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As officials celebrate housing win on southside, other neighborhoods await “deep affordability”

On Wednesday, City of Atlanta leaders and developers celebrated the groundbreaking of Haven at South Atlanta, an 84-unit rental community that promises what officials call “deep affordability.” Seventy-one of those “garden-style apartments” — expected to be available in one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans — will be affordable for families earning between 50 and 60 percent The post As officials celebrate housing win on southside, other neighborhoods await “deep affordability” appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read

Progressive News

How Trump’s ‘destructive’ and ‘erratic behavior’ could help Democrats keep their Senate majority in 2022

Seven months after being voted out of office, former President Donald Trump remains the most influential figure in the Republican Party — much to the dismay of all the Never Trump conservatives who were hoping the GOP would abandon Trumpism after now-President Joe Biden’s decisive victory in the 2020 election. Trump hasn’t grown any less self-serving since leaving the White House, and in an article published by the National Journal on June 8, reporter Josh

Atlanta Daily World

Conversations About Jazz Looks at the Fashion of Jazz on June 10

Conversations About Jazz Looks At The Fashion Of Jazz On June 10 This month’s Conversations about Jazz & Other Distractions with Carl Anthony delves into The Fashion Of Jazz. On Thursday, June 10th at 7:30 pm (EST) Carl’s special guests will be fashion designer, educator and administrator Asanyah Davidson and fashion merchandising specialist, lecturer and author Alphonso D. McClendon. This virtual streaming event via Zoom … Continued The post Conversations About Jazz Looks at the Fashion of Jazz on June 10 appeared first on Atlanta

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Mayoral and City Council candidates make their pitches on fixing Atlanta’s government

More than 40 candidates in the mayoral and City Council races joined in frenetic forums hosted June 8 by the Committee for a Better Atlanta, where consensus seemed to be that city government is a mess but you’ll have plenty of choices about who will clean it up. The city is guaranteed to have a The post Mayoral and City Council candidates make their pitches on fixing Atlanta’s government appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read

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Congressional Badass Val Demings Ready To Bring The Pain To Marco Rubio

We’re all sick of Florida Senator Marco Rubio, that spineless, weasely sock puppet for special interests. We deserve a trade up, ideally in the form of Rep. Val Demings, who officially served notice today on Rubio’s sorry ass. Her campaign launch video is wonderful. People ask me, “Val, where do you get your tireless faith that things can always get better?” I got it here, in Jacksonville, Florida. When you grow up in the South,