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Rep. John Lewis Congress in the Community Events

Rep. John Lewis will bring the work of his congressional offices to constituents with

another series of Congress in the Community Events. Residents of the 5th District will be

able to

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Proud Fathers Rally' At The Georgia State Capitol

The Atlanta metropolitan area chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host “Proud Fathers Rally II” at the Georgia State Capitol on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.The men of Omega will host fathers and their children at the Gold Dome to celebrate fatherhood. The rally supports President Obama’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative, w...

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NAACP Chief Urges Blacks To Support Gay Marriage

     BALTIMORE -- NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the civil rights organization's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage Blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states.     The NAACP's resolution was significant, as only 39 per...

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Appeals Court Upholds Voting Rights Provision

     WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, rejecting an Alabama county's challenge to the landmark civil rights law.     The provision requires state, county and local governments with a history of discrimination to obtain advance approval from the Justice Department, or from a federal cou...

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Andrew Young Celebrates 80th Birthday


Andrew Young Celebrates 80th Birthday
Photo By Willie E. Tucker Jr./WET Media Inc.

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2012 2:39 PM EDT

Civil Rights leader and former Atlanta Mayor Ambassador Andrew Young enjoys a celebration of his 80th Birthday, where a full house attended a reception and seated dinner at the downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel Sunday, May 20.  Young, seated, is shown with mostly
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