Lemon Pepper Makes Everything Better — Especially Wings

Zesty, buttery lemon-pepper wings are Atlanta’s soul. But you can use the seasoning on just about anything.

#atlanta-ga, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #lemons, #recipes, #strip-clubs-and-strippers, #williams-lou-1986

When Axel Webber Was Rejected from Juilliard, TikTok Stepped In

The 22-year-old actor documented his audition process for the world to see and became a star along the way.

#atlanta-ga, #east-village-manhattan-ny, #harris-jeremy-o, #juilliard-school, #puth-charlie-1991, #social-media, #theater

Voting Rights Groups Skipping Biden’s Speech Over Inaction

Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, also will not be there, but she cited a scheduling conflict.

#abrams-stacey-y, #atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #filibusters-and-debate-curbs, #georgia, #harris-kamala-d, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-rights-act-1965, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements

With Omicron, Teachers’ Unions Push for Remote Schooling, Worrying Democrats

Chicago teachers have voted to go remote. Other unions are agitating for change. For Democrats, who promised to keep schools open, the tensions are a distinctly unwelcome development.

#american-federation-of-teachers, #atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #chicago-ill, #chicago-teachers-union, #collective-bargaining, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #fairfax-county-va, #kentucky, #lightfoot-lori, #milwaukee-wis, #newark-nj, #newark-teachers-union, #san-francisco-calif, #teachers-and-school-employees, #weingarten-randi

With Legislation Stalled, Biden Will Speak in Atlanta on Voting Rights

He will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, who is leading the administration’s push for voting access.

#atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #harris-kamala-d, #law-and-legislation, #speeches-and-statements, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements

‘It’s Chaos’ as Schools Confront Omicron

After an unrelenting spike in cases, a small but growing list of districts — including Newark, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Cleveland — moved temporarily to remote learning.

#adams-eric-l, #atlanta-ga, #chicago-ill, #chicago-teachers-union, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #desantis-ron, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #florida, #lightfoot-lori, #milwaukee-wis, #new-york-city, #northeastern-states-us, #shutdowns-institutional, #somerville-mass

How Much More Can the Restaurant Industry Take?

Restaurants were already clinging to life — and then Omicron hit.

#atlanta-ga, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #kemp-brian-p, #restaurants, #tests-medical

The Secret to This Glazed Holiday Ham? Root Beer.

The sarsaparilla flavor lends the meat a woodsy mintiness, which sings when it’s paired with aromatics like bay leaves and shallots.

#atlanta-ga, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #ham, #maine, #root-beer

Baby Tate Turns Afropunk Atlanta Hate into Positivity

The rapper was shamed for a revealing outfit at Afropunk Atlanta. But that’s not stopping her.

#atlanta-ga, #rihanna, #savage-x-fenty-fashion-label, #social-media

What $500,000 Buys You in Georgia, the District of Columbia and Florida

A Craftsman bungalow in Atlanta, a two-bedrooom condominium in Washington and 1943 ranch house in Tampa.

#atlanta-ga, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #tampa-fla, #washington-dc

Andre Dickens Is Elected Mayor of Atlanta

Mr. Dickens and Felicia Moore had advanced to the runoff election by beating former Mayor Kasim Reed.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #democratic-party, #dickens-andre, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia-a, #reed-kasim

A Prosecutor’s Winning Strategy in the Ahmaud Arbery Case

The three men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty of murder. We explore how the prosecution secured this verdict from a mostly white jury.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #atlanta-ga, #audio-neutral-informative, #black-people

Revitalizing Black Neighborhoods by Preserving Their History

Developers are repurposing deteriorated structures in historically significant areas in an effort to incorporate spaces for the arts, affordable housing and small businesses under one roof.

#affordable-housing, #area-planning-and-renewal, #atlanta-ga, #black-people, #buildings-structures, #culture-arts, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #memphis-tenn, #oakland-calif, #real-estate-commercial, #restoration-and-renovation, #united-states

Gunfire at Atlanta Airport Was ‘Accidental Discharge,’ Officials Say

Gunfire at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday was accidental, officials said, but it led to flight disruptions and a stampede of passengers.

