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Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joins CNN as political commentator

Keisha Lance Bottoms announced an opportunity that she calls a “dream” of hers on her social media. By Allison Joyner This morning, former Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she will be joining the CNN team.  “I am thrilled to officially announce that I have joined CNN as a political commentator,” Bottoms said in a […]

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Reporter’s Notebook: ATL mayor secures legacy cabinet office, despite concerns over timing

If you’re a music lover who’s been missing live shows, or you just want to take a stroll around the neighborhood, consider checking out Oakhurt’s Porchfest this weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 9, local musicians will perform on the front porches of homes in Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood. Click here to find out more about the annual […]

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Four years after a bitter mayoral loss, Mary Norwood is returning to City Hall

Atlanta’s political future is a mystery that will be solved by major leadership shake-ups in this fall’s elections, none bigger than the replacement of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, maybe even with her former mentor, Kasim Reed. But one thing’s already a virtual certainty: Mary Norwood is back. The former at-large City Council member who lost […]

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Morehouse, Spelman react to the reinstatement of two APD officers that tased students

Taniya Pilgrim and Messiah Young were injured while the officers were arresting them during a Black Lives Matter protest in May of last year. By Allison Joyner The presidents of two historically Black colleges express outrage over two Atlanta police officers’ reinstatement after tasing students during a Black Lives Matter protest.  “The tasing of two […]