Lericia Harris Reports

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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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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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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 23, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Director of Athletics at Morehouse – Andre Patillo – is stepping away from his position after nearly 40 years of service as a student and an administrator. He is set to retire at the end of June. In his professional career, all but five were in the service of Morehouse: 1979–1985: Assistant...
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Lericia Harris
May 16, 2019 - 10:50 am
The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office is going the extra mile to gather information for the investigation of three recent police shootings. District Attorney Paul Howard is seeking the help of civilians for the complete truth. “My experience is that our community seems to make a greater...
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Lericia Harris
March 25, 2019 - 2:01 pm
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned in Georgia on Sunday – making stops at two historic African-American institutions: Ebenezer Baptist Church and Morehouse College. Photo courtesy - Ebenezer Baptist Church / Richard DuCree During Sunday’s church service dedicated to the youth, the presidential...
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Graphic Creator: Paul Barton
Lericia Harris
March 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm
In honor of Women’s History Month, HBCU PLAY is recognizing Tiffany Greene - a play-by-play commentator for ESPN. Greene is a graduate of Florida A&M University and she's blazing a trail that’s allowing her to add history maker to her journalistic attributes. Greene became the first African-...
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Lericia Harris
March 19, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Newly introduced President of the NBA G League, Shareef Abdur-Rahim says he's still getting accustomed to his new responsibilities. He's familiarizing himself with all the teams, the various markets, and other aspects of the leagues business and basketball operations. Abdur-Rahim is no stranger to...
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