In Memoriam: Lendon Sadler

If you look up ‘fabulous’ in Wikipedia, you’ll see a picture of Lendon Sadler. If that isn’t true, it should be. When I first met Lendon, around 1968 in Atlanta, he also went by Babalu Bebe Mbutu. But just...

A Little Too Laid Back

Of all the lousy curbs on this side of our steamy city, I had to go and step off that one. “Rice,” people keep saying over and over.  “Oh, you hurt your ankle? Rice! You have swelling? Omg, rice! Does it...

Atlanta Makes 10

Just before noon on April 29, Nino Fortson asked Facebook friends what kind of person would go around with guns looking for people? Two Sundays later, Nino was dead, a victim of gun violence. Gunshots ring...

Hometown Proud

Mayor Bottoms joins other mayors across the nation in an anti-LGBT discrimination pledge