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  • Civil Rights Attorney Alleges Terrible Conditions For Mentally Ill Women Jailed In South Fulton
  • Stewart Detention Center's Parent Company Faces Class Action Lawsuit
  • UGA and Georgia Tech Kick Off The College Football Season On Saturday


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  • Convicted NSA Leaker Reality Winner 'Grateful' To President Trump
  • Former Medical Examiner Sentenced To 8 Years In 'Sex For Opiods' Scheme
  • Cumberland Island Featured On U.S. Mint Commemorative Coin

  • Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments Next Month On Changes To Georgia's Voting Machines 
  • Brian Kemp Outlines Plan To Cut Taxes For Veterans
  • Phillips Arena Becomes State Farm Arena After New Naming Deal


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  • New Name For Newly Renovated Philips Arena
  • Relocating Homeless People Who Sleep At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • More Toll Lanes For Cobb County

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Afua Richardson is an artist, musician, and performer who will be attending DragonCon in Atlanta this week.

She's one of the artists behind the World of Wakanda comic book series.

 

Afua is also working on a graphic novel that details the early life and work of civil rights icon and U.S. Representative John Lewis of Atlanta, titled 'RUN.'

 

 


  • Lawmakers Meet At State Capitol To Discuss Medical Marijuana Expansion
  • Atlanta Dream Even Series With Mystics In WNBA Playoff Series
  • New Survey Finds That Georgia Drivers Are Still Using Phones While Driving, Despite New Law


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  • Dragon Con Upgrades Security Plan
  • Voting Machine Vendors Pitch State Election Officials
  • Atlanta Dream Continues WNBA Playoff Run Tonight

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  • Grady Hospital Was On Terrorist Trainer's Target List
  • Augusta University Health Reports Dramatic Financial Turn Around
  • Allman Brothers Band Founder Suffers Stroke

  • Georgia Democrats Gather In Atlanta For Annual Meeting
  • D.C. Building Named After Georgia Segregationist Could Be Renamed After John McCain
  • Atlanta Dream Lose To Washington Mystics In First Game Of WNBA Semifinals


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  • Randolph County Precincts To Remain Open
  • 76K New Residents In Metro Atlanta
  • Martinez Goes For MLS Scoring Record Tonight

  • Randolph County Set To Make Poll Closing Decision This Morning
  • Dekalb Residents Meet To Discuss Ongoing Water Bill Issue
  • GBI Working To Combat Youth Suicide In Georgia


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Earlier this week, prisoners in Georgia and 16 other states went on strike to protest what they call modern day slavery within the prison system.

Back in the 1970s, another prison movement started in the month of August.

It became known as Black August, a time to acknowledge the political struggles of African American prisoners.

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  • Judge Sentences NSA Leaker To 63 Months
  • Atlanta's Oglethorpe University Launches Innovative Tuition Plan
  • Renovations At Augusta National Golf Course Announced

  • Kemp Introduces Diverse Coalition, Pledges To Focus On Inclusion During Campaign
  • John Lewis Honored With Rename Of Freedom Parkway In Atlanta
  • Jimmy Carter Attends Rural Clinic Opening In Plains, Georgia


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  • Buford County School Superintendent On Tape Using Racial Slurs
  • 15-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Sex Traffickers In Marietta
  • Marietta High School Athletes Can Play During GHSA Appeal Process


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  • Atlanta Activists Call For Close Of City Detention Center
  • Georgia Gets $10.3m Grant From U.S. Election Assistance Commission
  • Cobb Co. Judge Rules Marietta High School Athletes Should Get New GHSA Hearings

Atlanta is home to one of the largest Muslim proportions in the country, according to the Pew Research Center.

This week, starting on Monday, thousands of Muslims across the metro area will observe one of the most holy days in the religion of Islam.

Eid al-Adha is known as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ in Islam, commemorating the prophet Abraham and the sacrifice he promised to God.

 


 

  • Atlanta City Hall Introduces Transparency Legislation Amidst Bribery Investigation
  • Gubernatorial Candidates, Activists Speak Out Against Potential Poll Closures In Randolph County
  • WNBA Playoff Begin, Atlanta Dream Wait To Play This Weekend


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  • Atlanta Activists Call For City To Close Its Detention Center
  • Hilton Head, S.C. Woman Killed By Alligator 
  • New Mercer University Medical Clinic In Plains, Ga.


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  • LGBTQ Advocates To Protest At Atlanta City Council Meeting
  • Emergency Hearing In Cobb County Superior Court For Banned Marietta HS Football Players
  • Atlanta Dream Earn First Round Bye In WNBA Playoffs

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  • GA Unemployment Lowest Since 2001
  • Data Breach At Augusta University Potentially Impacts 400K 
  • State Road And Tollway Authority Eliminates Caps on I-85, I-75 Tolls

  • Falcons Host First Preseason Game At MBS Tonight Against Kansas City
  • Atlanta City Council President Says Affordability In Housing Is A Concern
  • Clayton County Sheriff Candidate Claims His Wife Was Unjustly Arrested By Current Sheriff 

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  • Pivotal Property Tax And Public Services Meeting In Macon-Bibb County Today
  • Changes To Savannah And Chatham County 9-1-1 Services
  • Public Hearing Scheduled On Confederate Avenue Name Change

  • Former Reed Administration Deputy Chief Of Staff Pleads Guilty To Bribery Charges
  • Randolph County Polling Places Could Be Closed, ACLU Claims Racial Bias
  • Braves Victorious, Acuna Injured After Contentious Game Against Marlins


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  • Former Reed Deputy Chief Of Staff To Plead Guilty
  • Judge Blocks Challenge To GA Campus Carry Law
  • GA Supreme Court Declines To Hear Palacios Appeal

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  • New President At Albany State University
  • Study: Georgia Has One Of Worst Food Hardship Rates In America
  • Atlanta Negotiating Incentive Package For Gulch Development

  • American Cancer Society Gives Georgia Poor Health Rating
  • Atlanta Braves Sit Atop NL East After Winning Doubleheader
  • Former President Jimmy Carter Endorses Abrams For Governor


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  • Mercury Found In School Gymnasium Floors
  • Athens Conference Advocates Eating Insects
  • Braves Tied For First Place In NL East

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