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Rep. John Lewis Congress in the Community Events

Rep. John Lewis will bring the work of his congressional offices to constituents with

another series of Congress in the Community Events. Residents of the 5th District will be

able to

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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Appeals Court Upholds Voting Rights Provision

     WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, rejecting an Alabama county's challenge to the landmark civil rights law.     The provision requires state, county and local governments with a history of discrimination to obtain advance approval from the Justice Department, or from a federal cou...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Proud Fathers Rally' At The Georgia State Capitol

The Atlanta metropolitan area chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host “Proud Fathers Rally II” at the Georgia State Capitol on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.The men of Omega will host fathers and their children at the Gold Dome to celebrate fatherhood. The rally supports President Obama’s Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative, w...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

NAACP Chief Urges Blacks To Support Gay Marriage

     BALTIMORE -- NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the civil rights organization's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage Blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states.     The NAACP's resolution was significant, as only 39 per...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta