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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
November 15, 2019 - 11:50 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, Melody Maddox to discuss DeKalb County's future. Chief Maddox is scheduled to become the county's first woman to occupy the position as Sheriff. A graduate of Morris Brown College, Maddox is a native of DeKalb County and...
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Amanda Cooper
November 14, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Next week marks the start of the holiday season when family and friends will gather together to give thanks and kick off the yearly tradition of holiday cooking. Many will indulge in after Thanksgiving shopping, and some will pull out the Christmas decorations. But, the one consistent tradition...
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Amanda Cooper
November 14, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Starting November 30th, there will be a new sheriff in town as DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffery L. Mann is set to retire at the end of the month. Melody Maddox, DeKalb County's Chief Deputy, will step into the role, making her the first woman to serve as sheriff in the county's history and will remain...
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Amanda Cooper
November 08, 2019 - 7:41 pm
The family of Alexis Crawford is heartbroken after the missing Clark Atlanta University student was found dead. During a news conference today, City of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields shared that the body of the 21-year-old was found in a park in DeKalb County off Columbia Drive. Chief Shields...
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Amanda Cooper
November 07, 2019 - 3:55 pm
A prayer vigil was held in southwest Atlanta last night for a Clark Atlanta college student who has been missing for a week. Family and friends of Alexis Crawford say that they last spoke with the college senior October 30th, and she seemed in good spirits. The prayer vigil was led by human and...
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Amanda Cooper
November 05, 2019 - 5:11 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on three DACA cases on November 12th and could determine whether Dreamers lose the ability to live and work in the United States in early 2020. In Georgia, there are over 21,000 DACA recipients whose lives would be thrown into chaos if the DACA program...
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Amanda Cooper
November 05, 2019 - 11:58 am
Today across the metro elections are primarily for city mayors and other city offices but many people forget to vote because this election falls between the 2018 governor's race and the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose sat down with me to discuss the...
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Former State Senator Leroy Johnson posed for our camera 3 years ago at his Atlanta home
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Maria Boynton
October 31, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Remembering former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson: July 28, 1928 - October 26, 2019 When I first met former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson, it was on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We were at the Adamsville Recreation Center in southwest Atlanta. Johnson gathered with parishioners from various...
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