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The Impact of Herman J. Russell, (1930 – 2014)

It would be extremely difficult or next to impossible to measure the true impact of the legacy of Atlanta business titan Herman J. Russell who passed this past Saturday at the age of 83 after a brief illness.

THE METRO BOARD: NOV.21-27- World AIDS Day Activities in Atlanta

Atlanta will recognize World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 with several activities which will kick off Thursday, Nov. 20.

YOUR VOICE: What are your thoughts on the reemergence of rape allegations against Bill Cosby?

“I don’t see Bill Cosby, no more or no less, than I would a Bill Clinton or Obama or Bill Campbell or Shirley Franklin or Eddie Long; everybody had some type of controversial outrageous allegations pinned on them, be it ...

A Big Red Wave

For those Democrats who felt that Georgia had gone from a red to a purple state, the Republicans squashed that notion by putting on an extra layer of red paint over the state Tuesday night. The GOP victories in Georgia ...

Economy, party control dominate Senate race in Ga.

Republican David Perdue beat Democrat Michelle Nunn in Georgia to win a U.S. Senate seat as final exit polls showed voters appeared troubled by the economy and considered how their decision might affect control of the U.S. Senate. Gov. Nathan ...

I Thought Monopoly Was the Whole Point of “Intellectual Property”

In one of the weirdest permutations of “intellectual property” ever (Mike Masnick, “Apple Facing Trial Over Whether Its Use Of DRM Violated Antitrust Laws,” Techdirt, October 6), Apple may end up in court for anti-trust violations because its iTunes Digital ...

YOUR VOICE: Who do you blame for Georgia having the highest unemployment rate in the nation and will that have any influence on your vote this year?

“I blame the Governor. He is more interested in big business than he is in the ordinary people of this state. And it will definitely affect my vote because I don’t believe I will be voting to have him re-elected.”

Your Voice 10-17-13-2014: With the death of the first Ebola victim here in the U.S., do you think we are doing enough to secure ourselves from the Ebola epidemic?

With the death of the first Ebola victim here in the U.S., do you think we are doing enough to secure ourselves from the Ebola epidemic?

YOUR VOICE: With all of the racial controversy revolving around statements made by the Atlanta Hawks owner and management, will selling the team make a difference?

“I think it will make a difference because everything comes from the head. The head leads the body. So if it’s coming down from the head, racial slurs and such, from the top heads of the Hawk organization, you are ...

Perdue, Nunn

Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn’t be more different as they campaign for Georgia’s open Senate seat.

YOUR VOICE: President Obama has already committed more than a 1,000 military personnel to Iraq and many in both political parties in Congress are happy with that and want to send more. Do you think we

“I am not sure because I don’t think they’ve fully disclosed [to us] the matters why they have been sent over. I find the government at fault for a couple things already so… “

Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards Honors Everyday People

The increasingly popular Steve Harvey’s Ford 2014 Neighborhood Awards is underway in Atlanta with four full days of fun activities. (Aug. 7 -10). Many of the events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center downtown.

Usher ‘Overwhelmed’ by Supporters of Foundation

(AP) - Rhythm and blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation’s 15th anniversary luncheon.

Thousands Return to Atlanta to Celebrate Gospel Music

As the nation’s top black attorneys were wrestling with how to legally help African Americans at the Marriott Marquis, just across the street, an even larger group of black people from across America were looking to help themselves and others ...

Oldest living American Jeralean Talley turns 115 years

The oldest-living American, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating her 115th birthday Friday.

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