Gwinnett officers investigating double homicide near Lawrenceville

Officers were called to Oxford Hall Drive, near Five Forks Trickum Road, shortly after 4:30 p.m., according to Detective Michael Truesdell with Gwinnett police.“Upon their arrival, they entered the home to ensure the safety of the occupants and located two deceased adult males,” Truesdell said in an emailed statement. “Detectives are still in the preliminary stages of this investigation.”n”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/GwinnettFire/status/1376236075434315776?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”OUNKH5DBVFCPHJPSLWXGDOLX24″},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”LSU2OOM4RJBRXCKFD7WE2QQT3A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Firefighters at the scene began battling the blaze, and police helped crews to ensure all of the residents had made it out of the building safely. No injuries were reported during the incident. “},{“_id”:”MWZMPRIXEVCTRIBERZWS36WFEE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Additional crews on scene checked adjoining apartments for fire extension, completed multiple searches for victims and deployed ground ladders as secondary means of egress in case of emergency,” Wilson said. The fire was brought under control in about 40 minutes, he said. “},{“_id”:”ZCBHSSJMWZDP5EYKSHNZOIAU4U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The blaze damaged two of the 14 units, but the entire building had smoke and water damage. “},{“_id”:”Z6QJMO472ZHOLNSJGLNJN6JO3E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“While only two units were significantly affected by fire, the electricity was not able to be isolated to those individual apartments,” Wilson said. “A total of 25 adults and 11 children were displaced from 13 occupied units. The American Red Cross was contacted for temporary assistance to those in need.””},{“_id”:”PYCRYE4ILZH37DTDM5N433S6GQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Investigators determined the fire started on the balcony of an apartment on the main floor, but the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. “},{“_id”:”FKXJY33GIZDSJLOIMDBPLACBWQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:””}],”display_date”:”2021-03-28T19:26:49.851Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”36 displaced due to fire at Lawrenceville apartment complex”},”first_publish_date”:”2021-03-28T19:26:49.851Z”,”taxonomy”:{“sections”:[{“path”:”/news”,”parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”_website”:”ajc”,”parent_id”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”name”:”News”,”description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta 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Only 2.5% of Georgians who’ve received the vaccine are Hispanic, although they make up about 10% of the state’s population. State officials note that race and ethnicity data of recipients is often missing or may not be supplied by the recipient.”},{“_id”:”ZW3P6JH4A5HPTMAOEG4GDX3GBA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616622986586},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Still, experts agree that community-based outreach is an important part of the drive to get as many people vaccinated as possible, and the reach of houses of worship in these communities is far and wide.”},{“_id”:”4S4QSIPJ75FAROQXK5LCAO47RM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616691420556},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In the Black and Latino communities, churches are among the first places some turn to know what is happening. People look to their church leaders for guidance, and many of their congregations include older people who are the hardest hit by COVID-19.”},{“_id”:”XCQCXJYX7RC4VG65AMICIXRVOI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616691420557},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A positive word or act of encouragement from a trusted church leader can have more impact than science or health professionals in getting skeptical people to take the vaccine. Additionally, many houses of worship have health ministries, so offering the vaccine is not a far stretch as part of their community work.”},{“_id”:”TDRUTABUBNCZJH2CGQLIKOOOAU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616538513965},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Volunteers are calling members to make sure they know about the vaccine, and can navigate websites to book appointments, and some are offering rides to vaccine sites. Churches are also partnering with drugstore chains and government health agencies to hold vaccine drives. The state health department has also worked with faith leaders to provide information about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.”},{“_id”:”O3W6T6Q5XFGGJICUNQNQ2H3JXY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616617908820},”type”:”text”,”content”:”U.S. Sen. Raphael G. 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But instead of browsing for clothes or shoes, customers could roam from vendor to vendor buying marijuana, THC edibles and prescription drugs, South Fulton Police Chief Keith Meadows told Channel 2 Action News.”},{“_id”:”USYQP7BE7JHKDFV5RO2NSTKZKA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616858732610},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“They were operating a drug superstore inside of this warehouse,” Meadows said at the scene. “Patrons would circle around to different vendors purchasing illegal drugs and narcotics.””},{“_id”:”IFTF5J4RHFG7BHZWC4XQPGBSLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616858732611},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Police detained at least 65 “shoppers” inside the illegal market along Selig Drive near Fulton Industrial Boulevard, Channel 2 reported. Authorities also seized large quantities of marijuana, pills, edibles and “lean,” a drink made with cough syrup containing codeine, Meadows said.”},{“_id”:”IXLUUQCFSBAYJDSRIT5PY6YQCA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616858732612},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Video filmed by the news station appeared to show dozens of people in handcuffs following the raid, but it wasn’t immediately clear Saturday morning what charges they face. 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Donations will be accepted Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Newnan Center, located at 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan.”},{“_id”:”HCFUS77SERBJ5MQZYFLCF3LANE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The Red Cross is also accepting donations. Call, click or text to give: visit redcross.org, call 1-800 RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.”},{“_id”:”LRB535ZH35FAJOL4KJXOD36FQ4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Storms that rolled through North Georgia late Thursday into Friday left a path of destruction, killing one person and injuring others. Most of metro Atlanta was spared from major damage, but Bartow and Polk counties ― in northwest Georgia ― and Coweta County south of Atlanta took the brunt of the impact. 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The long-term project is expected to continue each weekend through June as repairs are made in the north and southbound lanes between Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Pleasant Hill Road, GDOT officials said. “},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”NJ5K66PNGFDCDMXRELM5UVG5JQ”}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/GDOTATL/status/1375539087222915079″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”DT2N5F35NFEXXDBNTG3RHB6ZOA”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Georgia DOT ATL”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/GDOTATL/status/1375539087222915079″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/GDOTATL”,”width”:550,”html”:”Heads up! Gwinnett County…Weekend Lane Closures on Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County, Northbound and Southbound Lanes https://t.co/pKGWCXdyHj pic.twitter.com/8oPzO00qye— Georgia DOT ATL (@GDOTATL) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/GDOTATL/status/1375539087222915079″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”NJ5K66PNGFDCDMXRELM5UVG5JQ”},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”WBCF6LL7AFALXMDRHTSC43K5B4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.”},{“_id”:”L2VCAZKQ7JGZJFLFXXIW5DTV7I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”» For updated traffic information, listen to News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB and follow @ajcwsbtraffic on Twitter.”},{“_id”:”D5TTD25WPVCIPBFVNO47UJKQ3E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”» Download The Atlanta Journal-Constitution app for weather alerts on-the-go.”