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Killer Mike: 'Rap Is the News Of What's Going On'

Killer Mike: 'Rap Is the News Of What's Going On'
gpbnews.org — Rapper Killer Mike started out as Michael Render from southwest Atlanta's Adamsville neighborhood. As a solo artist and in his work with Run The Jewels, his lyrics often address issues related to social injustice. Lately, Killer Mike has been a familiar face on the campaign trail in support of Senator Bernie Sanders for President.

Celeste Headlee on how to ask the right questions for a great interview

current.org — This is an excerpt from Heard Mentality: An A-Z Guide to Take Your Podcast or Radio Show from Idea to Hit , a new book by Celeste Headlee. Headlee is host of Georgia Public Broadcasting's On Second Thought and previously hosted Public Radio International's The Takeaway.

On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 3, 2016

On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 3, 2016
gpbnews.org — Atlanta rapper Killer Mike is determined to see Bernie Sanders in the White House. We talk with him about the presidential race, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and his music. Then, 69 years ago today, the first African-American police officers in Georgia were sworn in.

Crime Author Karin Slaughter Explains Why She Sets Her Novels In Atlanta

Crime Author Karin Slaughter Explains Why She Sets Her Novels In Atlanta
gpbnews.org — Georgia native and crime writer Karin Slaughter is the author of several international best-sellers. Her latest book " Pretty Girls" is about two women whose teenage sister vanished without a trace. The paperback edition of the book came out last week.

Pulitzer Peaches: Mike Luckovich On The Art Of Satire

Pulitzer Peaches: Mike Luckovich On The Art Of Satire
gpbnews.org — It's the centennial year of the Pulitzer Prize. We'll spend some time with past winners who have a connection to Georgia all year long in a new series we're calling Pulitzer Peaches. You may know our first guest from his hilarious and satirical cartoons in The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

Different Rules, Few Protections In Immigration Court

Different Rules, Few Protections In Immigration Court
gpbnews.org — When non-citizens in the U.S. are convicted of a crime, they often go through two justice systems. One is criminal court that all of us know about. The

Church Of Scientology Expands Its Georgia Presence

Church Of Scientology Expands Its Georgia Presence
gpbnews.org — Earlier this month, Georgia's first Ideal Church of Scientology opened its doors. The 45,000 square foot mansion that houses the church is located in Sandy

Georgia Says Goodbye To Prince

Georgia Says Goodbye To Prince
gpbnews.org — The world lost one of its most influential performers this week. Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, was reported dead in his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday, April 21, 2016. The cultural icon played two evening shows at Atlanta's Fox Theatre just a week before.

Breaking Down The Changes Coming To Overtime Laws

Breaking Down The Changes Coming To Overtime Laws
gpbnews.org — President Obama is spearheading new legislation that could provide millions of Americans with access to overtime pay. The change could have major consequences for jobs in the future, but what is the history of overtime pay and the minimum wage? In our explainer series, we "break-it-down" and learn about the history of the 40-hour work week.

Overtime soon could pad your paycheck (maybe)

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May 04, 2016

RT @gpbnews: GA's first black police officer reflects on being sworn in 69 years ago this week gpbnews.org/post/georgias-… pic.twitter.com/5vfWPiBEMkMk

May 04, 2016

"Every time you say 'I feel like', a small part of democracy dies"-enjoyed this on talking while female from @ArwaM theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

May 04, 2016

RT @T_barf: @OSTtalk probably. Trump would be better than Clinton but I don't think I can vote for him so I'll vote for Gary Johnson (Libertarian)

May 04, 2016

RT @Clientele6: @OSTtalk @KillerMike If killer Mike was running for president, I would definitely vote for him. Not who we have left now.

May 04, 2016

RT @McCainJack: To the people upset about the #OldNavy "Scandal" of an a picture of a mixed race marriage, eat it. @Reneeitchka https://t.cpic.twitter.com/yA5YwbZRcm/yA5YwbZRcm


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