Tag Archives: memorable moments

Meet Justin Tanner, Former Obama White House Appointee

Justin Tanner is a seasoned business development, government relations and public policy professional.  A career public servant, he has spent nearly a decade designing and implementing key programs and policies at every level of government. In 2015, Mr. Tanner was appointed by President Barack Obama as Associate Director for Legislative, Education & Intergovernmental Affairs at the United States Department of Commerce, ...

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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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Meet Gwen Rainey Gillespie, Mayor Candidate, South Fulton

Gwen Rainey Gillespie is a product of the South Fulton community for the past 59 years. Born and raised here, Gwen has lived through many changes in Fulton County. As an entrepreneur, she brings 32 years of past experience in the areas of public relations, front-line political campaign strategies, and human resources. Her professional background includes business management, marketing, event ...

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Newsmakers Live! Recap with Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta Mayoral Candidate – February 27, 2017

Newsmakers Live! continues the 2017 season having a conversation with Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta Mayoral Candidate, guest moderated by Rashad Richey, recorded on February 27, 2017.

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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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