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Atlanta Tribune | April 20, 2018
Stacey Abrams knows our beginnings do not have to dictate who we will become. But, when we asked the candidate for Governor of the state of Georgia to share some thoughts on what she’d say to her younger self, this powerful letter is what she wrote in March of 2012. Dear Stacey, This is a...
Georgia Voice | April 20, 2018
1. Iceland tops the list of fastest growing countries for LGBT acceptance, according to GayStar News. The Williams Institute at UCLA researched data from 141 countries. Since the year 1980, the average levels of acceptance for LGBTQ people have increased globally. 2. Glee star Kevin McHale’s n...
Georgia Voice | April 19, 2018
In life, as in soccer, there are goals, and then there are goals. When a man in a local soccer group suffered cardiac trouble, his teammates and friends came together to help him. Hotlanta Soccer is an amateur LGBTQ soccer group in Atlanta. Current roster: 35 members. They play in the Atlanta Sports...
Atlanta Tribune | April 19, 2018
Corporate executive, marketing consultant, and award-winning author, Tracie Howard, joins Real Times Media (RTM), a Detroit-based multimedia company focused on media, marketing, and entertainment expressly for urban audiences, as its new senior vice president and group publisher for the Atlanta regi...
Atlanta Tribune | April 19, 2018
By Kamille D. Whittaker Anna Julia Cooper once wrote, “Only the Black Woman can say ‘when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole … race enters with me.’” In this declara...
Georgia Voice | April 18, 2018
The board of Georgia Equality has just announced its choice for the 83rd governor of the Peach State. The Board of Directors decided to endorse Stacey Abrams. Abrams, a Democrat, was minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017, the first African-American to serve in tha...
Georgia Voice | April 18, 2018
1. Weibo, the Chinese social media platform, has just reversed its decision to ban all gay content. The service, which is similar to Twitter, initiated a crackdown last Friday to purge their online community. Also included in the ban were depictions of pornography and violence. The immense backlash ...
Atlanta Tribune | April 18, 2018
By Al Zdenek Numerous studies point to money as one of the leading causes of divorce. From different spending habits and financial goals to one spouse earning considerably more income than the other, money can be a polarizing issue in a marriage, straining it to the breaking point. Money problems w...
Georgia Voice | April 18, 2018
The LGBT Institute is hosting the State of the South Symposium in downtown Atlanta. The occasion will take place on April 28 and 29 at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Symposium will serve as a public review of the Institute’s Southern Survey, a research program done in coll...
Georgia Voice | April 18, 2018
1. Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee criticized Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo for his anti-LGBT statements. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) cited Pompeo’s opposition to gay rights as a reason for voting against his nomination. 2. Washington, D.C. police have released ...
Center for Puppetry Arts to celebrate 40th anniversary season | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | April 17, 2018
The Center for Puppetry Arts has announced 2018-2019 season, which coincides with the nonprofit’s 40th anniversary. In addition to bringing back a few familiar favorites, the Center will debut a new Family Series production, expand its adult audience offerings and introduce new puppets, art...
Mayor announces plan to overhaul city records requests protocol | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | April 17, 2018
On the heels of announcing a new financial portal for residents to view the city’s financial transactions, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has unveiled a plan to reform protocols for public records requests. In a letter to the Atlanta City Council, Bottoms said she has directed the creation of a Ci...
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
A 71-year-old woman was arrested for assaulting a pregnant soldier, while her son reportedly yelled racist and homophobic slurs. Judy James Tucker, a Bibb County woman, was taken into custody on charges of small battery. The assault took place at 8:20 p.m. on April 14 at a Macon Cheddar’s Scra...
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
1. Two gay men in Washington, D.C. have been hospitalized in what appears to be a gay-bashing. District Police are currently seeking public help in identifying three male suspects who reportedly assaulted the two gay men. The attackers were said to be shouting anti-gay slurs. The aggravated assault ...
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
Elton John is doing good work in Atlanta. Well, to be specific, the foundation bearing his name—the Elton John AIDS Foundation—is giving money to three local organizations. The EJAF is joined by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the Aileen Getty Foundation. Together, these groups have ple...
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
It can happen to the most stylish of us. One day you take an honest look at your home and realize your couch is stained, the bookshelf is leaning and your drapes have seen better days. That’s right — your formerly fabulous surroundings are less chic chateau and more dated dump. Fortunately, fugl...
