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Georgia Voice | August 18, 2018
As part of an ongoing Trump Administration campaign stressing religious freedom, on August 10, 2018 the Department of Justice implemented Directive 2018-03, an addition to Executive Order 11246 that critics call a “license to discriminate.” The new directive follows after a series of executive o...
Atlanta Tribune | August 18, 2018
By Steve Julal Cash flow is the lifeblood of every small business but many business owners underestimate just how vital managing cash flow is to their business’s success. In fact, a healthy cash flow is more important than your business’s ability to deliver its goods and services. While ...
Atlanta Tribune | August 18, 2018
In partnership with adidas, Lyft, P&G, and Reebok, LeanIn.Org is highlighting the unfairness of this pay gap and the double discrimination that holds Black women back, and Aug. 7 is a big day in the movement. August 7 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks how far Black women had to work ...
Freedom Parkway to be renamed in honor of Congressman John Lewis | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 17, 2018
Freedom Parkway, which connects Downtown with Ponce de Leon Avenue on the eastside of the city, will officially be renamed John Lewis Freedom Parkway at a 1 p.m. ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The dedication ceremony will take place in the 600 block of Barnett Street, NE (behind Moe’s Southwest G...
Decatur eyes dramatic revitalization of East Lake MARTA Station area | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 17, 2018
The Decatur City Commission could vote on plans for a dramatic transformation of the East Lake MARTA Station and surrounding neighborhood at its Aug. 20 meeting . A revised draft of the East Lake MARTA Station LCI Study, which was reached after listening to neighborhood concerns voiced during an add...
Atlanta Tribune | August 17, 2018
Grant Award Will Fund Real Estate Development Program in Southwest Atlanta   The City of Atlanta will join the City Accelerator program, an initiative of the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, to foster innovation and promote collaboration between urban leaders to address pressing issues cities fac...
Georgia Voice | August 17, 2018
On Friday morning at 4 a.m (August 10), a twenty-five year old LGBT organization in Lithuania was attacked by an unknown arsonist. According to members of the Lithuanian Gay League (LGL), the entrance to their office was hit by an unidentified flammable substance, which caused damage to the exterior...
Georgia Voice | August 17, 2018
With the death of singer and musical legend Aretha Franklin, a large number of LGBTQ icons are paying tribute to the inspirational artist. It’s no wonder. Over five decades, the The Queen of Soul had over one hundred singles on the Billboard charts. She is universally cited as a predominant in...
Theatre Review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ at Pinch ‘N’ Ouch | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 16, 2018
In any short list of the 20th Century’s greatest American plays one often sees “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Death of a Salesman,” “Angels in America,” and Edward Albee’s searing, unforgettable “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf...
Business Briefs: Salt spa, new hotel and more | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 16, 2018
Intown Salt Room has opened in Grant Park offering “dry salt therapy,” which is believed to relieve stress, boost the immune system, and help skin appearance. Opened by Grant Park resident Carrie Wright, the spa has a state-of-the-art halogenerator that disperses a dry salt aerosol while guests ...
Atlanta Tribune | August 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin, the “Queen Of Soul” and one of the greatest singers in the history of popular music, has died at her home in Detroit, according to The Associated Press. She was 76 years old. Franklin had been battling a series of illnesses for some time, and earlier this year announced her reti...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Our Guide to the Best LGBTQ Events in Atlanta The post Best Bets: August 17-30 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
From vaping to sidewalk zombies, can't wait. The post 5 Reasons Going Back to School is “So Dope, Bro!” appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Here are a few items I wish I’d known before I hopped back in. The post On Being An Older Student appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
A look at Atlanta's LGBTQ nonprofits. The post We Get By With a Little Help From Out Friends appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is known for his unconventional approach to federal and state law. The Republican gubernatorial nominee for Georgia, Kemp has yet to recuse himself from his duties as Secretary of State. As the top voting official, Kemp would oversee the very election he is hopi...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Results of a recent study presented at the international AIDS conference provide some good news to the community of transgender women: PrEP does not affect hormones and can be safely taken by transgender women using estradiol as feminizing hormone therapy (FHT). PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
For the first time in history, LGBTQ issues will be on the agenda at an event organized by the Catholic Church. Father James Martin is the priest who will be giving the talk at the World Meeting of Families held in Dublin, Ireland from August 21-26. Pope Francis will be in attendance. The speech wil...
