ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – President Barack Obama says the nation needs to do some “soul-searching” following George Zimmerman’s acquittal on murder charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. In an impromptu appearance in the White […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be vigils and rallies in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman’s acquittal over the weekend in […]
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Civil Rights Memorial Center is offering a day of free admission in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday.
ATLANTA (WAOK)- While people in other cities have held rallies and protests that have lead to some arrests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, more than a thousand people braved a series of […]
Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy has waded into the gay marriage issue once again.
Across the South, Republicans are working to take advantage of a new political landscape after a divided U.S. Supreme Court freed all or part of 15 states, many of them in the old Confederacy, from having to ask Washington’s permission before changing election procedures in jurisdictions with histories of discrimination.
Day Two of the George Zimmerman trial saw graphic images of Trayvon Martin’s body released and an argument over whether the prosecution can release information on other 911 calls made by Zimmerman to local police. […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Coca-Cola officials say they’re releasing a limited-edition glass bottle in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights events of 1963. The Atlanta-based company made the announcement Monday in Birmingham, where […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia officials have reacted cautiously to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. Georgia has had to get federal approval for election law changes, from […]