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Congresswoman Kelly Responses to CBO Healthcare Estimate

Congresswoman Kelly Responses to CBO Healthcare Estimate

Atlanta Free Speech March 14, 2017 0

Matteson, IL – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’s Health Braintrust, released this statement concerning the independent, non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate of the costs of the Republicans’ Make America

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Hidden Figures: visionary African American women

Hidden Figures: visionary African American women

Atlanta Free Speech January 17, 2017 0

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working as mathematicians at NASA, who served as the brains

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Georgia voter registration deadline is October 11th

Georgia voter registration deadline is October 11th

Atlanta Free Speech October 4, 2016 0

The deadline for voter registration in Georgia is October 11, 2016. Eligible residents are encouraged to register to vote by the deadline if they would like to participate in the upcoming November election. Georgia

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Ida B. Wells included in the new African-American history museum

Ida B. Wells included in the new African-American history museum

Atlanta Free Speech September 22, 2016 0

Ida B. Wells is among the many history makers included in the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The African-American history museum was established by Act of Congress in 2003 and

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No justice in the land of the free

No justice in the land of the free

Kimberly M. Fletcher September 22, 2016 0

Anger, despair, and outright disgust are just a few of the emotions that describe the sentiment regarding the recent police killings in Tulsa and Charlotte.  Every other week the nation has to face the

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Aftermath of deadly officer-involved shooting of Philando Castile

Aftermath of deadly officer-involved shooting of Philando Castile

Atlanta Free Speech July 7, 2016 0

Here is yet another video of a Black man murdered at the hands of our nation’s finest. Philando Castile’s girlfriend live-streamed the aftermath of his fatal  shooting on Facebook once the office loaded bullets into his

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Police officer shooting of Alton Sterling-new video

Police officer shooting of Alton Sterling-new video

Atlanta Free Speech July 7, 2016 0

The new video shows officers on top of Alton Sterling, threatening him not to move. You can hear one officer stating, “If you f*cking move, I swear to God,” before shots were fired into

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Super Tuesday in Georgia

Super Tuesday in Georgia

Tiana L. Ferrell March 1, 2016 0

The polls are open from 7a.m. to 7p.m. today throughout the state of Georgia. Make sure you take advantage of your right to vote this primary season! Please note you will need to present

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Georgia’s execution: justice or state sanctioned murder?

Georgia’s execution: justice or state sanctioned murder?

Atlanta Free Speech October 7, 2015 0

The recent execution of Georgia inmate Kelly Gissendaner has triggered the old debate of the death penalty in the United States. Gissendaner was convicted of orchestrating the murder of her husband in 1997. Even

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A community scorned: Michael Brelo verdict

A community scorned: Michael Brelo verdict

Ronnie Holman May 23, 2015 0

As a group of peaceful protestors stood in front of the Cleveland Justice Center awaiting the verdict of Cleveland Police Officer, Michael Brelo “Black Lives Matter” was the common phrase. The officer was responsible

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