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Lericia Harris
January 15, 2019 - 12:32 pm
An unforgettable 2018 it was for Atlanta United who snagged a championship in just its second year of existence. The title is one of just four by professional sport franchises in the city and the first in a major league since the 1995 Braves. The five stripes defeated Portland 2-nil to capture the...
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Bernice King talked about the government shutdown while announcing the 2019 MLK Holiday Commemorative events
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Maria Boynton
January 11, 2019 - 11:32 am
The annual media conference to announce the lineup of King Holiday Observance events was an emotional one for King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King. Because of the partial government shutdown, the National Park Service did not participate as a partner in the annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo a realtor sign marks a home for sale in Franklin Park, Pa. The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal government employees facing mortgage payments without their regular paychecks. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 11, 2019 - 9:44 am
The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal...
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R. Kelly performs the National Anthem prior to the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center in 2015.
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Maria Boynton
January 08, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Kenyette Barnes says being a survivor of sexual abuse is not her primary motivator as co-founder of the #MuteRKelly movement. Yet, what that experience does, according to Barnes, is provides her "insight and a sense of empathy" that propels her as she does the work of holding the chart-topping R...
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Her family says that Joycelyn Savage was 19 when she was "lured away" by singer R. Kelly
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Maria Boynton
January 07, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Tim Savage says, "We just had our third Christmas without her." He's referring to his now-23 year old daughter Joycelyn. She was 19 years old, according to her parents, when Joycelyn left home and was pretty much "kidnapped" by R & B singer R. Kelly. He's the focus of the new docu-series "...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
January 04, 2019 - 12:35 pm
To jump start the New Year, best selling author and activist Dr. Claud Anderson joined The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter to discuss Powernomics. Dr. Anderson spoke in depth about his upbring, his books, and the future of black ecomonics. Dr. Anderson even made a speacial announcement during...
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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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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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