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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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Two Black female dignitaries have recently been catapulted to the forefront of consideration as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate.  According to Politico and The Hill, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Florida Rep. Val Demings, D-Jacksonville, were just recently considered longshots and afterthoughts to join the Biden presidential ticket. However, Bottoms, in particular, has…

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Two days after Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms initially spoke out against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to prematurely allow some businesses in the state to reopen, she was met with hate. Kemp announced Monday, April 20, 2020, that the state would begin to relax social distancing and stay-at-home regulations for gyms, barbers, nail salons,…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will serve as the 2019 commencement speaker at Spelman College. The Atlanta-based HBCU for women announced on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, that Bottoms, a graduate of Florida A&M University, will speak at the college’s 132nd commencement ceremony on May 19. Serving in her first term as Atlanta’s mayor, Bottoms received national attention in 2017…

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On March 26, 2019, rolling out presented the “Sisters with Superpowers” awards reception at Atlanta City Hall. The 12th annual event honored Atlanta-area women who are making an impact in business, technology, law and culture. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms served as the keynote speaker of the event, which was hosted by radio personality and rolling out…

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“Who run the world? Girls.” According to Beyoncé, the power of women is something to be reckoned with. Even Atlanta’s current mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, let the world know women were strong, powerful and in charge when she blared the battle cry throughout the Georgia World Congress Center recently at her second annual “State of…

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