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on : Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2016
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Peaceful Protestors March For Change

CTN Staff Writer

Columbus, GA--On Saturday, July 16th, Marquese “Skinny” Averett led over 100 peaceful protesters through Downtown Columbus. This event follows exactly one week to the day that Averett and NAACP President Tonza Thomas were arrested for leading another peaceful protest through Columbus. The protesters were diverse in age, race and religion. “We can’t say, ‘All Lives Matter’, until we acknowledge that, ‘All Black Lives Matter’, as well,” Averett said. Averett organized the event after a tumultuous week across the country, where he committed himself to standing in solidarity with the rest of the country against
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on : Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2016
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Cierra Competes For Miss America Crown

Who's Cierra?

Cierra Dena’e Jackson is a graduate of Spelman College where she gained her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in American Institutions and Processes. She graduated on her birthday May 18th as a member of the class of 2014. She has served as the Spelman SGA liaison to the Office of College Relations. She is also a member of the Granddaughters’ Club, an organization for women whose family members also went to Spelman College and a G.I. Bill Scholarship recipient. Miss Jackson was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and
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on : Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016
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Columbus Native Deshauna Barber Crowned Miss USA

  Las Vegas, Nevada -Miss District of Columbia USA Deshauna Barber was crowned Miss USA 2016 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this evening. The telecast
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on : Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Speaks on Historic Victory

Washington--For the first time in history, ninety-six years after women first won the right to vote, a woman will be a major party’s nominee for
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on : Saturday, 7 May, 2016
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Girls, Inc. Lego Robotics Team Members Invited to The White House Science Fair 2016

         
Washington, D.C.--Pictured are: Kayla Hamilton, Olivia Hamilton (who represented Columbus, GA) and Bill Nye “The Science Guy”
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Georgia’s Gender Wage Gap Costs the State’s Women Nearly $12 Billion Per Year, New Equal Pay Day Study Finds

If the Gap Were Closed, Georgia Women Could Afford Food for More Than One Year, Six More Months of Mortgage and Utilities, or More Than Nine Additional Months
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry to address Tuskegee University Spring Commencement

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 11, 2016) —Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The
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on : Friday, 29 Apr, 2016
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Operation HeartFirst™ Will Help Military Vets Own and Operate Their Own Franchised Gyms

Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to help military veterans open their own gyms and provide