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Martin Luther King Jr. statue might be coming to Georgia Capitol

...King since President Reagan signed the holiday into law because we will be honoring him in his home," said Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, and a one-time aide to King.Majority Leader Larry O'Neal also called on his colleagues to support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/martin-luther-king-jr-st
State Rep. Tyrone Brooks indicted

ATLANTA -- State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for allegedly ,misappropriating almost $1 million in charitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-16/state-rep-tyrone-brook
Analysis: Georgia Democrats can't catch a break

...counts of fraud that includes allegations he stole from a children's charity. The indictment alleges state Rep. Tyrone Brooks pocketed about $1 million over the years.Brooks is the head of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-28/analysis-georgia-democra
Ga. Rep. Brooks won't be suspended from office

ATLANTA - A panel appointed by Georgia Gov. Na than Deal decided Friday that state Rep. Tyrone Brooks should not be suspended from office while facing federal wire and mail fraud charges.The panel said in a two-paragraph report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-29/ga-rep-brooks-wont-be-suspend
Indicted Georgia lawmaker claims cause made him FBI target

...that federal investigators are targeting him because of his efforts to investigate an unsolved 1946 lynching.Rep. Tyrone Brooks, flanked by about a dozen supporters, spoke at Moore's Ford Bridge in Monroe, where two black couples were killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-30/indicted-georgia-lawmaker-cla
Ga. lawmaker's wife accused of hindering murder trial

...The GBI is investigating the wife of state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, on allegations she tried to undermine...justice."Mary Brooks could not be reached for comment. Tyrone Brooks, when reached at his home, would not tell a reporter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-06/ga-lawmakers-wife-accused-hi
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King's portrait will be moved

...displayed in 1973 during the administration of then-Gov. Jimmy Carter over the protests of the Ku Klux Klan, said Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who at the time was working at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that King co-founded.Brooks recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-08/kings-portrait-will-be-moved
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Schools' plans are called insult

...of defiance was echoed by Sharpton, who called the schools' decision "a national outrage."Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who is president of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials, said he didn't mind if students went to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-14/schools-plans-are-called-insu
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Miller: Obama should stay put

...brand name. "I ignore it," he said. "I consider the source and go about my business." Democratic State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who leads the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials, said he wasn't offended by Mr. Miller's comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/17/met_541149.shtml
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Black lawmaker calls on colleagues to help college

ATLANTA - State Rep. Tyrone Brooks on Monday urged elected officials across Georgia to help Morris Brown College overcome a financial crisis that is threatening to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/24/met_512440.shtml
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