Atlanta Tribune | August 16, 2018
By Steve Julal What if there were a tool that helped you create crystal-clear plans, provided you with continual feedback about how well your plan was working, and that told you exactly what’s working and what isn’t? Well, there is such a tool; it’s called the Budget vs. Actual Rep...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Tuition-free education for seniors at GSU The post Senior Citizens NOT Discounted appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
With her quirky, break-through lesbian comedy “Appropriate Behavior” (which she wrote, directed, and starred in four years ago), Desiree Akhavan gave notice that she was a force to be reckoned with. She’s now directing a strong version of “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” based on the Em...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
Our attitudes toward many foods are strongly affected by memory. Your mother fed you SpaghettiOs on Sunday afternoons while she let you wear her jewelry, for example, and you still crave the stuff. Perhaps you used to go with friends to the old Shoney’s on Piedmont several nights a week after atte...
Georgia Voice | August 16, 2018
There were no “reunion show” antics at my 20-year high-school reunion, except when I was talking with one of the people I most anticipated seeing and observed how so many of our former classmates looked exactly as they did back then. “Exactly?” my friend asked with shade I recognized from ou...
News Radio 1067 | August 16, 2018
  In all of music history there was never a voice like the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin. Born in Memphis Tennessee in 1942, the daughter of pastor and civil rights activist C.L. Franklin, Aretha grew up singing in her father’s Baptist church in Detroit. She learned piano by ear, and...
Video: Local artists design murals for Underground Atlanta pillars project | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 15, 2018
  An art installation curated by Toni Williams, founder of Cultivating Cultures artist collective, and Jabari Graham of Art Beats + Lyrics has been completed on Upper Alabama Street at Underground Atlanta. Four local artists – Pash Lima, Travis Love, Delta Tango Mike and C. Flux Sing – we...
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News Radio 1067 | August 15, 2018
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Pianist Jez Graham in solo concert at First E on Aug. 17 | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 15, 2018
Jez Graham is one of Atlanta’s musical treasures. If you enjoy music and fine dining, you may have heard him solo, with a trio or accompanying one of Atlanta’s popular vocalists like Francine Reed or Theresa Hightower. Graham has played at the Intercontinental Hotel, the St. Regis, Rays ...
News Briefs: Dozier P. Smith dies; library renovations; Doggy Con at Woodruff Park | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 15, 2018
Former Atlanta City Councilmember Dozier P. Smith, Sr. died on Aug. 12 at age 92. The Hogansville was a Navy veteran and a 1950 graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He ran for public office and served as an Atlanta City Councilman ...
Atlanta Tribune | August 15, 2018
Three-time Olympian, seven-time U.S. National Champion track athlete, and greater Atlanta-based Hazel Clark joined the Bermuda Tourism Authority in the newly created role of director of Sports Business Development. As part of the sales and marketing team, Clark will devise and execute strategies for...
Atlanta Tribune | August 15, 2018
By Clarissa Hamlin August 7 marks Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, bringing awareness to the demeaning statistic that it takes an additional 219 days for African-American women to earn the annual salary of white men. Gender and race pay disparities have led to Black women earning only $.63 cents on th...
Georgia Voice | August 15, 2018
A recent report suggests that up to eighty thousand trans American citizens may face obstacles while voting in upcoming midterm elections. Indeed, they may even be barred. Relevant data has been compiled across several states. The research was done by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law...
Georgia Voice | August 15, 2018
This year has broken records for the number of LGBTQ candidates running for public office in the United States. More than 400 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer candidates ran (or are running) for office, according to data from the Victory Institute, a bipartisan group that supports LGBTQ...
Atlanta Tribune | August 15, 2018
By Marc H. Morial “The equity gap is calculated not just on the basis of what the black female corporate lawyer makes, compared with her counterpart within the firm, but it looks at the median average salary … What is really bringing that wage gap down are the women on the low end. Black women.....
