Thousands Honor Late Rep. John Lewis At Georgia Capitol

Thousands gathered outside of the state capitol and cheered while the late Congressman John Lewis’ casket arrived at the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday.  (Photo Credit: Amanda Cooper/RADIO.COM) Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and State Representative Calvin Smyre all stood in solitary on the front steps. In reverence, they all watched as Lewis’ casket was carried up the steps in preparation for the state to honor a man who represented and

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Councilman Antonio Brown’s Lawyer Says He is “Not Guilty”

A federal grand jury has indicted Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown on multiple counts of fraud, connected to personal dealings before Brown was an elected official.   Brown has been a popular and outspoken advocate for social justice. His attorney, Tom Bever (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP) is a former federal prosecutor who focuses his practice on White Collar Criminal Defense and commercial litigation. He is listed in U.S. News The Best Lawyers in America© for Bet-the-Company

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Trump Proposes ‘Delay’ in Elections Alleging Voter Fraud

President Donald Trump is proposing a “delay” in November’s presidential election, as he continues to float unfounded claims that mail-in voting is linked with fraud. The president tweeted “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting,

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Atlanta Residents Stand With Antonio Brown

After the federal government announced the indictment of outspoken Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown, many community members called The Rashad Richey Morning Show to express their support for Brown.   The councilman was charged with fraud connected to an application about income stemming back as early as 2012, when Brown was in his 20s.   Community Organizer from the Black Futurists Group, and other members of the community said the charges seemed extreme and pointed to

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Voting Rights Act of 1965: What You Need to Know

Fifty five years ago today, a landmark piece of federal legislation that prohibits racial discrimination in voting was signed into law. The Voting Rights Act of 1965, which has since been amended five times by Congress to expand its protections, is considered one of the key achievements of the civil rights movement in the United States. As Americans celebrate its 55th anniversary, here are 5 things you need to know about the historic piece of

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GA Dems Honor John Lewis On 55th Year Of Voting Rights Acts

In honor of the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and the enduring legacy of Congressman John Lewis, the Democratic Party of Georgia(DPG) leaders spoke out against Republican voter suppression. They called for a renewed Voting Rights Act to honor John Lewis’ legacy and guarantee the right to vote for every American. During a virtual press conference, DPG Chairwoman Nikema Williams said, “Georgia Democrats know, like Mr. Lewis taught us, that our vote is the