Friday, June 22, 2018

Tag: Georgia

Why Are Some States Still Commemorating Confederate...

The civil war between the Union and Confederates ended 153 years ago and states are still celebrating Confederate Memorial Day despite the party being...

Georgia’s Special Election Could Be First Step Toward Turning Georgia Into...

While the Trump administration implodes over false wiretapping claims and foibled meetings with world leaders, politicians in the 6th Congressional District in Georgia are...

Georgia Man to be Executed Thanks to...

The state of Georgia will execute Kenneth Fults Tuesday after a racist juror said he'd vote for the death penalty during his trial. Fults, a Black...

FBI Director Says Lack of System for...

Since the 2014 officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, community activists have been calling for federal accountability and oversight into...

10 Places in Pop Culture You May...

Ludacris In 2005 during rap artist Ludacris' Vibe Awards performance of the song "Georgia," he sported a Confederate flag suit. During his performance, he ripped...

15 States That Spend Way More on...

The United States has the largest prison population in the world both in terms of the number incarcerated and as a percentage of the total population. Even...

What Involvement Did a FBI Agent and...

There are new developments in the case of Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old Black student found dead in a school gym in Lowndes County, Ga....

10 American States With the Most Lynchings...

Mississippi With well over 581 lynchings, Mississippi tops the list with the most total lynchings during this time, according to statistics provided by the Tuskegee...

Gurley’s Career Has Been Devastated, But He...

The weekend injury of Georgia's Todd Gurley once again shines a spotlight on the precarious arrangement that Black kids enter into with big-time college...

Early Voting Numbers Give Edge to Democrats...

An analysis of the early voting numbers in several crucial states bears good news for the Democrats, showing that a higher than expected percentage...

This Video Will Make You Furious at...

Georgia cop arrested for spitting on woman and shouting racial slur. Video by WSBTV News

Top 10 Most Racist States in America

Methodology: Analysts at Floating Sheep, a website run by a group of independent cyber-geography researchers, found there was a spike of racist tweets on Twitter during and after...

St. Vincent Prime Minister: European Nations Must...

Fourteen Caribbean nations are suing the governments of the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands for reparations over what the plaintiffs say is the...

More Arrests in Murder Case of 13-Month-Old...

Georgia police have charged three family members of a suspect in the death of a 13-month-old boy last week with lying to authorities in...

Ga. Governor Announces 6 School Board Replacements

 Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced six new DeKalb County School board members  Wednesday to replace the six ousted members. The new board members -- John...

Georgia Fixes ‘Birthday Tax’ Law For Leased...

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation fixing a provision in a tax reform law the General Assembly passed last year ending the state’s “birthday...

Ga. NAACP Accuses Gov. Deal of Racism...

The issue of race has been simmering just beneath the surface of the DeKalb school board controversy. On Thursday, Georgia's NAACP, other civil rights activists...

Georgia’s Response to Rash of Shootings: More...

The Newtown school massacre has provoked fiery debates at the federal and state levels on whether to scale back the rights of gun owners. But...

Bill Set to Overhaul Georgia’s Juvenile Justice...

A massive bill that would turn everything upside down in Georgia’s juvenile justice system passed its first legislative hurdle Tuesday: a committee vote. The 244-page...