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
The Atlanta Pride Committee and The LGBT Institute at The Center for Civil and Human Rights are partnering with the Fox Theatre to bring a two-night comedy, music and drag showcase to town to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Out comedy A-listers Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro pack ...
Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | April 16, 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...
Art Al Fresco: Olmsted Plein Air Invitational celebrates the landscape of Atlanta | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | April 16, 2018
By Anna Jones Every year, there is an influx of professional landscape painters in Atlanta – and for good reason. The Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, “the center of the modern plein air movement,” is holding its 4th annual, week-long event April 21 – 29 in the city. Most of the events th...
Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | April 16, 2018
By Jordan Johnson What do hippies, housewives, and politicians all have in common? The initial desire to uplift the environment, which ultimately birthed Earth Day. Former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day after witnessing the effects of an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. With at...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
“Miss Richfield 1981, ‘Born Again,’” a drag performance by Russ King, will arrive in Atlanta on April 19, after two years away. King is presenting a whole new show, as a part of the upcoming Atlanta Film Festival. “Born Again” will focus on Richfield “finding new religi...
News Radio 1067 | April 16, 2018
The New Talk 106.7 Visit Florida: Florida family Flyaway Week Two Contest Official Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station WYAY-FM (“Station”),owned and operated by Cumulus Media Holdings Inc. or one of its subsidiary companies, 780 Johnson Ferry Rd N...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
Georgia Equality recently released its first round of endorsements for the Democratic primary elections, which will take place on May 22. Additional endorsements will follow, especially after the advance voting period concludes on April 30. As the organization’s press release points out, ̶...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
1. Late last Friday, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. military’s trans ban cannot be implemented. Judge Marsha Pechman, of the Western District of Washington, said that the second version of Trump’s March ban did not differ sufficiently from the original version, which was promulgated...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
Atlanta’s growing again. Whether it’s luxury apartments in Buckhead, the judicial complex coming up near the Statehouse, or merely the neverending creep of Brookhaven, projects to expand the city are moving at unbelievable speed. In fact, about 50 major projects are underway or proposed for the ...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
I don’t mind doing things by myself. In fact, sometimes I prefer it that way since it allows me to sit quietly in my own space and reset. It also gives me a chance to absorb my surroundings, especially when I’m not sure where I parked my car. I had seen the billboards for Shen […] The post...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
I am a “RuPaul’s Drag Race” stan. I watch it like dudebros watch the Super Bowl. I watch it, usually with a snack, every week. I commiserate with other fans about who will win, who will lose and what is rigged (#justiceforshangela). “Drag Race” is mostly fun for me, but every now and again...
Georgia Voice | April 16, 2018
About 25 years ago, the stretch of Memorial Drive bordering Grant Park was desolate. I’m talking one gloomy convenience store at the corner of Memorial and Cherokee where Tin Lizzy’s is today. Its shelves included one can every four or five feet and the place reeked of cat pee that lingered on a...
Atlanta Tribune | April 16, 2018
ZuCot Gallery opens its first all women’s exhibition entitled, O’ Freedom, My Beloved featuring works by Georgette Baker, Tiffany Charisse, Angela Davis Johnson, Rochelle Johnson, Carolyn Mazloomi, Tracy Murrell, Charlotte-Riley Webb, Dawn Williams Boyd, and Reisha Williams. This event i...
Photos: Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park | Atlanta INtown
Atlanta INtown | April 15, 2018
Sunday might have been a wash, but beautiful weather on Friday and Saturday brought lovers of art and music (including a headlining performance by Sean Mullins) to Piedmont Park for the 82nd annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. (Photos by Asep Mawardi) The post Photos: Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmo...
Win a Florida Family Flyaway to South Seas Island Resort! | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
Listen weekdays at 10:20am with Shannon Burke for your chance to win!   Round-trip coach class air transportation for four from Atlanta to Fort Myers, FL  A three-day SUV-size car rental Two nights’ accommodations at South Seas Island Resort Escape to South Seas Island Resort, a 330 acre beach r...
Win a Florida Family Flyaway! | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
Listen starting April 16th at 10:20am with Shannon Burke for your chance to win a family vacation to Florida!
