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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Silicon peach.
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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Abrams undaunted
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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
ATL real estate still on the rise
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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Racial bias a business problem, too.
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Tuesday September 21, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA vax numbers still low.
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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Protests for reproductive rights planned. 
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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Raffensperger called out for opposition to Woolard.
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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA film industry employees overworked.
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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Shame on the one percent.
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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Free “at home” COVID tests available in parts of Fulton County.
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Justice

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Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Protests for reproductive rights planned.  | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The things some people think they can get away with? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Violating the oath of public office in southeast Georgia? | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:49 am EDT
The Atlanta-based lender Cadence Bank has reached a resolution in a case brought by the US Department of Justice. “When banks fail to provide equal access to credit in communities of color, they violate our civil rights laws and they deprive people in those communities of the opportunity to build wealth,” said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights... | more...

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Friday August 27, 2021 02:04 pm EDT
An update to the 1965 Voting Rights Act has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act won approval by 219-212 on a party-line vote. The act requires federal supervision of places with a record of voter discrimination. Its future in the Senate remains uncertain. theguardian.com | more...

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Friday August 13, 2021 11:13 am EDT
Accusations of racism, unfair and unsafe work practices, inappropriate sexual advances, and gender discrimination are resurfacing against theatrical director Brian Clowdus, founder of Atlanta’s now-defunct Serenbe Playhouse, now that he is running for office in Florida. A new report from American Theatre says Clowdus eluded the consequences of his actions “and has gone on to reinvent himself as... | more...

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Thursday August 12, 2021 05:05 pm EDT
Two members of a gang known as the Folk Nation Gangster Disciples were arrested in Atlanta Thursday and charged with “violent crimes in-aid-of racketeering — including attempted murder and related firearms offenses,” according to a 20-count indictment unsealed in Brooklyn, NY.Lorenzo Bailey and Quincy Battice are scheduled to be arraigned today before United States Magistrate Judge Catherine M.... | more...

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Monday August 9, 2021 04:05 pm EDT
A day of action took place in Atlanta and other cities Friday, Aug. 6, hosted by the New Georgia Project Action Fund, to pressure President Biden and the U.S. Senate for passage of S.1., known as the For The People Act. According to a press release, the event in the Sweet Auburn district was the result of a partnership between the NGPAF and local Black and female-owned ice cream businesses that... | more...

Courts

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Thursday August 26, 2021 06:06 pm EDT
Jury selection is set to begin Feb. 7, 2022 in the trial of three Georgia men charged for hate crimes in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Gregory McMichael and his son Travis, as well as their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan, will be tried at the federal courthouse in Brunswick in front of U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. The three men are also slated to be tried on murder charges beginning... | more...

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Wednesday August 25, 2021 04:16 pm EDT
A law in Georgia that bans the photographing of a voted ballot is unconstitutional, according to a decision by U.S. District Judge J.P. Boulee, who on Friday granted a preliminary injunction to prevent its enforcement. The judge's order resulted from a lawsuit filed by the election integrity group Coalition for Good Governance. abcnews.go.com | more...

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Thursday July 1, 2021 04:42 pm EDT
David Nahmias, son of immigrants, is sworn in as the new Chief of the Supreme Court of Georgia.  | more...

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Monday June 28, 2021 06:19 pm EDT
The US Supreme Court declines to hear a case, Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, challenging transgender bathroom rights. | more...

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Thursday February 18, 2016 04:00 am EST
Granting police special privileges creates a potentially biased process | more...

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Thursday June 25, 2015 04:00 am EDT
The Peach State still has a ways to go when it comes to nondiscrimination laws | more...

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Thursday June 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Mayor's push to raise municipal fees hits black and poor Atlantans hardest | more...

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Thursday November 6, 2014 04:00 am EST
To stand against police brutality and mass incarceration, traffic needed to stop | more...

Guns

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Georgia ripe for illegal arms harvesting | more...

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Tuesday March 16, 2021 11:34 am EDT
A Summary of headlines from around the country capturing the shock of the Atlanta Killings.  | more...

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Tuesday July 31, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
March for Our Lives - Atlanta teens bring good trouble. | more...

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Tuesday April 19, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed the 'religious liberty' bill and should do the same with the dangerous gun bill | more...

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Wednesday April 2, 2014 04:00 am EDT
All fired up about HB 60 | more...

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Wednesday February 19, 2014 04:00 am EST
College students stand their ground on Moral Monday | more...

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Thursday December 19, 2013 04:00 am EST
'Dialogue' about gun control has gotten us nowhere | more...

Police

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Friday August 20, 2021 04:22 pm EDT
A new, interactive database documenting instances of “use of force” by Atlanta police officers was unveiled this week by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. The site also allows members of the public to issue complaints regarding police behavior. The Use of Force Dashboard aims to “improve transparency, increase trust between the public and APD, and facilitate fact-based discussions around police... | more...

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Thursday February 18, 2016 04:00 am EST
Granting police special privileges creates a potentially biased process | more...

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Wednesday January 6, 2016 04:00 am EST
Lower rents, WRAS' rebirth, and a triumphant return for Manuel's | more...

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Wednesday December 16, 2015 04:00 am EST
Nearly eight months have passed since controversial officer-involved killing | more...

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Thursday November 6, 2014 04:00 am EST
To stand against police brutality and mass incarceration, traffic needed to stop | more...

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Tuesday August 19, 2014 04:00 am EDT
The use of military tactics isn't just a Ferguson issue. It's a Georgia problem too. | more...

Prisons

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Prisoners have rights, too | more...

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Saturday June 5, 2021 05:59 pm EDT
AJC: At Georgia immigration jail, warnings about women’s medical care went unheeded | more...

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Friday May 21, 2021 12:36 pm EDT
Privately run Immigration Facility in Irwin County, GA shuttered. | more...

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Tuesday December 22, 2020 02:25 pm EST
Detainees claim Gynecologist at the Irwin County Detention Center subjected detainees to nonconsensual and invasive procedures.  | more...

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Monday November 18, 2019 01:22 pm EST
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform in Congress, sends official request to inspect 3 Georgia IC... | more...

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Thursday May 29, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Recent ruling to uphold Owens vs. Hill is revenge, not justice | more...



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