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Protect neighborhoods by saving zoning

By Guest Columnist BOB IRVIN, former Republican minority leader in Georgia’s House of Representatives Atlanta, your city government is trying to trick you. The post Protect neighborhoods by saving zoning appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Georgia News

Clyburn: Georgia election law is the ‘new Jim Crow’

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday that Georgia’s new voting restrictions are similar to the nation’s infamous Jim Crow laws. “Just look through it and look throughout history, and you will know that what is taking place today is a new Jim Crow, just that simple,” Clyburn told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” The new law in Georgia — which has erupted into a legal and moral battle over the past

Progressive News

Hershel Walker tells Fox News he’s ‘praying’ to run against Sen. Warnock in Georgia despite Texas residency

Former football star Hershel Walker suggested on Sunday that he wants to be the next Republican senator from Georgia despite being a resident of Texas. During an interview on Sunday, Fox News host Maria Bartiromo asked Walker if he would try to unseat Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in 2022. “We know that former President Trump wants you to run for Senate,” Bartiromo noted. “What is the answer? Are you considering running for the Senate seat

Progressive News

WATCH: Former Klan member running for office struggles to explain still associating with white supremacists

In a video clip to be shown on NBC’s Peacock Network, a former Ku Klux Klan member who said he has put his racism in the past as he runs for office is confronted by NBC’s Morgan Radford who points out he is still promoting white supremacists on his social media accounts. Chester Doles, who is running for a spot on the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners in Georgia, and heads a far-right group called

Atlanta Daily World

Seven Texas Police Officers Fired After Death of Black Man in Jail

Photo Caption: 26-year-old Marvin D. Scott III (Photo: The Chicago Crusader) By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Seven sheriff’s officers in Collin County, Texas, were fired on April 1. The firings appear to be in connection with the death of 26-year-old Marvin D. Scott III. An eighth officer related to the incident has resigned. … Continued The post Seven Texas Police Officers Fired After Death of Black Man in Jail appeared first on Atlanta