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  • SCHR implementing three-phase plan to curb police violence

    Sandra Bland. Rayshard Brooks. Michael Brown. Tory Brown. Philando Castile. Nygil Cullins. Manuel Ellis. Eric Garner. Ju’Zema Goldring. Andre Hill. George Floyd. Oscar Cain Jr. Daniel Prude. Tamir Rice. Breonna Taylor. James Wilburn. Daunte Wright. And countless others have either been killed by police misconduct or wrongfully arrested in protest over the last few years.  The Southern Center for Human Rights hosted a community safety and police violence town hall meeting The post SCHR implementing three-phase plan to curb police violence appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

  • Banking, housing leaders discuss the future of affordable housing in panel

    Banking and housing professionals from all over the country gathered in the offices of Barnes & Thornburg LLP inside Buckhead’s Tower Place 100 Wednesday afternoon to discuss housing affordability and financial inclusion across the Atlanta metro area. The post <strong>Banking, housing leaders discuss the future of affordable housing in panel</strong> appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

  • Georgia Senate passes terrorism bill with potentially stiffer penalties for protesters

    Wednesday morning, the Georgia State Senate passed a bill which empowers the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to identify, investigate, arrest and prosecute individuals that commit acts of terrorism.  According to Senate Bill 11, the GBI will have the right to work independently and alongside law enforcement agencies, and request the assistance of other law enforcement The post Georgia Senate passes terrorism bill with potentially stiffer penalties for protesters appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

  • Beyoncé announces ‘Renaissance’ tour

    (CNN) — This is not a drill: Beyoncé is heading on tour. On Wednesday superstar singer announced her eagerly awaited “Renaissance World Tour” is coming with a post on her verified Instagram account. According to her official site, the tour will kick off in May at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and wind through Europe before hitting The post Beyoncé announces ‘Renaissance’ tour appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

  • “Bo Legs” film tells the tale of one of Atlanta’s unsung heroes, Marvin Arrington, Sr.

    There are many Black men and women responsible for Atlanta’s growth from post-Civil War southern outpost to the major American city that it is today. From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Atlanta’s first Black mayor, Maynard Jackson, to modern day pioneers like Atlanta Mayor, Ambassador Andrew Young and the city’s first female mayor, Shirley The post “Bo Legs” film tells the tale of one of Atlanta’s unsung heroes, Marvin Arrington, Sr. appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.

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