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Civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis, is being celebrated on July 30, 2020, at Ebenezer Baptist  Church in Atlanta. Dignitaries in attendance include former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. Obama will eulogize Lewis. On Friday, July…

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A minister from the city where Martin Luther King Jr.’s life ended declared that the national holiday honoring the civil rights hero has degenerated into “a sham.” “You have to hold people’s feet to the fire to practice what they’re preaching. That’s why I’m calling MLK Day in Memphis and in so many parts of…

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Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed following his controversial workout, which took place near Atlanta on Nov. 16. According to ESPN, no team has shown interest in signing Kaepernick. “Some sources speculated that there had been teams interested in making a move with Kaepernick, and could in the weeks after his workout. But nothing has materialized and…

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Cassandra Kirk is the first chief magistrate judge in Fulton County appointed by the governor. She received her bachelor’s degree from Williams College and her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. Kirk has more than 25 years of legal experience as a jurist, prosecutor, defense attorney, civil litigator and administrative director. Through…

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Back in November 2016, rolling out reported on an incident involving Natalia Karia, a Minneapolis daycare provider, that shocked the city. According to police, an unidentified man was dropping off his child at the home daycare when he noticed that Karia was acting strangely. She allegedly stated to him that “she had done something bad”…

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One of the world’s most violent and notorious drug kingpins will appear for sentencing in  Atlanta federal court. Edgar Valdez Villareal,44, aka LA Barbie, an American-born criminal who has been called “a drug trafficker of the highest magnitude.” According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Villareal started out in Laredo, Texas, with a marijuana operation. Soon he his…

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same-sex marriage

Millions of Americans and the world watched in awe as we bore witness to the election of America’s first African American president, Barack Obama, and many felt as though this monumental moment was a supreme milestone noting just how far African Americans had come in the USA. Most recently, Meghan Markle, a biracial American actress,…

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