Geye Hamby, superintendent of the Buford, GA, city school system, was placed on leave after an alleged recording of him features Hamby using racial epithets in a bigoted rant about black construction workers.
Republican State Senator Michael Williams of Georgia wants you to know that he is sophisticated enough to compartmentalize racism when it suits his party’s needs. Or something like that.
Gun control activist Lucy McBath, whose 17-year-old son was shot and killed in 2012, won the Democratic nomination in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
A Georgia state lawmaker resigned on Monday night after he was featured screaming the n-word, using a racist fake Asian accent, and exposing himself on the latest episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s show Who Is America?
The good Republicans of Georgia went to the polls to nominate a gubernatorial candidate on Tuesday night, and they made clear, by an overwhelming margin, that they wanted a total psycho representing them in the race.
In Georgia, police pinned a 10-year-old boy to the ground after he became “emotionally distraught” over his father’s arrest.
Longtime Georgia Republican lawmaker Jason Spencer has threatened to sue Showtime after he chose to shout the N-word and expose himself to the world on camera, thanks to some gentle encouragement by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
White nationalist and Virginia GOP Senate nominee Corey Stewart has proclaimed himself to be a big fan of Confederate monuments, even though his lutefisk-loving ass was born in Minnesota.
Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams is trailing badly in the polls. Perhaps that’s why he has now unveiled a “deportation bus” that he plans to drive around the state as a way to drum up attention for himself.
What started as a routine traffic stop in Alpharetta, GA resulted in a 65-year-old black woman being pulled out of her car and screamed at by a police officer, who accused her of failing to sign a ticket.
Dressing and acting more like they were on patrol in Afghanistan than policing a neo–Nazi rally in a small town in Georgia, hundreds of police officers in combat gear and carrying high–powered weapons demonstrated what it looks like when we militarize our police forces.
Rufus Davis, the second black mayor of Camilla, Georgia, lives with his mother in a white ranch-style home nestled a few blocks east of the heart of the city. On a brisk, damp day he greeted me outside, sporting a black V-neck t-shirt, black slacks, and black socks.
On April 1, the contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Piedmont hospital system, which has over 100 locations around Georgia, expired, meaning those locations were now considered out-of-network for anyone with BCBS insurance. According to Piedmont, about 500,000 people with BCBS had seen a Piedmont provider…
Lawmakers in Georgia voted on Thursday to pass a statewide tax measure without a tax break that would have benefited Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. The move was a direct retaliation for the company’s decision to end its relationship with the National Rifle Association in the wake of the Parkland shooting.
Delta Airlines recently joined a number of companies that are publicly breaking ties with the NRA. In this case, Delta is ending the NRA’s discounted rates for group travel. (Given that it’s the NRA, the fact that Delta was offering these discounts is morally dubious in the first place.)
On Sunday night, police in Cartersville, GA—a suburb northwest of Atlanta—responded to a report of gunshots at a house party.
Georgia State Rep. Betty Price, wife of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, ignited a social media firestorm over the weekend when a video of her suggesting people with HIV should be quarantined was published by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Forced to respond, Price defended her comments as…