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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Atlanta
Immigration, Sanctuary Cities

A National Sanctuary Campaign Rises To Defy Trump’s Xenophobic Agenda

Trump’s decree targeting sanctuary cities comes amid concerns that already-existing sanctuary cities and towns were not doing enough to protect their residents under the Obama administration, which oversaw an unprecedented number of deportations and erected family immigrant detention centers that continue to imprison children with their mothers.

January 29, 2017

Four Confederate Flags Left At MLK Center, Church In Atlanta

Four Confederate flags were placed overnight at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the MLK Visitor Center in Atlanta.

July 30, 2015
AR-15

Gun Rights Vs. Public Discomfort In Georgia

“There is not an airport official in the world who would say that carrying an AR-15 makes sense. So the question is why would that be allowed to happen?”

June 12, 2015
Atlanta, Education, Parks School, Cheating, Teachers

11 of 12 Defendants In Atlanta Schools Case Found Guilty

Pressured to succeed, 11 of the 12 teachers charged with manipulating standardized test scores at a struggling Atlanta public school.

April 1, 2015
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

King Family Puts Georgia On Notice About Involvement With Statue Plans

By Jim Galloway and Ernie Suggs, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — The family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has served notice to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal that it wants input into any monument to the slain civil rights leader erected on state Capitol grounds — if the state expects free use of King’s copyrighted […]

March 7, 2014

Freak Snowstorm, Cold Snap Paralyzes U.S. South

Washington (AFP) – The usually balmy U.S. South was paralyzed Wednesday by a freak snowstorm that forced thousands of children to shelter in schools overnight and left thousands of motorists stranded on icy roads. Schools were closed Wednesday in towns and cities across the region, as authorities struggled to shake off Tuesday’s unusual snowfall and […]

January 30, 2014