Category Archives: Open Door Community

Horace Tribble, 1938 – 2015, !Presente!

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(APN) ATLANTA — Horace Tribble, 77, a community activist with such organizations as the Concerned Black Clergy of Atlanta, the Open Door Community, and Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, was discovered in his home to have passed away, on yesterday, Wednesday, September 30, 2015.   He was also an appointee by Fulton County to the Commission on Disability Affairs, a […]

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Four Women Jailed in Georgia over Religious Freedom Bill Protest (UPDATE 2)

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Photograph by Steve Eberhardt.   (APN) ATLANTA — Four women were arrested when they visited the office of State Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) to talk with him and deliver a message about SB 129, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill, that he introduced.   McKoon refused to meet with the women.   They planned to stay until he agreed […]

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Adam Shapiro, ~1951-2012, !Presente!

(APN) ATLANTA — Adam Shapiro, host of Current Events on WRFG 89.3 FM radio and a long-time progressive activist in Atlanta, who fought for social change despite obstacles associated with his being completely blind, has died. ┬áHe is believed to have been 61. He was found dead in his apartment on yesterday, Friday, September 14, 2012, Atlanta Progressive News has […]

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