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The son of soul music legend Gladys Knight is fighting to keep her name on his troubled Atlanta restaurants, saying her “lack of mental capacity” bars her from removing it, recent federal court filings state. Knight, an Atlanta native, filed suit in August to take her name off of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles after […]

  The historic site where Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born is closed for repairs, officials said Sunday. Officials with the National Park Service said professionals will have to inspect “structural damage” to determine how long repairs will take. “On Saturday Aug. 6, a structural issue with the sub-floor of the home […]

Tyler Perry is already a rich man. But a recent sale has made him even richer. Perry, 46, has just sold his Atlanta estate for a record-breaking price. The sale of entertainment mogul Tyler Perry’s Atlanta home marks the most expensive residential home sale in Atlanta’s history. The French Provincial 34,688-square-foot, 17-acre mansion at 4110 […]

Legendary A Tribe Called Quest rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, known to millions as Phife Dawg, died on Tuesday due to “complications resulting from diabetes.” The tributes quickly came rolling in, from Kendrick Lamar and a crowd of 18,000, to ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt, to Snoop Dogg. He and his rhymes meant so much to so […]

Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken and Waffles on Peachtree Street failed its health inspection on Feb. 8 with a 56. The well-known soul food restaurant attracts a lot of tourists. Customers are sometimes willing to wait at least an hour to get into the busy Midtown restaurant. Tomeka Thomas is regular customer who often drives from […]

No matter what negative things others say about an Atlanta-based prosperity preacher, there is a woman of influence who views him through positive lenses. Some…

The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church.…

Filmmaker Tyler Perry now controls most of the former Army post south of downtown and is planning a studio facility on 330 acres. A civilian…

Momma Dee has some explaining to do. The Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star was arrested for leaving a restaurant before paying for her meal. The…

A group of teachers, principals, and administrators from Atlanta were found guilty this week of taking part in one of the nation’s biggest cheating scandals…

In a bit of good news in a landscape in which many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are facing tough times, a trustee from Morris…

The headline is as frightening as it sounds: “Half Of Atlanta’s Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS, Grady Testing Finds.” Yet, what may sound like…