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Kemp signs hate crimes legislation into law on final day of...

Gov. Brian Kemp signed long-stalled hate crimes legislation into law Friday afternoon, creating new protections for victims of bias-motivated crimes in Georgia for the...

Lawmakers’ bipartisan push sends governor historic hate crimes law

Georgia lawmakers passed a hate crimes bill Tuesday with bipartisan support, pushed to action by a viral video of the February killing of an...

Georgia hate crimes legislation winds its way to state Senate floor

A proposed Georgia hate crimes law seemed sunk in recent days after state senators added police officers to the ranks of the people offered...

Terrence Martin: Lessons for my Black son

In some cultures, when a boy reaches the age of 13, his entire community comes together to acknowledge his coming of age in a...

Ga. lawmaker wants to refresh U.S. history with Juneteenth recognition

Marietta officials seemed unsure of the local NAACP’s plans for the first Juneteenth celebration now held nearly two decades ago. “You weren’t that interested...

Dalton to D.C., young immigrants cheer Supreme Court DACA ruling

Dalton's Christian Olvera and Jaime Rangel are among the 21,000 young undocumented immigrants living in Georgia celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that...

House hate crimes bill aired out in Senate for first time...

A hate crimes bill backed by a bipartisan group of Georgia politicians and the business and religious community received a long-awaited hearing on Thursday,...

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known as...

Critics of Duncan hate crimes plan say late pivot dooms efforts...

Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan proposed a new version of a hate crimes bill to the Georgia Senate Wednesday, which drew complaints from both...

Proposed state laws that aim to de-escalate police conflicts stacking up

As protests continue across Georgia and the country over the deaths of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement officers, state lawmakers are...
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