Mourners gathered Saturday at an Atlanta church to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders and his efforts to improve civil rights in Georgia.
State and national civil rights groups say issues some voters faced when they went to the polls Tuesday reinforced their skepticism toward Georgia elections officials and voter registration efforts.
Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]
Atlanta (WAOK)-The NAACP in Georgia is calling for racial and cultural sensitivity training for police officers in the state. The announcement comes in the midst of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the deadly shooting […]
A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.
Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who […]
(AP/WAOK) — Filming for the movie “Selma” is scheduled in Selma next week. Casting director Cynthia Stillwell tells the Selma Times-Journal (http://bit.ly/1uHjEgR ) that extras are being fitted for their costumes this week, and work should begin Monday in Selma. Production designer […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend. The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]
A Georgia death row inmate has filed lawsuits alleging the state is using execution drugs obtained without a valid prescription and is violating his civil rights.
Today on Too Much Truth, DB gets a surprise visit from his hero, Rev. C.T. Vivian. For those who don’t know, Rev. C.T. Vivian played a very important role in the civil rights movement. Not only […]