Author: LaDawn LBJ Jones

Legislative Sexual Harassment Ethics Committee

There are reports that Speaker Ralston and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle are creating a subcommittee to re-evaluate how any claims of sexual harassment in the Georgia legislature are handled. As a starting point, the leadership should be commended for taking some action in this current climate when they could easily sit quiet and do nothing. 

Two Keishas and Progress

The winner of today’s run-offs for the two top positions in Fulton County and the City of Atlanta is [drum roll] Rudy Huxtable from The Cosby Show.  Rudy, whose real name is Keshia Knight Pulliam made the name Keshia cool.  Now we have two women with “ethnic” names who are one vote away from holding

What Last Night Means for Georgia

Ralph Northam(D) won Virginia last night in overwhelming fashion over Ed Gillespie(R). Polls had the race close. Progressive groups like Democracy for America had pulled their support, saying he was too moderate. National pundits were talking about how he couldn’t motivate the voters Democrats need to win. And yet he won by 10%. It’s a

Michael Sterling Drops Out

So many questions about Michael Sterling’s decision to get out the race.  He announced on Tuesday he was suspending his campaign and endorsing Caesar Mitchell.  Video of announcement. Sterling was once the protégé of current Mayor Kasim Reed.  Reed endorsed his ace, Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms.  It is well known that City Council President Caesar Mitchell

KSU Protest Led by State Representative.

State Representative Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) is assigned to the committee that determines which public universities in Georgia get tax dollars.  Recently, an open records request uncovered Ehrhart used his position to pressure the President of Kennesaw State University to act in favor of his personal bias.  Ehrhart was apparently offended by the KSU cheerleaders’