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Coupled Up: Young Jeezy, Chris Tucker, Big Boi & More Bring Their Boo-Thangs To The UNCF Ball In ATL [Photos]

Young Jeezy, Chris Tucker, Big Boi Join ATL Mayor Kasim Reed For The UNCF Ball Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed hosted his 5th Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball over the weekend and a host of familiar faces were in the building

Atlanta Celebs Attend 31st Annual #UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball… [PHOTOS]

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed  (pictured above with his wife Sara-Elizabeth) played host to his 5th masked ball at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta last Saturday (December 20, 2014). Atlanta is a thriving mecca for hip-hop culture and it’s not unusual for influential artists to join forces with the City’s vast political culture. Show More Summary

Will Someone Please Give Kasim Reed a Big Ol’ Glass of STFU?

BatGurl here. It’s been a hot minute, (blows dust off cape) but I’m back because someone is being petulant again. Since losing the Chair’s election in 2013, the Non-Partisan Mayor of Atlanta hasn’t been around the DPG much. He refused to endorse our nominee for Governor. He’s talked sht about the DPG. [...]

First Slice 12/19/14: Atlanta streetcar to start rolling sometime before 2057

The wait might soon be over, transit fans! Mayor Kasim Reed yesterday echoed his pledge that the Atlanta streetcar will start carrying passengers between Centennial Olympic Park and the King Center before Dec. 31.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Potential new owner of Underground Atlanta envisions 'community rather than a destination'

Atlanta residents have roughly two years to get your photo taken in front of an airbrushed skyline, feed quarters to arcade games, or get your earwax sucked out by a candle at Underground Atlanta. Mayor Kasim Reed today announced that South Carolina-based developer WRS Inc. Show More Summary

PSA: City of Atlanta’s ‘Take a Stand’ Campaign ft. Tika Sumpter & Gabrielle Union… [VIDEO]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and the city of Atlanta recently launched a campaign aimed at increasing awareness and prevention of sexual assault. The campaign, titled “Take a Stand,” offers resources to both women and men on how to guard...Show More Summary

First Slice 12/14/14: Parent groups call for city to pay outstanding Beltline debt

Numerous parent organizations are calling upon Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council to settle up its debt with Atlanta Public Schools. In 2014, APS officials said that the city owed approximately $7 million as part of a prior agreement to fund the Atlanta Beltline.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Blax News: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed And Millionaire Movie Maker Tyler Perry Deny The Claims On "Black Wing Grievance Talk Radio" That They Have "Give Away To Much In Making A Deal With The White Right-Wing Devil Enemy"

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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

Mayor Reed on Ferguson

The following is Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s response to Ferguson: Yesterday, a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. This announcement is likely to spark understandable feelings of frustration, not only in Ferguson, but across the country. Show More Summary

Constructive Feedback University: The Same Black Democrats Who Call For "New Party Leadership" After Mid-Term Elections Losses Have NEVER Called For "Regulation Of Access To The Black Community's Valuables" After They Assisted In The Harvest But Noted Th

I DON'T BELIEVE THAT THE TYPE OF FAILURE WE SAW - AFTER I SERVED AS ONE OF THE MANY "BLACK COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ADVISERS WHO HAD UNCHECKED ACCESS TO THE COMMUNITY VALUABLES - SHOULD BE REWARDED AJC - Mayor Kasim Reed Calls For New Democratic...Show More Summary

Mayor taps Craig Richard to become Invest Atlanta's next leader

Mayor Kasim Reed has filled the last remaining vacancy in his cabinet, hiring Craig J. Richard to oversee the city's economic development agency. Following a seven-month search, Reed yesterday named longtime economic development official Craig J. Richard as Invest Atlanta's next president and CEO.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Will Kasim Reed Lose Another Fight in the DPG?

It appears one Democrat doesn’t seem thrilled with DuBose Porter’s decision to run for reelection. And that Democrat is an important one. Speaking to the Associated Press, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed said he doesn’t think Porter “should...Show More Summary

Atlanta Mayor Reed Supports Druid Hills, Emory and Surronding Area Annexation

On Tuesday afternoon, a group called “Together in Atlanta” announced on Facebook that they had gotten the support of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to annex the Briar Vista and Fernbank school zones – which include both Druid Hills and Emory University – into the city of Atlanta.  (Yes, you’ve seen this map before)  Here’s that […]

Robocall blasts Kasim Reed for lack of support for Jason Carter (Update)

The fallout from the Georgia Democrats' blowout continues following crushing Nov. 4 losses in both the both the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. Since the rout at the polls, some Democratic party members have criticized Mayor Kasim...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/18/14: Council to give $2 million to city employees for unused vacation time

The Atlanta City Council yesterday signed off on a measure that will give almost $2 million to employees who lost their unused vacation time. The proposal comes on the heels of a highly-criticized decision by Mayor Kasim Reed to give "hardship" payouts to top city officials in exchange for unused vacation time.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Judge sides with city in pension reform lawsuit; firefighters consider possible appeal

A lawsuit against the City of Atlanta over Mayor Kasim Reed’s 2011 overhaul of its employee pension program was overturned by the Fulton County Superior Court in a unanimous vote. The city has called it a “historic” victory for the city,...Show More Summary

First Slice 11/12/14: Turner Field could be sold 'very soon,' mayor says

Atlanta residents should have an idea of what will replace Turner Field and more than 70 acres of surround land in the near future. Mayor Kasim Reed said in an interview that a deal might be finalized "very soon."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Kasim Reed and family hit the polls in southwest Atlanta

More than 60,000 Fulton County residents have voted as of 1 p.m. Among that number: Mayor Kasim Reed, who showed up this morning to vote with his wife and his infant daughter Maria Kristan at Fickett Elementary School in southwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Councilwoman Felicia Moore's transparency 'quest' continues

For weeks, Atlanta City Councilwoman Felicia Moore and Mayor Kasim Reed have publicly feuded over the longtime councilwoman's request to directly access the city's financial records. That feud boiled over last week when Reed, accusing...Show More Summary

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