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SBA provides $20 billion to small businesses through the economic disaster program

On July 11, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the conclusion and success of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance program, which provided U.S. small businesses, non-profits and agricultural businesses a total of $20 billion in emergency funding.  In order to assist the greatest number of small businesses, the EIDL Advance provided $1,000 per … Continued The post SBA provides $20 billion to small businesses through the economic disaster program appeared first on Atlanta

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The Jolt: The CDC to be eliminated as a first recipient of local coronavirus data

On Monday, Gov. Brian Kemp extended an emergency order allowing the continued deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops to protect state buildings in Atlanta — ensuring continued tensions with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms over public safety and public health. Politics Read More

Advocates ask lawmakers to end ‘archaic’ citizen’s arrest law

Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law drew withering criticism Monday from civil rights advocates who called for a House legislative committee to push for a repeal of an antiquated and dangerous law rooted in racism that dates to its use to detain suspected escaped slaves. The law captured the attention of many lawmakers and the public after it was used to justify the detention and subsequent killing of 25-year-old African American Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County early

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Bank of America connects Atlanta-area youth to workforce success

Bank of America Connects Atlanta-Area Youth to Workforce Success Through Paid Virtual Summer Leadership Experience Student Leaders underscores bank’s ongoing commitment to connect young people to jobs, skills-building and opportunities to strengthen our community Bank of America today announced that the five Atlanta high school juniors and seniors selected as Student Leaders (#BofAStudentLeaders) have started their … Continued The post Bank of America connects Atlanta-area youth to workforce success appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta

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Stormy Wellington promotes economic excellence for African Americans

The country is currently in a transformation stage.  Like no other, the world is taking notice of the disparities that African Americans experience daily.  The voiceless, the invisible and many times forgotten people have been overlooked for centuries.  Today, the modern-day Harriet Tubman, Stormy Wellington, steps forward to equip people of color with a true weapon of defense, … Continued The post Stormy Wellington promotes economic excellence for African Americans appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta Daily

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Atlanta NAACP Calls For Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to resign after death of 8-year-old girl

Atlanta NAACP vice president and attorney Gerald Griggs has called for Democratic Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to resign after the shooting death of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner. The death of Turner followed the police killing of Rayshard Brooks, which spawned protesting and rioting across the city, leaving activists and other officials, like Griggs, to condemn Bottoms over her handling of … Continued The post Atlanta NAACP Calls For Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to resign after death of 8-year-old girl appeared