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Former first lady Michelle Obama addressed a sold out crowd Saturday at State Farm Arena in Atlanta GA

Atlanta Shows Up for Michelle Obama "Becoming" Book Tour

"Real, open, true, and inspiring to everybody", that's how Keysha McIntyre described the Michelle Obama "Becoming" book tour event in Atlanta Saturday night. McIntyre was surely dressed for the occasion. She work a black t-shirt with white and red rhinestones that spelled "Michelle Forever My...
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Chairman Robb Pitts delivers 2019 State of Fulton County address

Chairman of Fulton County Board of Commissioner Robb Pitts delivered his State of the County address on Tuesday. “Ladies and gentlemen - I really have just one thing to tell you and that is Fulton County is a big deal ,” stated Pitts. In his speech at Flourish, Pitts highlighted the success and...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.

Abortion Ban After Fetal Heartbeat Becomes Law in Georgia

Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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Officer Bruce Griggs (l)  observes as the boys receive fishing lessons at YMCA Camp High HarboUr in Cartersville GA

John Singleton's "Boyz N the Hood" Used to Teach Manhood

V103-Atlanta personality Greg Street has a reputation of giving back to the community. His "WeNeed2Read" initiative rewards hundreds of students annually. Working alongside Bruce Griggs, a local probation officer, the two say they want to help boys become men, and outside the walls of jail. "We've...
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Chris Kelly of Kris Kross

Remembering Chris Kelly of Atlanta's Superstar Rap Group Kris Kross

"Chris Kelly was more than a teen rap star. He was a fiercely loyal family guy, a brave friend and a leader." -- DJ Nabs . V-103 is sending a big Rest In Peace to Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Atlanta's global superstar rap group Kris Kross, and much love to Jermaine Dupri and the entire So So Def...
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Charles Johnson and Dr. Fatu Forna discuss maternal mortality at V-103's Atlanta studios

The Morning Culture Talks Maternal Mortality Among Black Women

On Thursday, April 25, Frank Ski, Jade Novah and JR of The Morning Culture had a conversation about marternal mortality, a topic that's currently being discussed more often, unfortunately due to how many black mothers are losing their lives -- or coming uncomfortably close -- during or after...
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Director John Singleton (R) attends the 70th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 3, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

John Singleton Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

After a day of incorrect news reports and corrections, a representative for filmmaker John Singleton has confirmed that the director, producer and screenwriter has died. He was 51 years old. According to an earlier statement given to Deadline, Singleton originally suffered a major stroke 13 days...
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Filmmaker John Singleton Reportedly Still Alive Despite Rumors of Passing (UPDATED)

***THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED: JOHN SINGLETON HAS PASSED AWAY AFTER BEING TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT. READ THE STORY HERE .*** Though it is still being reported that acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker John Singleton died early today, those reports are being disputed, and in some cases, retracted. Fox 4, a...
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Rapper Bun B and his wife Queenie at the 2008 BET Awards

Trill For Real: Bun B Shoots Home Intruder Attempting to Steal His Wife's Car

TMZ is reporting that legendary rapper Bun B was involved in a shooting at his home, stemming from an armed home invasion involving his wife. Thankfully, both the pioneering UGK rapper and Queenie, his life partner, are OK. Here's what TMZ says happened : Bun B's wife Queenie heard a knock at the...
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