ATLANTA – Just hours after taking office, Atlanta’s new mayor laid out some of her top priorities for the city. The star-studded inauguration featured guests such as TI, Tyrese, Phadra Parks, and more just to name a few.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms took her oath of office Tuesday afternoon, becoming Atlanta’s 60th mayor and the city’s second woman to hold this prestigious office. Mayor Bottoms also said the city is in great financial shape and she wants to keep the momentum going. Mayor Bottoms took her oath of office in front of a packed house inside the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College.
What a great day for the City of Atlanta and it’s people. Check out the photos below.
The racial justice group that published Lynchings in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror two years ago today collaborates with Google to bring us an interactive digital platform that fuses comprehensive data and varied personal stories – visually and orally – so that people can explore our nation’s dark history of lynching. READ MORE
Bill Maher is working hard to dig himself out the “N-word” hole. In case you missed it, last week, the late night talk show host proclaimed that he was a “house n***a”. In an effort to clean up his mess, Bill Maher called in some black folk to apologize on air, and talk him out of his debacle. Rapper and film director Ice Cube, was invited on HBO’s ‘Real Talk’ to talk about other race’s use of the “N-word” and chime in on his opinion of Bill Maher. Watch Ice Cube tell Bill Maher below that he ‘sounds like a ‘red neck trucker’.
Don Cheadle is making some serious claims against president Donald Trump. Over the weekend, the House of Lies actor took to social media recalling one incident in which Trump allegedly used the N-word with his friend’s father while the two men were golfing.