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Amanda Cooper
October 11, 2019 - 11:17 am
The investigation into an attempted abduction during recess as been deemed "unfounded." The Atlanta Public Schools Police says an 8-year-old girl reported that a stranger allegedly tried to abduct her as she played outside Deerwood Academy on Monday. The young girl, detailed that the man choked her...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 11, 2019 - 9:32 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with, Egypt, of Black Men: Naked Truth One-Man Show to discuss upcoming performance on October 10th, 2019 at Porter Sanford III Theater in Atlanta Ga. Shows start at 2pm and 6pm , tickets start at $20 and can be purchased at http://blackmennakedtruth.com/index.html "...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 11, 2019 - 9:09 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with, Quanda Baker, the National Secretary for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and honorary member, Xernona Clayton, an American civil rights leader and broadcasting executive. NCBW's mission is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote...
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Amanda Cooper
October 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
(Photo Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Department) A local convicted sex trafficker was handed down a long-term sentence after forcing a 20-year-old victim into the sex trade. Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr. announced that 25-year-old Derrick Manuel was sentenced to life in...
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Amanda Cooper
October 09, 2019 - 10:02 am
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. is gearing up for an action-packed week. The living legend celebrated his 78th Birthday, October 8th and October 10th, his iconic nonprofit, Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund, will host its 20th Annual Creating Opportunity...
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Amanda Cooper
October 08, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Oprah Winfrey, added to her legacy this week. The Media Mogul and Philanthropist gifted an additional $13 million to Morehouse College on Monday; further contributing to her scholarship program at the institution. In 1989, she made a $12 million donation to the Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program, which...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 03, 2019 - 11:38 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with "Speech" of the music group Arrested Development, and Resonat Pictures Director Sam Bathrick to discuss the free screening and premiere of 16 Bars at SCAD SHOW- 173 14th Street Ne, Atlanta Ga on Saturday, Oct 5th, 5pm-9pm. "16 Bars is a feature length music...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 01, 2019 - 12:53 pm
The Atlanta Business Chronicle (ABC) released their 2019 40 Under Forty list which highlights influential figures who are making a difference in business and society. The Atlanta Business Chronicle will celebrate these honorees at The Fairmont on November 7th, 2019. For more information go to https...
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