Atlanta

Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles Raided, Temporarily Shuttered

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Three Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles locations in Atlanta are closed after a raid by the Georgia Department of Revenue. Knight’s son Shanga Hankerson was the target of the raid, reports Channel 2, and he’s accused of “stealing over $650,000 in both sales and withholding tax.” Georgia...

Atlanta Woman Forgives Her Carjackers

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Jasmine Warren, of Atlanta, was recently a victim of a carjacking, but she didn’t sit by and let them get away. Warren fought back. And in an interview with 11Alive’s Duffie Dixon she talks about her decision to fight back and forgive. “This young man came up to...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Challenges Men to ‘Take A Stand’ Against Sexual Assault

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, there are nearly 240,000 victims of sexual assault (12 and older) each year. And Black women are at particularly high risk. Upwards of 20 percent of Black women will experience rape in their lifetime, and even more will...

Atlanta Organization Puts Up ‘Don’t Run’ From Police Billboards

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The Atlanta Citizen Review Board is a police watchdog group that is trying to get a message across. But some feel they may be pointing the finger at the wrong individuals. The group is now dolling out dollars to put up “Don’t Run” billboards throughout...

Taliah Waajid’s 18th Annual World Natural Hair, Health and Beauty Show Hits Atlanta This Weekend – Get Your Tickets Now! #WNHS15

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*Sponsored Post* Taliah Waajid’s World Natural Health & Beauty Hair Show is back and bigger than ever! Who doesn’t love a hair and beauty show and who hasn’t wished they could make it to ATL to see the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair, Health &...

Atlanta Teachers Sentenced in Cheating Scandal

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The Atlanta cheating scandal has now come to a close, after a judge handed down his sentences yesterday. As some called for leniency, the judge did quite the opposite for those who had a bigger hand in the scandal. But there were those who were...