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MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker is threatening to sue to end driver sickout

MARTA Threatens Lawsuit To End Drivers Super Bowl Sick-out

One hundred thousand people moved to Atlanta last year, and according to MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker, the transit agency's aim is to be able to support that growth by providing superior transit service here and throughout the region. The glitch this week: MARTA drivers calling out sick, as the city...
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Dallas Austin and other top entertainment influencers form Georgia's first Entertainment Caucus

Dallas Austin Joins Music Industry Leaders And Lawmakers On Georgia Entertainment Caucus

Super producer and owner of Rowdy Records, Dallas Austin, is joining dozens of music, film, media, and entertainment executives on a new venture. It involves working, according to Georgia State Representative Erica Thomas, with state lawmakers in giving those in the entertainment field "a strong...
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A Previous Fulton County Misdemeanor Expungement Summit

Expungement Summit Friday Clearing Misdemeanor Arrests From Criminal History

Fulton County Solicitor General Keith Gammage says "the Civil Rights Movement continues today by ending mass incarcerations and creating new beginnings for jobs and safer communities." Gammage is holding his 7th expungement event tomorrow. It's the MLK Jr. Holiday Legacy Expungement Bowl . The...
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Gucci Mane attends the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party in association with V Magazine on January 25, 2018 in New York City.

Gucci Mane Accused By Attorney Of Underpaying Child Support For His Autistic Son

Today on The Morning Culture , Frank Ski, Jade Novah and JR took a phone call from attorney Tanya Mitchell Graham, who claims to represent Sheena Evans, the mother of Gucci Mane's son. During the conversation, Graham expressed her belief that Gucci should be paying much more in monthly child...
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A week after this photo was taken, Syntel Brown was the victim of a stabbing in Griffin

GBI Investigating as Atlanta Teacher Recovers After Double-Stabbing

I last saw R. Syntel Brown at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech. He was chaperoning a group of teenagers from the Fulton Leadership Academy at the inauguration of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. That was on Monday, January 14. A week later, Brown is hospitalized after being stabbed...
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V-103's DJ Greg Street and Future

How We Did It: Greg Street Interviews Future About The Value of Hard Work

Just after the release of his seventh album, "The Wizrd," Future visited the V-103 studios for an interview with DJ Greg Street. Watch below as Future HNDRXX explains the value of working hard, staying passionate about your work, and how important it is to be persistent if you want to be successful...
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Dr. Bernice King says we are in a state of emergency

The soulful sounds of gospel saxophonist Minister Angela Christie revved the crowd during the opening moments of the 51st Martin Luther King Jr commemorative service held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The ecumenical program welcomed speakers from various faiths, state, federal, and international...
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Salute to Greatness Awards Gala 2019

Christine King Farris Remembers Brother Martin

It was inside Freedom Hall, at the King Center, that I spotted Dr. Christine King Farris. The only sister, and only surviving sibling, of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was sitting at a table with family and friends. She sat quietly as everyone else clammered for pictures and conversation. The Dream...
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 Native Americans lead the march down Virginia Street as thousands take part in the Women's March in Reno.

10,000 Expected for Inaugural Indigenous Peoples March in D.C.

Chenae Bullock is a member of the Shinnecock Tribe. When I sat down with Bullock recently at the Entercom Radio Atlanta studios, she talked about an upcoming effort aimed at "uniting all indigenous peoples throughout the world." As many as 10,000 people from across the world are expected to gather...
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The King Holiday Observance will include the Dream Forward Awards and the Salute to Greatness Awards Gala

King Holiday: A Message of Reconciliation and Love for Humanity

As the King Center observes the 2019 King Holiday, the formal kick-off reception will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. It will feature the Dream Forward Awards and will take place in Freedom Hall at The King Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. Recognized for their community service leadership,...
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