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Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

As the pressure rises on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to pick a black woman as his running mate, Atlanta’s mayor has earned a national spotlight fo [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

On Wednesday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said that police department morale is down across the country, | Cl [...]

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From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

The Atlanta mayor has been balancing the dual roles of leading Georgia's largest city and serving as a key surrogate for former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after

Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

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Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday announced a series of police reform measures in the wake of Friday’s shooting death of Rayshard Brooks by a city c [...]

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Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the police chief's resignation at a Saturday afternoon news conference, and had called for the immediate firing of [...]

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Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look [...]

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News Briefs: Rental assistance; COVID-19 testing sites; GA Power donates $20k to BeltLine - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the ATLStrong Fund will invest more than $250,000 in emergency rental assistance for city residents. The funds will be dis [...]

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Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's invocation of George Floyd during a Friday bill signing ceremony.

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The Latest: Protesters take to NYC streets after curfew

- Protesters take to New York City streets after curfew, again.... - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells protesters they “matter,” urges COVID-19 tests.

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Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms already announced the termination of two of the six officers, calling bodycam footage of the incident “disturbing.”

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Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and local health officials are concerned that the ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd could cause a spike in COVID-19 [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Pointing back to President Donald Trump's "good people on both sides" remarks from the Charlottesville, Virginia protests, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms s [...]

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Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters returned to Downtown Atlanta on Sunday afternoon ahead of a 9 p.m. curfew imposed for a second night by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. MAR [...]

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Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta will be under curfew for a second night after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she would extend the lockdown in the wake of another night of violen [...]

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Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on

Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on "Face the Nation," May 31, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms that aired Sunday, May 31, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, OK on Saturday, was an "embarrassment" a [...]

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

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

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

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Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an interview that the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks began as “almost a pleasant interaction” that “didn’t [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a series of executive orders after the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, which has stirred protests and pushed the city into a bro [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a series of administrative orders Monday targeting police use of force policies following the shooting death of a [...]

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Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on Saturday that the city's police chief had submitted her resignation just hours after the fatal shooting of a bl [...]

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Task force submits final report on closure and reimagining of city jail - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Reimagining Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) Task Force has submitted its final report to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms offering options on what to do wit [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said she was "simply disgusted" by President Trump invoking George Floyd’s name Frida [...]

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No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...]

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Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Hundreds of protesters lingered on the streets of downtown Atlanta on Tuesday night ahead of another 9 p.m. curfew imposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bott [...]

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Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

As the coronavirus and protests against police brutality have swept the nation, black female mayors including Atlanta's Keisha Lance Bottoms and Chicago's Lori [...]

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Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made 64 arrests during Sunday night’s George Floyd protests, bringing the weekend total to 292. Bolstered by National Guard troop [...]

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2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

Two Atlanta police officers who were captured on video forcibly pulling a pair of college students out of their car and placing them under arrest during protes [...]

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The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s mayor says two police officers have been fired and three placed on desk duty pending review over excessive use of force during a protest in [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms accused President Donald Trump of making things worse amid the nationwide protests ove [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

One completely unexpected consequence of this week’s horrific events could be this: a President Keisha Lance Bottoms. Most of us had never heard of Mayor Botto [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Wednesday on ABC's "The View," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden would restore "moral lea [...]

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Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

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Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference in the City Hall atrium on June 15 to discuss the murder of three homeless people and to announce she was si [...]

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BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she has accepted the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields following last night’s officer-involved shooting that to [...]

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4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., Sharon Weston Broome of Baton Rouge, Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta, and Victoria Woodards of Tacoma spoke with ABC News.

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said it would be a "great symbolic gesture" for an NFL team to sign quarterback Colin [...]

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Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Guests will include Stacey Abrams, Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

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City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a fourth night, June 2, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effe [...]

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Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a third night, June 1, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effec [...]

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ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's

ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's "Face the Nation": Floyd's death reignites racial divides

This week we sat down with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump and FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.

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Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Both Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Sheilds apologized to the students publicly on Sunday.

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Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta’s mayor is worried about George Floyd protests in her city fueling the spread of the coronavirus. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a Democrat, urged protest [...]

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Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

“This is more of a systemic issue we are facing that will take time to address," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told NBC's "Meet the Press."

