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Are you under 21, and looking for a job in Atlanta? Drill rapper Lil Baby has partnered with business owner Lemont Bradley to hire 100 young people under 21 to work in his Clutch restaurant, Auto Spa Bistro, and Eco Car Spa car wash.

Bradley is looking to hire young people for his various businesses throughout the Atlanta area.

"We are looking to give out 100 jobs to teenagers and young adults in the metro Atlanta area," Bradley said. "With the crime rate surrounding scams, robbery, and even murder being so high, we are looking to provide a positive outlet and revenue stream to those who are looking for an income."

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Lil Baby has a strong fanbase of directionless teenagers in Atlanta who support his drill music.

Caribbean-American Clutch restaurants are looking for bartenders, bar backs, waiters, line cooks, dishwashers, and promoters for night events, Bradley said.

Bradley's car spas need car washers, window tinters, and front desk positions.

Lil Baby and Bradley plan to collaborate again on opening a lawn care business in fall 2022.

"We are so excited about this initiative," Lil Baby said. "Of course, we are looking forward to helping boost the city's economy, but we are really focused on lowering the city's crime rate."

Lil Baby is doing good in the hood, but sources say the rapper's alleged 4PF (4 pockets full) gang may be on DA Fani Willis' short list of RICO gang indictments.

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Danielle Leigh Curiel, best known by her stage name DaniLeigh, has been disowned by her own mother, who quit as her business manager.

The 26-year-old aspiring singer is best known for dating rapper DaBaby who fathered a daughter with her. DaniLeigh made headlines recently when she quarreled with the rapper who threw her out of his condo.

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The video of the argument went viral and gave fans a glimpse into DaniLeigh's troubled mind.

She was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault on DaBaby, and released on bond.

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In another video, her brother threatened to fight DaBaby.

It was a PR disaster and caused massive headaches for her management team led by her mother, Vicky Curiel, who abruptly quit.

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DaniLeigh announced the job opening on her Instagram, writing: "Looking for an amazing manager, hit my email."

Vicky took to social media, and said:

"I've taken this time to love myself, focus on myself, and reflecting on the fact that I've been living for others and not myself. Today, tomorrow, and for the rest of my life, I come first. You have to love yourself first before you can love anyone else. I didn't know that. I thank God for this opportunity & I look forward to my new life."

In response, DaniLeigh, a Miami native, listed her mother's mansion in the Dominican Republic for sale.

According to DaBaby, Vicky has never met her infant granddaughter.
 

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Symone Sanders, Vice President Kamala Harris' chief spokesperson, is leaving the Biden-Harris administration.

Sanders announced her exit in a letter to her colleagues on Monday, following rumors of a toxic work environment in Harris' office.

Sanders, who is also Harris' senior adviser, will leave the White House at the end of December.

"Symone has served honorably for three years," a source told CNN.

"The President and vice president are grateful for Symone's service and advocacy for this White House. She is a valued member, a team player, and she will be missed. We are grateful to have her working through the end of the year."

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In her letter, Sanders thanked Harris and her chief of staff Tina Flournoy.

"I'm so grateful to the VP for her vote of confidence from the very beginning and the opportunity to see what can be unburdened by what has been," she wrote.

"I'm grateful for Tina and her leadership and her confidence as well. Every day, I arrived to the White House complex knowing our work made a tangible difference for Americans. I am immensely grateful and will miss working for her and with all of you."

Sanders' resignation is the second high level departure of a Black woman from the Biden-Harris administration in just the last month.

Last month, vice president's communications director, Ashley Etienne, announced she was leaving to pursue "other opportunities."

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NeNe Leakes is interviewing applicants for her new establishment, The Linnethia lounge near Atlanta, Georgia.

Linnethia Monique Leakes, who was let go from Real Housewives of Atlanta last year, is having trouble hiring staff for her new namesake lounge.

In her second job openings post on Instagram, she wrote:

The Linnethia Lounge now available for private events. Send info to thelinnethialounge@gmail.com. Walk in this FRIDAY April 23rd from 3pm to 6pm for "on the spot" interviews for Waiters, Waitress & Bartenders with lots of personality (we have something special in store for you) Oh and drinks on me! @thelinnethialounge #nightlife #loungeinduluth #lifeoftheleakes #nightlounge #duluthnights.

 

Not many people are eager to have NeNe for a boss.

One commenter on RhymeswithSnitch wrote:

"A person who has a horrible track record of speaking to people in derogatory ways is opening a lounge for the public to critique and post on social media. Can't wait for the sh*t show to happen."

NeNe is not the only sole proprietor having difficulty hiring employees. Most unemployed people refuse to work, thanks to unemployment benefits and stimulus checks from the government.

A McDonald's franchise owner in Florida offered to pay $50 to job applicants just to show up for a job interview.

Blake Casper, who owns 60 McDonald's in the Tampa area, blames unemployment benefits for making people lazy and unmotivated to find work.

Casper said it's a challenge getting people to sit down for an interview because most unemployed people earn more from the government than they do working minimum wage.

Unemployment benefits are set to expire in May and June for most people who haven't held a job since Covid peaked last year.