},{“_id”:”SLUESNQNMRCJXCMFGKENIN4EXA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:””}],”display_date”:”2021-03-27T01:58:14.483Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”SATURDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Rain-free day expected before storms return”},”first_publish_date”:”2021-03-27T01:58:14.483Z”,”taxonomy”:{“sections”:[{“path”:”/news”,”parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”_website”:”ajc”,”parent_id”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”name”:”News”,”description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”_id”:”/news”,”additional_properties”:{“original”:{“parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”BottomNav”:null,”TopNavRedesign”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”SectionMap”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”LoggedOutMenu”:null,”TopNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”ComposerNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”site”:{“site_url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/”,”section_comments_enabled”:”Yes”,”site_description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”site_title”:”Atlanta GA News | Top News Page”},”navigation”:{“nav_title”:”News”},”inactive”:false,”node_type”:”section”,”_website”:”ajc”,”name”:”News”,”Sponsor”:{“sponsor_url_open_new_tab”:”true”,”sponsor_desktop_banner”:””,”sponsor_mobile_banner”:””,”sponsor_url”:””},”_id”:”/news”,”ancestors”:{“default”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”BottomNav”:[],”TopNavRedesign”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”SectionMap”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”LoggedOutMenu”:[]},”order”:{“default”:1001,”TopNavRedesign”:1001,”SectionMap”:1015,”TopNav”:1001,”ComposerNav”:1165}}},”_website_section_id”:”ajc./news”,”type”:”section”,”version”:”0.6.0″}],”tags”:[{“text”:”breaking-news.ajc”},{“text”:”atlanta-now”},{“text”:”weather”},{“text”:”traffic”},{“text”:”cobb county”},{“text”:”gwinnett county”},{“text”:”clayton county”},{“text”:”dekalb county”},{“text”:”intown atlanta”},{“text”:”north fulton”}],”primary_section”:{“path”:”/news”,”name”:”News”}},”type”:”story”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-27T02:01:03.205Z”,”canonical_url”:”/news/saturdays-weather-traffic-rain-free-day-expected-before-storms-return/NMX5Q7RT4NA3FLH455H3STBKAM/”,”promo_items”:{“basic”:{“credits”:{“affiliation”:[{“name”:”Channel 2 Action News”,”type”:”author”}],”by”:[{“name”:”Channel 2 Action News”,”type”:”author”,”byline”:”Channel 2 Action News”}]},”subtitle”:”Saturday”,”width”:821,”type”:”image”,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/LRBFUDRQ2RD5XAXQCUEI4VTXTI.JPG”,”height”:447}},”_id”:”NMX5Q7RT4NA3FLH455H3STBKAM”},{“content_elements”:[{“_id”:”Q273SZK3KVGTDFZQVXQQE2WCOU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1593365483154},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A woman was shot to death Friday evening just outside a southwest Atlanta park, authorities said.”},{“_id”:”6WAA323ZV5FWRMPSQHZ3GKRN6U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616804662315},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Officers responded to a call about the shooting in the 2700 block of Alexandria Drive near Deerwood Park about 7 p.m. and found the woman in the street, Atlanta police spokeswoman Officer TaSheena Brown said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. “},{“_id”:”BKYQXFLQBFFOVIY22Q2TDMYVEQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Preliminary investigation indicates there were shots fired in the area before officers arrived on scene and located the victim,” Brown said in an emailed statement. “},{“_id”:”3YEZQIQ5D5H3HOHZLJDB4ENWTA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”It’s unclear what prompted the deadly shooting. Atlanta police have not released the woman’s name or identified any suspects in the case. “},{“_id”:”2AF5AUXB6NDZJPW7V4Y7BNRLBM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Friday’s shooting marks the 31st homicide Atlanta police have investigated this year and the second in less than 24 hours, authorities said. On Thursday evening, a man died after turning up at a southwest Atlanta gas station with a gunshot wound. “},{“_id”:”V4LQVUA7PRF3FC4CUROQOXCYII”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”ZNEU3ZXWEJGNXDDDY566UE6OHI”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/man-killed-in-southwest-atlanta-shooting/5DGY6FVOCNAS5HRGOS2MCWDOOI/”,”content”:”Man killed in southwest Atlanta shooting”},{“_id”:”UYWYC7EKSJALFIGGD23ZNM54VA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”There were 157 homicides in the city in 2020, the most in more than two decades. According to the latest available crime data, there have been at least 128 shootings in Atlanta since Jan. 1, a 54% increase from this time last year. “},{“_id”:”2EOFGRFCGFAR5PQWIQGLSYWEBM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Homicide detectives were called to the scene Friday evening and police said the investigation is ongoing. “},{“_id”:”Q7JVQI4K5RG5JI5FGQWUCI5CXM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”— Please return to AJC.com for updates. “}],”display_date”:”2021-03-27T00:46:01.326Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”Woman shot to death outside SW Atlanta park”},”first_publish_date”:”2021-03-27T00:46:01.326Z”,”taxonomy”:{“sections”:[{“path”:”/news”,”parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”_website”:”ajc”,”parent_id”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”name”:”News”,”description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”_id”:”/news”,”additional_properties”:{“original”:{“parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”BottomNav”:null,”TopNavRedesign”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”SectionMap”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”LoggedOutMenu”:null,”TopNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”ComposerNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”site”:{“site_url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/”,”section_comments_enabled”:”Yes”,”site_description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”site_title”:”Atlanta GA News | Top News Page”},”navigation”:{“nav_title”:”News”},”inactive”:false,”node_type”:”section”,”_website”:”ajc”,”name”:”News”,”Sponsor”:{“sponsor_url_open_new_tab”:”true”,”sponsor_desktop_banner”:””,”sponsor_mobile_banner”:””,”sponsor_url”:””},”_id”:”/news”,”ancestors”:{“default”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”BottomNav”:[],”TopNavRedesign”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”SectionMap”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”LoggedOutMenu”:[]},”order”:{“default”:1001,”TopNavRedesign”:1001,”SectionMap”:1015,”TopNav”:1001,”ComposerNav”:1165}}},”_website_section_id”:”ajc./news”,”type”:”section”,”version”:”0.6.0″}],”tags”:[{“text”:”breaking-news.ajc”},{“text”:”crime-news.ajc”},{“text”:”publicsafety.ajc”},{“text”:”atlanta-now”},{“text”:”intown atlanta”}],”primary_section”:{“path”:”/news”,”name”:”News”}},”type”:”story”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-27T00:46:01.722Z”,”canonical_url”:”/news/woman-shot-to-death-outside-sw-atlanta-park/GDMCMTFQGVAKXOQMCZL3HOMVU4/”,”promo_items”:{“basic”:{“credits”:{“affiliation”:[]},”subtitle”:”Cop car”,”width”:800,”caption”:”A woman was shot to death Friday evening outside a southwest Atlanta park, authorities said.”,”type”:”image”,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/LOO7CCLKSFFJPN6FFBVBMJJ34E.jpg”,”height”:450}},”_id”:”GDMCMTFQGVAKXOQMCZL3HOMVU4″},{“content_elements”:[{“_id”:”A72YKZBHUVDQNFCKXVPVJ7KGPQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1593365483154},”type”:”text”,”content”:”It’s not every day that metro Atlanta drivers see a horse galloping down the highway. But that’s what happened in Roswell on Friday afternoon when a trailer carrying two horses overturned in the southbound lanes of Ga. 400.”},{“_id”:”IZKBWMF6MNHOFAGCQDYETQIGH4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301009},”type”:”text”,”content”:”No people or animals were injured in the wreck, which happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. near Mansell Road, Roswell police said. A video posted to social media appears to show one of the horses running in the southbound lanes following the crash.”},{“_id”:”O4PQY62REVDEHMZQKAK6YR7QGM”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”WVZFCUWP4ZFO7JA5OFFB6JCS64″},”type”:”raw_html”,”content”:” View this post on Instagram A post shared by ATLANTA SCOOP 🍑 (@atlscoop) “},{“_id”:”3UBLFI3ASFEMJBN7HJKRQP525A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301011},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Oh wow. There is a horse running down 400,” one person wrote.”},{“_id”:”RYZ4Y62SFRDB7FE3A4G2LLTPJQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301012},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Stays in his own lane better than some of y’all,” another replied.”},{“_id”:”UCRXJCGC4JBVBAXTCELFB4NELQ”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”3LCOBBPT4ZGDZNLHGWOYMEMCAY”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/local/photos-weird-things-that-have-snarled-atlanta-traffic/SCjm1a4FEv6C2bMW261CrI/”,”content”:”More unusual things, including animals, that have snarled Atlanta traffic”},{“_id”:”GR3CMYOI7VFDTD4I3C6HIZFCIM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301013},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A photo posted by police appears to show the two horses in the grass alongside the highway after they were corralled by first responders.