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Augustans need to speak out if they want high-speed rail service to Atlanta: Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) Corridor from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA hopefully through Augusta

Please support and speak out about the SE Rail Corridor Augusta to Atlanta – flood these folks with positive emails and phone calls, plus stay informed Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) Corridor from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, Georgia – hopefully … Continue reading

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This would be nice in Augusta on Martin Luther King Blvd. – along with other forms of business investment

This would be nice to have in Augusta on MLK Blvd. Augusta needs to support its public transportation systems including getting high-speed rail service to pass through Augusta – as Augusta is two of about six proposals for a proposed … Continue reading

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Teachers, Students: Check out Georgia’s “interesting and great” African American writers and other black literary talents profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens, Georgia

Georgia has “produced a lot of interesting and great writers” including many famous African American literary talents who are profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens By Greg Peterson, volunteer media advisor for the nonprofit Georgia Center … Continue reading

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Murder and Mass Incarceration are Plagues That Threaten Young Black Men and Black Families in America: To Educate Youth About Stopping Violence and Render Assistance to Victims – Augusta, Georgia Author Barbara Thurmond and her sister Earnestine Covington co-founded Blacks Against Black Crime, Inc. in June 1991

Below are quotes from the late Barbara A. Thurmond of Augusta, Georgia – who examined the violence issue from all sides – and realized that it is a complex issue that requires a team effort to fix. Stop the Violence … Continue reading

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Keeping Alive the Dream of Barbara A. Thurmond of Augusta, Georgia: Barbara Thurmond and her sister Earnestine Covington dreamed of a world without violence – so they founded Blacks Against Black Crimes, Inc. in June 1991 to help reduce black-on-black violence along the banks of the Savannah River. That violence continues in Augusta, the state of Georgia, the South and across the U.S. – We hope this tribute will inspire others to keep alive the dream and love of the late Barbara Thurmond

Activist and Author Barbara A. Thurmond: Standing Tall Against Violence in Hopes of Saving the Lives of Children and Stopping Violent Crimes in African American Neighborhoods in Augusta, Georgia 2012 38th National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) Conference will be … Continue reading

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Atlanta, Georgia: Please attend the July 8, 2012 Congressional Policy Briefing & Reception Dinner with Democrat and Honorable United States Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota

Congressional Policy Briefing and Reception Dinner with Honorable United States Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) on July 8, 2012 at the LouderMilk Center in Atlanta, Georgia Important Info on: United State Foreign Policy Middle-East Diplomacy International Finance http://msglobalpartners.com/introduction/congressionalbriefing Download Registration Form … Continue reading

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