Amanda Berry, an exotic dancer at Pin Ups, a popular strip club in Atlanta, Georgia, has filed a lawsuit claiming she was fired because she became pregnant, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. SEE ALSO: Popular Houston Stripper Suffers Miscarriage While Twerking On Stage? Berry, who is joined in the lawsuit with exotic dancer A’Cire Newby, claims that Pin Ups […]

Mark Eschoe is a man who takes pride in taking care of his three children’s needs, no matter what they may be One of those children is his daughter, Marley (pictured), who suffers from Lupus. In the first six months of this year, she suffered two strokes caused by brain aneurisms that left her wheelchair-bound. […]

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Carol (pictured in blue dress) and Willie Fowler were shocked when their daughter’s wedding was called off, but the food and lavish reception they paid for did not go to waste. Here and Now reports that the Fowler family reached out to Hosea Feed the Hungry, a local Atlanta organization serving families in need, to […]

Hilary Grotewold (pictured) was putting air in to the tires of her late-model SUV at an Atlanta, Ga., gas station on Thursday morning, when a man reportedly approached her vehicle, got in, and sped away with her 4-year-old son in the backseat, reports WSBTV. SEE ALSO: Suspects Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of 1-Year-Old Baltimore […]

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Whether it’s caused by a fleeting crisis in confidence or a brief lack of focus, even the most-prosperous entrepreneurs can find themselves taking a stutter-step on the way up the ladder of success. That’s where Alena Edmondson, founder of the Atlanta-based Abundant Life Coaching, comes to the rescue for the struggling business owner. SEE ALSO: […]

Even though Chelesa Fearce (pictured) was homeless for most of her high school years, the young dynamo will still manage to graduate high school with honors on Thursday as its star student and the class valedictorian, reports WSBTV. SEE ALSO: Teachers Credited With Saving Students In Okla. During Fearce’s high school years, her and her family experienced […]

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From a very early age, Atlanta Attorney Travis T. Townsend Jr. (pictured) seemed preordained to be a lawyer. “When I was a small child, I loved to debate,” he said. “No answer I was given was ever good enough. I was very inquisitive. I always challenged the norm and had to have things explained to […]

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Even during the dark times, like the day she opened her Like the River hair salon in Atlanta with little fanfare and even fewer customers, Najah Aziz (pictured) was convinced success wasn’t far away. And looking back, Aziz was right: In just five years, Like the River has won local and national plaudits for its unique […]

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When 12-year old Daniel Blumen (pictured) wanted to promote his upcoming Bar Mitzvah, he decided the traditional door-to-door route was outdated and opted to make a rap video, with cameos from stars, about his big day instead. SEE ALSO: N.Y.C. Fourth Grade Teacher Apologizes For Assigning Slavery Word Problems To Students Set to the instrumental […]

Charlecia Lurry (pictured), who works at a Henry County, Ga., McDonald’s restaurant, was peeved at her boss so she took out her ire by reportedly dousing him with a fry basket of hot oil.  The young woman was arrested and faces charges of aggravated assault and battery, reports CBS Atlanta. SEE ALSO: Obama’s Wunderkind Speechwriter Leaving According […]


Of all of the things a chorus could be penalized for, you would never imagine that one could be banned from singing because it is too White. But, according to WSB-TV, that is exactly the case for Cobb County’s Lassiter And Walton High School choruses. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) told both schools that, because their […]


Teresa Culpepper was wrongfully arrested in Atlanta for a crime she did not commit, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Culpepper was locked up in the Fulton County Jail from Aug. 21 until Oct. 12, a total of 53 days. SEE ALSO: Straight Talk On Home Births Police arrested her for throwing hot water on Angelo Boyd. […]