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Advocates Seek Law Change to End Citizen Arrests in Georgia

By JEFF AMY | Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) _ Civil rights groups called for Georgia lawmakers to repeal the state's 19th-century citizen's arrest law Monday,...

SPLC Announces $30 Million Investment to Increase Voter Registration

NNPA Newswire Staff Report The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) last week announced it is investing up to $30 million from its endowment in voter...

Meet the black Republican woman trying to unseat civil rights icon John Lewis

Edited by Emily Crockett & Allison Elyse Gualtieri The 53-year-old hopes to unseat the popular civil rights icon John Lewis, 80, who has represented Georgia’s...

Democrats 2020 – Not the Person, but the Program

By Julianne Malveaux Now that the midterm elections are over, and Democrats are savoring their victory, more than a dozen Democrats say they are considering...

Early Voting Numbers Signal Big Turnout for Midterms as Voter Suppression Looms

 By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent In Georgia, close to three times the number of people who voted early during the last midterm election...

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