Report: Incentives for development of The Gulch could top $1 billion | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 14, 2018
Without context, the City of Atlanta issued a media statement just before 5 p.m. on Aug. 14 extolling the plan to the redevelop The Gulch, a warren of below street-level parking lots and viaducts adjacent to Philips Arena and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The media statement  appeared after the AJC publis...
News Briefs: Robbery suspects arrested; affordable housing report; city lobbying | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 14, 2018
The Atlanta Police Department has arrested three people in a string of armed robberies that happened near Home Park/Georgia Tech and in Buckhead during January and February.  The trio robbed individuals at gunpoint, taking personal property including laptops, smartphones, cash and credit cards. Gem...
Georgia Voice | August 14, 2018
A southeast Missouri man has been accused of assault motivated by discrimination from an incident at a Lake of the Ozarks bar in Missouri. The Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged and arrested Allen M. Loftis for assault and peace disturbance with a hate crime. The conflict took...
Georgia Voice | August 14, 2018
The city of Cleveland is aiming to provide an overall safe place for residents. Including LGBTQ citizens. To ensure broader protection for different neighborhoods, Mayor Frank G. Jackson recently named the city’s first LGBT Liaison, Kevin Schmotzer, as an adviser on LGBTQ issues. Schmotzer’s...
News Radio 1067 | August 14, 2018
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Atlanta Tribune | August 14, 2018
For the last several months, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Administration has been working ambitiously and collaboratively to continue the momentum that will transform the downtown area widely known as the “The Gulch.” For 50 years, the site that was once a rail yard has been chronically underde...
Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | August 13, 2018
A mother charged in the weekend murders of her two young children waived her first court appearance Monday morning. Lamore Williams, 24, is facing two counts of murder after police said her two sons, ages 1 and 2, were found dead and with burn injuries in their own southwest Atlanta home at the Oakl...
Tasting Intown: A review of Golden Eagle and Muchacho | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 13, 2018
The good people at Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall in Old Fourth Ward have opened two new places to eat along the BeltLine in Reynoldstown. Muchacho and Golden Eagle share a building and Chef Spencer Barnett, and that’s where the similarities end. Muchacho is a breakfast or lunch spot open from 7 a...
Ponce City Market now offering short-term rental apartments | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 13, 2018
In collaboration with Atlanta Luxury Rentals, FLATS at Ponce City Market has announced the availability of short-term rentals for fully furnished apartments inside the mixed-use development. A media release on the short-term rentals said guests can rent studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bed...
Report details “grave human rights violations” of immigrant detainees in Atlanta | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 13, 2018
Project South and Georgia Detention Watch have issued a report detailing what they describe as “grave human rights violations” at the Atlanta City Detention Center pertaining to the detainment of immigrants. The 105-page report titled “Inside Atlanta’s Immigrant Cages” is based on ...
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News Radio 1067 | August 13, 2018
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News Radio 1067 | August 13, 2018
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Five Money Moves To Make If You Are Buying Or Selling A Home In 2018 | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | August 13, 2018
With interest rates creeping up and homesites being built by the droves, many people are wondering what they should do on both the buying a selling side here in 2018.  Is it too late to buy home?  What interest rate is too much? How can I sell my home quickly? What other factors should I […]
W-underdogs! Doggie do-gooders help transform Grant Park & Peoplestown | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | August 13, 2018
Pass a neighbor on the sidewalk and you’ll get a warm hello. Pass a neighbor while walking your dog and you’ll likely get a much more enthusiastic greeting. Dogs have a way of offering a positive point of contact with heir happy, wagging tails instantly forming bonds and creating a community fee...
News Radio 1067 | August 13, 2018
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Georgia Voice | August 13, 2018
The Biden Foundation understands the power of storytelling to promote change. That’s the essence of their new program, an LGBTQ awareness campaign called #AsYouAre. The campaign is an advocacy effort to collect personal stories from youth about their experience being LGBT at home, in school, or in...
Georgia Voice | August 13, 2018
Reports claim that actor Ruby Rose has left Twitter, after a strong backlash over her proposed portrayal of the lesbian comics character Batwoman. The character Batwoman, whose secret identity is Kathy Kane, is one of the most prominent LGBTQ representatives in superhero comics. Though created in 19...