JAMARION ROBINSON SHOT 76 TIMES BY POLICE

by Gloria Tatum................................................... Jamarion Robinson, a 26-year-old African American man, was a student at Tuskegee University majoring in Biology.  He did not have a criminal history. On August 5, 2016, Robinson was killed in one of the most gruesome, bloody, violent, overkill by police probably in the history of this country.   It is also the … Continue reading JAMARION ROBINSON SHOT 76 TIMES BY POLICE

NAACP Takes on the Georgia General Assembly

photos by Lorraine Fontana written by Gloria Tatum.......................................................... The NAACP marched from the Richard Russell Federal Building to the Georgia State Capitol to demand that lawmakers repeal several laws, pass other bills, reform the police, and fix voting in Georgia. Community leaders and lawmakers spoke on many issues including police and criminal justice reform, fixing … Continue reading NAACP Takes on the Georgia General Assembly

Rayshard Brooks Another Victim of a Trigger Happy Killer Cop

by Gloria Tatum Rayshard Brooks, 27, the father of three daughters and a stepson who will never see their father again, died Friday night.  He was shot in the back by an Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, and it sparked over twenty different protests all across the Atlanta area for two days. After Brooks was … Continue reading Rayshard Brooks Another Victim of a Trigger Happy Killer Cop

Police Stop Killing Black and Brown People

This is an Opinion Article by Gloria Tatum.............  Rayshard Brooks is the latest victim of police using excessive force that escalated into murder.  Brooks was asleep in his car in the drive-through at Wendy's on University Avenue in south Atlanta.   People were driving around him, so someone called the police.   White people stop calling … Continue reading Police Stop Killing Black and Brown People

Close Atlanta City Detention Center Now!

by Gloria Tatum................ Atlanta, June 10, 2020 -  The nationwide movement for change and justice encompasses many issues including mass incarceration.   This is an issue that local activists have advocated for years with a demand to close the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC). Over two hundred people gathered at City Hall, in the rain, to once … Continue reading Close Atlanta City Detention Center Now!

Trump’s Military Attack on Civilians Made the Movement for Justice Larger & Stronger

by Gloria Tatum................................... Millions of U.S citizens continue to peacefully protest the murder of thousands of African Americans who every year are killed by violent, racist police officers, vigilantes, and white supremacists who are rarely ever held accountable. "I don't care if I lose my life if it means my nieces and nephews don't have to deal … Continue reading Trump’s Military Attack on Civilians Made the Movement for Justice Larger & Stronger

Decades of Racial Murders and Injustice Turns into a Movement

photo by Lorraine Fontana I Can't Breathe written by Gloria Tatum I'm dying, I can't breathe," were the last words of George Floyd, as Derek Chauvin put a knee on his neck for over 8 minutes, the last 3 minutes Floyd was not moving.  These police officers were the judge, jury, and executioner of George … Continue reading Decades of Racial Murders and Injustice Turns into a Movement

Ahmaud Arbery: Another Victim of Racial Terrorism in America

written by Gloria Tatum........................................ On Sunday, February 23, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man was jogging on the shaded streets of Satilla Shores with Spanish Moss hanging from ancient live oak trees.    Arbery, an avid jogger, was about two miles from his Brunswick home when two armed white men in a pickup chased, shot, … Continue reading Ahmaud Arbery: Another Victim of Racial Terrorism in America