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Georgia Pre-K Teacher of the Year Johnathon Hines says time away from his student is difficult

Teacher Shares Lessons Learned During Pandemic

What does teacher Johnathon Hines hope is learned from this time of living during a pandemic? “That there are more important things in life than going shopping, going to the mall”, says Hines. He’s hopeful that perceptions will change about the importance of family, “I hope that other families are...
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Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed by white men in Brunswick, GA

Unarmed Black Man’s Death Called ‘Worse than Trayvon’

“This man was murdered”, is what NAACP Georgia/Atlanta Vice President Gerald Griggs said after reading the initial police report detailing the death of a black man in coastal Georgia . The now third District Attorney on the case, according to news reports, says he will let a Grand Jury consider...
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Rev. Al Sharpton & National Action Network Host “Faith In Action” A Live Discussion With Notable Black Religious Leaders on Faith During COVID-19

Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN presents “Faith in Action”, a live discussion featuring notable religious leaders, Pastor Jamal Bryant of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia; Reverend Dr. Lakeesha Walrond, President of New York Theological Seminary; Pastor Freddy Haynes of Friendship...
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A crowd is shown outside the Jimmy Jazz store in Atlanta just hours after stay at home order expired

Jimmy Jazz Says Customer Safety Always First

A spokesperson for Jimmy Jazz calls images of the frenzy outside their Atlanta Greenbriar Mall store Saturday ‘unfortunate’.
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The Blue Angels and Thunderbirds flyover Atlanta Saturday to thank those fighting coronavirus

Atlanta Flyover of Patriotism and Gratitude

“I absolutely loved it” says Janie Hutcherson. The Cobb County teacher had parked her convertible and was ready for the anticipated flyover by the Navy’s Blue Angels and Air Force’s Thunderbirds Saturday afternoon.
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Ga. Makes History: 1 Million Absentee Ballot Requests for June Primary

The primary election is less than forty days away and Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger says his office is ready. During a press conference at the state capitol, Raffensperger announced the state made history. He shared that his office has received 1 million absentee ballot requests...
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Hearses from various Atlanta funeral homes were at the GA Capitol Thursday to protest "reopening of Georgia" during the COVID-19 pandemic

Funeral Protests Kemp Reopening Georgia

(Photo Credit: Jana Johnson-Davis) It was a procession of a dozen hearses and cars that made its way to the Georgia State Capitol Thursday. The mock funeral was staged just hours before Georgia’s stay at home order was to expire at 11:59pm.
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Two Atlanta men drank disinfectants in an effort to avoid getting the coronavirus.

Atlanta Men Drink Poison to Stop COVID-19

Disinfectants are what 2 Atlanta men drank in an effort to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
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Stacey Abrams: 'We Need to Win America Back'

As Americans take shelter from one public health crisis, another continues to plague American families and communities. Stacey Abrams along with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, and John Yang with Asian Americans Advancing Justice, shared their thoughts with hundreds of gun safety...
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This Is It Vice President Telley Anthony says the eateries have undergone new cleaning procedures with high-level disinfecting during the coronavirus pandemic.

This Is It: Too Early to Sit People Next to Each Other

This Is It Barbecue and Seafood has been in Atlanta for more than 35 years. Not only is it a place to grab a plate and go, but it’s also where friends and family gather for lunch, dinner, and that after-church feel-good meal.
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