Making Miracles Radiothon Afterglow | News Radio 1067
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
Making Miracles Radiothon has been a huge success so far, but it’s not too late to donate!
Atlanta INtown | April 14, 2018
Walking up the driveway of the Yaarab Shrine on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown, roller derby is not the first thing you would imagine is happening behind its ornate façade. But inside, a big crowd has come to cheer on the Atlanta Rumble Bs as they compete against the Tampa Bay RollerGirls. Spectat...
Atlanta INtown | April 14, 2018
The Atlanta BeltLine will host a public meeting on April 17 at 6 p.m. at Southface, 241 Pine Street NE. The meeting is for the public to learn about the BeltLine Advisory Boards, which includes the Tax Allocation District Advisory Committee (TADAC) and the BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board...
Atlanta INtown | April 14, 2018
JLL and MetLife have proposed a mixed-use development on 3.8 acres at 1295 Spring Street south of 17th Street. The Midtown Development Review Committee heard the plan at its April 10 meeting. The development would consist of 600,000 square feet of office space, 255 room hotel, 350 residential units ...
Atlanta INtown | April 14, 2018
It’s the year of the bird! 2018 has been deemed the Year of the Bird by 150 organizations — including the National Audubon Society, National Geographic, Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International — in celebration of the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 which prote...
Atlanta INtown | April 14, 2018
Serenbe Playhouse is currently presenting the musical “The Little Mermaid” outdoors at yet another of their lovely “site specific” locations, running through April 22. Disney’s animated film version appeared in 1989, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy tale; there was a...
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
The New Talk 106.7 Visit Florida: Florida family Flyaway Week One Contest Official Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station WYAY-FM (“Station”),owned and operated by Cumulus Media Holdings Inc. or one of its subsidiary companies, 780 Johnson Ferry Rd N...
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
The New Talk 106.7’s “Visit Florida: The Players Championship Trip” Contest Official Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station WYAY-FM (“Station”),owned and operated by Cumulus Media Holdings Inc. or one of its subsidiary companies, 780 Johnson Fe...
News Radio 1067 | April 14, 2018
In Florida, even winter is packed full of moments of sunshine. Like feeling the ocean breeze or jumping into a spring that’s 72 degrees all year round. And with plenty more of those moments to go around, we’re happy to share. Find your moment of sunshine at VISITFLORIDA.com. With more than 300 ...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
If you’re not driving a Buick, you may think you know the brand … but you have no idea. One the world’s oldest automobile brands and the oldest in America, the nearly century-old luxury car company has weathered its share of ups and downs to come back stronger than ever in more wa...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
By Joey Womack In January 2011, I, then a full-time entrepreneur since 2003, was extremely frustrated about the ups and downs of running my company, and simply wanted to get those frustrations off my chest. However, with more than 20,000 people in my network, I couldn’t find one person that would ...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine and Atlanta Daily World have joined forces to help a group of 25 African-American teenagers in Atlanta take #BlackExcellence in academia to the next level. The students were selected to join Harvard University’s distinguished summer residency program and are looking t...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
Digital news platform UrbanGeekz is hosting its first ever conference this month. The highly anticipated signature event takes place on April 26, 2018, at Atlanta Tech Village, the fourth largest tech hub in the United States. #UGTechTalkz: Where Media Meets Diversity Meets Tech is designed to f...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
By Steve Julal For many business owners, collecting on accounts receivables can be challenging especially as more people switch from established collection procedures to online payment methods. The good news is that you can take positive action to improve collection rates, shorten the aging days of ...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is a welcomed break from the norm. By Katrice L. Mines, Senior Editor You don’t have to be a kid to love theme parks or to get excited about a few-days jaunt to the Sunshine State. Spring break has no age restriction; 52 hours recharging at DoubleTree by Hi...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
Across the country, there are more than 5 million young adults who are workforce eligible but have no jobs or low-paying jobs. And, across the country, there are an estimated 12 million well-paying jobs that will go unfilled in the next decade. Those 12 million jobs will require postsecondary educat...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
Prep for the City’s Peachtree Road Race with these runs for a cause. 39th Annual Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk | April 14, 2018 Rain or shine, participants will run the challenging 7K (4.3 miles) course or walk the comfortable 4K (2.5 miles) course down Main Street and through East Point‘s div...
Atlanta Tribune | April 14, 2018
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