ATLANTA — A controversial jaywalking law is causing many to question whether it does more harm than the good it’s intended to have in neighborhoods. A Georgia mother was convicted of “homicide by vehicle in the second degree” for crossing over a busy street in Atlanta with her three children and not using the crosswalk, […]
ATLANTA – Pastor Alex Williams, shot a 13-year-old boy for throwing rocks at his car according to police. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Police said the teen was throwing rocks at about 7:30 p.m. near Stephens and McDaniel streets when a rock broke the rear windshield of a car driven by Alex Williams. Williams allegedly pulled […]
ATLANTA — Authorities say Andre Williams, a former Atlanta high school principal who is accused of sending lewd text messages to a 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday for unlawful disposition of material to minors, a misdemeanor of a “high and aggravated nature”.
(Atlanta-Atlanta Journal-Constitution) When Walter Broadnax took the helm of one of Atlanta’s historically black colleges — Clark Atlanta University — in 2002, the school, he said, was in financial trouble. So he set about laying off professors, shutting down some programs and increasing the tuition. At the time, those moves provoked widespread controversy on campus […]
Here are the actual court documents filed against Bishop Eddie Long by Anthony Flagg and Maurice Robinson in Dekalb County courthouse over sexual abuse allegations.
VIA THE GRIOT: ATLANTA (AP) — The city that became a post-civil rights movement emblem of the political power held by African-Americans could have a white mayor for the first time in a generation — a possibility that has some in the black community scrambling to hold on to City Hall. Atlanta Councilwoman Mary Norwood, […]