November 5, 2013 Atlanta: Atlanta City Council Post 2 At-Large  candidate, Mary Norwood cheers with supporters at her campaign headquarters Tuesday November 5, 2013. Norwood is trying to reclaim her post after leaving the position to run for mayor, losing by just over 700 votes in a 2009 run-off.  BRANT SANDERLIN /BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Mary Norwood mulls return to Atlanta mayoral fray

8:56 am Sep. 22, 2016

This year’s election circus may be coming to an end in 46 days (who’s counting?), but Atlanta’s 2017 mayoral race continues to heat up, with yet another candidate mulling a bid to replace the outgoing Kasim

In this photo taken Jan. 15, 2015, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., holds the new installment of his award-winning graphic novel on civil rights and nonviolent protest, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring John Lewis into the civil rights movement. The longtime Democratic congressman from Georgia now hopes that graphic novels about his life and what his contemporaries endured to overcome racism will guide today's protesters in search of justice.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

John Lewis will donate Civil Rights mementos to new African American history museum

7:00 am Sep. 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — Excitement is building for the grand opening of Smithsonian’s African American History and Culture museum here in the nation’s capital, but before President Barack Obama cuts the ribbon on Sept. 24 we’re starting to hear about some Georgia items will be in the collection.

What won’t be there? Any major mementos from Martin Luther King Jr.

What will be? A segregated railway car circa 1920 that serviced routes in Georgia and other