernard Bronner, CEO Bronner Bros. Int’l, and his close-knit family, celebrated 65 years of excellence and innovation in the hair industry with media insiders, family, and friends at the W Hotel in Downtown Atlanta. Kicking off the festivities, the Bronner family spoke on the importance of the community coming together and announced that this weekend, the first […]