Keisha Lance Bottoms, who announced she would not run for re-election, faced criticism for her city’s sharp increase in violence.
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.
The game and three related events will happen over several hours on March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, even though the city’s mayor and top players have expressed concern about the health risks.
As Kamala Harris heads toward the highest levels of power, many rejoiced and saw her achievement as a particularly poignant reminder to Black girls that anything is possible.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. campaigned as a sober and conventional presence, concerned about the “soul of the country.” He correctly judged the character of the country, and benefited from President Trump’s missteps.
Running for office used to mean relegating personal style to the background. Not anymore.
The congressman and civil rights leader preached in support of nonviolent resistance, a message that some say must live on in his absence.
He’s not listening to Twitter. So who does have the candidate’s ear?
Gov. Brian Kemp filed a lawsuit against Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, to block the city’s mask requirement.
Our pandemic fight requires prompt testing results — and singular cooperation among the states to achieve them.
Secoriea Turner, 8, was one of several children killed across the country over the holiday weekend. Her death has roiled Atlanta.
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a series of executive orders after the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, which has stirred protests and pushed the city into a broader reckoning over policing.
The deaths of several black people by police in recent weeks have challenged the wide latitude law enforcement officers are given in cases in which an encounter ends with a death.
The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look as political currents influence the search.
Where can we find the leadership to save the U.S.?
For Democratic city leaders across the country, the unrest in their streets is testing their campaign promises and principles.
Across the country, mayors, public health experts and other officials worry that even though many protesters are wearing masks, the risk of new coronavirus cases will increase as thousands gather.
Protesters broke windows and set fire to cars after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Protests emerged in many U.S. cities.