Protesters filled several blocks of sidewalk outside A Preferred Women’s Health Center of Atlanta on Friday morning, the fourth day of protests there this week.
Some protesters say the state's domestic terrorism law is being used to silence opponents of Atlanta's planned public safety training facility.
Friday on Political Rewind: Host Bill Nigut sits down with author Heather Hendershot to discuss her book When the News Broke. Hendershot is a professor of film and media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her books include What’s Fair on the Air? Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest and Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line.
Michael Moore, a former U.S. attorney and partner at Moore Hall in Atlanta, contextualizes two autopsy report on the January killing of a protester at the site of a public safety training center in Atlanta.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: As Donald Trump appears in court today, his most visible ally is Georgia's Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who will be in New York to protest. Plus, the outcome in Wisconsin's Supreme Court election could forecast what to expect in 2024's presidential election.
Georgia authorities say state troopers in January fatally shot an environmental protester who had fired at authorities after a trooper shot pepper balls into the protester's tent.
Police arrested over 30 people Sunday and charged 23 with domestic terrorism after protestors at the proposed police training facility southeast of downtown Atlanta set fire to vehicles including a police car and construction equipment. Several Atlanta faith leaders gathered Monday afternoon at City Hall demanding the city stop construction of the new public safety training center.
Tuesday afternoon, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced changes to the planned Atlanta Public Safety Training Center known as "Cop City." They say their compromise will protect the environment, spur local business and serve as a community resource.
Monday on Political Rewind: Protestors gathered peacefully over the weekend after the release of four videos showing the brutal death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police officers. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp and Mayor Andre Dickens coordinate to stem violent protest in Atlanta.
Self-proclaimed "forest defenders" in Atlanta are calling for a more thorough investigation into the death of a protester who was killed by authorities after officials said the activist shot a trooper. Friends say they knew 26-year-old Tortuguita, or "Little Turtle," as funny, curious and thoughtful, not the kind of person who would fire a gun on police. But authorities say that's just what Tortuguita did as they tried to clear an 85-acre forested area that's set to be developed as a police and firefighter training facility.
In Memphis, where Nichols died, protesters shut down a major highway and chanted "justice for Tyre" before later disbanding. Demonstrations across the U.S. were largely peaceful.
GPB's Peter Biello speaks with David Peisner, who has been writing about the movement to protect the South River Forest, about Manuel Teran, the 26-year-old activist who was shot and killed by police last week.
The Atlanta mayor appeared on CBS's Face the Nation Sunday morning after a protest turned violent in downtown Atlanta Saturday night.
A protest turned violent in downtown Atlanta on Saturday night in the wake of the death of an environmental activist who was killed this week after authorities said the 26-year-old shot a state trooper.
Thursday on Political Rewind: During a police clearing of a proposed Atlanta training facility, a Georgia state trooper was shot and a protestor was shot and killed. Few details are currently public and the GBI is investigating the site.
Our panel has the latest from "Cop City" and more.