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Georgia teens create app to document police encounters

A group of concerned Georgia high school students decided to channel their energy into creating an app to report police interactions in the aftermath...

The False Promise of Municipal Broadband

This op-ed on the dangers of government owned broadband networks, by Senator Catherine Pugh, president of the National Caucus of Black State Legislators, originally...

SCOTUS Hears Voting Rights Act Challenge, Will Likely Uphold Law

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court heard the state of Alabama’s challenge to section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in the Shelby County v....

Georgia’s Plan to Execute Mentally Disabled Man Raises Moral Questions

The state of Georgia has rescheduled the execution of a mentally handicapped inmate for February 19. Warren Lee Hill Jr. was scheduled for execution...

Congress: Regional Splits Stymie Washington

By Charles Ellison for the Philadelphia Tribune There are endless reasons explaining the dysfunction of Congress these days. Theories abound, accusations fly across the airwaves,...

Game Changers: NAACP Hosts Religious Leaders Summit in Atlanta

From the NAACP: The NAACP started a three-day National Religious Leaders Summit yesterday in Atlanta, Georgia, to help move the faith community back to...

Georgia Lawsuit: Despite Scale-Back Immigration Enforcement Still Troubling

Section 287(g), of the Immigration and Nationality Act that deputizes police to enforce immigration laws in the course of their regular activities on the streets...

The 50th Anniversary of the Integration of the University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi commemorates the 50th anniversary of its integration this fall. Attorney General Eric Holder will provide the keynote address at the...

Time to Stop Inaccurate, Discriminatory Voter Purges

By Katherine Culliton-González, Director of Voter Protection at The Advancement Project States across the country are attempting to purge voter rolls of alleged noncitizens in an alarming escalation...

Creflo Dollar Arrested for Battery

The internationally renowned evangelist is in the hot seat for allegedly attacking his 15-year old daughter