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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14242
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 10/21/14: Discrepancies emerge between secretary of state's voter fraud probe and corresponding records

How many complaints prompted Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to launch a voter fraud investigation into New Georgia Project, a group that had registered tens of thousands of minority voters? It appears just one.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Police brutality protest shuts down Downtown Connector

A crowd of approximately 40 people temporarily blocked I-75/85's northbound lanes during evening rush hour to show solidarity with other protesters across the country demanding an end to police brutality and mass incarceration. The group met at Woodruff Park around 4 p.m. Show More Summary

Critic's Notebook: The High makes a joyful noise

It's been a bit of a rough fall this year, so it was a pleasure to walk into a preview today for the High Museum's upcoming fall shows and find everyone and everything in the museum seemingly making a joyful noise. As well they should.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Congressional candidate: Now, about Nazi Germany and public education

"Obviously, if we have government — which is what the public school is — if we have government indoctrinating what students are learning, then we have a problem... This took place in Germany, friends.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Muta'Ali and Ruby Dee explore family matters in 'Life's Essentials'

When Ruby Dee’s grandson, Muta’Ali Muhammad, told his grandmother that he wanted to make a documentary about her life with Ossie Davis, she was hesitant at first. “People had approached them in the past [to make] documentaries,” says...Show More Summary

Why aren't as many college graduates coming to metro Atlanta anymore?

Back in the '90s, Atlanta and its suburbs became known as a destination for young men and women looking to start their careers after receiving a four-year college degree. But that reputation, one often touted by officials to this day, has slowly withered away since the turn of the century.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Art on private property legislation is back at City Hall - with a lot fewer sponsors

A few months ago, arts advocates and neighborhood residents managed to slam the brakes on Atlanta City Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd's proposal to require property owners to seek permission before installing sculptures or painting murals on their land. Well, the proposal is back.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/22/14: Judge declares mistrial in DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis corruption case

After nearly two weeks of jury deliberations, a judge yesterday declared a mistrial in the DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis corruption case. The jury came close to finding him guilty on some charges, but the trial ended in a deadlock at 11-1.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

R.I.P., Mack Burgess, Georgia Republican staffer

One of Georgia's up-and-coming Republican strategists died in a fatal car crash this afternoon. Around 1:20 p.m. today, Maret “Mack” Burgess was involved two-vehicle rollover accident on Ga. 400 near I-285.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Did DeKalb threaten to shut off Emory's sewer lines over Ebola concerns? County says no.

Emory University Hospital last August landed in the international spotlight when it treated two U.S. citizens who had contracted Ebola while working in West Africa. The two patients, missionaries Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, safely recovered with the help of the hospital's staff.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why walk, when you can ride in a Ford® to Elevate Atlanta?

Later this week, Atlanta's Office of Cultural Affairs will kick off Elevate 2014, the city's annual event designed to promote public art that features performances and gallery exhibits throughout Downtown. But the city found itself in...Show More Summary

Solo exhibitions from Fahamu Pecou and José Parlá coming to the High

New works from Fahamu Pecou and José Parlá are coming to the High Museum of Art. Pecou and Parlá will work in conjunction with the High's Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds exhibition that will be on display from from Feb. 14 to May 24, 2015.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'Gotham' recap: A war is coming

See that? It's the shape of "Gotham"'s first season coming into focus.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Phantogram

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First Slice 10/14/14: Carter, Deal spar over HOPE scholarship in governor's race

The fight to become Georgia's next governor has become a war of words over the future of the HOPE Scholarship. Georgia Republicans recently paid for a robo-call claiming that state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Atlanta, “wants to eliminate the...Show More Summary

Scenes from the 2014 Atlanta Pride parade

Atlanta Pride 2014 was a day of celebration — a day to truly celebrate who you are however you come. Whether you’re gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, Asian, African-American, White, Christian, or atheist, it was all about being who you are.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Slinko reflects on Ukraine's political crisis with 'We'

In 2013, Slinko travelled to native Ukraine, in order to reconnect with her Soviet heritage through forgotten Vladimir Lenin monuments. Instead, she found her motherland in the middle of a civil war crisis.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Walking Dead' recap: 'Now' and 'Then'

There's a scene in last night's premiere of the "The Walking Dead" that I won't forget anytime soon. Gareth and his cronies have Rick, Glenn, Daryl, Bob, and a few randoms bound and pressed up against those bathroom troughs that used to give me peeing anxiety at Braves games in Fulton County Stadium.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Georgia's voting rights battle ramps up as Election Day approaches

Early voting begins today in a handful of counties throughout Georgia. As state residents begin to cast ballots in a historic election within national implications, Democratic leaders have stepped up attacks against Republican officials for obstructing unregistered minority voters from reaching the polls.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/13/14: Early voting has begun! Go cast a ballot and get a sticker!

Want to avoid the lines at polling precincts on Nov. 4? Cast your ballot during your lunch break.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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