We really need to stop pushing this narrative that Georgia is trying to prevent 107,000 people from voting. Sure, Republican Brian Kemp is Georgia’s secretary of state and is currently running against Democrat Stacey Abrams, who, if elected would become the first black governor is the history of the United States.
“For YEARS I’ve been trying to get people to give a shit about ‘Exact Match,’ before the day after the voter-registration deadline,” says a Georgia Democratic campaign operative, who wished to remain anonymous.
As we barrel towards one of the most momentous elections in Georgia’s history, Democrat Stacey Abrams’ campaign is calling on Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign following a report his office is
cheating using a rigorous verification process to suppress the votes of thousands of African Americans.
On Nov. 6, Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams could turn the nation’s political map inside out and become the first black female governor in U.S. history. The mathematics say its entirely possible. The voter enthusiasm is on her side.
Almost 30 years ago this month, on Oct. 14, 1988, The Accused debuted in theaters. The movie starred Kelly McGillis (who was a big star after Top Gun) as an ambitious prosecutor named Kathryn Murphy and Jodie Foster as Sarah Tobias, a working-class girl who is the victim of a horrible sex crime.
A white Georgia cop will have a long, long time to revisit why the hell she lied about a black man shooting her two years ago.
Apparently confused by someone who said they wanted to get to know the “Most High,” two Georgia women who were trying to “lift his name,” now face felony drug charges after they were arrested by narcotics officers for peddling marijuana edibles at a church event.
In what can only be hailed as a hard-fought victory against blatant voter suppression, on Friday, a rural Georgia elections board voted down a plan to close down seven of nine polling places in a majority-black county.
I don’t typically smile at crime. In fact, I typically frown at crime. Crime, bad. Who’s bad? Crime. That’s how I feel, for real.
All too often political speakers treat the National Association of Black Journalist Convention as a microcosm of how they treat the black press. They only show up when they’re desperate, and still act like they’re doing us a favor, but seldom have any exclusives or meaningful information to offer.
Civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis was hospitalized Saturday after falling ill on a flight to Atlanta, CNN reports.
Lucy McBath, mother of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was gunned down by a violent white supremacist for playing music too loud in 2012, has advanced to become the Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer has been trash.
T.I. just can’t seem to catch a break.
For at least the second time this week, a white police officer has been charged in the death of an unarmed black person.
After 35 years of evading justice, a white Georgia man will spend life in prison for the murder of a black man.
Here’s something you don’t see every day: a black-owned brewery.
After using census reports and cherry-picked facts, a resident of Cobb County, Ga., recently surpassed the record held by Roseanne Barr and Rachel Dolezal on the Becky-ometer, a scientific tool used to measure the caucasity of white women.
The behavior certainly wasn’t “Christ-like,” which is probably why one Georgia Baptist church was unceremoniously kicked out of the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday after being accused of intentionally discriminating against a black congregation that shared its church building.
“Let black woman lead” is the mantra, and it looks as if one city in Georgia has taken it to heart.