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Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Pushes for Georgia Hate Crime Laws in Georgia

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The mother of the 25-year-old Black jogger who was shot and killed in Georgia is pushing for legislation for hate crime laws. Wanda Cooper-Jones spoke out in a New York Times opinion video on Tuesday. In the video, Cooper-Jones urges state legislators to introduce hate crime legislation when they return from recess on Monday. This […]

Two Men Arrested After Bodies of Sisters Found Under Georgia Bridge

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Two Georgia men have been arrested in connection with the gruesome deaths of two sisters. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, both were found with bags over their heads. “On May 13, the bodies of 19-year-old Vanita Richardson, and 30-year-old Trevena Campbell were found under a highway bridge in Floyd County,” the Georgia Bureau […]

Autopsy Reveals Ahmaud Arbery Was Shot Twice in the Chest

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A coroner’s report released on Monday revealed that the 25-year-old Georgia shooting victim was shot three times by his attackers. Ahmaud Arbery according to the report was shot once in his left wrist and twice in the chest. The admitted shooters George and Travis McMichael were arrested on murder charges after footage of the confrontation […]

NBA Players React On Social Media to Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder

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NBA stars are reacting to the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia. The viral video of the African-American jogger being shot and killed by two white men triggered the socially conscious NBA athletes each sharing posts about the victim. Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Damian Lillard, and more athletes have posted on […]

Video Emerges of Former Police Officer Shooting African-American Jogger

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A new video has emerged of the killing of a 25-year-old jogger in Brunswick, Georgia. The altercation took place in February when a former police officer and his son attacked and eventually shot and killed Ahmaud Arbery who was unarmed. In the video, Arbery is seen jogging when former Officer Gregory McMichael and his son […]

12 Deaths, Over 500 New Coronavirus Cases Day After Georgia Reopening

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According to the Georgia Dept. Of Health, as of this past weekend, there have been twelve additional deaths and more than 500 new cases of COVID-19 since the reopening of non-essential businesses such as barbershops, hair salons, and gyms, an unpopular decision made by Ga. Governor Brian Kemp. The total shows an increase of cases […]

Tulane University Basketball Star Charged With Murder in Georgia

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A Tulane University Guard who recently declared for the NBA draft was charged for murder on Sunday. Teshaun Hightower spent Saturday in a Henry County jail cell and in a Sunday court appearance was officially charged with the murder of 24-year-old Devante Long. There is six suspects total, five are in custody according to police. […]

ATL Mayor Gets N-Word Text For Opposing Gov. Kemp’s Reopening of Georgia

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During these difficult times for the entire nation, the scourge of racism is an absolute abomination, but some racist opposition to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms and her stance on reopening Georgia has reared its ugly head. Bottoms, who is in staunch opposition to Governor Brian Kemp’s decision to reopen the state and its non-essential businesses, […]

Killer Mike Will Not Reopen His Georgia Businesses to Ensure Employee Safety

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The state of Georgia has moved toward opening businesses like restaurants and barbershops despite some thinking it is too early and you are risking people’s lives. Despite Gov. Brian Kemp believing it is safe enough to do so, Killer Mike and his wife, Shay, will not reopen the doors to their businesses. The two revealed […]

Cardi B Speaks Out Against GA Governor’s Decision to Reopen Non-Essential Businesses

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Is she set for the political stage or what? Rap phenomenon Cardi B took to social media to express her disapproval of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to reopen non-essential businesses despite the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread throughout the country. Barbershops, nail salons, hair salons, gyms, and other non-essential businesses will open in Georgia […]

The Runaway Negro Creek to be Renamed Freedom Creek

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The federal government has approved to rename The Runaway Negro Creek which is a creek on Georgia’s  Skidaway Island near Savannah to Freedom Creek. The residents who have been fighting for the name change for two years felt like the name should reflect this history of the area not offend it. The Georgia creek was […]

21 Savage Turns Himself in for Theft by Deception Charge From 2016 Concert

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Fighting a deportation case just got a little harder for ATL-based slang spitter 21 Savage. Savage, whose real name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, has been charged in Liberty County, Georgia with theft by deception after he was accused of beating a promoter out of $17K, claiming that 21 kept the $9,500 deposit as well as […]

Georgia Lawmaker Urges for 21 Savage’s Release From ICE

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A Georgia lawmaker is calling for federal officials to release 21 Savage on bail after he was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Atlanta rapper is a UK immigrant who came to the states as a minor in 2005 with a temporary visa and the visa expired the following year. 21, born She’yaa Bin […]