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A Kentucky police officer was let go from the police force on Friday for giving information to a Black Lives Matter organizer during protests last summer.

Officer Jervis Middleton was fired from the Lexington Police Department following a unanimous vote by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council after a nine-hour hearing and two hours of closed deliberations, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

Middleton, who is Black, initially denied sharing information via text messages about police movements to his friend, BLM leader Sarah Williams.

The city obtained a search warrant that allowed access to Middleton's cell phone. He admitted his involvement with BLM when he was shown text messages exchanged between himself and Williams.

Middleton's lawyers argued that he shouldn't be fired because the information he shared with Williams didn't put officers in harm's way.

But, according to Lawofficer.com, once an officer is proven to be a liar they are useless as a witness in court.

Middleton claimed he was racially discriminated against by other officers who called him "boy" and "token boy." But the allegations were not investigated by the department because a formal complaint had not been filed.

Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers said that while he understood Middleton's concerns, it didn't justify breaking the department's information-sharing policies.

Weathers, who is also Black, said race was not a factor in the recommendation to fire Middleton.

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On Sept. 9, the Atlanta school board met in secret and voted not to extend Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's contract, which expires June 30, 2020.

Carstarphen's ouster divided the city and sparked widespread condemnation of the school board for holding a secret majority vote by a public body. Parents called into local radio shows to express their outrage over Carstarphen's ouster.

Carstarphen's forced departure made national news.

As Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, Carstarphen (pictured left) led the district's nearly 52,000 students, 6,000 full-time employees and 87 schools and oversaw the system’s $1 billion annual budget.

Verdaillia Turner, educator and president of 1,700-member Atlanta Federation of Teachers, says the Atlanta school board should be "transparent" in its search for a replacement for Carstarphen.

In a guest column published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Turner said the school board should listen to the advice of educators rather than business interests that played a key role in selecting Carstarphen.

She accused the APS of entering into long-term contracts with companies and organizations that favor privatization under the banner of charter schools.

And she urged the APS to choose a superintendent who believes in public education.

"Hiring a superintendent is a monumental task and the Atlanta Board of Education should learn from the recent past to avoid pitfalls that could have serious ramifications for the future of the school system," she writes.

"Atlanta Public Schools needs a superintendent who will implement models that have been proven to work, such as the Community Schools approach that emphasizes meeting the whole family’s needs, real family engagement, community partnerships, and wrap-around services.

She added: "In a city such as Atlanta where most students suffer from poverty, this model is especially needed. A recent study identified Atlanta as the city with the least economic mobility for poor children."

Turner also criticized the school board for selecting Carstarphen, a Tulane and Auburn graduate, who has little teaching experience.

"Shouldn't a superintendent have spent time in the classroom interacting with students, parents, and other teachers?" she wrote.

Atlanta public schools are among the lowest performing schools in the nation. The Atlanta school district is still digging out from under the teacher cheating scandal of 2009.

Top teachers and principals in the Atlanta Public Schools were arrested for cheating on state-administered standardized tests. The teachers have since been released from prison.

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter.com on Tuesday to announce he fired his national security adviser John Bolton. But Bolton texted a Fox News reporter to say he wasn't fired - he quit.

"I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House," Trump said in a tweet. Trump added he "strongly disagreed" with Bolton's suggestions.

"I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning," Trump tweeted. He said he would name a new national security adviser next week.

But Bolton denied the president's claims that he was fired.

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"Let's be clear — I resigned," he texted Fox News anchor Brian Kilmeade, who read the text on the air.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backed up the president at an afternoon press briefing. Pompeo told reporters, "there were many times where Ambassador Bolton and I disagreed, that's to be sure."

I've lost count on how many cabinet members Trump shoved out the door of the White House in the last 2 years.

Before Trump was elected president he oversaw thousands of employees. So we know he can retain employees.

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Magic Johnson stunned reporters when he announced he was stepping down as the Los Angeles Lakers' President of Basketball Operations on Tuesday. Johnson laughed and joked with reporters, saying he had not yet informed team owner Jeannie Buss of his decision.

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Atlanta Hawks hiring

The Atlanta Hawks are hiring 900 employees in guest services, security, food services and more in preparation for the grand opening of the fully transformed Philips Arena this fall.

The Atlanta Hawks are hiring staff to fill more than 900 new jobs in preparation for the grand re-opening of the transformed Philips Arena nearing completion of its $192.5 million renovation.

The Hawks are looking to hire part-time supervisory and non-supervisory positions in a number of different areas, including guest services, security, housekeeping, food service, and more.

Job perks for arena staff include free parking, new break rooms with complimentary beverages and snacks, along with an employee loyalty rewards program. In addition to working Hawks homes games, they also have a chance to staff some of the hottest tours and live events that visit Atlanta. Shows already slated for the arena include tour stops by Nicki Minaj and Future, Elton John, Drake and Migos, Justin Timberlake, Shawn Mendes, Fleetwood Mac and P!NK.

To learn more about available jobs at the all new Philips Arena, please visit hawks.com/arenajobs.