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Mayor Reed: Plenty of potential Hawks buyers

The mayor has already heard from plenty of potential buyers for the Atlanta Hawks. And the city is ready to kick in a hefty sum to make the deal happen.

Deal, Carter duel over education at Atlanta forum

A forum with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter turned contentious Monday over public education as each attacked the other's record and questioned his opponent's plans to improve it.

First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary Arne Duncan Kick Off Back-To-School Tour with Reach Hire Initiative at Washington H.S.

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on his fifth annual “Partners in Progress” Back-to-School Bus Tour with a college fair and “prep rally” at Atlanta Public Schools’ (APS) ...

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.

Justin Thomas takes over at QB for Georgia Tech

Justin Thomas is ready to take plenty of hits as Georgia Tech's starting quarterback. It's all part of the job in coach Paul Johnson's spread option offense.

Federal charges filed against ex-DeKalb County official

A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card to buy airline tickets and hotel rooms for personal travel and spent other public money on purchases at high-end department stores, federal prosecutors said.

Two American Aid Workers Released From Atlanta Hospital

The prayers of the families and friends of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were answered today (Thursday) when they were released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Dr. Valerie M. Rice breaking new ground

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is breaking ground as the first female president of Morehouse School of Medicine at a time when the pressure is on the national health care industry to offer quality affordable health care.

No School Bell for Many Black Teachers

“While the Center for American Progress report outlined the barriers facing educators of color in the public school system, it also provided recommendations.”

Meet the $24 Billion Man

ATLANTA -- He has been called many names: The Giant Killer. Super Lawyer. Celebrity Attorney. These days, they are calling him the $24 Billion Man. His name is Willie Gary, and his recent verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., in ...

Black Lawyers Look Back, Forward at Justice

It was a seven days of recalling the legal struggle for civil rights and calling for more civil rights action today. It was a week’s worth of legal education, evaluation and exploration, of awards for the legal legends and the ...

‘Get On Up’ - The Story of James Brown “The Godfather of Soul”

This much-awaited bio-film tells you some things you already knew: James Brown could sing the funk out of a song. It also shows you some things you might not have grasped: troubled boys grow up to be troubled men. Warts ...

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 ...

Run-off election results: Arrington Takes The Fifth; It’s Perdue vs. Nunn

Atlanta attorney Marvin Arrington Jr. is now the new commissioner from Fulton County’s new 5th District Commission seat.

Scathing report shines spotlight on violent attacks in Georgia prisons

Thirty-three prisoners and one officer have been killed by other prisoners in Georgia since 2010, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta.

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