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Coyne Sues Georgia Democratic Party for Backing Barksdale, breaking own By-laws

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(APN) ATLANTA — On May 12, 2016, John Coyne, II, one of three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, filed a lawsuit against the Democratic Party of Georgia (DPG); former State Sen. Dubose Porter (D-Dublin), the Party Chair; and others for what he claims to be fraudulent and conspiratorial  activities against himself and one other opponent in this […]

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Cynthia McKinney Sues Atlanta Journal-Constitution for Libel

(APN) ATLANTA — Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) has sued the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper for libel, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The lawsuit was filed on July 26, 2007, in State Court of Fulton County, according to a copy of the court filing obtained by Atlanta Progressive News. The lawsuit focuses on what McKinney argues to be false claims […]

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A. Reginald Eaves, 1934-2015, !Presente! (UPDATE 1)

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(APN) ATLANTA — Former Fulton County Commissioner A. Reginald Eaves, 81, has passed away.  He was an activist, an elected official, and a journalist for People TV.   Mr. Eaves served as Fulton County Commissioner from 1979 to 1987, and was the first Black person to serve as Public Safety Commissioner for the City of Atlanta, from 1974 to 1978. […]

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APN Celebrates One Thousand News Articles

(APN) ATLANTA — Upon the recent publication by Atlanta Progressive News of its one thousandth, original full-length news article, APN’s News Editor, Matthew Cardinale, released the following statement: #### Dear APN Readers, I’m writing to share with you that Atlanta Progressive News has reached a significant milestone, the publication of our one-thousandth original, full-length news article. Upon this occasion, I […]

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APN Chat with Vernon Jones, Congressional Candidate, 4th District

(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of statewide and Congressional elections, we sat down with former Dekalb County CEO Vernon Jones, who is running for US Congress for Georgia’s fourth district, a seat currently held by US Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA). Johnson won the seat in 2006 in a Democratic Primary Run-off with former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA). […]

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APN Celebrates Four Years of Publication

(APN) ATLANTA — In celebration of the four-year anniversary of the founding of Atlanta Progressive News, which occurred on November 23, 2009, News Editor and Founder Matthew Cardinale released the following statement: #### We did it! Four years of Atlanta Progressive News: November 23, 2005, to November 23, 2009. Someone could have actually started and completed an entire Bachelor’s degree […]

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Choicepoint President Funds Secretary of State Candidate Scott Holcomb

With additional reporting by Betty Clermont, Staff Writer. (APN) ATLANTA – With the Georgia Primary for Secretary of State only days away, Atlanta Progressive News has learned Democratic Candidate Michael “Scott” Holcomb has accepted campaign contributions from the President of Choicepoint Corporation and the President’s wife. Choicepoint has come under scrutiny for its well-researched acquisition of the company responsible for […]

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