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BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

A defiant Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced a 9 p.m. curfew for May 30 to sunrise on May 31 and denounced outside “te [...]

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Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

As the pressure rises on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to pick a black woman as his running mate, Atlanta’s mayor has earned a national spotlight fo [...]

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

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

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

Read full article: Atlanta Mayor says 'it's hard to take' T...→
From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

The Atlanta mayor has been balancing the dual roles of leading Georgia's largest city and serving as a key surrogate for former Vice President Joe Biden.

Read full article: From city council to VP contender: the r...→
Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...]

Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→
Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a series of executive orders after the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, which has stirred protests and pushed the city into a bro [...]

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Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday announced a series of police reform measures in the wake of Friday’s shooting death of Rayshard Brooks by a city c [...]

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Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference in the City Hall atrium on June 15 to discuss the murder of three homeless people and to announce she was si [...]

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Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on Saturday that the city's police chief had submitted her resignation just hours after the fatal shooting of a bl [...]

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Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look [...]

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4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., Sharon Weston Broome of Baton Rouge, Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta, and Victoria Woodards of Tacoma spoke with ABC News.

Read full article: 4 mayors on leading their communities th...→
Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said she was "simply disgusted" by President Trump invoking George Floyd’s name Frida [...]

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Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's invocation of George Floyd during a Friday bill signing ceremony.

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Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Guests will include Stacey Abrams, Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

Read full article: Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go Fr...→
Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Hundreds of protesters lingered on the streets of downtown Atlanta on Tuesday night ahead of another 9 p.m. curfew imposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bott [...]

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Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms already announced the termination of two of the six officers, calling bodycam footage of the incident “disturbing.”

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Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a third night, June 1, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effec [...]

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Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made 64 arrests during Sunday night’s George Floyd protests, bringing the weekend total to 292. Bolstered by National Guard troop [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Pointing back to President Donald Trump's "good people on both sides" remarks from the Charlottesville, Virginia protests, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms s [...]

Read full article: Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Jus...→
Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Both Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Sheilds apologized to the students publicly on Sunday.

Read full article: Atlanta Police Department fires 2 office...→
The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s mayor says two police officers have been fired and three placed on desk duty pending review over excessive use of force during a protest in [...]

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Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta will be under curfew for a second night after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she would extend the lockdown in the wake of another night of violen [...]

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Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

“This is more of a systemic issue we are facing that will take time to address," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told NBC's "Meet the Press."

Read full article: Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm...→
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

One completely unexpected consequence of this week’s horrific events could be this: a President Keisha Lance Bottoms. Most of us had never heard of Mayor Botto [...]

Read full article: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can b...→
  • #Keisha Lance Bottoms
Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, OK on Saturday, was an "embarrassment" a [...]

Read full article: Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Dange...→
Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

On Wednesday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said that police department morale is down across the country, | Cl [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Wednesday on ABC's "The View," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden would restore "moral lea [...]

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Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an interview that the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks began as “almost a pleasant interaction” that “didn’t [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after

Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

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Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

Read full article: Atlanta mayor orders changes to police u...→
Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a series of administrative orders Monday targeting police use of force policies following the shooting death of a [...]

Read full article: Atlanta mayor orders police reforms foll...→
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Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the police chief's resignation at a Saturday afternoon news conference, and had called for the immediate firing of [...]

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BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she has accepted the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields following last night’s officer-involved shooting that to [...]

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Task force submits final report on closure and reimagining of city jail - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Reimagining Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) Task Force has submitted its final report to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms offering options on what to do wit [...]

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News Briefs: Rental assistance; COVID-19 testing sites; GA Power donates $20k to BeltLine - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the ATLStrong Fund will invest more than $250,000 in emergency rental assistance for city residents. The funds will be dis [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said it would be a "great symbolic gesture" for an NFL team to sign quarterback Colin [...]

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No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...]

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The Latest: Protesters take to NYC streets after curfew

- Protesters take to New York City streets after curfew, again.... - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells protesters they “matter,” urges COVID-19 tests.

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City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a fourth night, June 2, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effe [...]

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Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

As the coronavirus and protests against police brutality have swept the nation, black female mayors including Atlanta's Keisha Lance Bottoms and Chicago's Lori [...]

