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The Contours of Atlanta’s Policing Debate

George Chidi The Intercept
Why most of the city’s Black council members shot down a proposal to defund the police. There’s no consensus in the African American community here about what to do, even now, even after all of this.

Friday Nite Videos | George Floyd Matters

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Trevor Noah on George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper. The Gospel According to Don. LL Cool J Raps About George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. Trey Songz - How Many Times. Killer Mike Makes Emotional Speech.

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The Many Layers of Atlanta’s ‘Teddy Perkins’

Matt Zoller Seitz Vulture
Packing in as much raw emotion and as many twists and turns as a feature-length thriller, “Teddy Perkins” is a gothic funhouse of an Atlanta episode, filled with warped mirrors reflecting different aspects of American and African-American experience.

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'Atlanta' Returns With A New 'Robbin' Season'

Linda Holmes NPR
Atlanta doesn't run on its ability to make you tune in to see what happens. It's a show about hustle; if it ever really stops being about hustle, that's likely to be just another vignette about a sudden windfall. For now, it runs on its ability to place you in a particular moment and depict the feeling of it with great precision in whatever way works best.

Atlanta as a Sanctuary City: Holding Leaders Accountable for Violence Against Marginalized People

Azadeh Shahshahani, Adelina Nicholls and Mary Hooks Truthout Speakout
On January 20, our organizations -- Project South, GLAHR and SONG -- joined more than 25 other Georgia-based groups for an action we called the People's Inauguration. Together, we demanded that the City of Atlanta declare itself a sanctuary city by addressing a list of demands to protect the human rights of our communities.
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