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616849539611}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/RoswellGAPolice/status/1375546506044973056″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”SVN3GB6MFFFHZBU5VTOOCOJ7NU”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Roswell Police”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/RoswellGAPolice/status/1375546506044973056″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/RoswellGAPolice”,”width”:550,”html”:”Two lanes of southbound GA 400 are shut down south of Mansell for an overturned horse trailer. No injuries to people or animals, but expect traffic delays while we get things cleaned up. pic.twitter.com/GhyjudQMNW— Roswell Police (@RoswellGAPolice) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/RoswellGAPolice/status/1375546506044973056″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616849539611},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”AEKXOPEVGVHAJAVK7XOEFFXRL4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301015},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Both are accounted for,” Roswell police spokesman Officer Timothy Lupo said. “One tried to make a break for it down 400 but was quickly wrangled … Never a dull moment!””},{“_id”:”N2R6SCD26ZHKDJN2QJNLEPZVBI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616797909382},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Several right lanes were blocked for hours during the afternoon commute as police cleared the crash and waited on a second horse trailer to arrive at the scene and remove the animals from the side of the highway. The southbound lanes reopened shortly before 7 p.m.”},{“_id”:”BPZ4YIJTANHS5HXNLGQSC7YMU4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616794301016},”type”:”text”,”content”:”— Staff writer Chelsea Prince contributed to this article.”}],”display_date”:”2021-03-26T23:21:32.081Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”Whoa, there! 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Investigators have not released the motorcyclist’s name or said whether any other vehicles were involved.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616800564900}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/ajcwsbtraffic/status/1375573796221026304″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”3XV6ILXEC5GVHLPPZ3HLJYVS64″,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”AJC WSB Traffic”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/ajcwsbtraffic/status/1375573796221026304″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/ajcwsbtraffic”,”width”:550,”html”:”**UPDATE** This crash investigation has CLEARED. All lanes are now open. It's going to take a bit for the I-20/eb brake lights to shake out. #ATLtraffic https://t.co/5YQIMer2cK— AJC WSB Traffic (@ajcwsbtraffic) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/ajcwsbtraffic/status/1375573796221026304″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616800564900},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”4A6WQVNREVAWHIJR6O5NQWVZFI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616800564901},”type”:”text”,”content”:”All lanes reopened just before 7 p.m., but heavy delays remain, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center. 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But they weren’t able to stay in their Mink Hollow Court home, one of many in Coweta County damaged by the storm.”},{“_id”:”RQH65KNL2NASVH4DNX6UZFZULQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616780697754},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Storms that rolled through North Georgia late Thursday into Friday left a path of destruction, killing one person and injuring others. Most of metro Atlanta was spared from major damage, but Bartow and Polk counties ― in northwest Georgia ― and Coweta County south of Atlanta took the brunt of the impact. Late Friday, the National Weather Service said it was an EF4 tornado with 170-mph winds that hit Coweta.”},{“_id”:”WD2SEGTZA5ALTDWZQAJLOWD4KQ”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”WSYLQRQVNZGDTP4OHKETOQRFIM”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”//-“,”content”:”Georgia Gov. 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Daylight gave emergency crews a look at the damage, summed up in one word: catastrophic.”},{“_id”:”WFET74HX3JDXPJCML3JRHV6EGQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616789172411},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“It’s clear it was a tornado that went through here last night,” Keith Stellman, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said late Friday morning.”},{“_id”:”2BXEBW4KUFBUTE3WGZOOKM3TYY”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”X4FET3GOFNCZXM7C6UXWMAFL4U”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/fridays-weather-traffic-north-georgia-surveys-damage-after-night-of-punishing-storms/5HFNTX7IJ5AGJKVEDFPIEOGUJU/”,”content”:”Forecasters: Multiple tornadoes may have struck parts of Georgia Thursday and Friday”},{“_id”:”R6IFKHLCLJAUTFXT3JZISYDZ6M”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1593365483154},”type”:”text”,”content”:”When their building was in the path of the storm, even 911 operators had no choice but to seek shelter.”},{“_id”:”MR3YDSH32NBJTMCRYWJ3VDEV6Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616771730459},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Coweta fire Chief Pat Wilson said Friday afternoon it was a “miracle” that only one death was reported. 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At one point, the operators themselves were in the path of the storm.”},{“_id”:”P6JX53AQWZA2JLPCNK3IIQLFFU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616773228951},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I can’t do anything if my operators aren’t safe,” Terrell said.”},{“_id”:”Y4KKLHIYANDF5OAVREUIKQHVEA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616773228952},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Neighboring counties assisted with answering 911 calls during the storm. Terrell said he was hopeful that Coweta’s emergency response system would be fully operational by late Friday.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616882977649}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/johnjspink/status/1375437022295433226″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”3A7IN7LUGRBWFI7EI2HQF6IIMU”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”John Spink”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/johnjspink/status/1375437022295433226″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/johnjspink”,”width”:550,”html”:”WEATHER UPDATE: 1 dead in Coweta County as Georgia surveys storm damage – https://t.co/SQaUUWV4er #Coweta #Newnan pic.twitter.com/pCT0AJ8H2B— John Spink (@johnjspink) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/johnjspink/status/1375437022295433226″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616882977649},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”NFUNZWQAGVB3HDPRNC6DT7HHIA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616769900075},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The American Red Cross was also called in and a makeshift shelter was set up at Evans Middle School for those whose homes were damaged, Terrell said. Three families were at the school Friday afternoon, he said.”},{“_id”:”IAYZMS5WRJEYPHGNQX2KWOQYRU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616787344831},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Outside Wright’s house, neighbors checked on each other after the tornado rolled through. She was relieved her neighbors weren’t injured. Wright said a friend had offered her and her children a place to stay temporarily.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616882977652}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/govkemp/status/1375482503402827783?s=21″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”2YW6FNICSJAEJPOTP3X77XQR3M”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Governor Brian P. Kemp”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/GovKemp/status/1375482503402827783″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/GovKemp”,”width”:550,”html”:”Tomorrow, I’ll visit Coweta County to survey the damage from last night’s storms and offer state aid to the local community. We continue to pray for the families who are facing tragic loss of life in Georgia and neighboring states.— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/govkemp/status/1375482503402827783?s=21″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616882977652},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”ZXJLQXFWWVECJKNY5W3XGPIYZI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616777731274},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I know a lot of people lost materialistic things,” Wright said. “But at the end of the day, as long as everyone is still breathing, that is what matters.””},{“_id”:”TYMFPZ7H3RGE7KD4U62RHZLGNI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616769900078},”type”:”text”,”content”:”— Staff writer Chelsea Prince and photojournalist Christina Matacotta contributed to this article.”