Last week, the city of Atlanta elected Keisha Lance Bottoms and continued its over-40-year streak of electing African-American mayors to lead the city. Bottoms’ defeat of Mary Norwood, a 65-year-old white woman who was suspected of being a Donald Trump-supporting Republican, elicited more hot takes than an NFL pregame…
The story of Julius Caesar is the ancient tale of former close political friendships gone bad. Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great and Marcus Licinius Crassus formed the triumvirate whose #SquadGoals were to expand the Roman empire and rule the world.
On Saturday, as protests mounted across the country following the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed explained the large police presence at downtown protests to reporters: “Dr. King would never take a freeway.”