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Once again, downtown Atlanta will be the setting of one of the greatest parades of science fiction and pop culture, the DragonCon 2018 parade. Thousands will line Atlanta’s Peachtree Street to the downtown hotel district where an estimated 98K are expected to attend this year’s event. The main DragonCon 2018 hotel venues are the Hyatt,…

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The Labor Day weekend kicked off with one of Atlanta’s greatest parades, DragonCon 2017. Thousands lined up on Peachtree Street to watch the display of fantasy and talent led by Grand Marshall Stan Lee. The crowd enjoyed a wide range of costumes and various genres of pop culture. Here are some pictures from Saturday’s parade.

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Each year, downtown Atlanta is the scene of one of greatest parades of science fiction and pop culture. The parade will begin at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Linden Avenue, head south on Peachtree, east (left) on Andrew Young International Boulevard and north (left) on Peachtree Center Avenue. It will end on Peachtree Center Avenue between…

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This year, DragonCon 2017 is showing a unique and growing base, the Black “cosplay” fan. Costume play, known as “cosplay,” features fans of science fiction, comic book and pop culture who spend a lot of money and time to dress up in homemade costumes. DragonCon 2017 allows these fans to fully express themselves in a public…

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A day of reflection on the life and work of Dr. Martin L. King Jr., was marred by a shooting in Miami-Dade, Florida. Police are saying that at least eight people were hit as gunfire erupted at Miami-Dade’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, sending the crowd scattering for cover. The shooting occurred two hours…

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The election of President-elect Donald Trump has been reviled and cheered across the country. Since Tuesday night’s results, thousands have taken to the street in protest against a man described as a racist and hate monger. But in North Carolina, one group that has supported Trump is now ready to honor his achievements. The Loyal White…

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The annual West Indian American Day Parade is one of New York City’s most vibrant and popular events. And this year’s festivities didn’t disappoint. More than 2 million people of all ages, cultures, and affiliations celebrated along Eastern Parkway, many decked out in fantastic body paint and colorful plumage. Video/Edit: R. Hagans III

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The annual West Indian American Day Parade is one of New York City’s most vibrant and popular events. And yesterday’s festivities didn’t disappoint. More than 2 million people — of all ages, cultures, and affiliations — celebrated along Easter Parkway from Schenectady Avenue to Grand Army Plaza, many decked out in fantastic body paint and…

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A horrific mass shooting occurred in New Orleans on Sunday in the Upper Ninth Ward. At least 500 people were gathered for the filming of a music video at Bunny Friend Park when shots rang out from at least 3 gunmen. The motivation for the shooting is not known at this time and a police…

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The Labor Day weekend kicked off with one of Atlanta’s greatest parades, DragonCon 2015. Thousands lined up on Peachtree Street to watch the display of fantasy and talent led by Grand Marshall Nichelle Nicoles who played Lt. Uhura on Star Trek.

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This week, drink plenty of water and gatorade! Do a few miles on the treadmill and make sure you can handle what they have poppin’! They say “We are CAU … and WE GO HARD!” These are the times you won’t remember with the people you’ll never forget…and we make no apologies for the great…

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First lady Michelle Obama has made a respectable name for herself with her humanitarian efforts and now Obama is discussing her latest project with Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Joining Forces, an initiative that supports and honors America’s military families. In the cover story for latest issue of PARADE, Obama explains…

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