},{“_id”:”2QXXJOSBTFENLC4YKZOH4NKDZI”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”THUX3RNYKNA53LAOAYEHMUKJ7M”},”type”:”divider”},{“_id”:”UF725JMHQ5DKXIOMMAI26565KM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616765868253},”type”:”text”,”content”:”HOW TO HELP”},{“_id”:”XULM4ECTLVHJ5E6XYQLP5IDONQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616787344841},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The Newnan Police Department said Friday it was overwhelmed by the donations of water and non-perishable food items. Donations will be accepted Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Newnan Center, located at 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan.”},{“_id”:”KUA47IKMUNE2JB2FAV3QF4JH74″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616790659511},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The Red Cross is also accepting donations. 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It’s constantly being said; it’s not just black people who say it…it’s a term of endearment.””},{“_id”:”B4C5QWUSNVFX5JDEBN5523APKU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616780302543},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Denaro gaining the nickname “Bagel Karen” is in line with several women who have been recorded during the last few years confronting mainly Black people in instances that seem to be steeped in privilege and entitlement. An example is when Amy Cooper, also a New Yorker, called the police on a Black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash. She told police he had threatened her life. That turned out to be untrue. 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Far from it. They were also regular, everyday white people — small business owners, students, employees — who were ready to overturn an election because they thought their candidate needed to stay in office.”},{“_id”:”NACNCGH5QNFBLPYB7F75AKUINE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435418},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That’s something white Americans must wrestle with, as Chesnut sees it. Trouble is, he’s not particularly optimistic, based on his experience doing anti-racist work. Most white people he meets are surprised that a white man would even talk about race as much as he does.”},{“_id”:”WLPKZA44AJEVVPBPGHDBPTGUKM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435419},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I don’t know if white people have learned how to be in a multiracial democracy,” Chesnut says. “White supremacy is destroying us, too, and I don’t think we talk enough about that.””},{“level”:2,”_id”:”SZF4IH2WQZB4TBUILNKNUFI6QQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616772034032},”type”:”header”,”content”:”Survey finds race is not significant to most white people”},{“_id”:”BF37NR2LUVDA3AJEPLSG6YTWV4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435420},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Or about much having to do with whiteness. In 2019, a Pew Research Center survey found that just 15% of white people considered being white either extremely or very important to how they think about themselves. 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She says it was an expression of political frustration, and that the supremacist presence was a small fringe that does not represent conservatives.”},{“_id”:”2GNVR6DWFZHPVODEDAMSQCBZ6Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435423},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But she acknowledges the criticism that white conservatives face by not being willing to have a conversation about race.”},{“_id”:”AYWFS5GKPFB5FGOUQY5FFU7BMQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435424},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I believe there will be assumptions made about them, and their voices will not be heard and the assumptions will be the narrative,” she says.”},{“_id”:”ABM7IC2RVZDEXBVHGU7NRVJX5Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435425},”type”:”text”,”content”:”High-profile events driven by racists also impede conversation. When white Americans have emphasized their racial identity in ways viewed as threatening — such as during the Capitol insurrection or the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia — it makes white people in general more reluctant to acknowledge white as their racial identifier, Jardina says.”},{“_id”:”MM57S5BT65AAHA62DIMMGLZQFY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435426},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“The more we associate people storming the Capitol and waving Confederate flags with white identity and white supremacy, with a capital W and a capital S, the more we’ll find that many white Americans are going to back away from this,” she says.”},{“_id”:”4M26G3QLXBGMXJG5UVWDCDUPGY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435427},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That avoidance is precisely the problem, says the Rev. 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Which, many say, it does.”},{“_id”:”2QHUTBDHMJHGRDPDST7GB33N7Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435430},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I think it’s on us,” Chorley says. “We as white people need to be gathering up our white people.””},{“_id”:”RRGLRGZVVFGFFF3JP3X5YFJWZQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435431},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But getting white Americans to genuinely wrestle with these issues, Jardina says, will be a struggle.”},{“_id”:”AOOCYHWQPNBCNEIMHTO2533NJE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616770435432},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Are white people willing to confront and have a conversation about the extent to which white racial prejudice and white racism, and the desire to maintain white power in the United States, is part of our political process?” she asks. “I’d say that for the majority of white people, the answer is no, they’re not ready to have that conversation.””}],”display_date”:”2021-03-26T15:06:59.164Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”In a country founded on whiteness, how do you address the white elephant in the room?”},”first_publish_date”:”2021-03-26T15:06:59.164Z”,”taxonomy”:{“sections”:[{“path”:”/news”,”parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”_website”:”ajc”,”parent_id”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”name”:”News”,”description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”_id”:”/news”,”additional_properties”:{“original”:{“parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”BottomNav”:null,”TopNavRedesign”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”SectionMap”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”LoggedOutMenu”:null,”TopNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”ComposerNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”site”:{“site_url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/”,”section_comments_enabled”:”Yes”,”site_description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”site_title”:”Atlanta GA News | Top News Page”},”navigation”:{“nav_title”:”News”},”inactive”:false,”node_type”:”section”,”_website”:”ajc”,”name”:”News”,”Sponsor”:{“sponsor_url_open_new_tab”:”true”,”sponsor_desktop_banner”:””,”sponsor_mobile_banner”:””,”sponsor_url”:””},”_id”:”/news”,”ancestors”:{“default”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”BottomNav”:[],”TopNavRedesign”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”SectionMap”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”LoggedOutMenu”:[]},”order”:{“default”:1001,”TopNavRedesign”:1001,”SectionMap”:1015,”TopNav”:1001,”ComposerNav”:1165}}},”_website_section_id”:”ajc./news”,”type”:”section”,”version”:”0.6.0″}],”tags”:[{“text”:”ccd”},{“text”:”natworld.ajc”},{“text”:”ccd-st”},{“text”:”ccd-ap”},{“text”:”georgia-news.ajc”},{“text”:”ajc-sepia”}],”primary_section”:{“path”:”/news”,”name”:”News”}},”type”:”story”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-26T15:22:49.317Z”,”canonical_url”:”/news/in-a-country-founded-on-whiteness-how-do-you-address-the-white-elephant-in-the-room/QONXOYQS7JAWRLOVN7BPJDVHAA/”,”promo_items”:{“basic”:{“promo_image”:{“url”:”https://d1fegwn2wjh0cs.cloudfront.net/12-14-2020/t_b89bc592f4da4857b2338c95643d0440_name_7e2627c1bc2e4507bd04f1dac875af7e”},”credits”:{},”headlines”:{“basic”:”Loeffler disavows photo taken with longtime white supremacist”},”type”:”video”,”promo_items”:{“basic”:{“caption”:”Loeffler disavows photo taken with longtime white supremacist”,”type”:”image”,”url”:”https://d1fegwn2wjh0cs.cloudfront.net/12-14-2020/t_b89bc592f4da4857b2338c95643d0440_name_7e2627c1bc2e4507bd04f1dac875af7e”}}}},”_id”:”QONXOYQS7JAWRLOVN7BPJDVHAA”},{“content_elements”:[{“_id”:”2JW5NVFCRVG7HKBGA342PIVNAU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1594851690744},”type”:”text”,”content”:”With the seemingly innocuous act of knocking on Gov. Brian Kemp’s door, Georgia Rep. Park Cannon found herself in handcuffs Thursday and almost immediately in the national spotlight for her protest of the Kemp-signed election law bill that will limit absentee voting and affect other aspects of voting in Georgia.”