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Shali Tilson Case: "Absolute Case of Neglect" In Rockdale County

Rockdale County (GA) Sheriff Eric Levett was among those in the room Monday at the headquarters of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in DeKalb County. GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles says "the sheriff was invited because we were having a meeting and it's a case that the sheriff requested that we...
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MLK Daughter Calls For Waffle House Boycott

Activists say they will stage their third protest of an Atlanta Waffle House Saturday morning at 9:00 at the restaurant located at 2758 Cobb Parkway SE. Protests have already happened at restaurants in Brookhaven and Smyrna. The company, headquartered in nearby Norcross, GA, has also been the site...
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EXCLUSIVE: Ralo Speaks to Rashad Richey From Prison!

Atlanta rapper, Terrell Davis, known as Ralo, called 1380 WAOK's Rashad Richey to discuss his situation. The two spoke for almost 20 minutes. Ralo let us into what is going on in his mind right now, and what his days are like behind bars. Listen above!
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Andrew Young Falls Ill During Trip To Nashville

Former Atlanta Mayor and Ambassador Andrew Young is expected to check in with doctors today at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. According to reports, a spokesman with the Andrew Young Foundation says Young fell ill over the weekend during a trip to Nashville, TN. He was there to deliver the...
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NEA Vice President Becky Pringle: Racial Justice Is Education Justice

Today is National Teacher Day and the entire week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. It's the time, according to National Education Association Vice President Becky Pringle , to show appreciation to teachers and other educators. "We're asking everyone to take some time out to thank a teacher."...
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Atlanta Mayor Pledges To Restore Public Trust

In her first State of the City address, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms promised to restore the public trust. Bottoms said, "what has been broken must be fixed", adding, "we will repair the trust between the people who help make Atlanta work and the people for whom work is being done." Mayor for...
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The Latest: Starbucks pact with 2 men includes free college

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starbucks says a settlement it reached with the two black men arrested at one of its Philadelphia shops includes an offer of a free college education. The coffee shop chain says the two can complete their degrees through a partnership it has with Arizona State University...
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Prosecuting Tex McIver: How They Did It

"Guns just don't go off", says Chief Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Clint Rucker. He and his team apparently convinced a jury of that last week when the panel returned guilty verdicts on 4 counts against Atlanta lawyer Claud "Tex" McIver for the murder of his wife Diane. According to...
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Free Atlanta Hiring Fair Thursday

Organizers call it Atlanta's largest job fair for youth. The Atlanta Opportunity Job Fair & Forum is being held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center. A coalition of companies and foundations have joined with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and more than 75 local...
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Waffle House Supports Employee Actions

It's been a week since 25 year old Chikesia Clemons entered into an exchange of words with an employee of a Saraland, Alabama, Waffle House restaurant that resulted in her being arrested. The exchange was apparently over Clemons and a friend wanting to know why they were being charged $0.50 cents...
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