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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
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Posts / Week:41.9
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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 ]

5 things to do: Happy Thanksgiving

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5 things to do: Manchester Orchestra

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Reed praises APD and peaceful protesters, criticizes group that blocked Downtown connector

Atlantans last night marched throughout the city in protest of a grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. In response to activists, Mayor Kasim Reed this...Show More Summary

Critics Notebook: December's Top Five

A monthly listing of critic Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. Flavors and Colors of Haiti at Rialto Center for the Arts, Dec. 11. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Dozens arrested, Downtown connector blocked, windows broken in Ferguson protest in Atlanta

Several thousand demonstrators last night took to Atlanta's streets to protest a St. Louis grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Local authorities...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/26/14: Demonstrators nationwide protest grand jury's Darren Wilson decision

Yesterday, more than 170 demonstrations took place across the country to protest a St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. Protestors blocked roadways and interstates from New York City to Los Angeles.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta police: "splinter groups" responsible for protest damage

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner says "splinter groups" are responsible for damage among an overwhelmingly peaceful evening of protest and marching in remembrance of Michael Brown. Splinter groups "have created challenges for us throughout...Show More Summary

Atlanta rallies, protests after grand jury decides not to indict Darren Wilson

Atlantans are expected to gather in Downtown tonight to voice their concerns about a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. CL staffers are covering the events,...Show More Summary

#DoGoodATL: Catching up with S.E.E.D.S. Global

In a week full of giving thanks, it's time to close the door on our #DoGoodATL project with S.E.E.D.S. Global. The nonprofit organization working to turn blight into crops has been busy since we last checked in, and we wanted to give y'all some updates.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Let's legalize marijuana, state lawmaker says

Republican state lawmakers are rallying behind a measure for the upcoming legislative session that would legalize a specific form of medical marijuana to help individuals suffering from seizures. There's now another push in the works to legalize pot altogether.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Following Ferguson decision, talk of boycotts begin in Atlanta

Atlanta was relatively quiet last night. No major protests took place after a St. Louis County grand jury decided against indicting Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer responsible for the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown three months ago.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/25/14: Ferguson erupts with massive protests, some violence with no Darren Wilson indictment

Massive protests and some looting occurred in Ferguson, Mo., last night following a St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. People in other major American cities took to the streets in response as well.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: 'Dirty Dancing'

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Grand jury won't indict Darren Wilson; Atlanta reacts

A St. Louis County grand jury has decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black male. CL's Max Blau and Eric Cash are covering events. I'll post what they report as well as other tweets and sources.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta's fire chief suspended for one month without pay for anti-gay remarks

Atlanta's fire chief is usually tasked with making sure that his firefighters are extinguishing blazing infernos all around the city. But now Kelvin Cochran has found himself in the middle of a firestorm.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Darren Wilson indictment decision rallies scheduled to take place Downtown

Later this evening, a St. Louis County grand jury is expected to announce whether Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August, should be indicted. The decision is expected to spark protests across the nation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Court: Georgia's private probation companies can keep supervising people on misdemeanor probation

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a controversial state law allowing private companies to supervise men and women placed on misdemeanor probations in city and county courts. Georgia lawmakers passed a law in 2000 that made counties responsible for overseeing tens of thousands of people on misdemeanor probation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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