How A Black And Latinx Coalition Turned Utilities Back On In LaGrange

By Lewis Raven Wallace, Scalawag Magazine. -

Anton Flores thought it would be simple to help someone get their water turned back on.  "I had a single mom, who was undocumentable, whose utilities had been cut off, and she came to me," [...]

‘A Betrayal’: Georgia Voters Enraged Over Democrats Promise Of ‘$2000 Checks’

By Colin Kalmbacher, Mediaite. -

President-elect Joe Biden released his long-awaited stimulus proposal last Thursday that contained an inauspicious provision for millions of Americans expecting additional $2,000 stimulus checks. [...]

Update: Abby Martin’s Lawsuit Over Israel Loyalty Oath Mandate In US

By Empire Files. -

New developments in Abby Martin's major lawsuit challenging unconstitutional pro-Israel, anti-BDS law in the state of Georgia. Abby Martin: "In February of this year, I was supposed to give a [...]

US Deports Migrant Women Who Alleged Abuse By Georgia Doctor

By Nomaan Merchant, AP News. -

The Trump administration is trying to deport several women who allege they were mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to their lawyers. U.S. [...]

Report: Georgia Wrongfully Purged 200,000 Voters

By Anne Branigin, The Root. -

A seven-year investigation of voter suppression in Georgia has found that the state likely removed 200,000 voters from its rolls who were, in fact, eligible to vote. The voters whose [...]

This Public US University Has Seen Grades Soar Despite COVID-19

By Andrew Gumbel, The Guardian. -

If anywhere was going to take a pummeling from the coronavirus, you’d think it would be a place like Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Georgia State is not a glamorous flagship [...]

Black Families Purchased Land To Build Their Own City

By Because of Them We Can. -

In Toomsboro, Georgia, a group of 19 Black families banded together to create what has the potential to be the next Black Wall Steet. Black people are resilient, we've had to be to thrive [...]

Grad Students And Faculty ‘Die In’ To Protest Reopening

By Kaelan Deese, MSN. -

Nearly 50 demonstrators lay scattered 6 feet apart wearing face coverings on the lawn outside the school administration's building, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Some protesters [...]

Atlanta Officers Charged After Students Pulled From Car

Atlanta - Six Atlanta police officers were charged Tuesday after dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns while they were stuck in [...]

Health Care Crisis: Future Is Up To Us

By Rita Valenti, Popular Resistance. -

A society that is governed in such a way that it fails to protect its people from the catastrophic harm of the COVID 19 pandemic is a society ripe for revolutionary transformation. The pandemic [...]

Collective Demands Accountability In Ahmaud Arbery Case

By Anoa Changa, Our Prism. -

Under the banner of JUST Georgia, a collective of Georgia advocates, attorneys, faith leaders, community members, and organizations have joined together to demand the first two district attorneys [...]

Protests Over Delay In Arresting Two Men Who Murdered Ahmaud Arbery

By Dustin Chambers, Reuters. -

Brunswick, Georgia - Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of a Georgia courthouse on Friday to decry the killing of an unarmed black man [Ahmaud Arbery] in February and the delay in charging [...]

Live And Let Die: The Data Manipulation Begins

By Marcy Wheeler, Emptywheel. -

Now that Trump has fully committed to reopening the economy before the shut down has its desired effect, he and allied governors are engaged in more aggressive data manipulation to hide the [...]

Journalist Abby Martin Sues State Of Georgia Over Law Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance To Israel

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

After refusing to sign a pledge of allegiance to the state of Israel, the state of Georgia shut down a media literacy conference featuring journalist and filmmaker Abby Martin at Georgia Southern [...]

Atlanta Turns 7-Acre Vacant Lot Into Largest Free Food Forest In The Country

By Dr. Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, The Most Revolutionary Act. -

Instead of developing it into townhouses, the City of Atlanta recently voted to transform a vacant, old, overgrown pecan farm into a food forest. The 7-acre public park will feature [...]

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