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Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE, Facing Deportation

Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, has been placed in deportation proceedings in federal immigration court.

21 Savage, the 26-year-old rapper, who has been a staple on the Atlanta rap scene for over a decade, was detained by ICE agents in a "targeted operation" this past Sunday.

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Rapper T.I.'s Plan to Revitalize the Atlanta Neighborhood Where He Grew Up

T.I. is taking charge of the community and giving it back to the people.

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In a great example of paying it forward, rapper T.I. is rebuilding his old neighborhood in the Center Hill section of Atlanta. Growing up in the area, he said the place he called home was vibrant and full of families. With the onset of drugs and businesses folding from the mid '90's to 2012, the neighborhood was devastated beyond belief.

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#BoycottHoustons: Three Black Actresses Assaulted by Off-duty Cop/Security Guard for Taking 'Too Long' in the Bathroom

Rapper T.I. revives boycott; not the first time the restaurant chain has had racism problems.

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#BoycottHoustons is spreading on social media, again, after Asia'h Sharrell Epperson, an actress on OWN-TV's "Greanleaf," and Brittany Marie Lucio and Erica Walker, also actresses, went to Houston's restaurant in Atlanta after hours to use the restroom and an officer forcefully tried to remove them from the facilities.

This isn't the first time Houston's has had a problem with Black clientele. Last year, Rapper T.I. organized a boycott of the restaurant that's now shut down on Lenox Road in Atlanta when a staffer threw out a group of Black women, he said.

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'This is America' Video at 74 Million Views in Six Days, up 8 Million Since Yesterday Afternoon

Childish Gambino's insightful, intelligent and powerful observation of our culture inspires layered analysis.

Race, gun violence and U.S. culture are explored in recording artist Childish Gambino's "This is America" music video, which has gone viral. The video has garnered more than 74 million views on YouTube since it was released on Saturday and the buzz continues to grow.

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Southern Company's Georgia Power, PulteGroup Partner for First Smart Neighborhood in Atlanta

First Phase of Pulte Homes' Altus at the Quarter Development to feature latest energy technologies.

Southern Company is No. 44 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list

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News Anchor's 'Clap Back' When Called the N-Word Is Phenomenal

"You think it's okay to call this journalist a n***er. I don't," is only part of Sharon Reed's amazing on-air reply.

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Atlanta TV journalist Sharon Reed is taking a nod from Rep. Maxine Waters and reclaiming her time.

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General Motors' Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

In 11 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 17 cities in the U.S. and Canada.

Maven, General Motors' (No. 48 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) personal mobility brand, is expanding its offerings in Atlanta from the Lyft Express Drive program to now include Maven City car sharing.At

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'Negro Season' Graffiti: Hate or Commentary?

People are divided over whether image is anti-Black or anti-police.

A piece of graffiti in Atlanta depicting Elmer Fudd dressed as a policeman, shotgun in hand, in front of a sign announcing "Negro Season," has people debating whether the graffiti is a message of hate toward Blacks or a commentary on police brutality meant to mock police as unjustified and incompetent.

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