Category Archives: ATL

GRANTLAND: TI, the Braves, & Atlanta

This one’s for my CITAY (click image to read)

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Atlantans are Georgians Too

I have probably uttered the phrase “I’m not from Georgia, I’m from Atlanta” over 1000 times in my life. I say that, because 1) I’m proud to be from Atlanta more often than not and 2) I’m embarrased to be … Continue reading

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Atlanta: Present and Future

In the past 10 minutes, two friends of mine have sent me things about Atlanta that have made my heart skip a beat. 1) From Matthew: Being There: Atlanta, The Economist, Summer 2011. Dave Chappelle made a joke once that … Continue reading

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Like Eli, I Did It.

This is one of the few times I have very little to say. About an hour ago, I get a gchat from one Modi Oyewole, with no text (rude) but simply a link. I’m going to let the video speak … Continue reading

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“The Largest Cheating Scandal in U.S. History”

This one hurts. Real bad. There’s a 448 page report on the scandal that I will read in its entirety this week. This is real bad.

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Black Mecca, Again.

I genuinely believe this magazine cover was a pivotal moment in the history of Atlanta. For one, after this issue people outside of Atlanta started referring to the city as the “New Black Mecca”, but also it put the city … Continue reading

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Atlanta, 140 Years Ago

So two days ago,┬áthis one and I went to one of my favorite thrift stores in NYC, the Salvation Army on 96th and West End. I wasn’t really planning on buying anything, but naturally found a few .99 tank tops … Continue reading

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