Georgia

Common Dreams staff
Black Lives Matter protesters gather in front of the Confederate carving in Stone Mountain Park on June 16, 2020 in Stone Mountain, Georgia
The mountain, known for its massive Confederate memorial carving, was the location of the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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.
"Make no mistake, the swiftness of this investigation is the result of people...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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.
The head of CAIR-Georgia demanded actions to "end the systemic oppression and...