#airport-security, #atlanta-ga, #gunfire, #hartsfield-jackson-atlanta-international-airport-atlanta-ga, #stampedes, #thanksgiving-day, #transportation-security-administration

‘Woke Left Mob’ Influenced Jury in Trial of Arbery Murder Suspects, Lawyer Says

The defense lawyer for one of three men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery unsuccessfully moved for a mistrial. Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday in Brunswick, Ga.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #atlanta-ga, #bryan-william-roddie, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #gough-kevin-1962

Hindu Sect, BAPS, Accused of Using Forced Labor at Temples Across U.S.

BAPS, a prominent sect, faces accusations of exploiting low-caste laborers from India to run massive temples around the country.

#atlanta-ga, #bharatiya-janata-party, #bochasanwasi-akshar-purushottam-swaminarayan-sanstha-baps, #caste-systems, #chicago-ill, #fishman-paul-j, #foreign-workers, #houston-tex, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #los-angeles-calif, #new-jersey, #paid-time-off, #politics-and-government, #robbinsville-nj, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #temples-religious, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Felicia Moore, Andre Dickens Will Compete for Atlanta Mayor; Kasim Reed Falls Short

Two candidates, Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens, will compete in a runoff on Nov. 30.

#atlanta-ga, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia-a, #reed-kasim

The Ahmaud Arbery Trial

He was chased and shot to death on a residential street. But will a jury rule that he was murdered?

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #atlanta-ga, #georgia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

2 Officers Are Charged With Murdering Man Who Was Shot Nearly 60 Times

Jamarion Robinson was killed in 2016 by members of a fugitive task force when they tried to arrest him in Georgia. Investigators say that he opened fire on the officers.

#atlanta-ga, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #clayton-county-ga, #east-point-ga, #eric-a-heinze, #fulton-county-ga, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #georgia, #jamarion-robinson, #kristopher-l-hutchens, #marshals-service, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #suits-and-litigation-civil

The Student Body Is Deaf and Diverse. The School’s Leadership Is Neither.

More than 30 years after a groundbreaking protest at Gallaudet University in Washington, questions about leadership at a school for the deaf in Atlanta have been further compounded by race.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-school-for-the-deaf, #black-people, #deafness, #disabilities, #discrimination, #gallaudet-university, #minorities, #special-education

As Rents Rise, So Do Pressures on People at Risk of Eviction

The end of the federal ban on evictions came amid soaring rents that make it harder for people to find new places to live.

#atlanta-ga, #cobb-county-ga, #evictions, #kc-tenants, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Rappers Come Shop for Jewelry. Icebox Turns the Cameras On.

An Atlanta store where hip-hop’s big names buy diamond-encrusted watches and chains has become a social media phenomenon by capturing the safe spaces of the rich and flamboyant.

#advertising-and-marketing, #atlanta-ga, #content-type-personal-profile, #icebox-atlanta-ga-retailer, #jewels-and-jewelry, #jooma-mo, #jooma-rafi, #jooma-zahir, #luxury-goods-and-services, #rap-and-hip-hop, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Kasim Reed Focuses on Crime in Atlanta Mayoral Election

Kasim Reed, the former mayor whose administration was marked by corruption scandals, is running for another term, promising to restore public safety.

#atlanta-ga, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia, #police-reform, #reed-kasim

Suspect in Atlanta Spa Killings Pleads Not Guilty to 4 Counts of Murder

Robert Aaron Long pleaded guilty in July to four other murder charges and will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #fulton-county-ga, #long-robert-aaron, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

For Transgender Youth, Stigma Is Just One Barrier to Health Care

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

#atlanta-ga, #children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #jama-pediatrics-journal, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

Transgender Youth Face Multiple Barriers to Health Care, Study Finds

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

#atlanta-ga, #children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #jama-pediatrics-journal, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

TS Madison Steals the Spotlight

Her role in the summer movie “Zola” was brief, but getting there was years in the making.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #harris-jeremy-o, #vine-labs-inc, #zola-movie

‘Hamilton’ Cancels Atlanta Performance Over Covid Concerns

After some members of a touring company tested positive for the coronavirus, Wednesday night’s show did not go on.

