The DOJ lawsuit follows Georgia's passage of SB 202 in March, a bill Stacey Abrams called “nothing less than Jim Crow 2.0"
After years as a secret romance novelist, the celebrated politico retires her pen name for her new novel 'While Justice Sleeps'
Activists have filed a lawsuit to challenge the bill.
Abrams described new legislation as "racist" and "a redux of Jim Crow in a suit and tie."
Oprah’s town hall, Stacey Abrams’ concert among national events highlighting Black women's pivotal roles leading up to the runoffs.
North Paulding High will go online for two days as the school is cleaned after six students and three staff members contracted COVID-19.
News of his death comes as schools consider whether or not to resume in-person learning.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a mandate requiring all city residents to wear masks in public, conflicting with state-issued guidance.
In a move that undermines the efforts of several Georgia mayors, Gov. Kemp has reversed any mask mandate previously enacted in the state.
In video circulating on social media, one Jimmy John's worker hangs a bread "noose" over his colleague's neck and yanks it as others laugh.
Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga) speaks to ESSENCE about how her life's unique experiences, beyond the murder of her son, have shaped the congresswoman she is today.
The bodies of Vanita Richardson, 19, and Trevena Clarece Campbell, 31, were found earlier this week under Etowah Bridge in Georgia.
Merritt addresses the debate that people are having around the efficacy of and motive behind showing videos of white supremacists and police officers killing Black people with impunity.
Gregory and Travis McMichael were free men for more than two months following the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. The two men have now been charged with his murder.
A new development in the Ahmaud Arbery case is bringing renewed interest and has led the district attorney to call for a jury trial.
The CDC report highlights a disturbing trend throughout the country.
Two months after Ahmaud Arbery's death, no charges or arrests have been made in his killing.
A rise in coronavirus numbers posted over the weekend underscores the fact that the hardest-hit areas of the state are majority Black.