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Travis McMichael (l), Gregory Michael (m), and William "Roddie" Bryant are charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA on February 23, 2020.
(Photo Credit: Glynn County Sheriff's Department)
Maria Boynton
May 26, 2020 - 7:08 am
Why did it take so long for arrests to be made in the Ahmaud Arbery death case? That’s among the answers the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking in the matter of the 25 year old black man who was seen being shot to death in a video. They are considering filing charges against officials for their...
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Attorneys for Ahmaud Arbery's family, Chris Stewart (l) and Lee Merritt (r) address an Atlanta news conference calling for 'justice' in the case.
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Maria Boynton
May 19, 2020 - 3:31 pm
Richard Rose, President of the Atlanta NAACP says that all eyes are on the state where Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed. “Georgia, the world is watching you”, said Rose. During a Tuesday news conference in Atlanta, Rose was joined by attorneys for the Arbery family, other community activists, and...
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Ahmaud Arbrey, a 25 year old black man, was unarmed when he was shot and killed in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23 after being confronted by the 2 white men.
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Maria Boynton
May 06, 2020 - 5:54 pm
ACLU of Georgia political director Christopher Bruce says “we have been down this road before with grand juries and it has not brought justice.”
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Hearses from various Atlanta funeral homes were at the GA Capitol Thursday to protest "reopening of Georgia" during the COVID-19 pandemic
(Photo Credit: Jana Johnson-Davis)
Maria Boynton
April 30, 2020 - 7:41 pm
It was a procession of a dozen hearses and cars that made its way to the Georgia State Capitol Thursday. The mock funeral was staged just hours before Georgia’s stay at home order was to expire at 11:59pm.
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The reopening of businesses  in Georgia during the pandemic is being compared to the Tuskegee Experiment in 1932
Maria Boynton
April 23, 2020 - 9:15 pm
In 1932 a group of black men, approximately 600 of them, were told by doctors that they were being tested for “bad blood”. About 50% of the men had syphilis. In the end, many died because they did not receive proper treatment to cure what was ailing them. It became known as the “Tuskegee Experiment...
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Grammy winning music producer Jermaine Dupri says "they want us to die." He pleads with Atlanta to stay at home during pandemic.
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Maria Boynton
April 23, 2020 - 2:50 am
Grammy-winning producer Jermaine Dupri took to social media with a message to friends outside of the city who he said think Atlanta is “excited” because the Governor is about to reopen things. Wednesday night Mayor Bottoms shared a tweet to her at @keishabottoms that included the N-word. It read “N...
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says we have to stay at home to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Maria Boynton
April 14, 2020 - 9:05 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms thinks the message is finally starting to resonate in the African American community specifically that “this virus is treating us very differently.” According to Mayor Bottoms it was evidentiary to her early-on when concern about COVID-19 started to develop. “I...
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Dr. James Eddie Black is Medical Director of Emergency Services for Phoebe Putney Medical Systems in Albany, GA
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Maria Boynton
April 05, 2020 - 6:52 pm
Georgia Hospital Bursting at Seams from Coronavirus
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Fulton County leaders announce how the county will operate regarding COVID-19
(Credit: Fulton County Govt)
Maria Boynton
March 13, 2020 - 7:03 pm
Fulton County Closing Senior Centers due to COVID-19
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David Caplan
March 11, 2020 - 9:12 pm
President Donald Trump said the U.S. will suspend all travel from Europe, excluding the U.K., starting Friday for 30 days amid virus outbreak.
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