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The Decatur Confederate monument is demolished in a suburb of Atlanta

A DeKalb County judge ordered the 30-foot obelisk to be moved to Decatur Square last week after the city claimed that it would pose a threat to public security in the recent protests. He ordered that it be removed at midnight by June 26 and stored until further notice. When a large crane pulled down the obelisk just before midnight …

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Justin Timberlake’s “Broken Heart” on the death of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Justin Timberlake’s “Broken Heart” on the death of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta Hollywood actor and singer Justin Timberlake raised his voice against the murder of African American Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta and said he was “broken” for their families and for the country. According to the Daily mailBrooks was shot dead by officials in Atlanta during a Wendy’s transit on …

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The death of the man after the police shoot at Wendy’s in Atlanta triggers investigations and protests

The death of a 27-year-old man after a police shot in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta on Friday evening has triggered investigations and protests. The shooting took place shortly after 10:30 p.m. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating the shootout, two Atlanta police officers were asked to report a man who slept …

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Georgia primary: Long lines mar vote in Atlanta

The announcement of the investigation came after a rocky start to the state’s area code on Tuesday morning, when voters, especially in the populous Atlanta region, faced long lines and delays. “Today’s voting situation in certain districts in the Fulton and DeKalb counties is unacceptable,” said Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “My office has launched an investigation to determine …

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Dismissed police officers are suing the mayor of Atlanta, the chief of police

The two police officers in Atlanta, who were fired with their tasers after the recent protests, want to go back to work, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Ivory Streeter and Mark Gardner say the violence was lawful and they were released without proper investigation, the lawsuit said. The lawsuit, which named Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields and Mayor …

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The Mayor of Atlanta extends the curfew for another night

The latest about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a handcuffed black man who asked for air when a white cop pressed a knee to his neck: ___ The Mayor of Atlanta extended a curfew on Sunday, and the governor of Georgia approved the deployment of up to 3,000 National Guard troops across the state to respond, if necessary, …

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