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See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]


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State Supreme Court Upholds Law Governor Used To Remove 6 School Board Members

Georgia’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law the governor used earlier this year to remove six members of the DeKalb County school board is constitutional.


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Attorney Files Brief In DeKalb School Board Case

ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney representing an ousted DeKalb County school board member says lawmakers in 2010 exceeded their authority when they gave the governor the ability to remove locally-elected school board members. Thomas Cox, […]


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Dekalb County School Board Backs Out Of Lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – — A suspended DeKalb County Board of Education member says he’ll use his own money to fund a lawsuit against the governor. Former board chairman Eugene Walker says he’ll finance the lawsuit […]


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Federal Judge To Make Decision On Fate Of DeKalb County School Board Members

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge heard arguments in a legal battle over whether a Georgia law that allows the governor to remove local school boards is constitutional. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal this week announced the suspension of […]