First Slice 8-2-17: A new FBI director, with ATL ties, gets confirmed
Plus: Another transgender woman murdered in metro Atlanta
King and SpaldingGood luck, homie: The Senate has confirmed ATL-ien Christopher Wray as the new director of the FBI, with five Democrats voting against him. Previously, only once had a lawmaker ever voted against the FBI director nominee. The long-awaited statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the state Capitol finally has an unveiling date: The work will be revealed to the public Aug. 28.Umm: According to a document obtained by the New York Times, the Justice Department is planning to start investigating colleges and universities to see if any used affirmative action policies to discriminate against white people. Speaking of the DOJ: Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in town yesterday, and during his talk to the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, actually spoke about police misconduct and the problem of minority communities not trusting law enforcement.
Tragic: A second transgender woman has been killed in metro Atlanta. Tee Tee Dangerfield was found in her car in College Park with multiple gunshot wounds.