July 11, 2016

Athens Power Rankings for the Week of July 11

Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who's hot? Who's not? Find out below.


Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones

Mokah Jasmine Johnson

1. Mokah Jasmine Johnson

The activist and educator organized a Black Lives Matter rally Sunday at City Hall in the wake of the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as well as the shooting deaths of five Dallas, TX police officers.

2. Corwin Weik

The Skate Park of Athens' new executive director is heading up plans to finally build the park's long-awaited street course. See this week's Flagpole cover story for more.

3. Al Dixon

The local writer is celebrating the release of his innovative new digital book with a party at Flicker Friday. See Threats & Promises this week for more.

4. Universal Sigh

The Athens jam band hosts Sigh in July, a two-day music festival, at Live Wire Athens this weekend. 

5. Taylor Chicoine

His Pity Party video series takes the Athens house show to the web, and he's expanding it to include audio recording and more. See this week's paper, and stay tuned for premieres of two Pity Party videos on Homedrone.