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Anita Baker Criticized for Last-Minute Concert Cancellation in Atlanta

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*Fans of Anita Baker turned to social media to slam the singer after her concert in Atlanta on Mother’s Day weekend was canceled. Concertgoers were left angry and critical of Baker’s repeatedly “unprofessional” behavior after the 7 pm show at State Farm Arena was canceled at 6:54 p.m. “Due to late, unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s ‘An […]

Black People and Negative Stereotypes – The Journal of Steffanie Rivers | WATCH

*When it comes to our interaction with people of different races and cultures do you treat them a certain way based on stereotypes? And if so, are you willing to overlook negative stereotypes others might have about you? Is it your responsibility to disprove negative stereotypes about Black people, or is personal accountability all that […]

Squatters Are Terrorizing Atlanta Residents After Taking Over 1,200 Homes

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*Squatters have allegedly taken over 1200 homes in Atlanta and terrorized fearful neighbors in the process.  The New York Post reports that a group of squatters transformed an abandoned home in the South Fulton area into an illegal strip club. Four Black males — DeAnthony Maddox, Jeremy Wheat, Kelvin Hall, and Tarahsjay Forde — took over […]

Atlanta Airport Worker Fights Managers ‘Over Espresso Shots’ in Viral Video

*An unidentified Black woman who was recently fired from her job at the airport in Atlanta is going viral for fighting her managers as she was being canned.  The viral video shows the woman refusing to leave the premises at a Harvest & Grounds coffee shop at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday. In […]

Atlanta Woman’s Date Goes Left When His Boyfriend Shows Up | WATCH

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*An Atlanta woman hit up TikTok to reveal that she went on a date with a “down to Earth” man whose boyfriend showed up, and things went wild at the restaurant.  As SandraRose.com reports, TikTok user @realashtonb racked up nearly 5 million views with her viral video. During the outing, the woman claims her date’s […]

Killer Mike and T.I. Receive $1.2M to Renovate Seafood Restaurant in Atlanta

*Killer Mike and T.I. have reportedly secured a 1.2 million dollar loan to renovate a popular seafood restaurant in Atlanta.  We reported previously that the duo announced in 2019 their plans to resurrect the Bankhead Seafood Restaurant in northwest Atlanta. The eatery opened on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in 1968 and closed in 2018. “It’s […]

T.I. and Tiny Unveil Their Affordable Housing Complex in Atlanta | Video

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*T.I. and Tameka “Tiny” Harris have opened their first affordable housing complex in Atlanta.  The development project boasts 143 apartments, with 25 units to house homeless youth. The hip-hop couple attended Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Intrada Westside complex, Baller Alert reports.  “The arts and entertainment industry in this city has been able to collaborate […]

They Can’t Handle the Truth! TikTok Food Critic Keith Lee Getting Death Threats | Video

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*Popular TikTok Food Critic Keith Lee claims he is receiving death threats after reviewing various soul food restaurants in Atlanta. As SandraRose.com reports, Lee appeared on the “Ryan Cameron Uncensored,” podcast and said he won’t return to Atlanta because “People there put a hit out on me.” Lee boasts 18 million followers on TikTok, and […]

Forbes Announces Inaugural ForbesBLK Summit in Atlanta with Nick Cannon

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*Nick Cannon and La La Anthony are part of the lineup of speakers for Forbes’ inaugural ForbesBLK Summit, taking place in Atlanta on November 5-6, 2023.  The theme for the event is The Future of Black Entrepreneurialism: Convening Culture, Creativity, and Community. The summit “will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs and entertainers to ignite critical […]