#atlanta-ga, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fox-theater-altanta, #hamilton-play, #theater

Ole Miss Coach Lane Kiffin Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The coach and his staff and players have all been vaccinated. He said he has had only mild symptoms.

#atlanta-ga, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #kiffin-lane, #mississippi, #university-of-mississippi, #vaccination-and-immunization

Signature Moves With Sean Bankhead

The choreographer behind many of the biggest music videos of the year is a pop star’s secret weapon.

#atlanta-ga, #bankhead-sean, #dancing, #fifth-harmony-music-group, #los-angeles-calif, #music, #pop-and-rock-music, #tiktok-bytedance

Some Said Lil Nas X Was a One-Hit Wonder. They Were Wrong.

He’s lap dancing on the devil, winning the internet — and redefining what a pop star can be.

#atlanta-ga, #lil-nas-x-rapper, #los-angeles-calif, #minaj-nicki

What $750,000 Buys You in Texas, Georgia and Michigan

An 1870s Victorian in Galveston, a Craftsman bungalow in Atlanta and a stately 1912 brick house in Detroit.

#atlanta-ga, #content-type-service, #detroit-mich, #galveston-tex, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

How to Make a Neighborhood Farm for an Entire Metropolis

A program being started in Atlanta helps midsize farmers buy their own land while providing much-needed fresh food to urban consumers.

#agriculture-and-farming, #atlanta-ga, #chicago-ill, #emory-university, #finances, #food, #land-use-policies, #small-business, #urban-areas, #working-farms-fund

Emory Apologizes to Medical School Applicant Rejected Because He Was Black

In 1959, Marion Hood received a letter that said, “I am sorry I must write you that we are not authorized to consider for admission a member of the Negro race.”

#apologies, #atlanta-ga, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #emory-university, #hood-marion-1938, #medical-schools

Covid Proved the C.D.C. Is Broken. Can It Be Fixed?

The pandemic revealed the glaring weaknesses of the world’s premier public health agency — and just how much work it would take to reform it.

#atlanta-ga, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #contact-tracing-public-health, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #disease-rates, #electronic-health-records, #epidemics, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #frieden-thomas-r, #masks, #medicine-and-health, #quarantines, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walensky-rochelle

Customer Fatally Shoots Cashier in Argument Over Mask at Georgia Supermarket

A suspect and a deputy sheriff working off duty were wounded as they exchanged gunfire in a suburb of Atlanta, the authorities said.

#atlanta-ga, #decatur-ga, #dekalb-county-ga, #georgia, #grady-memorial-hospital, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #palmetto-ga, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

Atlanta Shooting Victim’s Sons Struggle to Move Forward

Randy and Eric Park’s mother was among eight people killed in the spa shootings. They have been largely left to navigate the world by themselves.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #content-type-personal-profile, #families-and-family-life, #gold-spa-atlanta-ga, #grant-hyun-jung-march-16-2021-shooting, #korean-americans, #park-eric, #park-randy

The Sound of Silence on Abortion

Sport leagues and corporations rally against bias and voter suppression. But they are quiet about abortion. 

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After Helping Her Husband Gain Freedom, Maya Moore Savors Her Own

Moore, the 2014 W.N.B.A. M.V.P., is reveling in married life and continuing a fight for criminal justice reform alongside Jonathan Irons, whom she married after helping him win his release from prison after 23 years.

#atlanta-ga, #basketball, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #irons-jonathan-1981, #moore-maya, #university-of-connecticut, #womens-national-basketball-assn

Heirs Sue Over Ownership of a Pissarro, Saying It Was Seized by Nazis

They claim that the painting, “The Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre,” was taken from their ancestors by the Nazis, and have filed a lawsuit in Atlanta to recover it.