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Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and local health officials are concerned that the ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd could cause a spike in COVID-19 [...]

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ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's

ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's "Face the Nation": Floyd's death reignites racial divides

This week we sat down with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump and FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.

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2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

Two Atlanta police officers who were captured on video forcibly pulling a pair of college students out of their car and placing them under arrest during protes [...]

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Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters returned to Downtown Atlanta on Sunday afternoon ahead of a 9 p.m. curfew imposed for a second night by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. MAR [...]

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Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta’s mayor is worried about George Floyd protests in her city fueling the spread of the coronavirus. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a Democrat, urged protest [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms accused President Donald Trump of making things worse amid the nationwide protests ove [...]

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Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on

Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on "Face the Nation," May 31, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms that aired Sunday, May 31, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

A defiant Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced a 9 p.m. curfew for May 30 to sunrise on May 31 and denounced outside “te [...]

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Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

Keisha Lance Bottoms: 5 things to know about Biden's possible Democratic VP contender

As the pressure rises on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to pick a black woman as his running mate, Atlanta’s mayor has earned a national spotlight fo [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump Is a 'Danger to Our Country' -- Tulsa Rally Was an 'Embarrassment'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa, OK on Saturday, was an "embarrassment" a [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Our Police Morale 'Is Down Tenfold' - 'Streets Won't Be any Less Safe' Because of Officers Calling out

On Wednesday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said that police department morale is down across the country, | Cl [...]

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

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

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

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Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms: Biden Will Restore 'Moral Leadership' with 'Empathy for Our Communities'

Wednesday on ABC's "The View," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden would restore "moral lea [...]

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From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

From city council to VP contender: the rise of Keisha Lance Bottoms

The Atlanta mayor has been balancing the dual roles of leading Georgia's largest city and serving as a key surrogate for former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta mayor: Rayshard Brooks incident ‘didn’t have to end this way’

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an interview that the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks began as “almost a pleasant interaction” that “didn’t [...]

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Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after

Atlanta mayor orders police use-of-force changes after "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

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Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Atlanta Mayor Tightens Rules on When Police Can Use Force

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a series of executive orders after the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, which has stirred protests and pushed the city into a bro [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta mayor orders changes to police use-of-force policy, calls Rayshard Brooks shooting "murder"

Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting of Rayshard Brooks as a "murder" and said it "didn't have to end that way."

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Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta announces police reforms in wake of Rayshard Brooks shooting

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday announced a series of police reform measures in the wake of Friday’s shooting death of Rayshard Brooks by a city c [...]

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Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta mayor orders police reforms following fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a series of administrative orders Monday targeting police use of force policies following the shooting death of a [...]

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Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Bottoms holds press conference on homeless murders, signs order on police use of force - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference in the City Hall atrium on June 15 to discuss the murder of three homeless people and to announce she was si [...]

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Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta officer fired after fatal shooting of black man, police chief resigns

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the police chief's resignation at a Saturday afternoon news conference, and had called for the immediate firing of [...]

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Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta police chief resigns amid backlash over fatal shooting of black man

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on Saturday that the city's police chief had submitted her resignation just hours after the fatal shooting of a bl [...]

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BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shield resigns after officer-involved shooting - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she has accepted the resignation of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields following last night’s officer-involved shooting that to [...]

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Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

Inside Biden’s Vice-Presidential Search: Who’s on the List and Where It Stands

The search committee is conducting interviews and seeking private documents, and prospects like Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms are getting a closer look [...]

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Task force submits final report on closure and reimagining of city jail - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Reimagining Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) Task Force has submitted its final report to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms offering options on what to do wit [...]

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4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

4 mayors on leading their communities through reckoning on racial inequality

Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., Sharon Weston Broome of Baton Rouge, Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta, and Victoria Woodards of Tacoma spoke with ABC News.

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News Briefs: Rental assistance; COVID-19 testing sites; GA Power donates $20k to BeltLine - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the ATLStrong Fund will invest more than $250,000 in emergency rental assistance for city residents. The funds will be dis [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: I Was 'Simply Disgusted' at Trump Invoking George Floyd's Name

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said she was "simply disgusted" by President Trump invoking George Floyd’s name Frida [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: 'Great Symbolic Gesture' if NFL Team Signs Colin Kaepernick

Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said it would be a "great symbolic gesture" for an NFL team to sign quarterback Colin [...]

