- BREAKING: MARTA CEO Jeff Parker dies
MARTA CEO Jeffrey A. Parker died Friday night according to officials. He was 55 years old. The initial indication from law enforcement is Parker died by suicide, at 10:39 pm according to Saporta Report. MARTA spokesperson, Stephany Fisher, issued the following statement: “With very heavy hearts, we share the official news of GM/CEO Jeffrey Parker’s The post BREAKING: MARTA CEO Jeff Parker dies appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Gov. Kemp touts conservative agenda in State of the State Address
Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp used the annual State of the State address to lay out a form of his re-election platform. He championed raises for teachers, promised safer urban and rural cities, pledged to ban Critical Race Theory from Georgia’s public schools, and promised tax rebates during his speech. First, Governor Kemp has laid The post Gov. Kemp touts conservative agenda in State of the State Address appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Atlanta Police announce new Buckhead precinct
The center of Buckhead is the intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and Peachtree Street. It was also where Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and the Atlanta Police Department unveiled a new precinct for the Buckhead Community on Thursday, January 13. Dickens was joined by Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant and Major Andrew Senzer, the Buckhead The post Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Atlanta Police announce new Buckhead precinct appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- King’s daughter slams twisting of critical race theory
Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter used an address Monday to push for federal voting rights legislation and slam the twisting of critical race theory to create what she called “false narratives.” Rev. Bernice King said there is a “very urgent need” for voting legislation, and that it is “crucial to humanity across the globe that The post King’s daughter slams twisting of critical race theory appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Abrams noticeably absent from Biden’s voting rights push
There was a prominent Atlanta resident missing on Tuesday when President Joe Biden swung through the city to press for voting rights protections: Stacey Abrams. During a day that was shrouded in the city’s legacy as a bastion of the Civil Rights Movement, the absence of one of the nation’s most prominent voting rights activists The post Abrams noticeably absent from Biden’s voting rights push appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.