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Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially...
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City of Stockbridge "Cohesiveness At Stake"

Video of City of Stockbridge GA City Manager Randy Knighton talks about what's at stake Stockbridge city officials are urging residents and supporters to attend a town hall meeting tonight. The meeting is to address the controversial proposal, which passed the just-completed session of the...
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SWAT Standoff Man Versus APD

A man, who police say called 911 to report shots being fired, started shooting at them when they arrived to the address, is being identified as DeShaun Shepard. It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday in northwest Atlanta. Police say Shepard was firing shots from a window at the home located in the 1400...
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FUTURE is the focus for ATL Dream heading into 2018 WNBA Draft

The WNBA will welcome its newest members to the exclusive club during the 2018 draft Thursday April 12th. This is the first draft that new head coach Nicki Collen, her new coaching staff, and the GM for the Atlanta Dream will make decisions together. “We knew without a first round pick this year...
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Tip “T.I.” Harris Brings The Art Of The Hustle To BET Networks With “The Grand Hustle”

NEW YORK — April 10, 2018 — BET Networks, in partnership with Grand Hustle Productions, is excited to announce the premiere of “THE GRAND HUSTLE”, a fierce new reality competition series, featuring 16 business minded men and women vying for an opportunity of a lifetime! Created and Executive...
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Day 100: Mayor Bottoms Mass Resignation "Reboot"

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms calls it a "reboot". She says that she will take time to determine which of her Cabinet members will stay and which will go. After 100 days in office, Atlanta's 60th mayor is fulfilling a promise of more transparency in city government. On Monday she called for...
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MLK50: King Called "Greatest Man of the 20th Century"

The door opens, and standing before me is the epitomy of the definition of 'debonair'. And his home is just as pristine. Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian's Atlanta residence is wall to wall, and floor to ceiling, with art works, books, and awards that he has collected over his 93 years. Today, he is most proud...
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Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

PHOTOS: Ceremony At King Center for 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. King

CHECK OUT THE FULL GALLERY OF IMAGES HERE On a chilly, windy Atlanta morning, the crowds began filtering into The King Center around lunchtime. They came from just down the block on Auburn Ave, and they came from Kansas, Minnesota, and Chicago. The media set up in an area filled with what seemed...
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RECAP: Huncho Day on the Nawf

Huncho Day on the Nawf, a celebrity flag football game that took place Easter Sunday at Berkmar High School – the alma mater of Quavo of the Migos. The event was a kick off to Quavo’s 27th birthday who wanted to give back to those within his community in the “Nawf” which is better known as Norcross...
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