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Ossoff aims to connect John Lewis legacy with a new generation

AMERICUS — When 15-year-old Georgia Blue found out Democrat Jon Ossoff would be in Americus, she and a friend decided to shiver together at...

Civil rights hero John Lewis changed America making ‘good trouble’

Civil Rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis, who advocated for change through nonviolence, died late Friday night at the age of 80. The...

Attorney Benjamin Crump: Following Thurgood Marshall’s path and taking on today’s...

Ben Crump was 10 years old in 1978 and living on the “wrong side of the tracks’’ in Lumberton, NC when he discovered how...

Republican legislation could wipe out LGBTQ protections, gay-rights advocates say

The day before the Florida Legislature began its 2020 session, lawmakers filed legislation making it a felony for a doctor to provide medical help...

Three selected for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced three men selected to be in the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. According to the governor’s office,...

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

Gov. DeSantis says he sees no need for LGBTQ legal protections...

Two days after omitting mention of LGBTQ Floridians in a memorandum commemorating the 2016 Pulse nightclub shootings, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that he...

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