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“Real Housewives of Atlanta” alum Phaedra Parks is providing legal representation for Kasim Reed, Atlanta’s former mayor, in his divorce proceedings from his estranged wife, Sarah-Elizabeth Langford Reed. According to information obtained by Bossip.com, Parks, a veteran attorney, will represent the former mayor, who is the predecessor of Atlanta’s 60th and current mayor, Keisha Lance…

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Atlanta mayoral candidate Mary Norwood had a meeeting with the Buckhead Young Republicans in June. During the meeting, Norwood asked atteendees to not record the conversation. Norwood claimed that she had information that Kasim Reed’s campaign used illegal voters to gain victory during the 2009 election, in a. Norwood claimed that Reed’s campaign found voters…

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Atlanta rapper-activist Killer Mike has been very vocal about decriminalizing marijuana. Before Oct. 11, Atlanta, like the majority of U.S. cities, could penalize individuals up to a fine of $1K and six months in jail for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. Thanks to an ordinance pushed by current Atlanta council member and…

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“If there’s one group that deserves the most applause, it’s the Atlanta United supporters,” Arthur Blank said today during a press conference where he and City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Atlanta will host the 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Reed praises Blank, “Arthur Blank was able to look around…

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Pleased to sign the marijuana legislation last night at 6:24pm. Thanks to @KwanzaHall & @KeishaBottoms for all their hard work on this. pic.twitter.com/OyUFYwWYkW — Kasim Reed (@KasimReed) October 11, 2017 Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed historic legislation decriminalizing marijuana in the city late Tuesday evening. The new law states that possession of less than 1…

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At the RIDE Conference 2017 Culture Creators Explain: Disruption panel session featuring Electric Republic CEO Jacob York, faith leader Charles Jenkins, author and community leader Steven Canal, and One Music Fest founder Jay Carter, the aforementioned stressed the importance of sending a tidal wave of disruption to break the mold and dominate your respective industries.…

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Wyclef Jean was the headliner at the Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards and 85th birthday tribute this past weekend held at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta. The event gathered civil rights leaders, pastors, and the real Atlanta movers and shakers all under one roof. These were the folks that helped make Atlanta great again…

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On Wednesday, May 10, The Home Depot awarded the grand-prize winners of the company’s Retool Your School competition at its Atlanta-based headquarters. The home improvement retailer launched the program in 2009 to help accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities upgrade and renovate their campus facilities. “HBCUs are under attack right now. Trump potentially wants to cut federal…

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Atlanta has been a city that has enjoyed decades of Black leadership in city hall, from the election of its first Black mayor, Maynard Jackson to its current mayor, Kasim Reed. But the years of power have not been without controversy and arrests. Now the city is once again embroiled in a bribery and corruption…

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When there’s a call to action on issues of social justice, some people stand silent while others lead. One such person who is ready to act is Khalid Kamau. He is deeply involved in the Black Lives Matter movement in Atlanta. Rolling out recently spoke with the activist. What motivated you to become a part…

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When there is a call to action on issues of social justice, some people stand silent while others lead. One such leader is Mary Hooks, co-director of Southerners On New Ground (SONG) The organization is deeply involved in the Black Lives Matter movement in Atlanta and rolling out recently spoke with the activist and the LGBTQ…

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