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Making The Most Of A Second Chance: Troy Delone Leaves Prison Behind

Troy Delone was not always an upstanding citizen. His extracurricular street activities landed him in the country’s largest maximum-security prison, Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana, when he was 21. Though he was sentenced to double-life plus five years for two counts of armed robbery, Delone was determined to find his way out of prison via … Continued The post Making The Most Of A Second Chance: Troy Delone Leaves Prison Behind appeared first on Atlanta

Progressive News

Black pastors warn racism is reaching boiling point in Southern Baptist Convention that could lead to civil war

On Thursday, The New Yorker published an in-depth analysis of how the Southern Baptist Convention — initially founded in support of slavery — faces increasing internal conflict as they fight over issues of confronting racism. “For the past few years, prominent members of the S.B.C., including Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the denomination’s oldest academic institution, have demonized C.R.T., calling it, among other things, Marxist and anti-Biblical,” reported Eliza Griswold.

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Republicans from across the US descend on Arizona ‘audit’ with plans for more reviews of Trump’s loss

Out-of-state Republicans are visiting Arizona to see the partisan election “audit” ordered by GOP state senators, raising concerns that similar efforts may be ordered elsewhere to question Donald Trump’s election loss Three Pennsylvania legislators visited Maricopa County last week, and Nevada GOP officials toured Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix and met with the Florida-based Cyber Ninjas firm reviewing the election results, despite a worrying lack of qualifications and a CEO who spreads election fraud conspiracies,

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Who’s pulling Joe Manchin’s strings? His ‘highly suspicious’ reversal follows donation from corporate lobby

Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat famous for his vow to maintain the Senate filibuster and thereby scuttle much of President Biden’s agenda, recently published an op-ed opposing the For the People Act, Democrats’ whopping voting-rights bill. That article strongly echoed talking points from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — and appeared shortly after the influential pro-business lobby resumed donations to Manchin’s campaign after nearly a decade. Manchin, who co-sponsored the sweeping voting rights

Georgia News

Georgia pays close attention to Trail Ridge in review of Okefenokee mine application

When Georgia’s state geologist wasn’t satisfied with calculations submitted about how Trail Ridge may be affected by a proposed sand mine along the Okefenokee Swamp, he went to the source of numbers used in the calculations. The post Georgia pays close attention to Trail Ridge in review of Okefenokee mine application appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More