Category Archives: Fulton County Jail

APD Denies Targeting Organizers of Police Brutality, Occupy Protests

With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale, News Editor (APN) ATLANTA — Progressive activists are concerned about what they see as Atlanta Police singling out and cracking down on social justice organizers, as protests against state-sanctioned, racist police violence sweep the nation. ¬†They cite three incidents over the last week and a half, including two arrests of organizers Tim Franzen […]

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Atlanta Police Arrest Fast Food Workers Fighting for a Living Wage

By Anna Simonton, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA — Ten fast food workers were arrested on Thursday, September 04, 2014, after blocking one lane of traffic on Ponce de Leon Avenue, near Boulevard, in an act of civil disobedience. ¬† The action was intended to pressure their employers to pay a living wage and allow workers to […]

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