Emory Apologizes to Medical School Applicant Rejected Because He Was Black

In 1959, Marion Hood received a letter that said, “I am sorry I must write you that we are not authorized to consider for admission a member of the Negro race.”

#apologies, #atlanta-ga, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #emory-university, #hood-marion-1938, #medical-schools

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Covid Proved the C.D.C. Is Broken. Can It Be Fixed?

The pandemic revealed the glaring weaknesses of the world’s premier public health agency — and just how much work it would take to reform it.

#atlanta-ga, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #contact-tracing-public-health, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #disease-rates, #electronic-health-records, #epidemics, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #frieden-thomas-r, #masks, #medicine-and-health, #quarantines, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walensky-rochelle

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Customer Fatally Shoots Cashier in Argument Over Mask at Georgia Supermarket

A suspect and a deputy sheriff working off duty were wounded as they exchanged gunfire in a suburb of Atlanta, the authorities said.

#atlanta-ga, #decatur-ga, #dekalb-county-ga, #georgia, #grady-memorial-hospital, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #palmetto-ga, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

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Atlanta Shooting Victim’s Sons Struggle to Move Forward

Randy and Eric Park’s mother was among eight people killed in the spa shootings. They have been largely left to navigate the world by themselves.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #content-type-personal-profile, #families-and-family-life, #gold-spa-atlanta-ga, #grant-hyun-jung-march-16-2021-shooting, #korean-americans, #park-eric, #park-randy

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The Sound of Silence on Abortion

Sport leagues and corporations rally against bias and voter suppression. But they are quiet about abortion. 

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After Helping Her Husband Gain Freedom, Maya Moore Savors Her Own

Moore, the 2014 W.N.B.A. M.V.P., is reveling in married life and continuing a fight for criminal justice reform alongside Jonathan Irons, whom she married after helping him win his release from prison after 23 years.

#atlanta-ga, #basketball, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #irons-jonathan-1981, #moore-maya, #university-of-connecticut, #womens-national-basketball-assn

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Heirs Sue Over Ownership of a Pissarro, Saying It Was Seized by Nazis

They claim that the painting, “The Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre,” was taken from their ancestors by the Nazis, and have filed a lawsuit in Atlanta to recover it.

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Atlanta Spa Shootings Were Hate Crimes, Prosecutor Says

The district attorney in Fulton County will seek the death penalty against the suspect in the shootings, saying he targeted some victims because they were of Asian descent.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #fulton-county-ga, #grant-hyun-jung-march-16-2021-shooting, #hate-crimes, #kim-suncha-march-16-2021-shooting, #long-robert-aaron, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #park-soon-chung-march-16-2021-shooting, #willis-fani-t, #yue-yong-ae-march-16-2021-shooting

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Atlanta Mayor Faces Criticism Over ‘Covid Crime Wave’

Keisha Lance Bottoms, who announced she would not run for re-election, faced criticism for her city’s sharp increase in violence.

#atlanta-ga, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-reform

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Keisha Lance Bottoms Won’t Seek Second Term as Atlanta Mayor

Ms. Bottoms, who was mentioned briefly as a potential running mate with President Biden, is the latest mayor to move on after a year of pandemic challenges and social justice protests.

#atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #crime-and-criminals, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections-mayors, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #mayors, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Stacey Abrams Contains Multitudes

Her obsessions with public policy and pop culture came together in the new Supreme Court thriller “While Justice Sleeps,” the first time she has used her own name on one of her novels.

#abrams-stacey-y, #atlanta-ga, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #families-and-family-life, #politics-and-government, #while-justice-sleeps-a-novel-book, #writing-and-writers

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A Growing Summertime Risk for Cities: Power Failures During Heat Waves

The author of a new study said the combination of blackouts and extreme heat “may be the deadliest climate-related event we can imagine.”

#air-conditioning, #atlanta-ga, #detroit-mich, #disasters-and-emergencies, #environmental-sciencetechnology-journal, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #heatstroke, #phoenix-ariz, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #research, #stone-brian, #urban-areas

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Damage Reported as Tornadoes Tear Across the South

The National Weather Service planned to survey damage in four Mississippi counties on Monday. Tornadoes were also reported in Georgia, Kentucky and South Carolina.

#alabama, #atlanta-ga, #georgia, #kentucky, #mississippi, #national-weather-service, #tennessee, #tornadoes, #weather

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A Year of Cooking With My Mother

I’ve eaten her food my whole life. This pandemic made me realize how much I didn’t know about her process.

#atlanta-ga, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #kim-eric-author, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #korean-food-cuisine, #mothers-day

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TV Production Adapted to Weather the Pandemic. Now What?

The unions representing actors and crews are in talks with the studios about extending — and possibly changing — the safety protocols they agreed on in September.

#accidents-and-safety, #actors-and-actresses, #actors-equity-assn, #american-idol-tv-program, #atlanta-ga, #california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #directors-guild-of-america, #labor-and-jobs, #los-angeles-calif, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sag-aftra, #selena-the-series-tv-program, #television, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Georgia Sheriff Faces Civil Rights Charges Over Use of Restraint Chairs

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is accused of ordering detainees to be strapped down for hours at a time as punishment, federal prosecutors said.

