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Atlanta Daily World is Atlanta’s oldest African American newspaper and has been dedicated to giving ground-breaking and current coverage on issues relevant to the African American community since 1928. Atlanta Daily is owned and operated by Detroit-based Real Times Media and continues to keep its readers abreast of the community’s most pertinent information in the areas Community, Business, Politics, Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Education. Visit atlantadailyworld.com and subscribe today!

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Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 11/08/2019 -
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Donald Trump’s reception for his politically charged and ill-timed visit to Atlanta on Friday to launch his new African American voters coalition is drawing concern from community activists and corporate leaders. Trump is hoping to boost his numbers by unveiling a new initiative called “Black Vo...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 11/06/2019 -
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Only “Extra” was with Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and his little sister DeOndra at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fundraiser in Denver. Their incredible relationship was put on display on- and offstage. Global Down Syndrome Foundation president Michelle Sie W...

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Music mogul Jermaine Dupri to receive the Masked Award at the signature fundraiser for being a champion of education for HBCUs and the students they serve During the past 75 years, UNCF (United Negro College Fund) has empowered more than half a million students to earn college degrees. As the larges...

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“These shows draw large audiences because some showcase professional Black women and the triumphs and struggles we all experience daily. They highlight the iconic ‘Black Girl Magic’ that makes the whole world interested in what we are doing. The cat fighting and mean girl behavior definitely a...

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Dave Chappelle (Photo: The Kennedy Center) By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire Washington Correspondent On Sunday night, Dave Chappelle, the legendary, no holds barred comedian, was awarded the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Gifted with a spirit of perseverance, determination and extre...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/31/2019 -
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by Ashleigh Lakieva Atwell Abortion remains legal in Alabama thanks to two Black people. District Court Judge Myron H. Thompson issued an injunction on Tuesday to block Alabama’s fetal heartbeat law from going into effect. The law, which was scheduled to go into effect on November 15, would have b...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/30/2019 -
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by John Grieg As part of their Press Pause on Face Surveillance campaign, the ACLU of Massachusetts released an alarming study on Amazon’s facial recognition software. Rekognition reportedly falsely matched the faces of 27 New England Patriots athletes with those found in a criminal database. The ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/28/2019 -
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By Stacy M.Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has died. He was 90. The longtime Michigan Democrat represented what is now t...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/25/2019 -
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Girl Scouts Second Century lunch The 7th Annual Second Century lunch of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta featured Mary Laschinger, chairman and CEO of Veritiv Corp., as its keynote speaker. Laschinger, the only woman CEO of a Fortune 500 company based in Georgia, spoke of her unique path to leader...

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by Chelsea Burwell As the 2020 presidential election inches closer and talks of a possible impeachment continue to circulate, one historically Black college is taking an audacious step by inviting Donald Trump to its campus. Benedict College recently announced Trump as its guest speaker for their ev...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/23/2019 -
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By Chicago Defender ATLANTA — EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. For the first time in i...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/22/2019 -
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White Ex-Officer is Working to Change the Culture By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A police officer’s bullet shattered a window and fatally struck Atatiana Jefferson as she and her 8-year-old nephew played video games inside her Texas home. Fort Worth Police Officer ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/21/2019 -
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By Dave Williams – Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle If campaign fund-raising prowess is any indicator, the two most closely watched 2020 congressional races in Georgia are shaping up as highly competitive. First-term Democrat Lucy McBath is outpacing her potential Republican challengers in...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/18/2019 -
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Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen vowed Thursday to remain on the job to continue the turnaround work she began five years ago, although APS officials have opted not to renew her contract which expires on June 30, 2020, effectively ending her tenure at APS. Just a decade ago, A...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/17/2019 -
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Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday morning at at Gilchrist Hospice Care, a Johns Hopkins affiliate in Baltimore. He was 68. The impassioned political leader and civil rights advocate died due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. Cummi...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/16/2019 -
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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Atatiana Jefferson, a 2014 Xavier University biology graduate who worked in the pharmaceutical industry and was contemplating becoming a doctor, lived a life of purpose that mattered to all of those who gathered for a vigil on Sunday, O...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/14/2019 -
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Joshua Brown, a witness in the Amber Guyger Murder Trial was shot dead a week ago. Ms. Guyger, the former police officer, was found guilty of murdering business exec, Botham Jean, after “mistakenly” entering his apartment. According to Attorney Lee Merritt, who represents the Jean family and now...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/11/2019 -
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By Cheryl Smith, Publisher of Texas Metro News/I Messenger Media L.L.C. I Messenger Media (Texas Metro News/Garland Journal/I Messenger) sat down recently with Judge Tammy Kemp to discuss criticism she has received as a result of her actions following the conclusion of the Amber Guyger murder trial....

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/10/2019 -
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ATLANTA — Expanding its footprint as an international leader in the development of social activists, Morehouse College will host its first annual Human Rights Film Festival from Thursday through Saturday at the Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center. The inaugural festival will honor Spike ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/09/2019 -
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Montgomery, Alabama — Alabama’s capital, Montgomery, is almost synonymous with the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was the site of many of the nation’s most contentious racial and civil rights conflicts, which ultimately gave birth to the civil rights movement. But the city which was the first capi...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/08/2019 -
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The Atlanta City Council voted on Monday, Oct. 7 to accept the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation’s offer of $17.5 million to help build the 280-acre Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry, which will ultimately become the city’s largest park. “This is a truly monumental project that will kick-start ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/07/2019 -
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By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor Every vote counts and Elections have consequences! The 2020 presidential elections will definitely have consequences and it will be important that every vote is counted and accounted for. Everyone and everything in this country is impacted by someone in...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/04/2019 -
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Recent indictments and convictions suggest a swinging pendulum, and at least some cracks in the “Blue Wall” that all too often conspires to hide details and protect officers guilty of unjust shootings of African Americans and others. But the more remarkable development is the demonstration of di...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/03/2019 -
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It was a long time getting to Tuesday and the conviction of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger for murdering an unarmed Black man in his own home. And on Wednesday when the disgraced former police officer’s sentence of 10 years was passed down, the process appeared to move to hastily, allow...

