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January 27, 2019 - 9:03 pm
It’s finally Super Bowl week in Atlanta, and the city is about to be absolutely packed with visitors, including fans of Los Angeles and New England, along with celebrities, athletes and other VIPs. And that means a whole lot of people trying to get to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, and all around...
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Lericia Harris
January 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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Dallas Austin and other top entertainment influencers form Georgia's first Entertainment Caucus
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Maria Boynton
January 25, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Super producer and owner of Rowdy Records, Dallas Austin, is joining dozens of music, film, media, and entertainment executives on a new venture. It involves working, according to Georgia State Representative Erica Thomas, with state lawmakers in giving those in the entertainment field "a strong...
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A week after this photo was taken, Syntel Brown was the victim of a stabbing in Griffin
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Maria Boynton
January 23, 2019 - 12:32 pm
I last saw R. Syntel Brown at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech. He was chaperoning a group of teenagers from the Fulton Leadership Academy at the inauguration of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. That was on Monday, January 14. A week later, Brown is hospitalized after being stabbed...
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Amanda Cooper
January 22, 2019 - 3:15 am
This month marks the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and in observance of his national holiday, thousands gathered at the King Center to celebrate his legacy. Many traveled from foreign lands and some came from other states, to honor a man whose life's work was committed to a dream, in...
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Lericia Harris
January 21, 2019 - 2:25 pm
The soulful sounds of gospel saxophonist Minister Angela Christie revved the crowd during the opening moments of the 51st Martin Luther King Jr commemorative service held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The ecumenical program welcomed speakers from various faiths, state, federal, and international...
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Salute to Greatness Awards Gala 2019
(Photo Credit: The King Center)
Maria Boynton
January 21, 2019 - 1:22 pm
If he were alive today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 90 years old. His sister Dr. Christine King Farris, is 91. When I spoke with her following the Dream Forward Awards, her eyes glistened when I asked about MLK. Christine King Farris talks about brother Martin Luther King Jr. The Dream...
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(Map courtesy: JACKSON | SPALDING for the Atlanta Super Bowl LIII Host Committee)
January 19, 2019 - 1:38 pm
The first significant road closure surrounding Super Bowl LIII will take place this Monday, Jan. 21, at 7:00 a.m. The closure will be at Mitchell St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and will remain in place until Thursday, Feb. 7. Please find details and detour routes on this map ... it's a PDF...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
January 19, 2019 - 1:00 am
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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Graphic Creator: Paul Barton
Lericia Harris
January 18, 2019 - 8:00 pm
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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