},{“_id”:”OKPSIQK3SJFQTDT4CVZH34MQ2Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616768731548},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Some have viewed the new Republican-backed law as a direct response to Georgia’s growing political leanings to the left, which many conservatives after the presidential election attributed to voter fraud. Kemp signing Senate Bill 202, considered a legislative measure to suppress votes, apparently led Cannon to knock on the governor’s chamber doors Thursday right as he was announcing his support of the bill. 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Several people can be heard asking “what did she do?” and “why are you arresting her?” in the video capturing her arrest.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880269}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/AriBerman/status/1375221522307104773?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”FTBBYHZBFFCSJC45PUQ3T4U2BY”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Ari Berman”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/AriBerman/status/1375221522307104773″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/AriBerman”,”width”:550,”html”:”This is insane: Georgia Dem rep @Cannonfor58 was arrested for trying to watch Brian Kemp sign new voter suppression bill. Look at how she is treated by police. This is straight out of Jim Crow pic.twitter.com/zRpMWumbkQ— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) March 25, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/AriBerman/status/1375221522307104773?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880269},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”7LZB46QOHJFYBAJGOMFVTUS35Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616768731552},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A voice can be heard stating that the bill that Kemp signed is voter suppression. The anger and frustration of the voices caught on camera resonated across the country. “},{“_id”:”OBJ3E6T74FHD7DMHZ7GAMNG5EY”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”GKB33LJNWVD2FLPWPL2DJ6B25Q”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/politics/georgia-representative-arrested-after-governor-signs-elections-bill/OTVKYHMIYBHRBOVYY5M6HRIVYI/”,”content”:”Georgia representative arrested after governor signs elections bill”},{“_id”:”Y3DGJICIS5EGFLP5RETEHNKZ6E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Georgia’s controversial voting law changes have become a part of the national political conversation that has centered on whether the bill’s development and success are an affront to the Black vote or the Democratic vote, both which grew exponentially in the 2020 election. The images of Cannon’s arrest, which were captured by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Alyssa Pointer, have sparked national and international response.”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880271}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/ATillmanBester/status/1375443143257116683?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”XOISHZIYJVD75FT4HX2K35S4BI”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Alfreda Tillman Bester”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/ATillmanBester/status/1375443143257116683″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/ATillmanBester”,”width”:550,”html”:”WHY did these #MONSTERS handcuff #ParkCannon @Cannonfor58, a Black #StateRepresentative, & force her to WALK BACKWARDS? Looks like DELIBERATE gratuitous #MaximumHUMILIATION & #ABUSEofAuthority! #FALSEImprisonment! https://t.co/POLCranhMm— Alfreda Tillman Bester (@ATillmanBester) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/ATillmanBester/status/1375443143257116683?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880271},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880272}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/CopticDisco/status/1375431750453723137?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”I52ATB2PRJBP5KBVFYP5XNJPZ4″,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Rep. Soundman”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/CopticDisco/status/1375431750453723137″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/CopticDisco”,”width”:550,”html”:”Rep. #ParkCannon up next.#GoodTrouble https://t.co/7xLrKBuBIc— Rep. Soundman (@CopticDisco) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/CopticDisco/status/1375431750453723137?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880272},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880273}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/BrendenWRensink/status/1375441966238814213?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”ON5J3LM2BNE47C6RJXWQLSKFGE”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Brenden W. Rensink 📚”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/BrendenWRensink/status/1375441966238814213″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/BrendenWRensink”,”width”:550,”html”:”World: This is not a good look.Georgia GOP: "What's not a good look?"World: *gestures broadly* #VoterSuppression #VotingRights #ParkCannon #JimCrow #ForThePeople #ForThePeopleAct #VotingRightsAct #GeorgiaGOP #GeorgiaRepublicans #GovernorKemp https://t.co/lnIOnvLon8 pic.twitter.com/SHnnlCsVAT— Brenden W. Rensink 📚 (@BrendenWRensink) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/BrendenWRensink/status/1375441966238814213?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880273},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880274}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/straycatstyle/status/1375439576177598470?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”B5SMV55LNVD3JBMHF256MVN2RQ”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Rubber band man”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/straycatstyle/status/1375439576177598470″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/straycatstyle”,”width”:550,”html”:”@BrianKempGA couldn't look Rep. @Parkcannon in the eye while he signed away Black voting rights, so they had her arrested instead.— Rubber band man (@straycatstyle) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/straycatstyle/status/1375439576177598470?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880274},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“subtype”:”twitter”,”referent”:{“referent_properties”:{“additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880275}},”provider”:”https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=”,”service”:”oembed”,”id”:”https://twitter.com/hardcorehangout/status/1375349679236521987?s=20″,”type”:”twitter”},”_id”:”S2HIEOHKSBABLJJMAGUTCLR7FE”,”raw_oembed”:{“author_name”:”Gerard Courcy”,”cache_age”:”3153600000″,”provider_url”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”twitter”,”version”:”1.0″,”url”:”https://twitter.com/hardcorehangout/status/1375349679236521987″,”author_url”:”https://twitter.com/hardcorehangout”,”width”:550,”html”:”Shocking and disgusting. #ParkCannon was acting legally and appropriately. This shows how desperate Republicans are to win back Georgia, by whatever meanshttps://t.co/sWhwpDeUyJ— Gerard Courcy (@hardcorehangout) March 26, 2021nn”,”_id”:”https://twitter.com/hardcorehangout/status/1375349679236521987?s=20″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:1616772880275},”provider_name”:”Twitter”,”height”:null},”type”:”oembed_response”},{“_id”:”5NDNCSV6DNASZNZQ36LOYMU44A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616768731558},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Atlanta attorney Gerald Griggs has reportedly said he plans on representing Cannon in order to get her released.”},{“_id”:”5JZ7F2R2LND6NJVVQON3ZTMQLY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616768731559},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I’m concerned that this happened,” he said Thursday. “I’ll fight to get her released.””},{“_id”:”LHNNIEEWMZEEXF337HY7R76XB4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Tamara Stevens, an activist who was with Cannon, said she wasn’t being disrespectful or causing a disturbance.”},{“_id”:”DW2SJZOPJ5DYHCAKLEK2HOZ66Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[]},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“She knew he was signing a bill that would affect all Georgians — why would he hide behind closed doors? This isn’t a monarchy,” Stevens said. “You have a women of color fighting for the rights of Georgians and they arrested her for knocking on the door because she wanted to witness our governor sign the bill.””},{“_id”:”7XACNFH4WNFGPEGCGNHZGCKBBY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616768731560},”type”:”text”,”content”:””}],”display_date”:”2021-03-26T14:06:18.106Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”#GoodTrouble | Nation responds to Rep. 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Park Cannon (D-Atlanta) is escorted out of the Georgia Capitol by Georgia state troopers after being asked to stop knocking on a door that led to Gov. Brian Kemp’s office while Kemp was signing SB 202 behind closed doors on day 38 of the legislative session. 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Investigators have not determined if the shooting was racially motivated, but they have not ruled it out.”