#atlanta-ga, #clayton-county-ga, #crime-and-criminals, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #georgia, #hill-victor-1965, #justice-department, #kemp-brian-p, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Hank Aaron’s Name Will Replace a Confederate General’s on an Atlanta School

Forrest Hill Academy, named for Nathan Bedford Forrest, also an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, will become Hank Aaron New Beginnings Academy.

#aaron-hank, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-braves, #baseball, #baseball-hall-of-fame, #black-people, #education-k-12, #forrest-nathan-bedford, #names-geographical, #names-organizational

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MLB Pulls All-Star Game From Atlanta, Georgia in Response to Voting Law

The league said it would remove its midsummer showcase and its annual entry draft as a response to the state’s new voting law.

#all-star-games, #atlanta-ga, #baseball, #boycotts, #georgia, #law-and-legislation, #major-league-baseball, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

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M.L.B. Pulls All-Star Game From Georgia in Response to Voting Law

The league said it would remove its midsummer showcase and its annual entry draft as a response to the state’s new voting law.

#all-star-games, #atlanta-ga, #baseball, #boycotts, #georgia, #law-and-legislation, #major-league-baseball, #republican-party, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

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Her Book Is About Belonging. She’s Struggling With the Idea.

Sanjena Sathian’s debut novel, “Gold Diggers,” has already landed a TV deal with Mindy Kaling, but success is something both she and her characters grapple with.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #gold-diggers-book, #kaling-mindy, #sathian-sanjena, #television, #writing-and-writers

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Broadcasting ‘the Shock, the Horror, the Outrage’ Live, Again and Again

After Columbine, the media faced criticism for focusing on the assailants rather than on the victims. A lot has changed since 1999 — except the need to cover the tragedies in the first place.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #boulder-colo, #boulder-colo-shooting-march-2021, #cbs-corporation, #cnn, #columbine-high-school, #cullen-dave, #holt-lester-1959, #mass-shootings, #news-and-news-media, #olds-rikki-1995-2021, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #television

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A Heavily Armed Man at a Grocery Store Adds to Anxiety in Atlanta

Days after mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo., a man carrying six weapons and wearing body armor was arrested at an Atlanta market.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #boulder-colo, #boulder-colo-shooting-march-2021, #firearms, #georgia, #mass-shootings

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2 Immigrant Paths: One Led to Wealth, the Other Ended in Death in Atlanta

Owners and employees at the spas attacked last week shared common immigrant aspirations, but were separated by a vast gap in money and power.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #content-type-personal-profile, #income-inequality, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #wang-sueling

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18 Dead. Is This What Getting Back to ‘Normal’ Looks Like?

Our gun-loving culture is killing us.

#atlanta-ga, #boulder-colo, #boulder-colo-shooting-march-2021, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #second-amendment-us-constitution

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What $550,000 Buys You in Michigan, Georgia and Utah

A 1916 house in Detroit, a two-bedroom condominium a former mill in Atlanta and a brick bungalow in Salt Lake City.

#atlanta-ga, #detroit-mich, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #salt-lake-city-utah

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$550,000 Homes in Michigan, Georgia and Utah

A 1916 house in Detroit, a two-bedroom condominium a former mill in Atlanta and a brick bungalow in Salt Lake City.

#atlanta-ga, #detroit-mich, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #salt-lake-city-utah

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Joe Biden’s 30-Year Quest for Gun Control

What are the president’s chances of enacting meaningful gun control in the wake of two mass shootings in less than a week?

#atlanta-ga, #boulder-colo, #boulder-colo-shooting-march-2021, #colorado, #georgia, #gun-control, #law-and-legislation, #mass-shootings, #stolberg-sheryl-gay, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A List of Recent Mass Shootings in the United States

In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities, according to a database compiled by the Violence Project.

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The Atlanta Massacre and the Media’s Morality Plays

Journalists should give readers the facts, not play to fears.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #mass-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states

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Class and the History of Korean-Americans in Georgia

The shootings in Atlanta show how class warps the immigrant narrative.

#atlanta-ga, #crime-and-criminals, #discrimination, #georgia, #gwinnett-county-ga, #income-inequality, #korean-americans

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Scenes of Mourning and Defiance

People gathered at memorials and rallies across the country to denounce the shootings in Atlanta and call for an end to anti-Asian violence.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots

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Why Some Georgia Lawmakers Want Last Week’s Shootings Labeled Hate Crimes

Violence that left eight dead, including six women of Asian descent, will be the first stress test for a Georgia hate crime law.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #discrimination, #georgia, #hate-crimes, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity, #state-legislatures

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After Spa Attacks, Officers Handcuffed Victim’s Anguished Husband for Four Hours

In an interview with a Spanish-language news outlet, Mario González described his confusion and frustration as sheriff’s deputies detained him after the shooting.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #long-robert-aaron, #yaun-delaina-ashley-march-16-2021-shooting

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Who Will Recognize the Humanity of the Women Who Help Us Heal?

