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Black Americans ‘used to injustice’ react to Chauvin’s verdict with mixed emotions

By Curtis Bunn Shortly after George Zimmerman was acquitted in his trial in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin in 2013, the anguish emanated from Ryan Wilson’s phone through text messages…

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How Atlanta’s Small Businesses Are Responding to Georgia’s New Voting Law

In lieu of financial heft or political influence, these companies are on a mission to protect civic engagement. BY CAMERON ALBERT-DEITCH@C_ALBERTDEITCH For six years, Horace Williams has been waiting for this…

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‘The Gathering Spot’ makes its mark in Atlanta

by FRED CAMPAGNA Even though he grew up in Atlanta, Ryan Wilson never imagined that he would live in the city again after attending Georgetown University. While in college, Wilson…

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Ryan Wilson, The CEO And Co-Founder Of “The Gathering Spot” Created Space For The Black Community To Come Together & Change The World

BY KEYAIRA KELLY · DECEMBER 18, 2020 As a winner of the SheaMoisture Social Justice Coalition grant, Ryan Wilson wants to make sure there is communal safe space for Black people to work…

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How one Atlanta native says you can help black-owned businesses in Atlanta

ATLANTA — It was in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death that Atlanta native, Ryan Wilson, came up with the idea of opening a gathering spot to build community connections.  It was…

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Georgia’s Governor Lets Businesses Reopen. Some Say No Thanks

CUSTOMERS RETURNED TO some Georgia businesses Friday as the state’s death toll from the novel coronavirus neared 900. Governor Brian Kemp, who was one of the last state officials to issue a shelter in place order to…

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Janelle Monae and Wondaland hope to feed hundreds

Atlanta music artist Janelle Monae has teamed up with the Isaiah Project and others to deliver meals to those stranded by the COVID-19 crisis. Families must register ahead of time…

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Atlanta’s black tech founders are changing entrepreneurship in America. Can they avoid Silicon Valley’s mistakes?

Tristan Walker, Jewel Burks Solomon, Paul Judge, and other founders are part of a startup revolution that’s bringing tech talent, VC money, and serious change to the black mecca of…

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Black Small Business Owners In Georgia Slam Governor Re-Opening The State Too Soon

Many acknowledge the coronavirus’ disproportionate impact on the Black community. Written By Royce Dunmore Despite being giving the green light by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, many Black business owners in the state are…

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Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen

Channel 2 Action News has fielded a lot of questions about who is responsible if someone gets sick after going into a business that opens up amid the coronavirus pandemic Channel…