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. meets with Bill Cosby in prison | Atlanta Daily World
10/02/2019
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. meets with Bill Cosby in prison | Atlanta Daily World

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. meets with Bill Cosby in prison | Atlanta Daily World

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia On the first anniversary of his imprisonment, Bill Cosby received a visit from Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the renown civil rights leader and lead-member of the famed political prisoner group known as the Wilmington Ten. Chavis, who is...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/02/2019 -
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By Georgette C. R. Johnson Pay It Forward. It has its own hashtag, movement and popular campaign but for Detroit businessman, philanthropist, author and co-owner of Real Times Media, Dr. William F. Pickard, it is a way of life. Dr. Pickard and cousin Cincinnati businessman, Judson W. Pickard Jr., ha...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 10/01/2019 -
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By Charlene Crowell, Special to The Informer For more than a decade, economists, lawmakers and others have heralded the nation’s economy. Often citing how unemployment has declined as new jobs have been created, or Wall Street trading and major bank profits rising, some might be led to believe tha...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/27/2019 -
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“Homelessness taught me how to work hard, always persevere and never let anything get in my way,” said Chelesa Fearce. Written By NewsOne Staff Posted 12 hours ago Atlanta native Chelesa Fearce is living proof that you can rise above your circumstances and overcome the odds. Despite battling hom...

Businessman, philanthropist, author and co-owner of Real Times Media, Dr. William F. Pickard and cousin Cincinnati busin...
09/26/2019
Pickard Family Gives Morehouse Students $2-Million Gift for Excellence and Entrepreneurship | Atlanta Daily World

Businessman, philanthropist, author and co-owner of Real Times Media, Dr. William F. Pickard and cousin Cincinnati businessman, Judson W. Pickard Jr., have donated $2 million to Morehouse College to launch the creation of the Pickard Scholars Program.

By Georgette C. R. Johnson Pay It Forward. It has its own hashtag, movement and popular campaign but for Detroit businessman, philanthropist, author and co-owner of Real Times Media, Dr. William F. Pickard, it is a way of life. Dr. Pickard and cousin Cincinnati businessman, Judson W. Pickard Jr., ha...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/26/2019 -
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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx Chicago Crusader Staff Report   Campaign donations are pouring in for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx as she steps up her re-election campaign against opponents who seek to capitalize on her handling of the Jussie Smollett case. Since Foxx held a fund...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/25/2019 -
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By Stacy M. Brown Dr. Lonnie Bunch III, the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, sat down for an exclusive interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The two discuss...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/24/2019 -
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After a low-profile African American billionaire delivered what is likely the most memorable graduation speech in the prestigious HBCU’s history, investor Robert F. Smith’s pledge to pay off the student loan debt of 400 strong Morehouse grads the value of that gift has been calculated. Smith, a ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/20/2019 -
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  By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Civil rights icon Angela Davis has earned induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. The activist, educator, and former Black Panther earned the honors because of her dedicated work during the civil rights movement and Davis...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/19/2019 -
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Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/19/2019

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17 Million Voters Purged Nationwide Between 2016 and 2018 NNPA NEWSWIRE — The Brennan Center report follows a Center for American Progress analysis that examined how conservative lawmakers are suppressing the votes of people of color, young people, and those with disabilities. Published 3 weeks ag...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/18/2019 -
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Grammy Award Winning Artist Kanye West Brings ‘Sunday Service’ to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Dr. Jamal H. Bryant, West Work to Redefine the Worship Experience [Stonecrest, GA] With more than 10,000 people packing New Birth’s sanctuary, Grammy Award winning artist Kanye West hosted his...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/17/2019 -
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by Ashleigh Lakieva Atwell Crystal Mason, a Texas woman who was sentenced to five years in prison for voting in the 2016 election, is seeking a new trial. Mason and her lawyers will appear in front of a panel of three Texas Court of Appeals judges to request a new trial, according to HuffPost. If he...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/16/2019 -
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Aasia Mustakeem joins ABI as General Counsel and Ruben Brooks joins as Chief Operating Officer Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) announced the appointment of Aasia Mustakeem to the position of General Counsel. In this capacity, Ms. Mustakeem will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and executiv...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/13/2019 -
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Juanita Abernathy, the wife of the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy and one of the last stalwarts who helped birth the modern Civil Rights Movement, has died. Abernathy’s family confirmed her passing in a statement late Thursday, calling her the “last remaining person who was actively involved from .....

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/12/2019 -
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  Hammonds House Honors Celebrates and Recognizes Excellence in Black Visual Art at Southwest Arts Center on September 12 Hammonds House Museum presents Hammonds House Honors, an evening of celebration and recognition of excellence in Black visual art. In the inaugural year iconoclast photographer ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/05/2019 -
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Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media (RTM), has been re-elected to the board of directors of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)—the national trade organization that represents African American newspapers and media companies—representing NNPA’s Region ...

Atlanta Daily World Digital Daily 09/03/2019 -
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The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has awarded a $17.5 million grant to Atlanta BeltLine Partnership to support development of Westside Park. With the first phase anticipated to open in 2020, Westside Park will eventually become the largest greenspace in the city of Atlanta. Spanning approximatel...

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