Over the past 3 weeks Cascade Patch has already shared a few of the stories that have been featured in the month-long "Black Atlanta" series within the Huffington Post. The most read, being of what she loved and why she loved Southwest Atlanta.
In a press release from earlier this week, we found out that the month long, "spotlight features celebrity guides tours through Atlanta’s varied neighborhoods; a video series on Atlanta’s New Leaders, plus special reports on the business community. The project was produced by prominent national journalist Gil Robertson IV, who created the project to celebrate his adopted hometown."
So far, the project has included “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey on what it’s like living in Atlanta; actress Terri Vaughn on her favorite hotspots in Buckhead; and actress Jasmine Guy on the places she frequented growing up in southwest Atlanta. The series has also profiled a new generation of leaders carrying on their families’ legacies in Atlanta’s African American community, including Andrea Young, daughter of Mayor Andrew Young, Brooke Jackson Edmonds, daughter of Mayor Maynard H. Jackson and Marvin Arrington, Jr., son of Judge Marvin Arrington (Atlanta’s former President of the Atlanta City Council.
Over the coming weeks, Cascade Patch will share more of these Huffington Post stories with our readers.
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