Author Archives: ADRIAN PAULETTE COLEMAN

Voter Turnout Remained Low in Some Parts of Atlanta, even during Presidential Election

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(APN) ATLANTA — Democracy advocates cheered the massive voter turnout seen nationwide during the Nov. 03, 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, as an estimated 65.3 percent of eligible U.S. voters turned out to vote – the highest percentage seen since 1908.   https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/elections/voter-turnout/   And yet, not all communities enjoyed this same level of electoral participation.   Some fifty-nine percent (59%) […]

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MARTA’s Open Restrooms Mostly on North Lines

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By Adrian Coleman, Special to Atlanta Progressive News  (APN) ATLANTA — MARTA’s open public restrooms are disproportionately located on the MARTA North Lines (Doraville and North Springs Lines), whereas few restrooms are open on MARTA’s East, West, and South Lines.   Given the fact that the North Lines tend to disproportionately serve MARTA riders who are White and affluent; and […]

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