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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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Blocking the Youth Vote in the South
First they were supposed to vote early -- in a nightclub . Then students, employees, and faculty at North Carolina's Appalachian State University were supposed to vote early a mile from the farthest edge of campus, in a county building that had little parking . Then, after students filed a lawsuit...
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Moral Monday Movement Spreads Through the South
After drawing thousands of protesters to the state legislature and inspiring the arrests of more than 900 people for nonviolent civil disobedience, North Carolina's Moral Monday movement challenging the extreme conservative agenda of the state's Republican-controlled legislature and administration...
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