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Texas GOP voting restrictions blasted as Jim Crow ‘in a tuxedo’

Two nights of voting in Houston, eight months apart, each occurring as midnight slipped by, lay bare the fault line cutting through Texas’ ongoing debate about voter suppression. First, the March 3, 2020, presidential primary. On the campus of Texas Southern University, a historically Black college, hundreds waited in a line that wrapped through a campus library and out into a courtyard for four hours, then five, then six after polls were supposed to close

Atlanta Daily World

Conversations About Jazz Hosts Jaspects Reunion on April 8

HHM Digital invites you to join us for the return of live streaming sessions of Conversations about Jazz & Other Distractions hosted by former jazz radio host and founder of Notorious Jazz, Carl Anthony. On Thursday, April 8 at 7:30 pm (EST), Carl’s special guests will be original members of Jaspects, the innovative band famous … Continued The post Conversations About Jazz Hosts Jaspects Reunion on April 8 appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta

Georgia News

FBI offers reward for information on suspect who pointed laser at Air Force plane

The FBI, in coordination with the United States Air Force, is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspect responsible for a what the agency calls a laser strike on an aircraft approaching the Savannah Air National Guard Base on March 9, 2021. According to […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

Johnson & Johnson vaccines halted in Cumming: Here’s what you need to know

State officials are halting COVID vaccinations at a Cumming site after eight people had adverse reactions to getting a Johnson & Johnson shot there Wednesday. The CDC is evaluating the situation in the Atlanta suburb and in three other states – Iowa, Colorado and Michigan. One person in Cumming was evaluated at a hospital and […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup

Things Are Looking More Serious For Gaetz Another week, another round of bad news for Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). On Monday, a former Florida state representative described how Gaetz was a major opponent of his bill outlawing “revenge porn.” Gaetz isn’t letting a still-unfolding scandal stand in the way of his war chest. On Tuesday, Gaetz fundraised off the matter. “It is a shame that the Left tries to drag my dating life into their political

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‘Repugnant ‘: GOP’s Josh Hawley slammed as he tries to play the victim in the wake of his attack on democracy

During a Thursday-night appearance on Fox News this week, Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri railed against the “woke corporations” that have been speaking out against Georgia’s new voter suppression law. Georgia-based companies like Delta Airlines and Coca-Cola have been among the law’s outspoken opponents, and Major League Baseball has decided to move its 2021 All-Star Game from Georgia to Colorado because of the law — all of which infuriates Hawley. Liberal Washington Post opinion