Ebenezer Baptist Church
Various protests are planned in Atlanta in response to the grand jury’s decision in Missouri. The panel decided that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the August 9, 2014, shooting death […]
“If you’re going to protest, protest in a peaceful, orderly, non-violent fashion.” Atlanta Congressman John Lewis says that’s the way they did it in the 1960s, “in the way of peace, in the way of […]
Two Georgians are being remembered for their contributions during the Civil Rights Movement. Congressman John Lewis says Atlanta businessman and philanthropist Herman J. Russell was a source of inspiration for those involved in the movement.” […]
Abrams and Warnock: “The Fight For Voter Rights Continues” As Judge Refuses To Act On Georgia Voter Registration Lawsuit
Georgia State Representative Stacey Abrams says her organization, New Georgia Project, and others that filed a lawsuit against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, “are deeply disappointed”. They are not pleased with Fulton County Superior […]
In just five hours of voting on Sunday, October 19, Fulton County Director of Registrations and Elections Richard Barron says there were 1,507 voters at the seven locations that were open. According to Barron, “We […]
Wearing their Sunday best they showed up to vote on Sunday. It’s a first for Georgia. Many came by car, with their horns blaring, to the Adamsville Recreation Center in Southwest Atlanta. They were encouraged […]
Ebenezer Pastor Raphael Warnock Says “We Have A Lot At Stake In This Election” As Sunday Voting Begins In Georgia
It’s what many in Georgia have waited for, Sunday voting. It begins this weekend, on Sunday, October 19, in Fulton County. Reverend Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, says “Immediately […]
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In the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where her father was eulogized and her grandmother was killed, more King family pain was made bare Thursday afternoon by the late Coretta and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s youngest […]