},{“_id”:”OSNMC5XJXVFPDAJHKMKPHXDB2E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616628109467},”type”:”text”,”content”:”During a visit to Atlanta a few days after the shootings, both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris condemned the racism and xenophobia that have factored into the crimes. Biden also urged Congress to pass a law protecting people victimized by hate crimes during the pandemic.”},{“_id”:”A7APUEHUV5F6PJMPZMFWVP4N6I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616628109468},”type”:”text”,”content”:”One week later, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution spoke with members of the Asian community shopping in Chamblee and Doraville about their thoughts on the shootings, the motivation behind them and whether they have experienced hateful incidents during the pandemic.”},{“_id”:”EJ5CBZVWMJCCJPPORFGCW2TCOQ”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”V7637EBB55GZDDCMIDCG3TEKTI”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-news/asians-have-long-complex-history-navigating-georgias-racial-divides/NRVZTWMT2ZGLFCUPEEB2XKQMMQ/”,”content”:”Asians have long, complex history navigating Georgia’s racial divides”},{“_id”:”DGSFNERQG5FBPAB7MDTJ5K5QHI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580024},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Catherine Binuya, a higher education administrator from Tucker, believes it is impossible to separate the racial identity of the victims from the acts of violence Robert Aaron Long is accused of committing.”},{“_id”:”AVINRUT6CVFKVKJAHNS5WIFYT4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703787517},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Long, 21, has been charged with eight counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”copyright”:”2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”address”:{“locality”:”Chamblee”,”region”:”GA”},”caption”:”Catherine Binuya, of Tucker, says, “I know friends and relatives that have been targeted, who have been victims of assault, who receive verbal threats, in terms of being identified in those communities as Asians and individuals not wanting them to be present there.” (Hyosub Shin / [email protected])”,”source”:{“system”:”AJC Freelancer”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”edit_url”:”https://ajc.arcpublishing.com/photo/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ”,”source_type”:”wires”,”source_id”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS15.jpg”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[“605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″],”seo_keywords”:[“AJC Freelancer”]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”custom”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”category”:”wires”},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“by”:[{“name”:”HYOSUB SHIN / AJC”,”type”:”author”}]},”subtype”:”Wires”,”subtitle”:”Asian Voices”,”width”:4013,”_id”:”RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/_788epw7hj779ms1CYAuoiwfF4M=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”iptc_source”:”AJC”,”comments”:[],”iptc_job_identifier”:”605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″,”keywords”:[“asian”,”AJC Freelancer”,”Spas shooting”,”Asian Voices”],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/_788epw7hj779ms1CYAuoiwfF4M=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”takenOn”:”2021-03-24T16:57:46Z”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/_788epw7hj779ms1CYAuoiwfF4M=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/b1i1_P4zWPONZxaMAo_8K5yCjqM=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/RNQYDSPISXZFTMHYREPEGKUFXQ.jpg”,”version”:2,”originalName”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS15.jpg”,”mime_type”:”image/jpeg”,”restricted”:false,”galleries”:[],”_id”:”WOBWM4AUZVHPDPUF4UNEH42SU4″,”iptc_title”:”staff”},”created_date”:”2021-03-25T14:36:08Z”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-25T20:26:30Z”,”slug”:”AAJC 032821 ASIAN VOICES”,”height”:2820},{“_id”:”VKE2UJB3BNCGDG3VKGTUJRVZEE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580025},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The March shootings have made Binuya and her family hyperaware of their environment and surroundings. They have begun to mentally and emotionally prepare to respond or react to any instances of anti-Asian hatred, Binuya said, while shopping in Chamblee this week.”},{“_id”:”EOU4UYCRCVFWLPMTUYQVNXPGGM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580026},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I know friends and relatives that have been targeted, who have been victims of assault, who receive verbal threats, in terms of being identified in those communities as Asians and individuals not wanting them to be present there,” said Binuya, 49.”},{“_id”:”57USZCEWBVDMFCA2UWCPXQT77Y”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”3QWIGZXIRZHCFJZ2QOYXDHKBM4″},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/full-coverage-of-the-atlanta-spa-shootings/2HVFAYBFTVA7TFY7H3SEVBP2HU/”,”content”:”Full coverage of the Atlanta spa shootings”},{“_id”:”YYABMIG23JF2TPUIFCMASH7ZP4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616761126159},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The increase of assaults against the Asian community within the past year has led people to speak out against injustices more than they were before, Binuya said.”},{“_id”:”54QLLNQP3VAETIZBH32I4IHZOE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580028},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Traditionally the stereotype of the Asian community has been that of a silent minority, she said. “The expectation that we stay silent has been a detriment in terms of being recognized within the community here. People expect us to not stand up for ourselves, but we absolutely have to because we are part of the fabric of this community, from centuries back in history.””},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”copyright”:”2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”address”:{“locality”:”Doraville”,”region”:”GA”},”caption”:”A poster for the Stop Anti-Asian rally is taped up outside Sweet Hut Bakery Cafe in Asian Square Plaza in Doraville. Nationwide, the group Stop AAPI Hate recorded almost 3,800 hate incidents against Asian Americans between March 2020 and February of this year. 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People have called her racial slurs and have made snide remarks about her identity, but she has never experienced violence.”},{“_id”:”EVGDA2LQENELTIJL2J5XYZG5YE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580030},”type”:”text”,”content”:”As for the spa shootings, she believes the link between the racial identities of the victims and the actions for which Long is accused was coincidental. Long was mentally disturbed, she said.”},{“_id”:”ULTEKFD755GHRMYQDTK2TIY7RQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580031},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“The massage parlor just happened to have Asian workers,” said Krall, 75, a retired public health worker living in Gwinnett County. “Unfortunately they got shot, but in my heart, I don’t believe that he targeted them. If they were white workers or Black workers, he would still shoot them.””},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”copyright”:”2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”address”:{“locality”:”Doraville”,”region”:”GA”},”caption”:”Retired business owner Chung Mee Woo, who lives in Kennesaw, believes Robert Aaron Long’s sex addiction and mental health were the only motives for the shootings he is charged with carrying out. “He had an anger management issue. It was his personal problem that motivated it,” she said. 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It was his personal problem that motivated it,” she said.”},{“_id”:”NXRWXBO3JVBMNLRG64GQ6R2YLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580049},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Woo, 79, who immigrated to the United States from South Korea when she was 4 years old, said she has never experienced racism firsthand and has not received different treatment during the pandemic. Koreans live a simple life, she said, and everyone has been very kind.