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A pathway for Black wealth: Tips for fueling business growth through planning and mentorship 

Black businesses are an essential part of the economy. As one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. economy, Black businesses contribute an estimated $200 billion to the national economy annually. Research shows that entire communities benefit when Black businesses succeed. They create jobs, close the racial wealth gap, and strengthen local economies.   In celebration […]

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$25 Million grant to go towards improvements to MARTA’s Five Points station

Former mayor of New Orleans and current White House infrastructure coordinator Mitch Landrieu expected a bit of heckling to come from the crowd assembled inside the Five Points MARTA station Thursday afternoon. After all, he was talking Saints versus Falcons just blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home turf of the New Orleans Saints longtime rival, […]

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‘How is that possible:’ Victims mother, family want answers from Clayton County PD on hiring of indicted officer

Jonesboro, Ga.- The mother of a man shot more than 100 times is calling for the firing of one of the law enforcement officers that was involved in her son’s death.  Monteria Robinson, standing before microphones assembled by local media outside of the Clayton County Police Department on North McDonough Street, asked a rhetorical question […]

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‘She wanted this for more than 20 years:’ Jackie Robinson Museum opens in NYC

NEW YORK — On July 26, after years of anticipation and fundraising, the founder of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the wife of the late Jackie Robinson, Rachel Robinson, opened the Jackie Robinson Museum. The museum will educate visitors by showcasing the life, legacy, and accomplishments of Jackie and Rachel Robinson, and not just their […]

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FBI seized ‘top secret’ documents from Trump home

The FBI recovered documents that were labeled “top secret” from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge unsealed the warrant that authorized the unprecedented search this week. A property receipt unsealed by the court shows FBI agents took 11 sets of classified records from […]

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“SWING INTO ART” Fine Art Exhibition

The Atlanta Graduate Chapter of Swing Phi Swing, Social Fellowship, Inc.® is pleased to present “Swing into Art”, a fine art exhibition featuring the works of four amazing visual artists:  Sam D. Burston, Samuel Guilford, Delores Surry-Smith, and Henry Blackmon on Sunday, August 21, 2022. The title of the show is inspired by Swing Phi Swing, Social […]

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2022 Ford Lightning F-150 XLT 4×4 SuperCrew with AWD

The South certainly has fondness for pickup trucks and this all-new, all-electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is the future. Coming in four trims—Lightning Pro, XLT, Lariat, and Platinum—the XLT 4×4 SuperCrew was reviewed in an attractive Iconic Silver Metallic. The “Lightning” name is certainly fitting; it’s the fastest-accelerating F-150 ever built topping out at an […]

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Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for Georgia election probe

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump has hired a prominent Atlanta criminal defense attorney known for defending famous rappers to represent him in matters related to the special grand jury that’s investigating whether the former president illegally tried to interfere with the 2020 election in Georgia. Drew Findling’s clients have included Cardi B, Migos and Gucci […]

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Garland asks court to unseal warrant for Mar-a-Lago search

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records. The request is striking because such documents traditionally remain sealed during […]

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Atlanta Cemetery Network offers glimpse into city’s history

“Tour the Rest haven of Atlanta’s African-American Civil Rights Pioneers”  Atlanta is known for being the cradle of the Civil Rights Movement, the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the epicenter of southern culture. Atlanta is also the home of the oldest African-American cemetery in Georgia, South-View Cemetery.  South-View Cemetery is often called […]