Statue Honoring Mary McLeod Bethune Unveiled In Statuary HallA statue of civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune has officially replaced a statue of a Confederate general in the US Capitol's Statuary Hall. Bethune has made history as the first Black person to have a state-commissioned statue in Statuary Hall, which features two statues from each state.
3 men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery's murder found guilty of federal hate crimesThree men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty in a federal hate crimes trial Tuesday.
Valdosta Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Assaulting InmateA Georgia correctional officer pled guilty to violating the civil rights of an inmate
'I was a pioneer for all women', Local Civil Rights Activist Honored ThursdayA local Civil Rights Activist known for her efforts in desegregating Hillsborough County Schools was honored Thursday during her 94th birthday celebration. She recalled her history as a pioneer for women and educators across Tampa Bay.
Celebration Of Life Held For Freedom Rider, Civil Rights Activist William HarbourFamily and friends gathered for a Celebration of Life Service at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel in Atlanta on September 2, 2020, to remember Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Dr. William Harbour.
John Lewis Lies In State At US CapitolLewis' body will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda where an invitation-only arrival ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. ET on Monday
Honoring Rep. John Lewis: Celebration of Life Ceremonies To Begin Sat. July 25Celebration of Life Ceremonies honoring Congressman John Lewis will take place over six days, starting Saturday, July 25, 2020. His family released the details of the events, which include stops in Alabama in Troy, Selma and Montgomery, and in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia.
Wrongly Arrested Black Man Sues Valdosta Over Excessive ForceAntonio Smith, a Black man, is suing the Georgia city of Valdosta and numerous Valdosta Police Department officers for excessive force and for violating his civil rights after he was slammed to the ground as he was wrongly arrested.
UPDATED: Judge Grants $500k Bond For Ex-APD Officer Involved In Rayshard Brooks ShootingAfter hearing from both sides, including Rayshard Brooks's wife, Judge Jane Barwick granted a $500,000 bond for Garrett Rolfe, the officer charged in Brooks's shooting death.
HEARING TODAY: Lawyers Request Bail For Accused Murderer Garrett RolfeAttorneys for former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe are requesting for their client to be granted bail.
Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Received Several Citizen Complaints Against HimThe Atlanta Police Department released records that show the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week had several citizen complaints lodged against him prior to the incident.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.