Maria Boynton Reports: "You're Not Going To Stop Hate Crimes Until You Stop Hateful Behavior Inside Courts And Legislatures."
Listen to V103 News Friday morning for my interview with Atlanta Attorney Janis Mathis. She is the Vice President of Rainbow Push.
Reform of the criminal justice system, and dealing with Medicaid expansion, will be among the topics for debate...
National Black College Alumni Hall Of Fame Foundation: 30 Years Of Showcasing The Legacy Of HBCUs Sept. 23-27, 2015
When the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend happens next month in Atlanta, National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Chairman Thomas Dortch says, "thousands are set to be dazzled." He says that it will be the "most spectacular conference...
Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil Rights Icon Dies At 104.
President Barack Obama calls Amelia Boynton Robinson a "dedicated and courageous leader" who committed herself to the simple idea that everyone deserves the right to vote. The prominent civil rights activist died Wednesday. She was 104. Family...
Thursday Morning In V103 News: TV Anchor Who Knew Alleged Shooter In TV Killings Tells Maria Boynton "I Am Heart Broken".
Listen to V103 News Thursday morning for details on the following story:
A television news anchor who worked with the alleged gunman in the TV news deaths today tells me that she looked at Vester Lee Flanagan as "someone who was very nice"....
Falcons President And CEO Rich McKay Visits New APS Athletic Training Facility At Booker T. Washington High School.
Atlanta Public Schools is celebrating the opening of the new APS Athletic Training Facility at Booker T. Washington High School. On Tuesday, APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen welcomed Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich Mckay to the...
DeKalb County School District Revises Testing Calendar
Jewish students in the DeKalb County School system will no longer have to choose between taking standardized tests and observing the High Holidays. In announcing the change, DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green said, "The...
Racism And The Confederacy: Coca Cola Being Asked To Stop Sponsoring Events At Stone Mountain.
The orange banner read “Heritage of Hate: Coke stop sponsoring racism”. It was attached to balloons and was meant to obscure the face of Stone Mountain, inside the park bearing the same name, about 30 miles outside Atlanta, Ga. On Saturday, dozens...
North Metro Ques Prepare To Host Inaugural P3 Experience: Pinot, Paintings, And Poetry.
The Delta Mu Mu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is preparing to host "The Inaugural P-3 Experience: Pinot, Paintings, and Poetry". It's the same chapter that hosts the "Sundresses & Seersuckers" event each spring. P-3 will be held on August...
Maria Boynton Reports: Blighted Properties Bulldozed In The Bluffs To Clear Out Drug Dealing
The walls came tumbling down on Griffin Street Wednesday. It is the next phase in the clean up of the English Avenue area. The initial phase of the Drug Market Intervention involved the summoning of 14 low-level drug dealers to a church where they...
Maria Boynton Reports: "Black Lives Don't Just Need To Matter At Police Stops, They Need To Matter In The Courtroom."