Atlanta Daily World

Wells Fargo Commits $1M to Thurgood Marshall College Fund for HBCU Seniors 

Wells Fargo and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) are teaming up to help close the graduation gap for college seniors attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).   The $1 million Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Wells Fargo HBCU College Completion Scholarship program will support students making the final push to earn their degrees. Individual scholarships, up … Continued The post Wells Fargo Commits $1M to Thurgood Marshall College Fund for HBCU Seniors  appeared first on Atlanta

Atlanta Daily World

Rittenhouse Verdict Puts Chrystul Kizer’s Case Back In The Spotlight

Photo: Getty Images In the wake of Kyle Rittenhouse‘s acquittal in Kenosha, Wisconsin, advocates are spotlighting the case of Chrystul Kizer who is also arguing self-defense in the 2018 shooting death of her adult abuser. Kizer is accused to shooting Randall P. Volar III in the head, setting his house on fire and stealing his … Continued The post Rittenhouse Verdict Puts Chrystul Kizer’s Case Back In The Spotlight appeared first on Atlanta Daily World.

Atlanta Daily World

Services Set to Honor the Life of Community Leader Michael Langford

Services Set to Honor the Life of Community Leader Michael Langford   ATLANTA — The community is honoring Michael Langford with a series of events celebrating his life and legacy following his passing. A community leader, he was the United Youth Adult Conference president and served on the Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce and the Anti-Violence … Continued The post Services Set to Honor the Life of Community Leader Michael Langford appeared first on Atlanta Daily

Two 16-year-olds arrested after driving stolen truck into building

ATLANTA — Two 16-year-olds were arrested after a police chase that ended with the teens driving a stolen pickup truck into an abandoned building. Atlanta police were alerted to a Chevrolet Silverado that had just been stolen from Whitehall Street at about 2 p.m. on Nov. 10. The vehicle was last known to be at an auto parts store at 689 Cascade Avenue in Southwest Atlanta. Officers responded to the area and found the truck

Georgia News

Atlanta Habitat preps for largest affordable housing development in 38-year history

After working on model homes and infrastructure upgrades the past two years, the folks at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity are gearing up to start construction on additional homes in Browns Mill Village, the largest affordable housing development in the organization’s history. The construction on the subdivision, located about 15 minutes southeast of downtown, will begin in January. The The post Atlanta Habitat preps for largest affordable housing development in 38-year history appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Progressive News

‘Total asymmetric warfare’: Georgia GOP redraws political map as Senate Democrats do nothing

Voting rights advocates within and beyond Georgia ramped up calls for congressional action after the Peach State’s Republican lawmakers became the latest to approve a gerrymandered political map intended to give the GOP a political advantage for the next decade. Following similar moves by GOP-controlled state legislatures in Ohio and Texas, the Georgia General Assembly sent the new congressional map to the desk of Republican Gov. Brain Kemp, who is expected to sign it into