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Lericia Harris
June 11, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Throughout the academic year, many public school students rely on school lunch for proper nutrition. Kyle Waide -- CEO of Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) -- says 61% of Georgia’s students are on the free and reduced lunch program. In the summer, only 15% are getting access to regular meals. With...
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Lericia Harris
June 07, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Hundreds gathered in downtown Atlanta this week for the African American Leadership Council (AALC) Summit hosted by the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The event amassed some of the parties top members – including two 2020 presidential candidates - Senator Cory Booker and Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
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Amanda Cooper
June 05, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Several Democratic Presidential Candidates are in Atlanta this week. Former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind. and are all in the city! Getty Images: Scott Eisen/Stringer) Getty Images: Justin Sullivan/Staff) (...
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May 29, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Supporters stood with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Monday as she signed legislation aimed at closing the Atlanta City Detention Center.

“It has always been a vision of mine to close the Atlanta city jail. The city detention center is the first step for people to gain records and a...
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Lericia Harris
May 29, 2019 - 8:56 am
Supporters stood with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Monday as she signed legislation aimed at closing the Atlanta City Detention Center . “It has always been a vision of mine to close the Atlanta city jail. The city detention center is the first step for people to gain records and a background...
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Lericia Harris
May 24, 2019 - 11:21 am
The 27th annual Willie Watkins Community Day Appreciation Festival will take place Monday, May 27 at historic West End Howell Park. Not only is this a birthday celebration for Watkins, it is also an opportunity to pay homage to many others. “We celebrate the veterans and other family members we...
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