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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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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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Pride And Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical runs through Sunday at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
June 06, 2019 - 2:43 pm
"My father was way ahead of his time", is what Marvin Gaye III says about his father, the legendary singer remembered for shaping the sound of Motown in the 1960s and 70s. It was the latter decade in which his music addressed the social issues of the day. Gaye is also remembered for how he died,...
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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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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 28, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called in Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss the recent closing of the Atlanta City Jail. Bottoms held a news conference Tuesday morning announcing the Atlanta City Detention Center would be closing. She called the show following the news conference. Listen...
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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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