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APS Candidate Byron Amos Responds to UGK Youtube Controversy

  (APN) ATLANTA — Byron Amos, a candidate for the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2 Special Election, responded to the controversy surrounding his appearance in Youtube videos related to UGK Records, in a statement issued to Atlanta Progressive News. The fact of the matter regarding the recent Internet postings is that I have served the Hip-Hop community […]

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APN Chat with Donald Walker, APS Board Candidate

  (APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing series of candidate interviews for the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2 Special Election, we sat down with Donald Walker to learn about his qualifications and positions on issues. Previously, Atlanta Progressive News has interviewed Byron Amos and Dwanda Farmer. ¬†Tomorrow, APN is scheduled to interview Angela Brown. ¬†APN has attempted […]

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Teachers’ Union Pulls Amos Support over Youtube Videos

  (APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Federation of Teachers withdrew the support of Byron Amos, one of the two candidates who they were supporting in the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2 Special Election, after learning that Amos appeared in several controversial videos on Youtube related to UGK Records. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, Amos is […]

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APN Chat with Byron Amos: APS Board Candidate, Organizer, Rap Producer

(APN) ATLANTA — With two months left until the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (District 2) Special Election to fill the seat formerly held by Khaatim El, Atlanta Progressive News sat down with Byron Amos, one of the five remaining candidates in the race. As previously reported by APN, Kwabena Nkromo dropped out of the race last month. The […]

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