The honorable C.T. Martin laid to rest leaving behind a legacy of service

Former Atlanta City Council Member C.T. Martin died earlier this month surrounded by his family at his home in Southwest Atlanta at the age of 84. The Atlanta community came out to pay its final respect to this great man affectionately known as the “Dean” of the City Council. Martin was honored in a Celebration […]

Fired Atlanta cops who tased college students suing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Two of the six Atlanta Police officers who were fired for brutalizing and tasing two Black college students are now suing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Shields. According to CBS 46, two of the ex-cops, Ivory Streeter and Mark Gardner, also want to be reinstated on the police force as part of […]

Keisha Lance Bottoms: Atlanta’s leading visionary shares story of winning

Just one week after winning a contentious runoff election to become the 60th mayor of Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms glanced out of a large studio window overlooking her hometown. The sun, peeking through clouds, illuminated her face as the camera captured her in a fleeting moment of solitude. Her soft smile hinted at the relief of accomplishment while her intense eyes revealed a focused determination. She stood still, […]

The inaugural Beloved Benefit raises millions for Atlanta’s Westside

On March 21, 2019, more than 2,000 Atlantans gathered at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the inaugural Beloved Benefit. The fundraising dinner was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the idea of a community whose inhabitants love and respect one another. The Chick-fil-A Foundation and Mercedes-Benz Stadium joined together to underwrite the cost of […]

Culture curator Bem Joiner works to improve community engagement in Atlanta

Bem Joiner is a community activist and change agent. He calls himself the creative culture curator, because of his work. He is passionate about the city of Atlanta and its growth through grassroots programs and initiatives. He wears many hats, but as a culture curator, he connects creatives with civic and community opportunities. Joiner uses his platform […]