Civil Rights & Immigration

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...

Thousands of protesters march to Capitol, demand law and order reform

Eric Hill and his grandson Terrence Davis sat outside the Georgia capitol Monday morning with thousands of others as the state NAACP marched to...

Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

Calls grow to remove Confederate statue from state Capitol’s front lawn

A high-ranking Georgia Democrat has joined the push for the “immediate removal” of an embattled Confederate statue that sits on a prominent corner of...

Athens officials want to push Confederate monument off pedestal

Recent protests following the death of a black Minnesota man have revived long-simmering debate over whether a prominently placed Confederate monument in Athens should...

Kemp calls for peace, hearing looms for men charged in Arbery...

The three men accused in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Brunswick Thursday and the governor is counting...

Bookman: Let’s be honest about who really fans the flame of...

As protests turned into riots here in Atlanta and elsewhere Friday night, as leaders such as Killer Mike, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police...

Atlanta’s protest ends with shattered storefronts and pleas for peace

Zoe Bambara, 19, smiled and watched on as Centennial Olympic Park filled with people Friday afternoon. She had no inkling her planned peaceful protest...

Will pressure from Arbery case push hate crime legislation to Kemp’s...

Georgia's state senators are hearing calls to pass a hate crime bill from the steps of the Glynn County Courthouse and from counterparts in...
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