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The City of Atlanta announces the launch of Fix–It ATL, a vigorous and proactive operations campaign designed to improve the quality of life for Atlanta residents and visitors. The City will actively engage residents and stakeholders as it accelerates the repair of potholes, the beautification of public spaces, and the identification of other infrastructure issues […]
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia will debut a video series “Voices of Smart Justice” to elevate the voices of three Georgians who have been harmed by the state’s criminal justice system and to highlight the necessity of electing candidates in 2018 who support real reform on Oct. 24. In partnership with the […]
Salesforce, the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), will significantly expand the company’s regional headquarters in Atlanta – growing its footprint in The Atlanta Plaza– which will now be known as Salesforce Tower Atlanta – and adding 600 new jobs locally, over the next five years, helping fuel the city’s economic development. Salesforce Tower […]
Powered by the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Backed by ATL is expanding its program in 2019 by welcoming eight new high growth companies to the initiative, which helps accelerate middle market, scaling tech companies to their full potential by harnessing the region’s innovation ecosystem. “We recognized middle market, scaling companies over-index on economic impact and have […]
Week of September 26-October 2 September 26 1867—Maggie L. Walker is born. She would become the most prominent Black businesswoman in the Richmond, Va., area and one of the wealthiest Black women in the nation. She also became the first Black woman to establish a bank in the nation. A social activist, she would help […]
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela’s South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman — the “Long Walk to Freedom” of his autobiography title — is one of the 20th century’s great stories of struggle, sacrifice and reconciliation. Now the United Nations is seeking to harness its soaring symbolism. The unveiling […]
White supremacy doesn’t care if the world burns as long as white people get to smell everyone else’s ashes first.
Employer premiums for family health insurance rose by a modest 5 percent this year, a rate that still exceeds the increases in wages and inflation, a newly released survey says. Both employers and workers feel the impact of such increases, said Drew Altman, president and CEO of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which released the health benefits […]
If you’re looking for cheaper health insurance, a whole host of new options hit the market Tuesday. But buyer beware! If you get sick, the new plans – known as short-term, limited duration insurance — may not pay for the medical care you need. “These are a niche product, always have been,” says Doug Badger, a visiting […]