FORMER SCHOOLS CHIEF— In this June 13, 2011 file photo, outgoing schools superintendent, Dr. Beverly Hall, center, arrives for her last Atlanta school board meeting at the Atlanta Public Schools headquarters in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton) by Christina A. Cassidy ATLANTA (AP) — When Beverly Hall first arrived in Atlanta as superintendent of the city’s public school system, she cautioned she wouldn’t be riding in on a white horse and that it would take time to fix the problems of low student performance.
Daily Archive: April 2, 2013
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA & REV. AL. SHARPTON (NEWS ONE)–If a new poll commissioned by BET founder and business magnate Robert Johnson is any indication, the…
MICHAEL LAMB (Courier File Photo) While most expected late-comers Darlene Harris and Jim Ferlo to drop out of the race to replace Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb’s withdrawal, after being among the first to announce, and winning the Democratic Party Endorsement, was somewhat surprising.
BIG WINNER– Pedro Quezada, the winner of the Powerball jackpot, talks to the media during a news conference at the New Jersey Lottery headquarters, in Lawrenceville, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) by David Porter PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A former bodega owner who will be pocketing $152 million in lottery winnings has coughed up $30,000 in back child support with a promise from his lawyer he will “do what’s right for his children.”
FATHER-IN-CHIEF–President Barack Obama, accompanied by first dog Bo, reads “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) by Stacey Anderson WASHINGTON (AP) — An amused President Barack Obama read a children’s book to a gathering of boys and girls at the White House, then peppered them with questions: Had any of them lost a tooth? Had any climbed trees? Had any fallen after climbing?
KANDI BURRESS by Catherine Witherspoon ATLANTA (Real Times News Service)–After her success as one of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, some people may have forgotten that Kandi Burruss, a former member of the groundbreaking So So Def girl group Xscape, still does her thing in the studio.