Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

WATCH: Keisha Lance Bottoms’ full speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed Democrats on Aug. 20 during the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The coronavirus pandemic upended both parties’ traditional conventions. Instead of in-person events, the program each night features a number of speakers and musical performances virtually across the country.

Biden Surrogates Tout ‘Plan for America’

Staging frequent media briefings where surrogates tout Biden’s message remains a regular occurrence of the campaign. On Tuesday, July 21, former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, championed Biden’s plan.

Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

“Considering his enormous impact on the history of this country, what always struck those who met John was his gentleness and humility. Born into modest means in the heart of the Jim Crow South, he understood that he was just one of a long line of heroes in the struggle for racial justice. Early on, he embraced the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience as the means to bring about real change in this country, understanding that such tactics had the power not only to change laws, but to change hearts and minds as well.” 

Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Laid to Rest at Private Family Funeral

A public memorial will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, which would have been Dr. Lowery’s 99th birthday, with the hope and prayer that this pandemic will be behind us. This celebration will ensure friends and supporters from near and far can honor Dr. Lowery and his legacy, together as a community, in a manner that he so rightfully deserves.