Fri., September 30, 2011 4:30pm
African-American groups and some education advocates want Georgia school officials to collect better data on what they call a "pipeline" from schools to prison. One Texas study tracked over a million kids and determined that -- even accounting for poverty and other factors -- black students were much more likely than whites to receive harsher punishment for similar non-violent and non-drug-related offenses like truancy, improper dress and using cell phones.
Tue., December 7, 2010 6:59pm
Governor Perdue today answered a charge by a group of black Atlanta pastors that the State’s investigation into cheating on the CRCT is a "witch hunt" against black teachers. The clergy is protesting possible criminal charges against educators. Fulton County’s District Attorney, Paul Howard, said he will seek criminal prosecutions if warranted in the cheating allegations at some Atlanta public schools.
Tue., January 26, 2010 3:09pm
Some state Democrats are introducing bills aimed at racial profiling by law
Tue., January 5, 2010 5:53pm
Matt Aitken took his oath of office as Augusta commissioner today, ending a
Mon., November 2, 2009 4:21pm
Why race, party affiliation, and business ties matter for Atlanta's next ma
Fri., October 30, 2009 2:48pm
One issue raised late in the campaign is whether Mary Norwood is a Republic
Tue., September 8, 2009 5:45pm
Some African-Americans say their sons are being unfairly targeted for schoo
Fri., August 28, 2009 8:32am
A memo is circulating around the black community that states the city would
Wed., July 29, 2009 7:38pm
Norman talks about her music, rise to international stardom, life in August
Tue., July 7, 2009 5:45pm
Gubernatorial contenders release their campaign finance reports.