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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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Reparations: Booker Speaks on Issue Emerging as Key for 2020 Democrats

Candidate for U.S. President Cory Booker has said that he's "frustrated" that the matter of reparations for slavery has been "reduced to a box to check on a presidential list, when this is so much more of a serious conversation." So, I asked him about the course of action he'd take, now that he...
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Senator Cory Booker visits The Morning Culture with Frank Ski, Jade Novah & JR in Atlanta on April 18, 2019

Senator Cory Booker Talks To The Morning Culture About Voter Suppression, Stacey Abrams, Obama Comparisons and Defeating Trump

While visiting Atlanta during a presidential campaign stop, Senator Cory Booker visited V-103's The Morning Culture with Frank Ski, Jade Novah & JR for a half-hour interview that covered a range of topics related to his platform. During his interview, the New Jersey Democrat spoke about his...
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Congressman David Scott , shown with members of the military during a previous jobs fair, is hosting his 16th annual fair .

Veteran Suicides: Congressman says We Have to Have More Intervention and Early

As Congressman David Scott hosts his 16th Annual Jobs Fair in Atlanta today, his mind is also on veterans. Two veterans committed suicide last weekend in Georgia, one outside the VA hospital in Atlanta, the other in the south Georgia town of Dublin. Scott, who has worked many years to provide aid...
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