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IT’S TIME TO VOTE . . DON’T HESITATE . . . DO IT NOW

Vote Now for the November 2, 2021, General Election/Special Election Started: October 12 through October 29, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday advanced voting days are October 17 and October 24, noon until 5 p.m. DEKALB COUNTY ADVANCE VOTING LOCATIONS Bessie Bran Recreation Center Delano Dr. NE Atlanta, GA 30317 *Tucker-Reid …

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DeKalb County Virtual Eviction Town Hall September 16

SEPTEMBER 16, 2021, 6:30 PM DECATUR, GA–DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host a “Tenant & Landlord Eviction Relief” virtual town hall on Thursday, Sept.16, 6:30 p.m. Participants include DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, Congressman Hank Johnson, DeKalb County Chief Operating Officer Zachary Williams, and DeKalb County Clerk of State and Magistrate Courts Javoyne Hicks. The …

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Volunteer Recognized for Back-To-School Support

The NAACP DeKalb Education Committee would like to shine the “Spotlight” on Mrs. Bessie Marks for our thoughtfulness in volunteering over 100 pre-packaged school supplies for our Youth as they return back to school face-to-face. We pray we can obtain more volunteers throughout the year to donate supplies and/or support the Education Committee with partnerships …

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BLACKS FACING HOME APPRAISL DISCRIMINATION

In spite of April 2021 being National Fair Housing Month, Discrimination in Housing to Minorities continues to mount. After an appraiser and the Austins’ white-woman pal met at their house, its value went up by a whopping $493,000. Black Americans continue to face discrimination when it comes to building wealth through homeownership.  One Bay Area …

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Rebroadcast of ACT-SO Awards Ceremony

Ten gold medals were presented to competitors at the local level of the annual ACT-SO competition.  These ten people will compete at the national level in July of this year. See the rebroadcast of the 2021 Awards Ceremony Here See the ACT-SO Awards Book with all the Olympians HERE!