URGENT: Opportunity to protect West Hancock

If you were unable to attend the Mayor and Commission special meeting May 16, 2017 it’s not too late to get involved. Within the next 24 hrs we encourage local residents to send an email  to the  Mayor & Commission to speak up in support of a demolition moratorium on residential properties in the West Hancock National Register Historic…

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UGA Baldwin Hall Slave Remains Vigil and Rally

Honoring the forgotten ancestors Athens, Ga-On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, Fred Smith, co-chair of the Athens Area Black History Committee, and various community leaders will meet 5:30 pm at the UGA Arch to honor the ancestors whose remains were discovered at UGA Baldwin Hall. Organizers encourage local citizens to join them at the Arch ,…

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Whats Going on with AADM? Workshops and Programs Addressing Systematic Racism and the Criminal Justice System

ATHENS, GEORGIA, April 3, 2017 – The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement will host two events in April on the pressing issues of biased policing and mass incarceration. The workshops, both to be held at Athens Clarke County Library, represent a block of powerful programming that hopes to empower Athenians through education that will allow them to recognize and rectify racist…

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Atlanta family demands surveillance video of police shooting

ATL 11ALIVE News Report-“Friends and family of an Atlanta man killed by police are demanding for surveillance video to be released.” “DeAundre Phillips was shot and killed last month at the Atlanta police annex off Donald Lee Hollowell when officers said he tried to run over a detective. The family believes their loved one’s name is being smeared and…

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Support the victims falsely arrested by Officer Marc Lofton

CBS46 News Report- Local residents of Statham, Ga and many others continue to protest the actions of Officer Marc Lofton arguing that they were falsely arrested. “Some residents believe Lofton is policing for profit. Residents said the city budget indicates that revenue for police fines more than doubled this year to $250,000.” “I asked him why he’s pulling me…

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