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Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

Atlanta’s mayor says two police officers have been fired and three placed on desk duty pending review over excessive use of force during a protest incident Saturday night.

Macon-Bibb NAACP encourages protests to be ‘done peacefully’

The Macon-Bibb chapter of the NAACP is encouraging anyone who plans to organize protests to conduct them peacefully.

Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

The mayor of Atlanta has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”

Protests, some violent, spread in wake of George Floyd death

Days after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, people took to the streets in protest in dozens of cities around the country.

Mother of Louisville police shooting victim calls for peace

The mother of a police shooting victim in Kentucky is calling on protesters to keep the peace while demanding justice.

Protests Follow Starbucks Arrests

(NBC News) The two men whose arrests in a Philadelphia Starbucks kicked off two days of protests have agreed to meet with the company's...

Walkouts To Protest School Shootings

(NBC News) Students and faculty across the country are set to walk out of schools Wednesday morning to honor those killed in the shooting...

Ferguson cop not indicted in shooting death of Michael Brown

The Ferguson police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed teenager will not face criminal charges.

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Two Fort Valley State University students test positive for COVID-19

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Fort Valley State University reports two students have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a letter from the Vice...

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