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In a press statement, U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak released the following statement on Wednesday, July 29, 2020: Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown has been indicted on multiple fraud charges in connection with Brown’s attempts to defraud several financial institutions by taking out loans and making credit card purchases – and then falsely claiming…

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Tragedy has once again touched hip-hop as Quality Control rapper Lil Marlo was reportedly killed in Atlanta. He was 27. There were few details available at press time, but fellow rapper and close friend Lil Yachty confirmed Marlo’s death with a poignant posting for his 10 million Instagram fans. They had just dropped bars in…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed she has tested positive for COVID-19. On Monday, July 6, 2020, Bottoms tweeted, “COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have no symptoms and have tested positive.” COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive. — Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) July 6, 2020 In…

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On July 4, 2020, several activists in the Atlanta area will hold a rally to bring awareness to the fight for reparations. Scheduled to be held at Centennial Olympic Park, the rally will feature the Black Agenda Group and activists such as Brother Russell, Domani, Sire from “The Rap Game,” Billionaire P.A., and attorney Gerald…

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Tip “T.I.” Harris is headed to the classroom. The rapper and businessman will be lending his music industry expertise to students at Clark Atlanta University next semester teaching an innovative new course that will merge the history of trap music with the economics behind its success in the industry and mainstream presence. Clark Atlanta University…

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The woman whom Atlanta authorities believe deliberately burned down the Wendy’s restaurant during the city’s peaceful protests has been arrested, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department revealed. According to a statement disseminated via Twitter, the Atlanta-based law enforcement agency confirmed media reports that a Caucasian woman, Natalie White, was booked into the Fulton County Jail. White…

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Eva Marcille is “chucking the deuces” to Bravo and the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” franchise. She is out. Marcille told E! News that she has made the decision not to return to RHOA for season 13. “I appreciate the bond of friendship that I have made with several of my castmates, and the strong personal…

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