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Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorsed By Kwanza Hall + FBI Hunting Robbery Crew Targeting Asian-Owned Businesses

Keisha Lance Bottoms endorsed by Kwanza Hall

Keisha Lance Bottoms got a big endorsement in the race for Atlanta’s next mayor.  Former candidate Kwanza Hall says he’ll work to push his district to support Keisha Lance Bottoms.  251 more words

Atlanta

"Damnificados" wins Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction

The 2017 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards were presented on October 20, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington D.C. Over 200 people attended. There were poets, novelists, academics, essayists, editors and publishing icons. 355 more words

Damnificados

Beyond Palace Walls

Bear ye one another’s burdens
~Galatians 6:2

Perhaps you’ve heard the expression, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” It’s the sort of throwaway line we use when we’re confronted with the suffering of another human being and think they need us to show them some purpose behind their misfortune or else reassure them that everything will somehow be well in the end. 714 more words

Local News: Police Still Search For Motive In Las Vegas Mass Shooting+more

Police still search for motive in Las Vegas mass shooting

Police are still struggling to find a motive for the mass shooting in Las Vegas, but Las Vegas sheriff… 198 more words

Atlanta

Local News: Atlanta Name Schools After Congressman John Lewis+ Police Investing Transgender Woman Murder

Atlanta name schools after Congressman John Lewis

Harper-Archer Middle School in Atlanta is now officially John Lewis Invictus Academy.  This isn’t the first metro Atlanta school to be named after the civil right icon.   86 more words

Atlanta

APS Hosts Congressman for Launch of John Lewis Invictus Academy

It was a beautiful 75 degree morning in Atlanta as students across the city eagerly packed their bags and laced up their new tennis shoes to begin the new school year. 289 more words

News

Rep. John Lewis Pens Searing Letter To His Younger Self and It Is Epic

Georgia Congressman John Lewis is an undisputed icon in the American civil rights movement, having been arrested more than 45 times for Civil Disobedience against segregation in the deep South. 450 more words

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