SW Ga. detention center cases boost Stewart County as infection hot spot

The latest Georgia county to show up on a national ‘‘hot spot’’ list for high rates of COVID-19 is Stewart County, at least in part linked to an outbreak in the immigration detention center there. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says on its website that through June 30, 55 detainees at the Stewart Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19, and 24 are being actively monitored for the disease. One inmate there has

More LGBTQ People are Experiencing Depression and Anxiety for the First Time Due to COVID-19

A new study shows that many members of the LGBTQ community are experiencing anxiety and depression for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. The survey of nearly 2,300 LGBTQ people found that, contrary to popular belief, the pandemic wasn’t worsening depression and anxiety for people who already had it but was creating anxiety The post More LGBTQ People are Experiencing Depression and Anxiety for the First Time Due to COVID-19 appeared first on

Georgia Voice

Tech Experts Fear New US Broadcasting Chief Could Jeopardize LGBTQ Internet Freedom

LGBTQ internet freedoms may be at risk on a global scale due to the new leadership at the U.S. Agency for Global Media, according to technology freedom experts. The agency, which operates independently from the U.S. government, oversees five different entities that include Voice of America and Radio Martí, broadcasting platforms and the Open Technology The post Tech Experts Fear New US Broadcasting Chief Could Jeopardize LGBTQ Internet Freedom appeared first on Georgia Voice –

Atlanta Daily World

Voter suppression goes to college

By BlackPressUSA Dr. William Busa, founder of EQV Analytics, a ‘North Carolina-focused campaign consulting firm serving Democratic candidates with advanced campaign analytics, analyzed student voter turnout from ten North Carolina campuses, three of them HBCUs – N.C. A&T University, in Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University and North Carolina Central University in Durham. A GDN Student Engagement … Continued The post Voter suppression goes to college appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta Daily World Read More

Atlanta Daily World

Mayor Bottoms creates advisory council to focus on youth entrepreneurship

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Creates Advisory Council to Focus on Youth Entrepreneurship Mayor’s Advisory Council will help young water vendors identify business and financial goals ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Administrative Order to convene an Advisory Council comprised of community members and partners to develop strategies to help promote youth entrepreneurship within the city … Continued The post Mayor Bottoms creates advisory council to focus on youth entrepreneurship appeared first on Atlanta Daily World.