School officials said in a statement that the dean of Texas Southern University's business school, Ronald A. Johnson, has been elected president by the university's board of trustees and will begin in his new role July 1. Clark Atlanta officials say Johnson earned a degree in economics and an MBA from Adelphia University, and earned a masters and Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.
It was almost midnight when Walter Price eased his 18-wheeler into the right lane on Interstate 75 near Atlanta. As he began to bank onto the exit ramp he'd been taking for the past 10 years, Price had no idea he was entering America's most dangerous hot zone for truck drivers.
Welcome to Atlanta, where terrestrial radio is currently ruled by not one, not two, but three old-school hip-hop stations. Now that the Southern rap capital is sporting varicose veins, it's high time we map out some of the legendary rap-related cultural haunts still standing in this town.
Three years after the death of 25-year-old Rontavious Watson, police are hoping someone will come forward with new information in the case. "Rontavious left behind a son that he would never see grow up," says Jalonda Watson, his mother.
Atlanta Technical College Student Film Festival will take place on Thursday, April 2 at the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center The Atlanta Technical College Student Film Festival will take place on Thursday, April 2 at the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center located at 3900 Aviation Circle NW in Atlanta. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Ian Crozier, the Vanderbilt University-trained infectious disease specialist who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, was living in Uganda last summer, training doctors at a medical college, when he answered the call from the World Health Organization to respond to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. He kept working through its darkest days.