Civil Rights

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Give It Some Thought with Dr Harold Bennett
September 04, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The New York Times magazine is set to release a series titled “The 1619 Project.” Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was interviewed on a morning show program to talk about the series, the history of slavery, and how it’s continuation shaped America into modern-day society. On this recent edition of...
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October 10, 2018 - 9:44 am
It's being called "Babysitting While Black"... or BWB... A white woman in Marietta, GA called the police to come investigate a black man that was babysitting two children. Two white children. CBS46 here in Atlanta broke the story . It started when the lady harrassed Corey Lewis at Walmart, asking...
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Sean Garvey
September 26, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Women from all walks of life and age groups are facing various critical issues daily. The problems that many women encounter in life are civil and human rights, discrimination, social justice, immigration, domestic violence, gender wage gap, and sex trafficking to name a few. In order to tackle...
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July 30, 2018 - 2:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the...
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Sean Garvey
June 24, 2018 - 10:49 pm
The legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on for many years to come. Please join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) this Tuesday, June 26th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The...
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Maria Boynton
May 09, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Former Atlanta Mayor and Ambassador Andrew Young continues to recuperate after falling ill last weekend during a trip to Nashville, TN. Family members say Young checked in with doctors earlier in the week at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. According to reports, a spokesman with the Andrew...
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February 26, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Both the Federal and Georgia Bureau of Investigation have closed their cases into the lynching of 4 African Americans and an unborn baby in 1946 Monroe, Georgia. But, that hasn't deterred longtime civil rights activist Tyrone Brooks in his effort at seeking justice. He now says that he and his...
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Lericia Harris
February 23, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Together we win with love for humanity - #MLK50FORWARD Atlanta --- “It’s a re-visitation for me because as you can imagine - I didn’t have any earthly idea as to what was going on April 4th (1968).” Those words from Dr. Bernice King who was just a preschooler when her father was assassinated. Now...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal that would allow religious adoption agencies in Georgia to refuse to work with same-sex couples has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee. The contentious “religious liberties” bill passed the committee Tuesday by a vote of 5-2 and could soon face a vote before the full...
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