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Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor 'Disgusted' by Trump's Invocation of Floyd in Speech

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's "disgusted" by President Donald Trump's invocation of George Floyd during a Friday bill signing ceremony.

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No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...]

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Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

Guests will include Stacey Abrams, Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

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The Latest: Protesters take to NYC streets after curfew

- Protesters take to New York City streets after curfew, again.... - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells protesters they “matter,” urges COVID-19 tests.

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Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

Tear gas quickly disperses crowd in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Hundreds of protesters lingered on the streets of downtown Atlanta on Tuesday night ahead of another 9 p.m. curfew imposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bott [...]

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City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

City of Atlanta extends curfew for a fourth night ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a fourth night, June 2, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effe [...]

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Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta officers charged with assault after video of them using stun guns on black students

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms already announced the termination of two of the six officers, calling bodycam footage of the incident “disturbing.”

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Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

As the coronavirus and protests against police brutality have swept the nation, black female mayors including Atlanta's Keisha Lance Bottoms and Chicago's Lori [...]

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Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Curfew extended for a third nigh, MARTA suspends service ahead of protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has extended the curfew for a third night, June 1, ahead of planned protests in Downtown this evening. The curfew will go into effec [...]

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Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Coronavirus Update: Mayor urges testing after protest; bars and nightclubs reopen; school reopening report - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and local health officials are concerned that the ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd could cause a spike in COVID-19 [...]

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Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Police arrest 64 during Sunday protests as questions linger about 'agitators' and 'disruptors' - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made 64 arrests during Sunday night’s George Floyd protests, bringing the weekend total to 292. Bolstered by National Guard troop [...]

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ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's

ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's "Face the Nation": Floyd's death reignites racial divides

This week we sat down with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump and FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms: Trump 'Should Just Stop Talking'

Pointing back to President Donald Trump's "good people on both sides" remarks from the Charlottesville, Virginia protests, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms s [...]

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2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

2 Atlanta officers fired after deploying stun guns in arrests during George Floyd protests, mayor says

Two Atlanta police officers who were captured on video forcibly pulling a pair of college students out of their car and placing them under arrest during protes [...]

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Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Atlanta Police Department fires 2 officers for using excessive force against college students out past city curfew

Both Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Sheilds apologized to the students publicly on Sunday.

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Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters gather for a third night in Downtown ahead of 9 p.m. curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

Thousands of protesters returned to Downtown Atlanta on Sunday afternoon ahead of a 9 p.m. curfew imposed for a second night by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. MAR [...]

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The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

The Latest: Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s mayor says two police officers have been fired and three placed on desk duty pending review over excessive use of force during a protest in [...]

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Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta mayor urges George Floyd protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Atlanta’s mayor is worried about George Floyd protests in her city fueling the spread of the coronavirus. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a Democrat, urged protest [...]

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Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Mayor extends curfew after more than 150 arrested in second night of Atlanta protests - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta will be under curfew for a second night after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she would extend the lockdown in the wake of another night of violen [...]

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms to Trump: 'Just Stop Talking' -- 'He Speaks and He Makes It Worse'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms accused President Donald Trump of making things worse amid the nationwide protests ove [...]

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Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

Washington, Atlanta mayors call for calm, say 'solution is not to destroy our cities'

“This is more of a systemic issue we are facing that will take time to address," Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told NBC's "Meet the Press."

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Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on

Transcript: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on "Face the Nation," May 31, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms that aired Sunday, May 31, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms can be healer for the nation

One completely unexpected consequence of this week’s horrific events could be this: a President Keisha Lance Bottoms. Most of us had never heard of Mayor Botto [...]

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BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

BREAKING: Mayor, police chief denounce 'anarchists' and 'terrorists' who destroyed city; curfew begins at 9 p.m. - Atlanta INtown Paper

A defiant Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced a 9 p.m. curfew for May 30 to sunrise on May 31 and denounced outside “te [...]

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