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APN Endorses Catherine Bernard; George Turner; Shelitha Robertson

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(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Progressive News’s Board of Director is pleased to endorse Catherine Bernard for the State House District 80 seat formerly held by State Rep. Mike Jacobs (R-Brookhaven), in the Special Election being held Tuesday, July 14, 2015; and George Turner for DeKalb County District 5 in the Special Election Run-off being held on the same date.   […]

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Endorsements Pile Up as HD 55, DeKalb 5 Head to Run-offs in Special Election

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(APN) ATLANTA — Several former candidates in the DeKalb District 5 Special Election have coalesced around candidate George Turner, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.   Turner has been endorsed by five of the eight candidates who did not prevail in the Special Election, including Harmel Codi, Gwen Green, Jerome Edmondson, Kathryn Rice, and Kenneth Saunders.   Turner and Mereda Johnson […]

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National Civil and Human Rights Museum Opens in Atlanta

(APN) ATLANTA — Earlier this week, Atlanta’s new National Civil and Human Rights Museum opened to the public.  The museum is located at 100 Ivan Allen Jr., Boulevard, between the World of Coca-Cola museum and the Georgia Aquarium.  The land was donated by Coca-Cola.  The museum cost 80 million dollars to build, relying to a great extent on corporate donors. […]

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