Atlanta Police Officer: ‘Atlanta Government Has Turned Their Backs On The Atlanta Police Department’"The morale is the lowest it's been in 18 years. This is because of the mayor and DA. The disciplinary policy is not being followed, the officers' actions are not being properly investigated. Instead the mayor terminates them," said one officer.
Stacey Abrams: Rayshard Brooks' Death Was MurderStacey Abrams on Monday called Rayshard Brooks death a "murder," saying "at no point did he present a danger that warranted his death."
Fatal Atlanta Police Shooting: Rayshard Brooks AftermathHours after the killing, Atlanta's police chief stepped down, the officer who shot Brooks was fired and a second officer placed on administrative duty -- but Brooks' death has rekindled large protests in the city, with more expected this week.
'Always Some Sneaky Trick': Georgia Black Voters Say Primary Meltdown No AccidentTuesday's collapse of the voting system in Georgia -- a potential presidential battleground in November -- has sparked widespread concerns about voter disenfranchisement and charges by activists that Republican state officials engaged in efforts to suppress the vote in predominantly African American communities.
Georgia Election Results: Investigations Instead Of WinnersBy the end of Election Day, Georgia hadn't declared the winners of its competitive races. Instead, it declared investigations, raising fears of what's to come when the nation votes in November.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Creates Advisory Council To Examine Atlanta’s Use Of Force Policies And ProceduresMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms creates advisory council to examine Atlanta’s use of force policies and procedures
Mayor Bottoms Attempts 'Tough Balance' On Supporting PoliceAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she is trying to find a "tough balance" between criticizing some police officers and supporting ones who protect the city amid protests spurred by the recent killing of a black man in Minnesota by a white officer.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues An Executive Order To Extend Hazard Pay For Frontline City EmployeesMayor Keisha Lance bottoms issues an executive order to extend hazard pay for frontline city employees.
Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Using 'Excessive Force'Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two Atlanta Police Department officers were fired Sunday after video showed them using "excessive force" against two college students during Saturday night's protests.
'He Should Just Stop Talking': Keisha Lance Bottoms On TrumpAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms rebuked Donald Trump's rhetoric on Sunday amid days of protests after the death of George Floyd, saying the President "is making it worse" and is stoking racial tensions.
Mayor Bottoms: 'This Is Not A Protest...This Is Chaos'Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms denounced vandalism in her city Friday evening as "chaos" after protest demonstrations over the death of George Floyd turned violent.
Keisha Lance Bottoms: Ahmaud Arbery's Death A 'Lynching Of An African American Man'On Sunday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called the shooting death of an unarmed African American jogger a "lynching" and said arrests of two accused men would not have been made if there was not video of the incident.
‘Leaving Us To The Slaughter’: Rev. Jamal Bryant, Senior Pastor At New Birth Missionary Baptist ChurchBlack leaders say reopening Georgia is an attack on people of color
Atlanta Mayor Creates $7M Emergency Fund To Help Hourly WorkersMayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms issued an executive order to create an emergency fund that would help hourly workers and small businesses.
$100M: Mayor Bottoms Wants Funds Allocated For Affordable HousingMayor Bottoms issued an Administrative Order that would allocate millions of dollars to create more affordable housing in Atlanta.