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In a downtown Atlanta protest, geography matters

Organizers and public safety officials are preparing for a rally at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Underground Atlanta. The event was announced shortly after last night’s grand jury decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson with the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. 1,125 more words

Morning Jolt

Atlanta’s Political, Civic Leaders Respond To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Five hundred miles from the epicenter of the Ferguson, Mo. protests and violent demonstrations, metropolitan Atlanta’s political, religious and civic leaders have voiced their disappointment with the St. 879 more words

Ferguson

Atlanta's Political, Civic Leaders Respond To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Five hundred miles from the epicenter of the Ferguson, Mo. protests and violent demonstrations, metropolitan Atlanta’s political, religious and civic leaders have voiced their disappointment with the St. 879 more words

ADW News

Hank Johnson compares immigration executive order to Emancipation Proclamation

WASHINGTON — The big news ricocheting around Capitol Hill on Thursday was an early leak of the outline of a long-awaited executive action granting legal status to millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. 1,382 more words

Elections - Ga Governor

The Issue with Politicians - Friday Fictioneers

“How wide is that island out there in the bay?” asked the Congressman. “I am thinking that it might be 20 feet long and 6 feet wide. 262 more words

Life In The Foothills

Supporters Of Baby Injured In SWAT Raid Meet With U.S. Attorney In Atlanta

The attorney for the family of little Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh says he remains hopeful about the possibility of charges being filed in the botched drug raid that left the toddler permanently injured. 358 more words

A bitter feud over ethics -- and other hard-of-hearing stories from Perry

Perry, Ga. — In between the boos and cheers at last night’s wrasslin’ — er, gubernatorial — match, there was a particularly brutal exchange between Gov. 1,704 more words

Elections - Ga Governor