Elected officials and others held a community meeting of about 100 people at the Elaine Lucas Senior Center in Macon to discuss the special session of the Georgia General Assembly beginning this week.
A new exhibit, Fighting for Freedom, at Georgia State University in Atlanta explores the historic connection between labor unions and civil rights organizing in the South.
Michael O’Leary portrayed Dr. Rick Bauer on Guiding Light before penning a play about addiction, reconciliation, race and hope.
Black community leaders in Columbus not only are criticizing the security that law enforcement agencies provided at the 61st annual Heritage Bowl, the rivalry football game between Carver and Spencer High Schools at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. They also are urging others to help ensure the event doesn’t end in violent chaos again.
As University of Georgia students head back to campus, a professor is remembering the bravery and hardships of the first Black students to be admitted to the Athens college over 60 years ago. GPB’s Sarah Kallis reports.
The “Pants on the Ground” performer was at Selma and King’s march on Washington
Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department said the Mississippi officers "caused harm to the entire community who feel that they can't trust the police officers who are supposed to serve them."
The federal jury acquitted a state trooper charged with violating the civil rights of Aaron Bowman despite body-camera footage that showed the officer pummeling him 18 times with a flashlight.
The Park and Tree Commission's shortlist now heads to City Council, which is not bound to the recommendations.
Black students accuse the Effingham County School District of ignoring acts of racial animosity by white students and staff.
In the early 1920s, Mamie George Williams helped register 40,000 Black women in Georgia to vote, overcoming Jim Crow laws that sought to deny them the franchise.
Councilmembers will vote later this year on a new name for the former Calhoun Square.
The Birmingham movement in 1963 was a turning point when children joined the struggle for equal rights. The brutal response from white segregationists galvanized support for the Civil Rights Act.
Police have arrested three key organizers supporting people protesting Atlanta's proposed police and fire training center, which opponents call "Cop City." The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says its agents and Atlanta police on Wednesday arrested three officers of the group that runs the Atlanta Solidarity Fund.
The family of a Georgia woman who died last year after she fell from a moving patrol car has filed a civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit announced Wednesday says sheriff's deputies improperly arrested her and ultimately caused her death.