Civil Rights

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Lericia Harris
August 21, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Voters took to the streets Wednesday morning to rally against the closing of a popular Atlanta voting precinct. The Fulton County Elections board decided not to designate the C.T. Martin Natatorium, a regular location on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, as an early voting precinct for City of Atlanta...
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Lericia Harris
July 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A repeatedly vandalized sign remembering the death of slain civil rights icon Emmett Till will be replaced with a bulletproof mark. The Emmett Till Memorial Commission announced the decision following the suspension of three University Of Mississippi students who posed against the bullet-riddled...
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NBCC members (l-r) Atlanta business owner Ronni McBride, founders Kay DeBow and Harry Alford, Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall, and Maria Boynton
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Maria Boynton
July 26, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The largest black business organization in the world is meeting in Atlanta this week. The National Black Chamber of Commerce, founded by husband and wife team Harry Alford and Kay DeBow Alford, is here Wednesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 27. It features entrepreneurs in the healthcare and...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
May 30, 2019 - 3:30 pm
On Women’s world Wednesday The Movement was honored to have Rose Simmons as a special guest. Rose is the daughter of Rev. Dr., Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. who was tragically one of 9 killed in the Mother Emanuel AME Church bible study massacre of 2015. She is also a member of the team who has brought...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
May 30, 2019 - 11:42 am
On Women’s world Wednesday The Movement was honored to have Rose Simmons as a special guest. Rose is the daughter of Rev. Dr., Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. who was tragically one of 9 killed in the Mother Emanuel AME Church bible study massacre of 2015. She is also a member of the team who has brought...
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms prepares to sign legislation to close the Atlanta jail
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Maria Boynton
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Citing rising costs, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed legislation shutting down the Atlanta City Detention Center. Along with the increasing costs, Mayor Bottoms cited the declining number of inmates when she called for the closure last year. Bottoms signed the measure this morning,...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 28, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called in Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss the recent closing of the Atlanta City Jail. Bottoms held a news conference Tuesday morning announcing the Atlanta City Detention Center would be closing. She called the show following the news conference. Listen...
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