Mon., July 30, 2012 3:45pm
Georgia NAACP leaders want to know why one of the state's biggest contracting agencies isn't utilizing as many African-American companies as it can. The civil rights group is asking the US Justice Department to investigate Georgia's Department of Transportation. The NAACP says, only 2% of GDOT's contracts go to minority firms while 14% qualified.
Tue., February 22, 2011 2:38pm
Groups opposed to legislation that would affect Georgia’s immigrants rallied at the state capitol today. Latino and civil rights groups are warning that any bill encouraging racial profiling will be fought in court.
Mon., December 13, 2010 6:57pm
Prisoners at Hays, Macon, Telfair, and Smith state prisons placed on lockdown Thursday when the department of corrections learned of a coordinated strike effort . Officials say the lockdowns will continue until an internal security review is complete.
Mon., April 5, 2010 4:52pm
The civil rights organization filed a lawsuit saying historically-black col