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Garner’s Family & Fired NYPD Officer Say The Fight Continues

The family of Eric Garner says the fight for justice will continue as the New York police officer fired for placing Garner in a chokehold plans to appeal the decision. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday that Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, would be dismissed from the New York...
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Fulton County Level Up is a juvenile intervention program focused on youth with 3 or more arrets

Fulco Considers Funding Recidivism Juvenile Program

The Fulton County Commission is expected to consider funding the District Attorney's Juvenile Recidivism Intervention Program. All District 4 Commissioner Natalie Hall needs are the votes. Four votes to be exact. She says that she's already identified the necessary funding, $500,000.00. She also...
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Singer Ron Devoe walks to Monday's community forum on toxic air carrying orange protest sign.

Ron Devoe: Family Impacted By Atlanta Plant Toxic Air

Atlanta U.S. Representative David Scott says the Sterigenics plant in Smyrna needs to be shutdown, at least temporarily. The plant uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical equipment. The chemical is also used to make anti freeze. It was three years ago when the Environmental Protection Agency...
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Singer and actress KeKe Palmer performed during Bronner Bros. Beauty Show 2019

Bronner Bros Beauty Show Features KeKe Palmer

Actress and Singer KeKe Palmer helped Bronner Bros. kick off its 73rd Beauty Show Saturday with a musical performance. The legendary beauty gathering is being held through Monday at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. According to Senior Vice President and Show Director James Bronner...
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The Atlanta Better Business Bureau has plenty of shopping tips for back to school shopping off and online

BBB Atlanta Warns About Back To School, AC, Data Breach Scams

School bells are sounding across the metro area, as students return to classes. According to the National Retail Federation's annual survey , students and parents expect to spend more this year than ever on back-to-school shopping. There are some tips to keep in mind when making purchases for back-...
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Reality TV stars Todd (far right)  and Julie Chrisley (middle) of "Chrisley Knows Best" have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Atlanta

Atlanta Reality TV Stars Indicted

Todd and Julie Chrisley, the stars of the reality television show Chrisley Knows Best, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Atlanta, on multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud, and tax evasion. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Chrisleys’...
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Atlanta business owners Donte Williams and Harriet Miller (top left) made their pitch as Chase Atlanta's Mark Adams (bottom right) looks on

Program Aimed At Improving Black Financial Health

There's no shortage of talent when it comes to black entrepreneurs with cutting edge tech startup ideas. Yet, according to SmallBizTrends.com, only 7 percent of all startups have black founders. In an effort to change that, investment bank and financial services company JP Morgan Chase has...
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Congressman Hank Johnson blames President Trump for the mass shootings

Rep. Hank Johnson Blames Trump Speech For Mass Shootings

As President Donald Trump visits the sites of the latest mass shootings, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, he continues to be the target of criticism. Congressman Hank Johnson says "the time is out for moments of silence." The Atlanta-area U.S. Representative says it's time for Congress to take...
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Super producer Dallas Austin says induction into Songwriters Hall of Fame is a "life high".

Dallas Austin and Jermaine Dupri Combine Talents in New Company

JDA , is the name of the new company which combines the talents of Atlanta-based super producers Dallas Austin and Jermaine Dupri. Each has had his own company for years. Rowdy Records was started by Austin, while Dupri has So So Def Records. "It's just time for us to put it all together", says...
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Pastor Jamal Bryant calls President Trump an "embarrassment" after attacks on Baltimore, MD

Minister Jamal Bryant: If Baltimore "Is Living In Hell" Trump is Satan

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. Just 6 months ago, he left the church he'd founded there to become the leader of the megachurch located in surburban Atlanta. Over the past few days, Dr. Bryant has watched and listened, as the President...
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