President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama calls Amelia Boynton Robinson a “dedicated and courageous leader” who committed herself to the simple idea that everyone deserves the right to vote. The prominent civil rights activist died Wednesday. She was […]
Are race relations in America improving or more intense? While the election of President Obama brought out the racist side in many Americans that were opposed to his leading the country, we now face multiple […]
The fatal shooting of eight worshipers and a pastor at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday provoked strong reactions from political, church and civil rights leaders and was held up by gun control advocates as another example of lax laws leading to tragedy.
Fresh from announcing that the City of Atlanta has made “significant progress” in taking care of homeless veterans, Mayor Kasim Reed is apparently ready to tackle the problem in the rest of the community. I […]
Rep. Hank Johnson Applauds Pres. Obama For Demilitarizing Local Police But Says Permanent Change Is Needed
President Barack Obama is ordering police to no longer use military-style equipment seen recently in high-profile protests across the country. President Obama’s executive order bars the use of grenade launchers, tracked armored vehicles, large-caliber firearms, […]
Nicholas Thomas will be laid to rest this weekend. He is the 23 year old shot by a Smyrna police officer last month. While officers said that Thomas tried to run over them with a […]
“We were surprised, and encouraged by the recent development”, is how Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis opened the latest news conference addressing the police-involved shooting death of Nicholas Thomas. Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced […]
The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
UPDATE: The Smyrna police officer who pulled the trigger that claimed the life of Nicholas Thomas is identified as Sgt. Kenneth Owens. The Thomas family has been told that the GBI will not be called […]
House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.