Lericia Harris
March 14, 2018 - 9:23 pm
For 17 minutes, classrooms nationwide and locally emptied allowing students to participate in the national school walkout Wednesday. The protest was an unprecedented show of unity, respect, and political solidarity meant to urge lawmakers to pass stricter gun control laws. The approach of the...
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Photo Credit: Amanda Cooper
March 09, 2018 - 6:48 pm
March is National Women’s History Month which honors extraordinary achievements of American women. Today, I am highlighting a woman who is a writer, editor, communication professional, speechwriter, wife and most importantly a mother of two wonderful children. If that is not what some would...
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Maria Boynton
March 08, 2018 - 9:03 pm
Around the world, women are being recognized today. It is International Women's Day. Among the activities in Atlanta, various organizations for women in technology are meeting tonight at the Loudermilk Center downtown. A panel discussion by tech-savvy women is being held this evening at Colony...
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March 07, 2018 - 7:54 pm
Qualifying for the Georgia Governor’s race and other statewide races began earlier this week. Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams stood tall as she filled out the paperwork to put her name on the ballot. If Abrams, a former House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State...
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March 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Technology retailer Best Buy is closing all its US “Mobile” stores, due to the changing economics in the mobile industry. Hubert Joly, Best Buy Chief Executive, sent a letter to employees announcing that the company is set to close all 257 of its mobile stores on May 31st. In Georgia, the following...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:17 pm
Dick's Sporting Goods is limiting the sale of guns, responding to the Florida high school shooting on February 14, 2018. Ed Stack, Chairman and CEO of Dick's, one of the country's biggest sporting good chains, says the company will no longer sell assault-style rifles. With 5 stores in metro Atlanta...
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Morehouse College in Atlanta
Photo credit: Sonia Murray Entercom Atlanta
February 28, 2018 - 10:26 am
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump introduced Johnny Taylor, Jr as the Chairman of the Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Taylor is the former President of the Thurgood Marshall College fund, a non-profit organization that supports and represents nearly 300,...
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February 23, 2018 - 6:04 pm
In the wake of 17 people being killed at a Florida High School last week, students from Columbia High School in Decatur staged their own protest, demanding changes in national gun laws. With signs in hand reading, "Our Lives Matter" and "Books Up, Guns Down", hundreds of students gathered outside...
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February 21, 2018 - 8:57 pm
The new vision of the Democratic National Committee, according to Vice Chair Michael Blake, is "every zip code counts, getting Democrats elected from the school boards to the White House." When it comes to races in Georgia, Blake says, "there's an opportunity to shift the needle and change the game...
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