Tag Archives: Atlanta

VH1's ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

VH1 to Debut The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game

Special documentary airs Tuesday, Sept. 2

VH1 explores the rise of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene in the documentary, ATL: The…

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Mikel Madison on His Journey as a Black Bicycle Shop Owner in a Mostly White Industry

With more young adults and gainfully employed people looking to leave the suburbs in favor of the inner city, bikes are becoming the preferred mode of transportation

The “Black Mecca” of Atlanta is no different and Mikel Madison took notice.

By Maurice Garland

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Coca-Cola Launching Atlanta Tech Center, Bringing 2000 New Jobs

Coca-Cola will now employ more than 6,500 people downtown, between its North Avenue headquarters and the new IT center

Coca-Cola’s “Information Technology Center of Excellence” is coming to Atlanta

By Makkada B. Selah

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“The Blind Side” Home on Sale for $3.9 Million

Buckhead 14,000 square foot home for sale.

Would you buy it if you had the money?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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The Growth of “Super-White” Majority Counties in Atlanta

Could Atlanta soon suffer Detroit's fate?

White suburbs secede from Atlanta

By Makkada B. Selah

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Suspect Arrested in Usher’s Stepson Jetski Accident

The man charged may have been a friend of the family

Man charged for the death of Usher’s stepson

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Passenger Uses N Word and Slaps Baby on Plane

Rickey Hundley allegedly slaps a baby and calls him the 'N' word

According to the Smoking Gun, an incident took place at the end of a flight…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Reddit Raises $10,000 for Security Guard Who Tased Woman

Mall security rewarded for his efforts

Reddit joins forces to reward Internet hero who tasers unruly patrons at an Atlanta mall.…

By Ashley R. Harris

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Shocking! Shots Heard at Atlanta Middle School

Two are reportedly injured in the shooting.

Police say they have two people in custody in connection with the shooting.

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“Speed dating for Startups” returns Atlanta

“Speed Dating for Startups” Event Returns to Atlanta

Startup Riot returns to Atlanta for a 6th year of Matching startups with investors

Now in it’s 6th year, Startup Riot offers startups 3 minutes to pitch their idea…

By C. Daniel Baker

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GM Buys Tech Center Bringing 1000 New Jobs to Atlanta

GM plans to hire 10,000 computer workers at new tech centers across the US

General Motors has purchased a building in Atlanta it plans to convert to tech facility

By Makkada B. Selah

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Atlanta-Area Counties Sue HSBC for Predatory Lending

First money laundering, now this. HSBC is in hot water again.

Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC disrupted their tax…

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Publicly Supports Gay Marriage

Reed says "marriage is a fundamental right for everyone."

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Big Boi’s Non-Profit Giving Away a Scholarship

The rapper’s nonprofit, The Big Kidz Foundation (BKF) is making one student happy

OutKast’s rapper gives back in a big way

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Tameka Raymond Owes Back Rent to Georgia Complex

Her landlord says she's 50k in the hole

Her landlord says she’s 50k in the hole

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Shooting at Creflo Dollar’s Atlanta Megachurch

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America's biggest mega-churches

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America’s biggest mega-churches

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Is Morehouse College in Financial Trouble?

Enrollment has dropped while faculty and staff furloughed

Enrollment has dropped while faculty and staff furloughed

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Nas’ Foreclosed Atlanta Mansion Sold at Auction

The Queensbridge rapper has been hit hard by the recession

The Queensbridge rapper has been hit hard by the recession

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Atlanta Welcomes the World Natural Hair and Beauty Show

Business, fashion, music and hair converge

Business, fashion, music and hair converge

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Rapper Lil’ Scrappy Arrested in Atlanta

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

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