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Police, Protesters Clash in Brooklyn as Tensions Flare Past Curfew

Protesters demanding justice for George Floyd peacefully made their way through Brooklyn Wednesday before things reportedly turned violent after the 8 p.m. curfew.
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Free Food Drive for DeKalb County Residents

DeKalb County is partnering with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to distribute food monthly community throughout the county. The county announced on Saturday, June 6, they will host three drive-thru food distribution events, during which 2,400 DeKalb residents will receive one 20-pound box of...
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Three Officers Charged in George Floyd's Death With Aiding Murder, Chauvin Now Faces 2nd-Degree Murder

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced aiding and abetting murder charges against former officers Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao in the death of George Floyd.
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George Floyd Funeral Services To Be Held In TX, MN, and NC

Final preparations are being made for George Floyd’s funeral this week. The family announced that a public viewing would be in Houston, Monday, June 8, and a private service will take place the following day at 11 am. According to news sources, additional memorials will occur at 1 pm local time...
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Gov. Kemp Addresses Turbulent George Floyd Protest in Atlanta

Governor Brian P. Kemp and state officials gave a media briefing Monday addressing the protest in across Atlanta over the murder of George Floyd, the use of local, state, and national law enforcement and an update on the fight against COVID-19. Over the weekend, thousands gathered at Centennial...
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“Loved Ones, Not Numbers” Local Group Honors COVID-19 Victims

Lawyers, Civil And Human Rights Organizations, Faith Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Community Members, And Elected Officials are working together to save and remember the lives of Georgians who may have faced adverse consequences due to Governor Kemp’s Reopening Of Georgia. Together they have...
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Atlanta Enters Phase 2 of Five Phased Reopening Plan

It is official; Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced this week that the City of Atlanta enters into Phase II of the Five Phased Reopening Plan laid out last week . Bottoms says her decision to proceed to the next phase is based on metrics. She says the data shows Atlanta has sustained the necessary...
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Stopped By The Police, Do You Know Your Rights?

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Yassin Mohamed, and countless others have tragically died this year at the hands of police officers or retired law enforcement officers. A study conducted by The Stanford Open Policing Project shows that black drivers are being pulled over at a higher...
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Kemp Renews Public Health State of Emergency

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced the renewal Public Health State of Emergency for a third time through 11:59 PM on July 12, 2020. Kemp says this declaration plays a critically important role in our battle against COVID-19. He also says that it allows for enhanced partnerships between the...
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Minneapolis Protesters Outraged After Death of George Floyd

“Being Black in America should not be a death sentence,” says Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey. His statement comes after a video of a white police officer pressed his knee into the neck of an unarmed black man while he gasps, saying, “I can’t breathe.” The video footage of George Floyd’s tragic end on...
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