Cop City in Atlanta: the Intersection of White Supremacy, Militarism, and Environmental Destruction

A significant gathering of activists took place at Atlanta's City Hall in anticipation of a council vote regarding the allocation of tens of millions in public funding for the proposed construction of a police and firefighter training center. This facility, commonly referred to as "Cop City" by activists, has been the subject of intense criticism and opposition. The meeting marked the [...]

2023-06-06T11:19:42-04:00June 6th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

A New Front Line in the Debate Over Policing: A Forest Near Atlanta

 A New Front Line in the Debate Over Policing: A Forest Near Atlanta Publication: The New York Times Author: Sean Keenan and Joseph Goldstein Date: March 4, 2023 Takeaway/Summary: - When construction crews rolled into a patch of pine and maple trees southeast of Atlanta last month, the scene had more in common with a military incursion than a municipal building [...]

2023-06-06T10:52:32-04:00May 9th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Women’s History Month: Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould

In her opening prayer at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast in January, the Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, prayed for those who "have been raised and dined on the politics and religion of respectability," at the Jefferson City NAACP Prayer Breakfast, as reported by the Fulton Sun. The event offered an opportunity to both honor the work [...]

2023-04-03T16:27:36-04:00March 10th, 2022|Events, Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments
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