Author Archives: Ashley Nelson

Carjacking Epidemic Plagues The City of Atlanta

Carjacking has become a major concern for residents throughout the city of Atlanta. These opportunity crimes are sporadic and display no pattern. It does not matter what part of the city you are in, carjacking victims’ ranges from Camp Creek subdivision to Lenox mall goers in Buckhead. During a carjacking incident in 2016, a grandmother of two feared for the ...

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The Real Issues With Feminism

“Happy Belated International Women’s Day” International Women’s Day has come and gone for the year 2017. I reflected on the “progress” made throughout the years. Some great! But certain factors remain: women still being paid significantly less than men, rape culture is a thing, lack of diversity in feminism, and a woman’s body being a controversial topic for political office. ...

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The GLBC’s Breaking News As The Race For The Mayor’s Office Continue

On Monday Night Politics, Maynard Eaton reported breaking news with his second interviewed guest with Newsmakers Live. Former Obama White House Appointee in 2015, Justin Tanner, is named the new Anca Maine Executive Director for the Georgia Legislator o Black Caucus(GLBC). The GLBC is one of the largest nonprofit, charitable, nonpartisan and educational organization with a membership of 61 Black ...

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Getting Back To Our Roots, Looking To Modernize Southern Traditions The Millennial Way

South Fulton District 1 candidate Ehimen “E” Inegbedion might not have much political experience, but he is no stranger to democracy. Inegbedion’s father was instrumental in helping to establish democracy in Nigeria. His father came to the United States in 1980 with the goals of finishing his degree in political science and returning to Nigeria. During this time, Nigeria was ...

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Mary Norwood Back By Popular Demand

“When the people want to vote for you, it’s hard to make them not. And when they don’t want to vote for you, it’s hard to make them do.”      Councilwoman Mary Norwood is back with a vengeance; and this time, better than before. Norwood sat down with Newsmakers Live moderator Maynard Eaton to discuss what inspired her to ...

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Hunter Leaves Fellow Gwinnett Commissioners Hanging

Protesters addresses other Gwinnett County commissioners after Commissioner Tommy Hunter left the Board of Commission meeting, again. If you’re unfamiliar with who Commission Tommy Hunter is, Facebook will tell you everything you need to know about him. Hunter posted a status on Facebook calling civil rights leader and U.S. Representative of Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District, John Lewis, a “racist pig.” ...

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Corruption, Allegations and the Mayor’s Office – A Sit Down With Ceasar Mitchell

If you missed Monday dinner session at BQE Restaurant and Lounge, no worries. Here’s a run down of what happened when our guest moderator Dr. Rashad Richey, on-air talk show radio personality on 1380-WAOK and V-103, sits down with Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell to discuss his run for the mayor’s office. Richey skipped pleasantries and got straight ...

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Political Corruption Creates Open Seat

There is an empty seat in city hall. The Chief of Procurement Officer Adam Smith was relieved of his duties effective immediately Tuesday afternoon. No worries for Smith, he can devote more of his time as the chairman of Atlanta’s Board of Ethics. In released FBI reports, a pattern developed in the city’s budget. Two Atlanta city contractors split payments. ...

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