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Top Atlanta news: Megachurch pastor apologizes for comments; food distribution events set for DeKalb

Top Atlanta news: Megachurch pastor apologizes for comments; food distribution events set for DeKalb
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By Hoodline - Published on June 18, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Atlanta.

Atlanta megachurch pastor apologizes for 'blessing of slavery' comment

The white pastor has tearfully apologized for referring to the “blessing of slavery” and for suggesting that the phrase “white privilege” could be better understood as a “white blessing.”

Read the full story on HuffPost Black Voices.

Mayor says it's hard to take Trump's handling of police reform seriously

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed the shooting death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police and the need for police reform on "The View" on Wednesday.

Read the full story on ABC News.

Former Falcons players get ready for NFL season with their Atlanta-based trainer

Players aren't expected to return to team facilities until the start of training camp, but there is still plenty of work to do.

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

DeKalb partners with Atlanta Community Food Bank for food distribution events

On Friday, community organizations plan to provide 1,200 boxes of food to DeKalb County residents.

Read the full story on Decaturish.


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