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Dr. F Keith Slaughter with Elizabeth Wilson & Sonya Toomer
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
June 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Movement was visited by Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN). Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson & Executive Project Manager Sonya Toomer stopped by to share some information. They went on to explain how small and local businesses can gain funding to become successful entrepreneurs.
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J. Scott Applewhite/ASSOCIATED PRESS
June 14, 2018 - 5:13 pm
A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign Wednesday to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters. Attorneys filed separate federal lawsuits in Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana,...
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(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
June 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm
When community groups and national activists descend upon the headquarters of Waffle House in Norcross (GA) at 10 a.m. this Friday, it'll be just as the company has opened for business. It's the operations at the company's restaurants nationwide that activists have been trying to impact since the...
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Maria Boynton
June 12, 2018 - 4:59 pm
Not only would history be made in Georgia, but the entire country. If Stacey Abrams is elected governor, she'd be the first black female to lead any state. But, according to democratic strategist Tharon Johnson, "we win if we can continue to raise the amount of resources from national and local...
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AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini, File
June 11, 2018 - 5:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Texas-born man who prosecutors say rose to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel using ruthless violence to defeat rivals and secure control of drug trafficking routes was sentenced Monday by a federal judge in Atlanta to serve nearly five decades in prison. Edgar Valdez...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials saidthey had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses the 2012-2013 flu season, when there...
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AP Photo/John Bazemore
May 24, 2018 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL just wanted to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem. Put the focus back on football. Instead, the league seemed to muddle the divisive issue even more with a new...
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(Photo Credit: Stacey Abrams Campaign)
Maria Boynton
May 23, 2018 - 11:27 am
Stacey Abrams has made history, yet again. She is now the first black woman in the U.S. to be a major nominee for governor. When she was elected Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010, Abrams was the first woman to lead a party in the history of Georgia, and the first...
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Amanda Cooper
May 22, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The death of a CDC employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak has determined that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak said there also was evidence that the 35-year-old epidemiologist...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
May 14, 2018 - 6:13 pm
Two Democrats Vie to Become Georgia's First Woman Governor. One spent much of her childhood in trailers, raised by her mother, college made possible partly by a lottery scholarship and other grants. Photo Credit: Bob Andres/ASSOCIATED PRESS The other grew up in a working-class, African-American...
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