#art, #arts-and-antiquities-looting, #atlanta-ga, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #horowitz-family-foundation, #horowitz-gerald-d, #horowitz-scott-1966, #kainer-ludwig-1885-1967, #kainer-margaret, #moeller-fine-art-ltd, #mondex-corp, #norbert-levy-foundation, #pissarro-camille, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #the-anse-des-pilotes-le-havre

Atlanta Spa Shootings Were Hate Crimes, Prosecutor Says

The district attorney in Fulton County will seek the death penalty against the suspect in the shootings, saying he targeted some victims because they were of Asian descent.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #fulton-county-ga, #grant-hyun-jung-march-16-2021-shooting, #hate-crimes, #kim-suncha-march-16-2021-shooting, #long-robert-aaron, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #park-soon-chung-march-16-2021-shooting, #willis-fani-t, #yue-yong-ae-march-16-2021-shooting

Atlanta Mayor Faces Criticism Over ‘Covid Crime Wave’

Keisha Lance Bottoms, who announced she would not run for re-election, faced criticism for her city’s sharp increase in violence.

#atlanta-ga, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-reform

Keisha Lance Bottoms Won’t Seek Second Term as Atlanta Mayor

Ms. Bottoms, who was mentioned briefly as a potential running mate with President Biden, is the latest mayor to move on after a year of pandemic challenges and social justice protests.

#atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #crime-and-criminals, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections-mayors, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #mayors, #united-states-politics-and-government

Stacey Abrams Contains Multitudes

Her obsessions with public policy and pop culture came together in the new Supreme Court thriller “While Justice Sleeps,” the first time she has used her own name on one of her novels.

#abrams-stacey-y, #atlanta-ga, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #families-and-family-life, #politics-and-government, #while-justice-sleeps-a-novel-book, #writing-and-writers

A Growing Summertime Risk for Cities: Power Failures During Heat Waves

The author of a new study said the combination of blackouts and extreme heat “may be the deadliest climate-related event we can imagine.”

#air-conditioning, #atlanta-ga, #detroit-mich, #disasters-and-emergencies, #environmental-sciencetechnology-journal, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #heatstroke, #phoenix-ariz, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #research, #stone-brian, #urban-areas

Damage Reported as Tornadoes Tear Across the South

The National Weather Service planned to survey damage in four Mississippi counties on Monday. Tornadoes were also reported in Georgia, Kentucky and South Carolina.

#alabama, #atlanta-ga, #georgia, #kentucky, #mississippi, #national-weather-service, #tennessee, #tornadoes, #weather

A Year of Cooking With My Mother

I’ve eaten her food my whole life. This pandemic made me realize how much I didn’t know about her process.

#atlanta-ga, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #kim-eric-author, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #korean-food-cuisine, #mothers-day

TV Production Adapted to Weather the Pandemic. Now What?

The unions representing actors and crews are in talks with the studios about extending — and possibly changing — the safety protocols they agreed on in September.

#accidents-and-safety, #actors-and-actresses, #actors-equity-assn, #american-idol-tv-program, #atlanta-ga, #california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #directors-guild-of-america, #labor-and-jobs, #los-angeles-calif, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sag-aftra, #selena-the-series-tv-program, #television, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Georgia Sheriff Faces Civil Rights Charges Over Use of Restraint Chairs

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is accused of ordering detainees to be strapped down for hours at a time as punishment, federal prosecutors said.

#atlanta-ga, #clayton-county-ga, #crime-and-criminals, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #georgia, #hill-victor-1965, #justice-department, #kemp-brian-p, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Hank Aaron’s Name Will Replace a Confederate General’s on an Atlanta School

Forrest Hill Academy, named for Nathan Bedford Forrest, also an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, will become Hank Aaron New Beginnings Academy.

#aaron-hank, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-braves, #baseball, #baseball-hall-of-fame, #black-people, #education-k-12, #forrest-nathan-bedford, #names-geographical, #names-organizational