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Cardi B represents the face of discontent over Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s surprising declaration to start reopening the state this Friday, April 24, 2020. The 27-year-old rapper, who was born in New York City but moved to suburban Atlanta after marrying rapper Offset, expressed her outrage to her more than 60 million Instagram followers. While…

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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds is a nationally respected leader, bold visionary and highly dedicated public servant. As the first African American in Georgia’s history to serve as the governor’s attorney, she is dedicated to the fundamental principles of justice, equality, civic engagement and advocacy. Reynolds currently teaches law at her alma mater, Georgia State University,…

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The most recent Georgia gubernatorial race was full of highly charged divisive politics and accusations of racism by some candidates. The failed campaign of Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams (R), was a prime example of such tactics. Edwards infamously drove around in what he called a “deportation bus,” with messages that called for the arrest…

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The gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp continues one day after the Nov. 6 election. In a conference call to media, Abrams’ team revealed that she will not concede the election to Kemp until all votes are counted. Her team says that there are about 6,000 additional votes to come in this morning as…

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(ATLANTA, GA) – November 1, 2018 – Coming from humble beginnings in Mississippi, Stacey Abrams has prepared for the opportunity to become America’s first African American female governor since her days at Spelman College and Yale University Law School. With her campaign garnering attention worldwide and celebrity endorsements from notables such as Will Ferrell, Common…

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As the campaign of Andrew Gillum, the Tallahassee mayor and Democratic candidate for Florida governor, is gaining steam, a shocking revelation has come to light. It turns out that an undercover FBI agent surreptitiously gave Gillum tickets to the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.” The New York Post is reporting that the FBI agent, using the name…

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With two weeks remaining in one of the most important elections of this generation, Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams continues to work around the clock to urge voters to head to the polls early. Abrams recently spoke at the IEBW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) in Atlanta along with actor/comedian Chris Tucker and Senator Cory…

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has joined the growing list of governors who are opposed to accepting Syrian refugees in their state. Gov. Deal issued the following statement today: “In light of the terror attacks in Paris, I’ve issued an executive order directing state agency heads to prevent the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Georgia,” said…

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Don’t say I didn’t’ warn you. Before last November’s gubernatorial election, I wrote a piece that questioned whether big business principles translated into effective governance for everyday people.  Judging from Bruce Rauner’s first budget proposal, the answer is a resounding no. Now, we clearly understand that Rauner fully expects to get pushback about the draconian…

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Al Roker and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal have a beef that is being played out in the national media and Twitterverse. Atlanta was hit with a snow and ice storm that shutdown  the city and had a cascade effect on transportation in the southeast. At issue is the level of preparation of Georgia agencies and…

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Atlanta has aspirations of being known as a major American city that’s on par with New York, Los Angeles and, to an extent, Chicago. In many ways, Atlanta has shown more progression than many other Southern cities due to its international airport and booming entertainment scene. However, the last 24 hours proved that Atlanta is…

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