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Georgia Prisons Face Crisis of Inmate Violence: 32 Deaths in Four Years

(APN) ATLANTA — The Southern Center for Human Right (SCHR) and State Sen. Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta) held a legislative hearing, on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the State Capitol, on the increase of violence and violent deaths in the Georgia prison system. ¬† ¬†   “Several years ago we noticed that we were receiving… ever-growing reports of trauma and violence […]

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Council Office Calls Security on APN Editor

  (APN) ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta’s City Council Office called security on Atlanta Progressive News’s News Editor–the present writer–while the Monday, August 15, 2011, Full Council Meeting was going on, and only minutes before a court hearing in which APN defeated the City in court. Officer W. Williams (BADGE #2999) was clearly called as part of an effort […]

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Mitchell Orders Security for all Council, Committee Meetings

  (APN) ATLANTA — Ceasar Mitchell, President of the City Council of Atlanta, has ordered security at all meetings of Full Council and Council Committees. The security officers began appearing two weeks ago at the last Full Council meeting. ¬†Activists inquired at Monday’s Committee on Council meeting as to why security officers were now appearing at meetings, and Mitchell sent […]

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