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”copyright”:”2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”address”:{“locality”:”Doraville”,”region”:”GA”},”caption”:”Suwanee business owner Sean Kim is hesitant to identify the shootings as a hate crime. He thinks mental health played a significant role in the suspect’s actions because “one doesn’t walk in and shoot somebody like a rabbit.” (Hyosub Shin / [email protected])”,”source”:{“system”:”AJC Freelancer”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”edit_url”:”https://ajc.arcpublishing.com/photo/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q”,”source_type”:”wires”,”source_id”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS13.jpg”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[“605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″],”seo_keywords”:[“AJC Freelancer”]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”custom”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”category”:”wires”},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“by”:[{“name”:”HYOSUB SHIN / AJC”,”type”:”author”}]},”subtype”:”Wires”,”subtitle”:”Asian Voices”,”width”:5073,”_id”:”LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/48d97Q-HfUYWxJ8f2ixMfKKY34I=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”iptc_source”:”AJC”,”comments”:[],”iptc_job_identifier”:”605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″,”keywords”:[“asian”,”AJC Freelancer”,”Spas shooting”,”Asian Voices”],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/48d97Q-HfUYWxJ8f2ixMfKKY34I=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”takenOn”:”2021-03-24T18:17:53Z”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/48d97Q-HfUYWxJ8f2ixMfKKY34I=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/wgBM3wwumUlwmPIDcNl6sY8DgYM=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/LRMFZDDPDCG2T7ESJMTRSROK4Q.jpg”,”version”:2,”originalName”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS13.jpg”,”mime_type”:”image/jpeg”,”restricted”:false,”galleries”:[],”_id”:”R6M55VODE5GBLG5C6MQ72SEVMY”,”iptc_title”:”staff”},”created_date”:”2021-03-25T14:36:05Z”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-25T20:26:30Z”,”slug”:”AAJC 032821 ASIAN VOICES”,”height”:3468},{“_id”:”FJMM3H4CR5BUTAFFC7DDKL77QI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580034},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Suwanee business owner Sean Kim is also hesitant to identify the shootings as a hate crime. He thinks mental health played a significant role in the suspect’s actions because “one doesn’t walk in and shoot somebody like a rabbit.””},{“_id”:”WT56VCHUU5AM7B33OD26F24RC4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580035},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The shootings affected Kim personally — he drives by one of the spas on his commute to work every day, and he has stopped by to drop off flowers in remembrance of the victims.”},{“_id”:”3MTWH2FD2FF3BI5Z7JGZQQJN6A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580036},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Xenophobia toward the Asian community hasn’t necessarily intensified since the start of the pandemic because that racist behavior has always existed in the United States, said Kim, 42. People will always hate certain groups of people — the pandemic just brought this behavior to light.”},{“_id”:”3CFY3U3EJ5CSJIWKA554JXHZ4A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580037},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“We live with (racism), we just pass by because where we’re from has more hardship, so we say it’s worse over there, we should be happy with this,” Kim said.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”copyright”:”2021 Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”address”:{“locality”:”Chamblee”,”region”:”GA”},”caption”:”From the information she’s read so far, Ember Lei, of Kennesaw, believes the shootings were racially motivated. “People coop up during the pandemic, they have no place to release themselves, and this is not right,” Lei said. “They might take some stupid actions that hurt themselves and hurt people too.” (Hyosub Shin / [email protected])”,”source”:{“system”:”AJC Freelancer”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”edit_url”:”https://ajc.arcpublishing.com/photo/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY”,”source_type”:”wires”,”source_id”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS09.jpg”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[“605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″],”seo_keywords”:[“AJC Freelancer”]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”custom”,”name”:”AJC Freelancer”,”category”:”wires”},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“by”:[{“name”:”HYOSUB SHIN / AJC”,”type”:”author”}]},”subtype”:”Wires”,”subtitle”:”Asian Voices”,”width”:5813,”_id”:”2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/6FaYjeHoMWkFGUVs2A7kE2uhhS8=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”iptc_source”:”AJC”,”comments”:[],”iptc_job_identifier”:”605a27dedacebf2d790629a2″,”keywords”:[“asian”,”AJC Freelancer”,”Spas shooting”,”Asian Voices”],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/6FaYjeHoMWkFGUVs2A7kE2uhhS8=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”takenOn”:”2021-03-24T17:12:48Z”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/6FaYjeHoMWkFGUVs2A7kE2uhhS8=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/7WJCcaQPGlhfPIeoe2CN5Yk8lcc=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/2KR4I3LZEHU4XJEIXLBZCXPYRY.jpg”,”version”:2,”originalName”:”s3://ajc-arc-photo-integration/Freelancer/032821 ASIAN VOICES HS09.jpg”,”mime_type”:”image/jpeg”,”restricted”:false,”galleries”:[],”_id”:”LRN7NVZVLFBSFBP2Q43FITV574″,”iptc_title”:”staff”},”created_date”:”2021-03-25T14:35:56Z”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-25T20:26:30Z”,”slug”:”AAJC 032821 ASIAN VOICES”,”height”:3966},{“_id”:”EGSQKO3Y2FCYZIZWILEGJZG7BU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616681580040},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Ember Lei has lived in the United States for 20 years, and did not experience racism firsthand until a real estate lawyer came into a business she worked in and asked her if she’d traveled to China at the start of the pandemic.”},{“_id”:”CUNRE7UUFFEK5I2FZRDEX6XMXM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616710454136},”type”:”text”,”content”:”She credits former President Donald Trump’s frequent description of COVID-19 as “the China virus” for people acting on false beliefs about the Asian community. The spa shootings are another example of that, said Lei, 48, a housewife in Kennesaw. From the information she’s read so far, Lei believes the shootings were racially motivated.”},{“_id”:”RRZVLVSISRDY7DOESHH77SN5IU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616710454137},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The group Stop AAPI Hate recorded almost 3,800 hate incidents across the country against Asian Americans between March 2020 and February. 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These misconceptions are fueling the rising anti-Asian sentiment, and Cheng believes Asian Americans need to begin speaking up for themselves.”},{“_id”:”KF4KLQ7CJBAAXGOFEYAQWATCXM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616710454142},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Cheng is a high school student in Los Angeles and founder of the Chinese American Volunteering Association. He was in Atlanta visiting this week. Cheng is adamant that the spa shootings were a part of a larger problem of violent crimes against the Asian community since the start of the pandemic. 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Of that, some $5 billion is slated to go to disadvantaged farmers, about a quarter of whom are Black.”},{“_id”:”ARFGVNIP4VBNVHE52PGQNUQRGE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616699358955},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“You’ve got this systemic racism that basically put these people behind and they’ve never caught up,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “This is the beginning of addressing that issue.””},{“_id”:”AWUKUTPTYVEOXNWFNFURE6BQCY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615911732686},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Most of the money will go toward covering outstanding debt and offering training, education and technical assistance. A racial equity commission also will be formed to root out discrimination at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And historically Black colleges and land grant universities will receive financial support for research and education.”},{“_id”:”LQKXGHTP3VCSXNK6CHFOCHT6CY”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”CC4BGKEH6ZE73FV6ICY3OKM7TA”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”From 2018: Black farmers in Georgia reclaiming agricultural roots”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/blog/talk-town/black-farmers-georgia-reclaiming-agricultural-roots/WM20O5kYme6c7MtsCjgSnL/”},{“_id”:”VEL6B3RA6RG6FBCMUDGIGL4KEQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615909666315},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“There has been discrimination,” said U.S. Rep. David Scott, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. “And, while we have to be able to provide the money to pay down the debts, we also have to provide the training and support so they do not fall into this situation anymore.””},{“_id”:”CQBXMQLIHZGCLGIRR5W3UZPKUA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615931927469},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That involves teaching minority farmers how to recognize and understand the discriminatory practices that have hurt them, Scott said, “so they can make money and have the same doors open in the marketplace to sell their products as the white farmers do.””