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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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Emmett Till is shown with mother Mamie Till before his ill-fated trip to Mississippi where he was lynched by two white men.

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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Many plan to stay close to home, while others head to the beach this Memorial Day Weekend

Many Staying Close to Home Memorial Day

Americans are gearing up for the unofficial kick off of summer this Memorial Day weekend. But will their desire to return to some sort of normalcy be hampered by many of the restrictions still in place? Usually one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, it’s expected to be much lighter than...
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A third arrest has been made in the murder of 25 year old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA

Man Behind Arbery Video Charged with Murder

William "Roddie" Bryan is the third person arrested in the murder case of 25 year old Ahmaud Arbery. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Bryan is charged with murder and attempted false imprisonment. He was taken into custody today.
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A man holds sign "I lost my job because of coronavirus." as he sits Male sitting on stairs of building at his  former place of work in the business center.

Highest Unemployment Ever in GA

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic the record for unemployment in Georgia was 10.6%. That was in December 2010.
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 19, 2020 in Washington, DC.

VP Pence Comes to Atlanta this Week

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Atlanta Friday. Pence will be in town to meet with Governor Brian Kemp about Georgia’s efforts at reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Pence is also expected to meet restauranteurs at the Waffle House headquarters in Norcross, a surburb...
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Protest in Brunswick GA the day after the arrests of Gregory and Travis McMichael in the death of Ahmaud Arbery

Crump: They’re Just Killing Black People

Now that the country’s opening back up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Civil Rights attorney Benjamin Crump says “it seems we’re back to business as usual.” It is clear, says Crump, “that the precedence in America for over 400 years has been when white people kill black people they are not...
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