A monument of a Confederate soldier is being removed from downtown Athens.
Players in the WNBA generated a flurry of tweets Tuesday evening when they showed up to play games sporting black T-shirts that read "Vote Warnock."
Calls to change the name of Grady High School are being taken up by an Atlanta Board of Education committee. That committee held a meeting Tuesday night to get input from the community about the change. Alumni, students, and school leaders are among the members of the committee.
The National Association of the Deaf filed a lawsuit on behalf of five deaf Americans requesting that a judge order the White House to provide an ASL interpreter during coronavirus briefings.
The leader of the U.S. Navy SEAL said the unit has severed ties with the National Navy SEAL Museum, a nonprofit organization that is not overseen by the Navy in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Magnolias and stars. Beer cans, crawfish and guitars. A Gulf Coast lighthouse. Elvis Presley and Kermit the Frog. All appear on proposals submitted by the general public for a new Mississippi flag.
Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac made headlines last week when he was the first NBA player to stand during the national anthem, and he didn’t wear a Black Lives Matter shirt during the anthem as well.
The Atlanta City Council passed a resolution to overhaul the city’s police policies in the wake of the Rayshard Brooks shooting death due to a procedural issue. The council originally sent this as an ordinance to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who vetoed it.
A circuit court judge in Virginia Monday imposed an injunction barring the state from dismantling a 21-foot-high statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond.
Black women have long been the Democratic Party’s most reliable and loyal voters, but for generations that allegiance didn’t translate to their own political rise.
He was said to be the only player out of the first three games of the NBA’s restarted season to stand during the anthem.
The George Floyd hologram was placed near the spot where a confederate monument was recently removed in Decatur.
An Atlanta funeral home has gotten worldwide exposure as it buried two civil rights icons just days apart this month.
Protestors have complained the use of tear gas in downtown Athens on May 31 was an excessive use of force, but Athens-Clarke County police said agitators infiltrated the peaceful George Floyd protest and forced officers to act.
The city’s last remaining statue of Christopher Columbus on the South Side has been removed, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules.
Players and coaches from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz knelt alongside one another before the first game of the NBA restart.
The Sproul family, who live in Yulee, Florida, received a hateful letter in their mailbox targeting the 18-year-old high school grads.
"Repent your ways. Black people are here to stay. We are not going anywhere," says Pastor McBride.
the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved new rules that will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms in honor and support of social justice issues.