},{“level”:2,”_id”:”EZQLOMMDIRBXTD3S2GU4WIMTIQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:”QCEFME524BGQPFT3QE67WAW64Y”},”type”:”header”,”content”:”Righting century-old wrongs”},{“_id”:”TTQ4EX3425ANBKZNTYDOOW3K6U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615908343707},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Throughout Georgia, Black farmers are hailing the legislation as groundbreaking. For many, the financial boost could mean the difference in failing or surviving.”},{“_id”:”XLH5D6NH5RB6TMYKHNJ5YW6K3U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615931927474},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Under the Trump administration, the billions of dollars in bailout money meant to help farmers suffering from the effects of the trade war with China primarily went to large operators, most of whom are white, according to USDA data. And Secretary Vilsack said Black farmers got only a tiny fraction — 0.1% — of Trump’s coronavirus relief for American farmers.”},{“_id”:”FNHNV6D3BRHMXIY3TSLGA2J3XY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615909666321},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Black farmers don’t want and need another loan,” said 67-year-old Alford Greenlee, who farms 52 acres in Dougherty County. “Letting farmers understand the difference between a loan and a forgiveness loan is important because most of us are struggling already.””},{“_id”:”TTQ4EX3425ANBKZNTYDOOW3K6U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615908343707},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The legislation represents a step toward righting century-old wrongs, advocates for Black farmers say.”},{“_id”:”IOXKZLEM5BDGXME5XP6ZGSZZF4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615908343710},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But not everyone is pleased.”},{“_id”:”ADOK7QK4VZHK5FENY3UOKTHSUE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615908343711},”type”:”text”,”content”:”No Republican voted for Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. And U.S. Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Athens, said the specific aid to disadvantaged farmers is racist.”},{“_id”:”LITUCTYK5BGVRK7EQRE6QL4OPI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1615908343712},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“This provision should be a clear violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,” Clyde railed in a speech on the House floor. “It is shameful and, in my opinion, illegal. I cannot justify conditioning relief aid based on race and ethnicity. This is not equality under the law. Federal aid dollars should be colorblind.””},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”address”:{“locality”:”Fort Valley”,”region”:”Gerogia”},”caption”:”Ralph Noble, dean of the College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology at Fort Valley State University stands near rows of peach trees on the university’s farmland in Fort Valley. 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One man appeared to be wearing white and black sneakers and the other wore gray pants and a black hoodie, according to Atlanta police. They were last seen in a silver Nissan Sentra that was built between 2014 and 2017.”},{“_id”:”LXVKOJAOWFAAPDEDZDMECC36DQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616713124410},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A $2,000 reward has been offered for information leading to arrests in the case. Anyone who recognizes the suspects or knows their whereabouts is asked to contact Atlanta police. 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Officers took Marley into custody as he left the bathroom and discovered six guns in his possession, authorities said.”},{“_id”:”YRNFVTVJFBG2ZBMAUCDQF7UPS4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154896},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“As I was walking through the left front door and entered the store, the accused was coming around the corner from the restroom from a few feet away from me,” the officer wrote, adding that Marley appeared surprised when he realized police were closing in on him with their guns drawn. “I immediately ordered the accused to put his hands up and don’t move, to which he complied.””},{“_id”:”GLQNMRULRNHBPOMTGP7MDK4EQA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154897},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The weapons seized included an AR-15, a 12-gauge shotgun, four handguns and several magazines. All six guns were loaded and had rounds in the chambers, authorities said. The handguns — three semi-automatic pistols and a chrome revolver — were concealed on his person, according to police. The long guns were found inside a bag.”},{“_id”:”CQB3EJJPZJG25IJHNQBRWI7RMI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154898},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Russell, the witness who spotted Marley in the bathroom, told Channel 2 Action News the man was wearing a white T-shirt and black pants. At the time of his arrest, however, the Atlanta man was wearing body armor, police said. A ski mask was also recovered at the scene.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Police said the man took a rifle, a shotgun, four handguns and several magazines inside the Atlantic Station Publix.”,”source”:{“system”:”photo center”,”name”:”AJC”,”edit_url”:”https://ajc.arcpublishing.com/photo/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ”,”source_type”:”staff”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”reference”,”reference_id”:”8aec2b8c-455c-4816-903d-79fc8fdf8019″},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“affiliation”:[{“name”:”Atlanta Police Department”,”type”:”author”}],”by”:[{“name”:”Atlanta Police Department”,”type”:”author”,”byline”:”Atlanta Police Department”}]},”subtitle”:”Weapons”,”width”:992,”creditIPTC”:”Atlanta Police Department”,”_id”:”HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/BEpM9ubtDlEy14SMrdswzn4dNck=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”owner”:”[email protected]”,”comments”:[],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/BEpM9ubtDlEy14SMrdswzn4dNck=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/BEpM9ubtDlEy14SMrdswzn4dNck=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”ingestionMethod”:”manual”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/1HRF2-MjxvuBTL9WUwv7uMDsIJU=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/HDUH33J4UFAPRK4HBAREPROKIQ.jpg”,”version”:0,”originalName”:”Weapons.jpg”,”mime_type”:”image/jpeg”,”restricted”:false,”template_id”:594,”galleries”:[],”_id”:”EPLIIXP6BNAPRIUYP2WABT54PU”},”created_date”:”2021-03-25T19:01:59Z”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-03-25T19:01:59Z”,”height”:558,”image_type”:”photograph”},{“_id”:”7CSXTHIAWNBJJIWJIMVS6GNIXU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616699036855},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The seized items were turned over to members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force, which responded to the grocery store, according to the incident report.”},{“_id”:”4JWSH2S54BBRTPTNNBMBKXIWNU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154901},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Investigators have not said why Marley had so many guns inside the Publix or what he planned to do with them. Wednesday’s arrest came just two days after a gunman opened fire inside a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket, killing 10 people, including store employees, shoppers and a police officer.”},{“_id”:”VQMAWF57IFGUFEPU34KX5RQLOA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154902},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Atlanta police declined to answer questions about a possible motive Thursday or release the officers’ body camera footage, citing the ongoing investigation.”},{“_id”:”TEFFQJFKRZEI3ENKRJPNIBARQ4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616694853295},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Marley faces 11 charges, including five counts of criminal attempt to commit a felony and six counts of possessing a weapon during the commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies. He will remain held at the Fulton County Jail without bond until his next court appearance, which has yet to be scheduled, authorities said.”},{“_id”:”5ZX2CPLLAREQLIYCBR5UVV5TTY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154904},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Jail records show Marley was arrested by Chamblee police on a simple assault charge in January 2018. The incident was domestic related and court records indicate Marley threw a bowl of food at a relative’s head during an argument, Channel 2 reported. He was arrested again four months later on a theft by receiving stolen property charge in DeKalb County, court records show. It wasn’t immediately clear what happened with those charges, but he does not appear to have any open court cases, according to his Fulton County pretrial report.”},{“_id”:”VMKTHCE3MZBP3PPOAYXIVVPRTU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1616703154905},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Several streets inside Atlantic Station were shut down Wednesday afternoon as police investigated a “suspicious package” that was found in the parking garage after Marley’s arrest. 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