A Douglas County man is suing the county and election officials, saying his civil rights were violated when a poll worker asked him to remove his National Rifle Association hat when he went to vote.
An Illinois auction house is selling the revolver that almost killed former Alabama Governor George Wallace in a 1972 assassination attempt as he ran for president.
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 […]