Georgia Gov. Kemp Declares State Of Emergency, Activates National GuardOn Monday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency and activated as many as 1,000 National Guard members.
Toppling Confederate Monuments: Controversial Obelisk Removed In DecaturThe Confederate Lost Cause Monument erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1908 removed from Decatur Square.
I Quit: Police Officers Across U.S. ResignIn the three weeks since George Floyd's death, the role of America's criminal justice system has been propelled to the forefront of national conversation with thousands calling for comprehensive changes within the country's policing system.
Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Received Several Citizen Complaints Against HimThe Atlanta Police Department released records that show the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week had several citizen complaints lodged against him prior to the incident.
Charges Upgraded For ATV Driver Who Hit APD OfficerAtlanta Police investigators filed upgraded charges against Avery Goggans, the alleged driver of an ATV that struck APD officer Maximillian Brewer during the George Floyd protests on May 30, 2020.
George Floyd To Be Laid To Rest In Houston Tuesday MorningGeorge Floyd to be laid to rest in Houston today morning.
Apps Highlighting Black-Owned Businesses SurgeAs protests for racial justice mount across the country, so has the push to support black-owned businesses.
John Lewis: Black Lives Matter Mural 'A Powerful Work Of Art'Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis visited Washington DC’s Black Lives Matter Plaza, calling the new mural emblazoned in yellow paint on the street "a powerful work of art."
Georgia Association Of Chiefs Of PoliceGeorgia Association of chiefs of police aim to build deeper, lasting transformation, agencies must build relationships with their communities that are built on trust.
All Living Former US Presidents Publicly Condemn Racial InjusticeAs the nation attempts to heal from recent racial injustices, all four living former U.S. Presidents publicly condemn recent racial events.
Atlanta Public Schools: "A Shared Struggle In The Crisis – Standing Up For Racial Justice And Equality"Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen responds to the recent local protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, discussing efforts to support teachers and students who engage in peaceful protest.
APD Chief: I Will Not 'Watch Our Employees Get Swept Up In The Tsunami Of Political Jockeying'Six Atlanta police officers were booked, five on felony charges, after allegations of using excessive force during a protest Saturday.
SPLC Joins National Day Of Mourning SPLC joins National Day of mourning.
Jimmy Carter: 'Silence Can Be As Deadly As Violence'In his first public reaction to the nationwide unrest surrounding the police killing of George Floyd, former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that "silence can be as deadly as violence," and called on Americans in positions of "power, privilege, and moral conscience" to fight racial discrimination.
'I Thought I Might Be Killed' College Student Recalls APD EncounterTaniyah Pilgrim says she feared she might not survive when Atlanta police used a Taser on her friend Messiah Young and pulled Pilgrim from a vehicle during street protests on Saturday.