Atlanta

‘Atlanta’ Star LaKeith Stanfield Goes Off On A Black Man For Bashing Black Women

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LaKeith Lee “Keith” Stanfield, who plays Darius on the Golden Globe winning FX series Atlanta, with a previous role in ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and the upcoming Jessica Williams helmed ‘The Incredible Jessica James‘ recently expressed his discontent with black men dogging out black women. “They’ve...

Georgia Mom Arrested After Pepper Spraying Son’s Attackers

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A Georgia mom was recently arrested after trying to defend her son against attackers. According to WSBTV, Shawanda Favors at Atlanta’s New Schools at Carver. “The parent was apprehended by the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department and charged for her inappropriate conduct. Four students were treated and one...

#PiedmontParkHanging: Atlanta’s Piedmont Park Hanging Referred to FBI

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A black man was found hanging from a tree in Atlanta’s  Piedmont Park and the case has been referred to the FBI. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed released a statement Thursday after outraged and frustration was expressed on social media, about the unnamed man’s body and...

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...