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(Photo Credit: Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund)
Amanda Cooper
October 09, 2019 - 10:02 am
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. is gearing up for an action-packed week. The living legend celebrated his 78th Birthday, October 8th and October 10th, his iconic nonprofit, Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund, will host its 20th Annual Creating Opportunity...
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Lericia Harris
September 10, 2019 - 10:02 am
The Atlanta school board will not renew the contract of Superintendent Meria Carstarphen. Reports indicate Carstarphen was notified in July of the split support regarding her renewal. The news was not made public until recently as to not interrupt the start of the new academic school year. The...
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Lericia Harris
August 26, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Multiple people were wounded over the weekend after lightning struck a tree at the Tour Championship. Six spectators were injured while taking cover from the rain that halted the golf tournament's third round. There was a 30 minute delayed resulting from dangerous weather when the lightning struck...
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Lericia Harris
August 21, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Voters took to the streets Wednesday morning to rally against the closing of a popular Atlanta voting precinct. The Fulton County Elections board decided not to designate the C.T. Martin Natatorium, a regular location on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, as an early voting precinct for City of Atlanta...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 16, 2019 - 9:38 am
Rashad Richey sits down with Ann Hill-Bond and Bem Joiner to discuss upcoming TedxCollier Heights event. This program will take place August 17, 2019 between 10am-2pm at Frederick Douglass High School (225 Hamilton E Holmes Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318). Attending this TedxCollier Heights event will...
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Lericia Harris
July 31, 2019 - 1:48 pm
The DeKalb County Board of Health has trapped West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes at 11 locations throughout the county. Those locations include Brookhaven, Chamblee, Clarkston, Lithonia, and Tucker. The Board of Health is educating the public on how to eliminate mosquito-breeding sites and protect...
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Lericia Harris
July 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Cori “Coco” Gauff’s magical Wimbledon run ended after a loss to No. 7 Simona Halep Monday. Gauff was one round shy of the quarterfinals in her first appearance at the tournament. Despite showing flickers of brilliance, Gauff ultimately looked the part of a teenager – unable to find her rhythm like...
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Lericia Harris
June 24, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed a new affordable housing plan. During a press conference Monday, Bottoms detailed the One Atlanta: Housing Affordability Action Plan . The 43-page plan centers around a pledge to invest $1 billion in public and private dollars for affordable housing. A key goal...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Music artist T.I. is lending his voice to a project involving the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s home church in Atlanta. Ebenezer Baptist Church plans a three-day conference at the historic church in Atlanta to address mass incarcerations. The Rev. Raphael Warnock said in a statement...
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