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Omar Dorsey as Bigger Long in Harriet

Q&A: Decatur native Omar Dorsey on being Hollywood, his role in Harriet, and more

Decatur native Omar Dorsey might be best known as Hollywood on Ava DuVernay's Queen Sugar, but he's also had roles in Drumline, Selma, Ray Donovan, Eastbound & Down, and now Harriet, the new feature film about the life of Harriet Tubman.
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Flashback: The civil rights activist and agitator, Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams was standing below the Memphis motel balcony when he saw his friend and mentor, Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated. Williams, a pugnacious lieutenant in the civil rights movement, the bad cop to Andrew Young’s good cop, wondered “whether America lost its last chance.”
Larry Loudmouf

Snap a selfie at these colorful Atlanta murals

Larry Loudmouf in Inman Park, Puddles on Edgewood Avenue, Hosea Williams at Studioplex, and more

A fluorescent Hosea Williams is the latest Atlanta mural from Fabian Williams

Visual artist Fabian Williams, who has been named one of Playboy’s 2017 “new creatives," completed his new mural on the parking deck at Studioplex today.

After lengthy illness, Elisabeth Omilami returns to feed the city’s hungry Easter Sunday

After missing Thanksgiving, Christmas and Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, Hosea Feed The Hungry & Homeless executive director Elisabeth Omilami will be back at work this Sunday at the Georgia Dome dispensing hugs and a meal to thousands of Atlantans in need. The workaholic daughter of late civil rights icon Hosea Williams and part-time actress told Atlanta magazine Thursday that she spent four months at Piedmont Hospital beginning last fall, following a successful run in the Alliance Theatre production of "Broke." While acclaimed for her role in Atlanta playwright Janece Shaffer's comedy-drama, the month-long run clocked in each night at two hours and 45 minutes. Plus, Omilami's role called for her to fall each night.

Hosea Williams

Hosea “Hosey” Williams served as a Georgia legislator, Atlanta City Council member, and DeKalb County commissioner, but his extracurricular activities earned him the most notoriety.

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