The president of the NAACP's Atlanta chapter has apologized for denouncing Kasim Reed's candidacy for mayor one day after the national group publicly admonished what it said amounted to an unsanctioned endorsement. Other NAACP members beg to differ.

Kasim Reed has officially launched his most recent campaign to be Atlanta mayor again despite an ongoing federal investigation into allegations of corruption in his former administration.

On Tuesday Reed filed official paperwork to enter the field of candidates which includes City Councilman Antonio Brown, Atlanta attorney Sharon Gay, and Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore. 

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Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was expected to lose Atlanta's contentious mayoral race, narrowly defeated a White opponent, who has called for a recount.


Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in the hot seat this week after ousting fire chief Kelvin Cochran for handing out copies of his Christian self-help book that condemns homosexuality as a perversion, the New York Times reports. SEE ALSO: Boko Haram Attacks Cameroonian Town [VIDEO] In a debate that pits the city’s old guard religious conservatives […]

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On Saturday, business icon and philanthropist Herman J. Russell passed away. Russell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist turned a once small plastering firm into one of the most successful Black-owned construction and real estate companies in the United States. Russell, a son of Atlanta, was a key financier of the Civil Rights movement. He was also responsible […]

FAIRFAX, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) today announced that 75 Gates Millennium Scholars from Atlanta and surrounding counties in Georgia will be recognized at a reception hosted by The Honorable Kasim Reed, at Atlanta’s City Hall, Thursday, May 13. These students are a part of the 2010 Class Gates […]