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Alpha Kappa Alpha International President Dr. Glenda Glover presents a check to HBCU representatives in 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Raises $1M Plus in 1 Day for HBCUs

Dr. Glenda Glover, International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. says she knows first-hand what the needs of HBCUs are. “I know it everyday, I see it everyday”, says Dr. Glover, who is also President of Tennessee State University, an HBCU located in Nashville.
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FRANKFORT, KY - SEPTEMBER 23: Kentucky AG Makes Announcement On Charges In Breonna Taylor's Death

Kentucky Att Gen Described as 'Black Man Absent of Black Sensibilities'

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says he “followed the facts” in determining that no officers will be charged directly in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. And, whereas many might think that because Cameron is black “there’s something legitimate” about the decision, University of...
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Dr. Oz Says That Black Doctors Save Black Lives

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Roderick Walker is photographed in jail following confrontation with deputies in Clayton County

Attorney: Bogus Stops, Beatings Not New in Clayton County

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is described in reports as acting swiftly when he fired one of his deputies seen in a viral video punching a man. But, Attorney Shean Williams says Hill’s office has multiple complaints of bogus traffic stops, beatings, and humiliations of citizens.
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A vigil for Julian Lewis was held after his death in Sylvania GA

Caravan to Protest Trooper Killing of Julian Lewis

Atlanta will be among the starting points, as a Justice Caravan heads to Sylvania, Georgia Saturday.
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Census Response Rate In Georgia Second Worst In Country

A recent 2020 Census report shows Georgia ranks second to last in the country to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census, and officials warn the low response rate could lead to the loss of federal funds. The loss has the potential to adversely impact the peach state as the 2020 Census will be used to...
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City of Louisville Settles with Breonna Taylor's Family for $12M in Wrongful Death Suit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago.
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Atlanta returns to Phase II of Reopening plan

Atlanta Returns to Phase II of Reopening

Effective immediately, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says the city is moving back to Phase II of the Five Phase Reopening. Because of what Bottoms termed an “alarming” increase in COVID-19 cases in Georgia, she moved Atlanta back to Phase I in July.
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Atlanta Mayor Returns to Phase II Reopening

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Morehouse Medical Students Gifted $100k Each For Student Loans

Medical students at Morehouse have a reason to smile this week. Morehouse School of Medicine has been awarded $26.3 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable organization founded by entrepreneur and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The donation is part of a $100 million...
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