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Georgia Woman Paroled in Case Highlighting Abuse of Trans Inmates
Ashley Diamond vows to continue 'fight for justice' after receiving unexpected release from Georgia prison
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'Giant, Champion, Trail-Blazer': Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75
'With Julian's passing, the country has lost one of its most passionate and eloquent voices for the cause of justice.'
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Silence Around Who Is Burning Black Churches Speaks Volumes
Dylann Roof put bullet-holes through the faith of Mother Emanuel AME Church and whoever is burning black churches is attempting to burn that faith to the ground. Why is this not a national concern?
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Fires at Predominantly Black Southern Churches Ruled as Arson
Blaze in Georgia marks second time this week a black church was burned, but authorities say it is not being investigated as a hate crime
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Following Outrage, Georgia Drops Anti-Choice Murder Charges
Following strong public outcry , officials on Wednesday dropped the murder charges against Kenlissa Jones, the 23-year-old Georgia mother who on Saturday was arrested for allegedly self-inducing an abortion. "Jones had been charged by the Albany Police Department for the offense of malice murder,"...
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Georgia Transgender Inmate's Request for Transfer Denied
Ashley Diamond forced to remain in men's housing after lawsuit brought approval of hormone therapy
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Georgia Educators Get Prison Terms for Roles in 'Data-Driven' Cheating Scandal
A 2011 state investigation into the scandal found that widespread cheating was a result of politicians and school officials holding unreasonable targets for yearly testing progress that were to be met at any cost.
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The Backlash Against Discrimination And GOP’s “Indiana” Problem
The powerful grassroots backlash against Indiana’s anti-gay “religious freedom” law is yielding results and inspiring hope. Right-wing supporters of the law were seemingly caught unawares by a grassroots response that’s put them on the defensive. On Monday, the Georgia House Judiciary Committee...
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In Latest Police Killing of Black Man, Victim Was Both Unarmed and Mentally Ill
Anthony Hill, 27, is the third unarmed African-American shot dead by police in last five days
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Georgia Execution of Intellectually Disabled Man Slammed As 'Moral Stain'
Warren Hill was killed Tuesday after the state carried out a four year fight to put him to death, despite constitutional and ethical objections
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