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According to a U.S. Census Bureau report, Atlanta had the highest income inequality rate in the country from 2005 to 2009, just ahead of New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and Miami. The widening gap between the rich and poor in Atlanta is driven by high unemployment in an economy that is creating few jobs and gentrification […]

Atlanta, Photos

According to the AJC, about a quarter of DeKalb County’s residents went uncounted in the last census, causing the county to lose about $41 million in federal funding, County Commissioner Connie Stokes announced Wednesday. “That’s not good enough because that means dollars are left on the table,” DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis said Wednesday. That money […]