What We’re Reading – Friday, August 28, 2015

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New Company Hopes to Shape Medical Marijuana in Georgia

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2014/11/21/new-company-hopes-to-shape-medical-marijuana-in.html

 

Reed on Peachtree Pine Homeless Shelter – People Want It Gone

Atlanta Magazine

http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/kasim-reed-on-peachtree-pine-homeless-shelter-people-want-it-gone/

 

Scouted for U.S. Senate Run, State Rep. Stacey Evans Decides to Stay Put

Political Insider Blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/08/25/scouted-for-senate-run-stacey-evans-decides-to-stay-in-georgia-house/

 

Georgia Detention Center where Teen Killed Himself was Understaffed, Report Finds

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

http://jjie.org/georgia-detention-center-where-teen-killed-himself-was-understaffed-report-finds/130046/

 

Georgia County (Fulton County) Admits it Disenfrachised Voters

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/election/2015/08/26/3695039/county-admits-it-disenfranchised-voters-in-african-american-dominated-county/

 

FLASHBACK

Hurricane Katrina Evacuees’ Experience

C-SPAN

http://www.c-span.org/video/?190199-1/gulf-coast-evacuees-hurricane-katrina

 

Hurricane Katrina Update: Where Are They Now?

The Advocate magazine

https://www.advocate.com/new-orleans/2015/08/28/katrina-update-where-are-they-now

 

Columbus Charter School Shutters Doors; Where are student records?  Where is $395,000 in funding?

Plunderblund (Ohio)

http://www.plunderbund.com/2015/08/27/columbus-charter-school-shutters-doors-where-are-student-records-where-is-395000-in-funding/

 

9/11 “Dust Lady” Dies after Cancer Battle

11 Alive television news

http://www.11alive.com/story/news/nation-now/2015/08/26/911-dust-lady-dies-after-cancer-battle/32386329/

 

Prosecutor Breaks Silence on Chelsea Manning Case

Courthouse News Service

https://www.courthousenews.com/2015/06/18/manning-prosecutor-breaks-silence-on-wikileaks-case.htm

 

Texas Street Where Sandra Bland Was Arrested, Named after Her

The Root

http://www.theroot.com/articles/news/2015/08/texas_street_where_sandra_bland_was_arrested_is_named_after_her.html

 

Malta Becomes First Country to Outlaw Surgery on Intersex Babies

Pink News (UK)

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/04/02/malta-becomes-first-country-to-outlaw-surgery-on-intersex-babies/

 

(END/2015)

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