At the nation marks 50 years since the March on Washington, it's worth taking time to note the foot soldiers who fought for change locally. In coastal Brunswick, the story of how the city integrated -- peacefully and with little notice until after the fact -- is not well known. GPB presents this archive story from 2008.
Sheriff's officials are investigating whether any laws were broken when fliers inviting residents to join the Ku Klux Klan were placed outside homes in the Covington area. Officials said they want to make sure the fliers don't contain any inappropriate information or threats.
The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms. ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Debbie Seagraves tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the civil rights group will assist the Klan in its battle with the state. The International Keystone Knights of the KKK applied to join the "Adopt-A-Highway" program along part of Route 515 in the north Georgia mountains.
The Ku Klux Klan wants to “adopt” a stretch of highway in North Georgia to clean up litter. The Georgia Department of Transportation is deciding whether to grant the controversial group’s application amid concerns about freedom of speech.