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James Blake Defeats Harrison HereAt BB&T Open At Atlantic Station

At 32-years-old and ranked 110 in the world, James Blakenotched win number 350 against the number six seed RyanHarrison Tuesday night at the BB&T Open here at AtlanticStation. After a tough first set losing 1-6, Blake ralliedand won the next two sets 6-4 and 7-5. Next for Blake isAustralian Matthew Ebden coming off a three set win overSergei...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Essence Hosts 18th Annual Music Festival

     If you are a fan of R&B, soul and neo-soul, then you would find music paradise at the Essence Music Fest, presented by The Coca-Cola Company.  The event, which was held last weekend at the Superdome in New Orleans, featured the likes of Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson, Anthony Hamilton, Chaka Khan, Fantasia and Ledisi.     ...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Controversy Lingers Over Transportation Referendum

      A number of speakers on the new transportation proposal on the ballot, July 31, gathered at the recent Town Hall meeting at the I.B.E.W. Auditorium on Pulliam Street S.W., where they gave reasons to support or not support the plan.      One of the speakers in favor of the plan was former political guru, Attorney Kelvin Ross, who argued that t...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Chaka Khan Celebrates With Graduates


Chaka Khan Celebrates With Graduates
(Photo By Chris Mitchell)

Published: Saturday, July 14, 2012 11:09 AM EDT

Chaka Khan is surrounded by 33 graduates of her Chaka Khan Foundation, a partnership with Verizon Wireless Hope Line program and Essence, at the commencement ceremony during the Essence Music Fest. Seated (from left) are Constance White, Essence magazine editor-in-chief;
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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta