Congressman John Lewis Comedy Roast
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That time we ‘roasted’ Congressman John Lewis

As we remember the incredible life of Congressman John Lewis, it’s important to remember the joy he brought to so many people. Sure, he will forever be remembered as a Civil Rights icon — one of the “Big Six” leaders of the groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington. He will be remembered for his bravery and his stoicism. His list achievements filled a lifetime and will surely fill many books to come. But

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By the numbers: See just how well Democrats performed in Georgia this year

Stacey Abrams’ Fair Fight just completed a deep dive into the turnout and results of the June 9 primary in the Peach State. Good news, Georgia! Democrats are in a strong position going into November’s general election. The Fair Fight memo highlights the staggering results of Democratic performance this year. Here are the facts:  Democrats outvoted Republicans 1,283,836 to 1,033,308.  Of the 750,000 first-time voters, 59.3% voted as Democrats and 35.9% as Republicans.  Moreso, 49%

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What Georgia’s #BlackLivesMatter protests have accomplished so far

Change is coming to our nation and to Georgia. The spark began with the May 5 video release showing the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick. Less than a month later, the nation saw the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Ever since, the Black Lives Matter protests have grown into a national movement. Thousands of protesters are drawing attention to the murders of Black people at the hands of police and white supremacist vigilantes.

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Poll after Poll: Georgia trends Blue ahead of Fall election

The trend is clear. Georgia’s electorate is different in 2020 than it was in 2016.  Poll after poll shows that Democrats are in a stronger position than they have been in about 15 years. From the presidential election to the two Senate seats on the ballot this November, it’s clear that more Georgia voters are supporting Democratic candidates. Pres. Donald Trump vs Joe Biden According to polling averages generated by FiveThirtyEight, Joe Biden leads incumbent

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Path to Democratic majority runs through these 16 Georgia House districts

Georgia Democrats have a chance to win back the majority in the Georgia State House for the first time since 2004. The stakes are very high in this election. In addition to healthcare, the economy and the environment, among many other issues — the big prize in 2020 will be the once-in-a-decade chance to draw legislative maps. If successful, Democratic representatives will be able draw the legislative maps or appoint an independent committee to draw

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Bibb County’s school lunch delivery schedule

Bibb County is delivering school lunches to students’ neighborhoods while the community deals with the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Find the delivery schedule below.