Candidates have until noon Friday to qualify to run, but the first day saw big crowds at the Capitol, where Democrats and Republicans queued up to fill out their paperwork in separate rooms.
On this week's episode, we take a deeper look at a story reported with the Center for Public Integrity and NPR about what Lincoln County can tell us about the present — and future — of the fight for voting rights.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia Republicans have joined the chorus of GOP voices demanding that schools stop teaching so-called critical race theory. But slavery did exist … and so did lynching, Jim Crow laws and often violent measures employed to stop black people from voting. What are the consequences of downplaying or ignoring our past?
Today on Political Rewind: The board that oversees Stone Mountain Park meets today to hear proposals for how to reshape the story that for decades has celebrated the “Lost Cause” of the south. Also, a Superior Court judge has ordered yet another recount of 2020 presidential ballots in Fulton County.
In "Love, M.," the joyful, complicated, intimate long-distance connections shared by mothers and sons during the AIDS epidemic are front and center. Playwright Clarinda Ross says the letters and voicemails in the play mirror the state of our own connections in the COVID-19 pandemic.
An ad hoc network of activists and anarchists from New York to L.A. are setting up the food refrigerators to help address neighborhoods in need, a problem that's grown more acute during the pandemic.