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Senate Bill 398 categorizes the act of displaying a noose as a crime of intimidation

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Pentagon private ceremony celebrates efforts to honor America's veterans

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Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty 

The Black Male Town Hall will be available for the public to watch live at Commissioner Hardesty Facebook Page starting at 6 pm.

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Rep. Barry Fleming, R-Harlem, left, Chairman of the Special Committee on Election Integrity, speaks with Rep. Mark Newton, R-Augusta, as debate on SB 202 takes place in the House Chambers in a legislative session at the Georgia State Capitol Building in Atlanta, Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) 

ACLU, NAACP LDF, SPLC file lawsuit on behalf of groups representing voters of color and other historically disenfranchised communities

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(photo/Kermit Williams) 

A retired veterinarian found the owl after watching it hit a window and brought it to a local wildlife hospital for care

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Nancy Abudu, deputy legal director for the SPLC Action Fund has released a statement about the passage of SB 202

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Carol Cheney 

Cheney will be the fifth person to serve in the chief executive role since The Collins Foundation’s founding in 1947

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Ibram X. Kendi. (Photo/Stephen Voss) 

Kendi, a National Book Award winner, historian and leading antiracist voice in America, will give a virtual talk April 14

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Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation to offer five Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors from diverse backgrounds a ten-week front office fellowship

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In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, then-LSU President F. King Alexander is shown before an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia in Baton Rouge, La. (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP, File) 

An independent investigation at Alexander's former school, LSU found a “serious institutional failure” in the school's handling of sexual misconduct claims

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