All Articles on Georgia

A billboard calls out Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, both Republicans from Kentucky, for blocking $16 billion in food aid Americans, including nearly $133 for Kentuckians. News
'Hunger Clock' Billboards Blast McConnell and GOP Senators for Blocking $16 Billion in Food Aid
"Let's be clear: this delay in food aid may lead to even more Americans unnecessarily dying."
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Black Lives Matter protesters gather in front of the Confederate carving in Stone Mountain Park on June 16, 2020 in Stone Mountain, Georgia News
Stone Mountain, Georgia: The Flashpoint Now at Center of Confederate Monument Removals
The mountain, known for its massive Confederate memorial carving, was the location of the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915.
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there’s the nasty little secret of American elections: not every vote gets counted. (Photo: Allyn West) Views
Killer Lines, Killer Cops, and Trump's Vote-Heist Dress Rehearsal
The hidden, ugly story of the new Jim Crow tactics tested in the recent primaries—and coming soon to a state near you.
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Protesters took part in the March on Georgia, organized by NAACP, on June 15, 2020 in Atlanta. The march followed the police killing of Rayshard Brooks outside an Atlanta Wendy's restaurant on June 12. News
Atlanta Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks in the Back Charged With 11 Counts—Including Felony Murder
"Make no mistake, the swiftness of this investigation is the result of people marching and demanding accountability."
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Activists are winning no-excuse mail voting and COVID-19-excuse mail voting in many states. (Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images) Views
2020 Voters' Calendar—The General Election Starts in August
This Voters' Calendar will stretch our civic attention span to make high-turnout elections a task that mere mortals can perform, not a superhuman feat that tests the endurance of even the most dedicated voters.
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A fire broke out Saturday night at a Wendy's fast food restaurant in Atlanta where a now-fired police officer shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old black man, Friday night. News
Calls Mount for 'Radical Changes in Policy and Policing' and the Arrest of Fired Atlanta Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks
The head of CAIR-Georgia demanded actions to "end the systemic oppression and anti-black racism rooted in the Atlanta Police Department and other law enforcement agencies."
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Residents of Maplewood, South Orange, and West Orange march on June 13, 2020 in South Orange, New Jersey.Protests continued across the nation for the 19th day in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images) News
Atlanta Police Shoot and Kill Rayshard Brooks as Protests Demanding Racial Justice Continue Worldwide
"This is not the first time a black man has been killed for sleeping," said Rev. James Woodall, state president of the Georgia NAACP.
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People wait in line to vote in Georgia's Primary Election on June 9, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) Views
What Will It Take to Stop Republicans From Maintaining Structural Racism in Our Voting?
What Georgia did yesterday was criminal, a racist crime against our democracy, and it’s time to criminalize voter suppression once and for all.
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'This Is by Design': Georgia Election Disaster Condemned as Result of Deliberate GOP Voter Suppression
"It's their test run for November," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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People wait in line to vote in Georgia's Primary Election on June 9, 2020 in Atlanta. Georgia, West Virginia, South Carolina, North Dakota, and Nevada held primaries Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. News
'Chilling Harbinger' for November as Georgia Primary Plagued by Long Lines and Voting Machines Problems
After one voter waited over two hours to cast a ballot, she said, "It gives you a voter suppression-type feeling."
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