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Standoff with ATL Police in George Floyd Protest

Two men. One Black. One White. They join hands hoisted into the air as a sign of solidarity. They fly a flag too that reads “Black Lives Matter”. But, this was definitely the calm before the storm.
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Officer Who Knelt on George Floyd's Neck Charged With Murder

An officer has been taken into custody in the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd, just minutes after Gov. Tim Walz promised swift justice.
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“Loved Ones, Not Numbers” Local Group Honors COVID-19 Victims

Lawyers, Civil And Human Rights Organizations, Faith Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Community Members, And Elected Officials are working together to save and remember the lives of Georgians who may have faced adverse consequences due to Governor Kemp’s Reopening Of Georgia. Together they have...
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Photos of Damage to Precinct, Police Cars Show Rage on Streets of Minneapolis Over George Floyd Death

The Minneapolis Police Department released pictures of the damage done during the protests of the death of George Floyd, images that drove home the sense of rage on the streets.
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Minneapolis Protesters Outraged After Death of George Floyd

“Being Black in America should not be a death sentence,” says Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey. His statement comes after a video of a white police officer pressed his knee into the neck of an unarmed black man while he gasps, saying, “I can’t breathe.” The video footage of George Floyd’s tragic end on...
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Travis McMichael (l), Gregory Michael (m), and William "Roddie" Bryant are charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA on February 23, 2020.

Feds Look Into Arbery Murder as Hate Crime

Why did it take so long for arrests to be made in the Ahmaud Arbery death case? That’s among the answers the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking in the matter of the 25 year old black man who was seen being shot to death in a video. They are considering filing charges against officials for their...
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Rev. Jesse Jackson Says Joe Biden is "Just Wrong"

Former vice president, Joe Biden's, remark about African Americans who support President Trump has created a national conversation about race and political identity. Biden made the following comment at the end of the Breakfast Club with host Charlemagne the God on Friday. “Well, I tell you what, if...
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Ahmaud Arbery was 'Lynched’ says Emmett Till Cousin

Three arrests have been made in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25 year old black man who family attorneys say was ‘hunted’ and shot to death in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23, 2020. Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael, and neighbor William Bryan are charged with his murder. Arbery’s...
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Lawmaker: Stores Must Do Better Social Distancing

“If you make them stand outside you are responsible for social distancing and staffing to monitor”, says metro Atlanta lawmaker Elton Alexander. The Stockbridge City Council member became concerned over the weekend, when he saw pictures circulating on social media. They were photos from outside...
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Mayor Bottoms Announces 5 Phase Plan To Reopen City

The City of Atlanta will begin reopening soon. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a five-phase reopening plan on Thursday, based on coronavirus milestone metrics. The recent data shows that if new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue with the current downward trend, the City could shift...
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