ATLANTA GA

City of South Fulton resident Angel  Payne is among Trump supporters who attended his Black Voices for Trump kickoff Friday in Atlanta

Trump In Atlanta to Unveil Black Voter Initiative

"What do you prefer, Blacks for Donald Trump or African Americans for Donald Trump?" As soon as he stepped to the podium, that's what the President of the United States asked the small crowd gathered inside the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta Friday. They shouted "blacks for Trump...
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Mrs.  Juanita Abernathy is seen being escorted by her son Kwame on Feb. 16, 2019 during a Black History program in Morrow GA

Civil Rights Icon Juanita Abernathy Dies

She smiled plenty, and showed everyone in the room that she still had a lot of get up and go. It was on February 16, 2019, that I sat down with Mrs. Juanita Abernathy, and learned of a moment in her life as she recalled it to me. Later her son Kwame would tell me, "Mom doesn't do interviews, but...
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Clark Atlanta University is located in the Atlanta University Center with other history black colleges and universities

Shooting at Clark Atlanta University Block Party

Police in Atlanta are investigating a shooting that injured four people on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. It happened around 10:30 last night during a block party celebrating the end of freshman orientation. According to APD Captain William Ricker, "it appears there were two separate...
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Singer Ron Devoe walks to Monday's community forum on toxic air carrying orange protest sign.

Ron Devoe: Family Impacted By Atlanta Plant Toxic Air

Atlanta U.S. Representative David Scott says the Sterigenics plant in Smyrna needs to be shutdown, at least temporarily. The plant uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment. The chemical is also used to make anti freeze. It was three years ago when the Environmental Protection Agency...
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Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation

Felicia Moore: Compliance Office Would Hold Us Accountable In Following The Law

Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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First entry into the #KaeperBowl. It is located at 400 Northside Dr. Atlanta GA.

Eight Kaepernick Murals Replace 1 Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

“I thought Atlanta, because of our civil rights history, would be a perfect place for him", says Atlanta muralist Fabian Williams. So he found eight places for former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick. His westside giant mural of Kaepernick was destroyed two days before the Super Bowl in Atlanta. So...
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MARTA Chief Wanda Dunham proudly shows special Super Bowl LIII badge

MARTA Prepared for Wintry Weather and Super Bowl

With the possibility of wintry weather moving into Atlanta, in the midst of Super Bowl Week, one might think MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham would be a nervous wreck. If she is, she hides it well. (Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta) Click below to hear Dunham talk about how prepared...
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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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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.

Warming Centers Open Ahead of Snow and Ice

The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee Wednesday morning could be felt in Atlanta

Atlanta Shakes from tremor hundreds of miles away

Did you feel it? Some did, some didn't. It was a 4.4 earthquake around 4:15 this morning that shook many awake in the Atlanta metro area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was more than 130 miles north of Atlanta, in Decatur, Tennessee. An aftershock followed...
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