The shootings happened in a part of Asian-America that is often invisible.

#atlanta-ga, #chinatown-manhattan-ny, #chinese-americans, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

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Georgia Attacks Prompt a Muted Reaction in Asia

Six of the eight victims were of Asian descent. But in China and South Korea, debate over the violence played out with far less intensity than it did in the United States.

#atlanta-ga, #china, #discrimination, #far-east-south-and-southeast-asia-and-pacific-areas, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #singapore, #taiwan, #vietnam

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Do We Have to Pay Businesses to Obey the Law?

A motel owner in 1964 sued over being forced to accommodate Black patrons. Now agribusinesses are borrowing his argument to bar union organizers.

#agriculture-and-farming, #atlanta-ga, #black-people, #california, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #constitution-us, #discrimination, #labor-and-jobs, #land-use-policies, #organized-labor, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Your Home’s Value Is Based on Racism

Wherever they choose to buy, Black people are penalized by white preferences.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #discrimination, #federal-taxes-us, #property-taxes, #race-and-ethnicity, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #united-states

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Protest Planned in Atlanta to #StopAsianHate

The event, set for 1 p.m. in a park next to the State Capitol, is being billed as way for people to “come together to grieve, heal and support.”

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021

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Confronting Violence Against Asians, Biden Says That ‘We Cannot Be Complicit’

Vice President Kamala Harris joined the president in forcefully condemning the killings in Atlanta. “Racism is real in America, and it has always been,” she said.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #harris-kamala-d, #hate-crimes, #mass-shootings, #obama-barack, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wray-christopher-a

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The Deep American Roots of the Atlanta Shootings

The victims lived at the nexus of race, gender and class.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #chinese-americans, #discrimination, #korean-americans, #long-robert-aaron, #race-and-ethnicity

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Suspect’s Church Calls Atlanta Spa Attacks ‘the Result of a Sinful Heart’

The church said the killing of eight people at Atlanta spas was “an extreme and wicked act.” Police records show prostitution-related arrests at one of the targeted businesses between 2011 and 2014.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #long-robert-aaron

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‘A long line of hate’ against Asian-Americans in N.Y.C.

The community is grappling with the reality that the law is not designed for the ways in which people of Asian descent experience racism.

#art, #asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #bronx-documentary-center, #hate-crimes, #jackson-heights-queens-ny, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc

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Accused Gunman Had Visited Massage Parlors He Targeted, Police Say

The suspect, who was a customer at two of the spas in the Atlanta area that were attacked this week, spent time in a rehab clinic for a self-described sexual addiction.

#addiction-psychology, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #long-robert-aaron, #massage, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sex, #spas

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After Georgia Attacks, Asian-Americans Demand Serious Action on Bias

Amid fear, sadness and pain, the shootings in the Atlanta area have generated anger over the country’s longstanding failure to address anti-Asian discrimination.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #china, #chinese-americans, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #newsom-gavin, #race-and-ethnicity, #san-francisco-calif

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Asian Women Say Atlanta Shooting Is About Racism and Sexism

Many viewed the shooting rampage in Atlanta that left eight people dead as the culmination of a racialized misogyny that they say has long been directed at them.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #chinese-americans, #georgia, #korean-americans, #mass-shootings, #massage, #race-and-ethnicity, #spas, #women-and-girls

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A Murderous Rampage in Georgia

A shooting at three spas in the Atlanta area left eight people dead, including six women of Asian descent. Many Asian-Americans fear it’s part of an upsurge of racist violence that the legal system has struggled to recognize.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #hate-crimes, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity

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Suspect in Atlanta Spa Attacks Is Charged With 8 Counts of Murder

Six of the eight people killed were women of Asian descent, setting off a new wave of outrage and fear.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #long-robert-aaron, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity, #spas, #women-and-girls

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The Growing Power of Asian-Americans in Georgia Now Comes With Fear

The killing of eight people in Atlanta and suburban Cherokee County has come amid a rising tide of anti-Asian incidents nationwide.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government, #south-korea, #vietnamese-americans

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Women of Asian Descent Were 6 of the 8 Victims in Atlanta Shootings

One man who was seriously injured called his wife before collapsing: ‘I’ve been shot! Please come.’

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #cherokee-county-ga, #feng-daoyou-march-16-2021-shooting, #hernandez-ortiz-elcias-r-march-16-2021-shooting, #long-robert-aaron, #michels-paul-andre-march-16-2021-shooting, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #spas, #tan-xiaojie-march-16-2021-shooting, #women-and-girls, #yaun-delaina-ashley-march-16-2021-shooting

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What to Know About the Atlanta Massage Parlor Shootings

The local authorities and the F.B.I., are investigating the shootings, in which eight people were killed, including six Asians.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-ga, #cherokee-county-ga, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #korean-americans, #mass-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #robert-aaron-long

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