Tag Archives: Georgia

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The South Has Lynched More Black People Than Previously Reported

By AJC.com

New research has found that 800 more people were lynched in the South from 1877 to 1950 than was previously believed.

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Georgia 911 Employee Terminated Due To Menstrual Cycle

By EurWeb

*Alisha Coleman, a 911 operator who had worked at the Bobby Dodd Institute in Fort Benning, Georgia 

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Parents of Teen Found Rolled Up In Gym Mat Ordered to Pay $300K in Legal Fees

By Rolling Out

On January 11, 2013, the body of Kendrick Johnson,17, was upside down when it was discovered inside a rolled up

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Georgia Woman Leaves Paralyzed Ex-Boyfriend In Woods To Die

By AskKissy.com

A Georgia woman is facing charges after authorities say she dumped her paraplegic ex-boyfriend in the woods and left him to die in the cold.

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Dog’s Reluctance To Drink Water Lead To Discovery Of Lead In a San Diego School

By LA Times

A dog’s reluctance to drink from a bowl in a San Diego classroom led to the discovery of lead in the school’s water system, and testing of all pipes in the San Diego Unified School District will begin soon.

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A Judge Finds Aetna’s Justification For Pulling Out Of Obamacare Largely Bogus

By LA Times

Aetna claimed this summer that it was pulling out of all but four of the 15 states where it was providing Obamacare individual insurance because of a business decision — it was simply losing too much money on the Obamacare exchanges.

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KKK Imperial Wizard Found In Belize After Fleeing The U.S 30 Years Ago

By Daily Mail

A former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan who now lives in Belize, alongside the very race of people he fought to segregate, has told Daily Mail Online: ‘I don’t hate blacks… Ain’t that something?’

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Man Arrested After Holding 8 Women Captive In His Georgia Home

By Black Christian News

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Sandy Springs, Georgia police arrested a man accused of holding eight women against their will.

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Rise In Syphilis Among Newborns Brought On By A Bigger Epidemic

By PBS

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real life has been a shock: baby after baby born severely anemic, lungs filled with fluid, bodies covered with rashes. Some only lived minutes; others died within days or weeks.

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Georgia Couple Gets 35 Years For Crashing A Child’s Birthday Party With Racial Threats

By Daily News

A Georgia man and woman cried in court Monday after they were both sentenced to long prison terms for terrorizing a black child’s birthday party with Confederate flags, racial slurs and threats.

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Big Companies As Landlords Leave Tenants In The Cold

By Bloomberg

On a chilly December afternoon in Atlanta, a judge told Reiton Allen that

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A&E Documentary Goes Inside The Ku Klux Klan

By NY Times

The setup is warm and fuzzy. “Girls, I got y’all some gifts,” says Steven Howard

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Fearful Minorities Are Buying Guns After Donald Trump’s Win

By NBC News

After Donald Trump’s win, Yolanda Scott is upgrading the crowbar

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There Is Now Research Examining 21st Century Employment Discrimination

By The Network Journal

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation released its latest research

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Mother Arrested For Making Child Walk Naked Through School Parking Lot

By Clutch

A Georgia mother was arrested and now faces child cruelty charges

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Google Determines The Most Racist Places In America

By Washington Post

Where do America’s most racist people live?

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 12:  Cartons of mail ready to be sorted sit on a shelf at the U.S. Post Office sort center on August 12, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  The U.S. Postal Service is proposing to lay off 120,000 workers in order to deal with an $8.5 billion loss this year that has the agency close to insolvency. The layoffs, if approved by Congress, would take place over the next three years.  In addition to layoffs, the Postal Service also wants to eliminate 100,000 jobs through attrition.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Postal Worker Is Caught Throwing Away Mail In The Woods

By Pix 11

Waiting for the mailman to bring you something?

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Attorney Sentenced For Drug Trafficking Serves No Time

By WGXA

MACON, Ga. — A former Macon attorney was sentenced Wednesday to three years

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He Was “The Greatest Of All Time”- R.I.P. Muhammad Ali

By NBC

“After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.

A man jogs during a warm day in Central Park, New York December 25, 2015. Much of the U.S. East Coast could see record high temperatures on Christmas Day and through the weekend even as a major winter storm looms for the southern Great Plains, forecasters said on Friday. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RTX202CH

America’s Fittest City is Going To Shock You

By The Huffington Post

If you love city life and want a healthy lifestyle, pack your bags and head for our nation’s capital.