Shirley Franklin

As recently as the 1960s, there were only a few African-American elected officials in the United States. Now there are thousands, including the mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed. Recently, Roland Martin talked with our mayor about the impressive black mayors of Atlanta who came before him. Watch the interview: RELATED: Jay-Z Opening A 40/40 Club […]

<strong>Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin</strong> will begin a <strong>one-year professorship</strong> at <strong>Spelman College</strong> starting in January, college officials announced Monday.<!--more-->