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The black HIV epidemic: a health mystery in Atlanta’s gay community

The following post originally appears on The Washington Post under the title, “The black HIV epidemic: A public health mystery from Atlanta’s gay community.”  By: Jeff Guo ATLANTA — In the early 2000s, a young researcher at the Centers for Disease Control named Greg Millett set out to solve an epidemiological mystery. Nobody could explain why […]

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News Flash

City of Atlanta has eye on Morris Brown College property

Morris Brown College has been struggling to keep its doors open. Serving just 35 students, the HBCU has seen much better days. Now, the City of Atlanta where the college is housed, along with Friendship Baptist Church, put in a joint proposal worth $12.6 million to purchase the land. 

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News Flash

Shocking footage reveals teachers aides abusing child

A teacher turned over shocking secret footage to police which allegedly shows two teachers aides slapping and choking a special needs student before knocking him off a chair. The video, filmed at Harper-Archer Middle School in Atlanta, shows four days of action filmed by an anonymous teacher who says the principal did not act on […]

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Atlanta pastor found guilty of knowingly exposing others to HIV virus

An Atlanta-based pastor has been found guilty of knowingly exposing two women to the HIV virus. Pastor Craig Lamar Davis was found guilty on two counts of reckless conduct for failing to inform the women of his status. 

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MLK twerking flyers strike again: Bernice King responds

With the three day weekend coming up in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr.’s legacy, promoters are using a less flattering image of the civil rights leader to push their parties. In one of the images, King is picture on the body of a man with a gold chain draped around his neck, accompanied by […]

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News Flash

Student Suspended After Hugging Teacher

Seventeen-year-old Sam McNair is currently serving a year-long suspension from school for hugging and allegedly kissing a teacher. McNair was suspended after it was determined that McNair had violated the sexual harassment rules of his suburban Atlanta school district, Gwinnett County Schools, and the suspension may jeopardize his ability to graduate next spring.

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Featured Post

VIDEO: HBCU Grad Undertakes Hollywood and VH-1 Takes a LOST!

Interviewed by Rashad J. Smith VH-1′s Master of the Mixes   judges believed that by letting go an irreplaceable component to the show, they are that much closer to choosing their Master of the Mix. I believe that they have clearly made a mistake! Previously referred to as the “Diddy of DJ’s” … HOLLYWOOD’S CHAMPION OF NEW […]

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Featured Article

Angela Davis Launches ‘Bury The Ratchet’ Campaign to Fight Negative Images of Black Women

Angela Davis has announced the launch of the “Bury the Ratchet” Campaign, aimed at fighting the negative, stereotypical portrayals of Black women in mainstream media. Do you watch ‘ratchet’ reality shows like Housewives and Love & Hip Hop? Is it time to “bury the ratchet?”

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News Flash

Shooting At Creflo Dollar’s Church; 1 Person Dead

This morning, a gunman entered World Changers Church International in Atlanta and opened fire, killing one person.

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ATL Teacher Helped Students Cheat Because They’re ‘Dumb As Hell’

A former fifth-grade teacher embroiled in Atlanta’s ongoing widespread cheating scandal allegedly admitted to helping the students cheat because they were ‘dumb as hell.”

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