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URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14576
Posts / Week:41.9
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Attorney General Eric Holder offers policing reforms in wake of Ferguson

In the first stop on what will be a nationwide tour, the United States’ top law enforcement officer says the White House will soon launch new plans to curb racial profiling. Parts of his audience last night in Ebenezer Baptist Church want more than that.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Protestor Elle Lucier arrested during Atlantic Station die-in

A #ShutItDownATL protest planned by local organizers for Atlantic Station got prematurely shut down last weekend when one of its most vocal proponents was arrested by City of Atlanta police. Elle Lucier and several others had just gotten...Show More Summary

First Slice 12/2/14: Kennesaw Council votes against mosque proposal; lawyer calls decision 'discriminatory'

Kennesaw councilmembers have rejected a group's proposal to build a mosque in the city. “We think it’s discriminatory, and it violates equal terms,” Doug Dillard, an attorney representing the Islamic group, told reporters.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: The Alliance

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How a protester called out police brutality from inside an APD paddy wagon

North Carolina resident Corey Toole wanted to be in Ferguson, Mo., after hearing that Darren Wilson, a white police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, would not be indicted. But he was in Atlanta, where some of his family lives, to look for a job. Show More Summary

Dashboard Co-op announces 2015 artists

After receiving more than 100 submissions, Dashboard Co-op has chosen their Dash Artists for 2015. Today the organization announced that four artists working in varied mediums and at different stages in their careers will join the roster for the new year.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap: "Coda"

Last week: 'GREATM' Folks, we've reached the halfway mark for season 5 of "The Walking Dead," and if we learned anything last night it's that the Greene family might have the worst luck of any on this show. "Coda," the mid-season finale,...Show More Summary

First Slice 12/1/14: Why hasn't Spelman College cut ties with Bill Cosby?

Officials from several colleges have recently cut ties with Bill Cosby, a prominent donor who has given millions to numerous academic institutions, following a growing number of sexual assault accusations made against the veteran entertainer. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Twins

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First Slice 11/30/14: The revolving door between street and jail keeps spinning

More than 460 offenders are responsible for 14,421 charges brought in Atlanta between April 2011 and December 2013. A city commission is trying to address the issue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Cracker

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5 things to do: Pop-Up Market

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Horse-racing boosters optimistic about Gold Dome chances

Sometimes when you fall off the legislative horse you have to jump back on. And on and on.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Police suspect gunman targeting sleeping homeless people, ask for public's help

Atlanta Police are asking for the public’s assistance and urging the homeless to huddle in groups after two homeless men where shot and killed in the past week while they slept. Police on Wednesday told reporters that the first victim was found between midnight and 1 a.m. Show More Summary

Super Visions: Ghift Guide #1

Why a ghift guide, you ask? Why not a ghift guide, I reply! For someone who loves the ideas of comics but literally cannot read them As I stated at the outset of this blog, I learned to read in part by reading comics. I can rememberShow More Summary

ATLwood: A CNN original signs off

Longtime CNN director Roger Strauss recently announced his retirement. Strauss spent the past 34 years with the network, and was only one of nine remaining original CNN employees.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: George Wallace

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Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Experiments in Humanity'

Let’s face it: we’re all kids at heart. While a lot of us may not be able to roar, scream, and jump for excitement as we once used to, a certain art exhibition at the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum may help us relive those days.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Yes, even the hard-working drones of Creative Loafing take holidays off. We'll be dining on tofurky, sipping aged boxed wine, and speaking in very loud voices with family members today and tomorrow.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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