Tag: Georgia

Confederate 'Terrorists' Indicted in Georgia

A grand jury in Georgia last week indicted 15 people on terror-related charges for purposely driving past a Black child’s birthday party in July where many of the attendees were Black waving large Confederate flags, brandishing weapons and yelling threats and racial epithets. The grand jury indictments in Douglas County,…

Georgia 'Removes' Two Confederate Holidays From Calendar

Georgia’s 2016 calendar will reflect the removal of two Confederate holidays: Robert E. Lee’s birthday, which is on January 19 but will be observed on November 27 in 2015; and Confederate Memorial Day, which is on April 26 but was observed on April 27 in 2015. However, the calendar will…

Black Churches Torched in Possible Hate Crimes

Following white supremacist Dylann Roof’s racially motivated murders of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, authorities are now investigating what could possibly be a series of arson-related hate crimes. Six predominately Black churches have recently been damaged or destroyed entirely by fire, and there is reason to believe that at…

Principal Says Devil Made Her Say Racist Comment at Graduation

By Sheryl Estrada TNT Academy Principal Nancy Gordeuk, who made racist comments during the school’s graduation ceremony Friday night, said the devil prompted her hateful remarks. Rather than admitting she needs to confront her racist sentiments toward Blacks, she sought penance by apologizing. At the ceremony, Gordeuk, the founder of…

What Other States Face Anti-LGBT Laws

What Other States Face Anti-LGBT Laws By Barbara Frankel There now are more than 85 anti-LGBT bills before 28 state legislatures, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Courtesy of Human Rights Campaign What Has Been Approved So Far Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Law.’ Status: Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence,…