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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
December 26, 2018 - 12:50 pm
A Twitter frenzy started over Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms’ mac and cheese post on Christmas Day. https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/atlanta-mayor-bottoms-mac-... The post came after a flurry of other culinary highlights from the Mayor, but there were critics of Mayor Bottoms’ mac and...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
December 21, 2018 - 1:48 pm
A high school student in the Clayton County school system was brutally attacked by an alleged bully in November. 16 year old Keod was standing non-aggressively when a peer started to taunt and attack him. https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/brutal-attack-of-teen-by-another-studen... Rashad Richey...
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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee Wednesday morning could be felt in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
December 12, 2018 - 11:02 am
Did you feel it? Some did, some didn't. It was a 4.4 earthquake around 4:15 this morning that shook many awake in the Atlanta metro area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was more than 130 miles north of Atlanta, in Decatur, Tennessee. An aftershock followed...
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Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon is boycotting Brian Kemp's first major speech as Governor-elect
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Maria Boynton
December 11, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon says she's really "tired of conservatives across the country running hateful campaigns and then expecting everybody to go back to business as usual after campaign season." Shannon calls that "a lot of privilege." The state lawmaker from Decatur is...
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December 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The players bounced up and down on a hastily erected stage in the middle of the field, confetti falling all around as they hoisted the championship trophy. It's a familiar scene at the end of any season. Only this time, a team from Atlanta was doing the honors. The title drought in...
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Lericia Harris
December 07, 2018 - 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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Jamal Bryant is the new Senior Pastor at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
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Maria Boynton
December 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the arrival and inaugural worship service of Senior Pastor Elect, Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant this Sunday morning, December 9, 2018 at 9:30. Bryant will take the pulpit once occupied by Bishop Eddie Long, who died on January 15, 2017. Bryant...
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December 06, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Filmmaker Tyler Perry has just made a major announcement that's sure to warm hearts all over the country during the Christmas and holiday season, but certain residents of Atlanta are sure to be the most overjoyed when they hear the news. Perry walked into two Atlanta-area Walmart stores and paid...
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Don Martin is on the run after rape, child molestation conviction
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Maria Boynton
December 05, 2018 - 12:12 pm
A 13-year old girl maintains her story, that family friend and Atlanta minister Don Martin has sexually assaulted her since she was 7 years old. The 45 year old Martin, according to the Fulton County District Attorney's office is a native of the Bahamas. He went missing Tuesday, after leaving the...
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