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In Georgia, Immigration Frustration May Test Latino Voters' Impact

In Georgia, Immigration Frustration May Test Latino Voters’ Impact

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 3:18PM

Latino voters may voice their frustration by staying home from the polls. Is this more than an election-season threat?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 12:40PM

Georgia ranks eighth in country for the size of its immigrant population, up from 16th in 1990.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare...but Not in Atlanta

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare…but Not in Atlanta

by Brentin Mock on December 9 2013, 10:00AM

States with highest number of uninsured African Americans include North Carolina and Georgia.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson's Death

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson’s Death

by Von Diaz on November 1 2013, 11:13AM

The Georgia teen’s parents believe he was murdered, and that his case was not fully investigated because he was black.

Topics: /NOW

New Details in Georgia Teen's Death Arouse Suspicions

New Details in Georgia Teen’s Death Arouse Suspicions

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 2:00PM

Kendrick Johnson’s parents believe their son was murdered, and have called on Benjamin Crump out of suspicions that police mishandled their case because their son is black.

Topics: /NOW

Charis Books Teams Up with Freedom U to Get Undocumented Students Textbooks

Charis Books Teams Up with Freedom U to Get Undocumented Students Textbooks

by Aura Bogado on September 16 2013, 1:54PM

The bookstore is helping Freedom University’s undocumented students get much-needed books this semester.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Meet Antoinette Tuff, Crisis Negotiator

Meet Antoinette Tuff, Crisis Negotiator

by Aura Bogado on August 22 2013, 2:32PM

Call it Tuff love.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

LGBT Rights and Communities of Color in the South [VIDEO] Play

LGBT Rights and Communities of Color in the South [VIDEO]

by Jamilah King on June 11 2013, 12:40PM

Send in your own questions to organizers working at the intersection of racial justice and sexual freedom. Chime in at #CLchat on Twitter.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2013

Georgia High School Students Set to Hold First Integrated Prom

Georgia High School Students Set to Hold First Integrated Prom

by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 3:00PM

A group of Georgia high school students are making history by challenging the segregation of their high school prom.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Georgia Marks First Conviction for Federal Hate Crime Targeting a Gay Person

Georgia Marks First Conviction for Federal Hate Crime Targeting a Gay Person

by Brentin Mock on April 19 2013, 3:20PM

Two African-American men from Atlanta plead guilty today to attacking a man outside of a store because he is gay.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Man Who Killed Latino For Pulling in to Wrong Drive Way Out on Bail

Man Who Killed Latino For Pulling in to Wrong Drive Way Out on Bail

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 11:29AM

Phillip Walker Sailors, the man who shot and killed 22-year-old Rodrigo Diaz for pulling in to his driveway is out on bail.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Georgia Man Kills Latino After GPS Sends Him to Wrong Driveway

Georgia Man Kills Latino After GPS Sends Him to Wrong Driveway

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 10:10AM

Phillip Walker Sailors, 69, has been charged with malice murder in the killing of Rodrigo Abad Diaz, a 22-year-old Cuban immigrant who mistakenly pulled into his driveway due to faulty GPS directions.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Judge Clears Way for Georgia’s ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Provision

by Jorge Rivas on December 11 2012, 4:30PM

A Judge has cleared the way for the show me your papers provision to take effect in Georgia.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Georgia State Supreme Court Grants Stay in Warren Hill Case

Georgia State Supreme Court Grants Stay in Warren Hill Case

by Jorge Rivas on July 24 2012, 1:56PM

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a man with an intellectual disability, but not for the reason his case attracted national attention.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Georgia Set to Execute First Inmate Since Troy Davis, and He's Disabled

Georgia Set to Execute First Inmate Since Troy Davis, and He’s Disabled

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 2:25PM

The case is making international headlines because Hill has an undisputed intellectual disability.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Georgia's Political Cudgel Against the Poor: Drug Testing

Georgia’s Political Cudgel Against the Poor: Drug Testing

by on July 10 2012, 9:49AM

Georgia followed Florida’s example in forcing safety-net recipients to get drug tests, despite the fact that neither law is likely to stand up in court. Why? Because actual policymaking was never the point.

Topics: Drug Tests, Economy, Politics

Georgia Governor Signs Welfare Drug Testing Bill Into Law

Georgia Governor Signs Welfare Drug Testing Bill Into Law

by on April 18 2012, 9:43AM

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal approved a bill on Monday evening that will soon require all applicants to the state cash assistance program to pass a drug test.

Topics: Jobs Crisis, /NOW

Georgia's Statewide Undocumented Students College Ban Fails

Georgia’s Statewide Undocumented Students College Ban Fails

by Julianne Hing on March 30 2012, 3:18PM

The bill, which also included HB 56-like provisions that would have blocked immigrants’ access to basic utilities, died.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

by Julianne Hing on March 7 2012, 9:47AM

Latino and Asian immigrants are the fastest-growing segments of the South, but their voting power still lags.

Topics: Politics

Georgia Senate Bans Undocumented Students from Public Colleges

by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 3:15PM

On Monday the Georgia Senate passed a bill that would ban undocumented students from Georgia’s 60 public colleges.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

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