by Jack Jenkins Posted on March 4, 2015
When the cat’s away, the mice will pass discriminatory, anti-gay legislation.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on February 17, 2015 Updated: February 18, 2015
"They're saying to working Georgians and seniors and communities of color and the young: 'We're not interested in your participation,'" said Dr. Francys Johnson with the Georgia NAACP.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
Robert Wayne Holsey's attorney drank up to a quart of vodka every day during Holsey's trial -- and that's not even the worst aspect of his case.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 12, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
"We want to be a peaceful city."
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 28, 2014
"I feel absolutely sick that this election is being stolen," say the volunteers who registered the voters who could now be denied access to the ballot box.
"We are here to stop an election from being stolen," said Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
"I see voting as just one step," said Atlanta youth activist Yoehzer Yeeftahk. "If the revolution takes 18 steps, you've got to do all 18."
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 26, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
"Their voices should be heard because they can indeed change the destiny of the state," Rep. Stacy Abrams said about the newly registered voters of color at risk of disenfranchisement.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 25, 2014 Updated: October 26, 2014
Supporters of David Perdue (R-GA) told ThinkProgress they agree, and fear President Obama will "confiscate anyone's food, clothing and shelter" and "declare martial law."
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
“I’m proud of it."