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We Honor MLK by Continuing Our Journey of Transformation

As a native of Selma, Alabama, most of you know about my roots in and respect for the Civil Rights Movement and all of the icons – both famous and unsung – who participated in it. 522 more words

Flying High With The Trumpster

In a few hours the Trumpster will be flying into Atlanta for the big mainball game being played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

To him it must seem like he is headed to where the action is, just like in his Playboy daze… 544 more words

'Falling apart? Crime Infested?' Trump's Insults Not Forgotten In Atlanta Ahead Of Visit To District 5 For Championship

(Atlanta, GA) – When President Donald Trump swoops into Atlanta for a VIP seat at college football’s biggest game, he’ll enjoy the Southern hospitality of a city he disparaged a year ago as ”falling apart” and ”crime infested.” 716 more words

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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

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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

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