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Former Georgia governor Democratic candidate and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Georgia politician was chosen because of her work to promote nonviolent change through the ballot box and has been credited with turning Georgia blue and helping Joe Biden win the state in his Presidential run.…

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With the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election still undecided, politician Stacey Abrams is among the trending topics on Twitter this week, where thousands are recognizing her and her work in Georgia. Abrams ran unsuccessfully against Republican Brian Kemp in 2018 for governor of Georgia, but “unsuccessful” is not a word to describe Abrams’…

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Nearly 200,000 citizens in Georgia were wrongly removed from the voting rolls in the last election, according to a study that was released on Wednesday, Sept. 02, 2020. Experts conducted a study called “Advanced Address List Hygiene,” a method of residential address verification that was paid for by the nonpartisan journalism group, Palast Investigative Fund.…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp decided to withdraw a lawsuit against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. On Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, Kemp ended his controversial feud with Bottoms over how to better protect the residents of Georgia, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Instead of the lawsuit, Kemp will issue an executive order that will prevent local…

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Georgia’s Gov. Brian Kemp believes that the state did a good job of reopening schools, even with multiple students testing positive for COVID-19. On Aug. 11, Kemp held a press conference with U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Allen, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  When asked about the reopening of in-face learning in Georgia, Kemp said, “I think…

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Two days after Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms initially spoke out against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to prematurely allow some businesses in the state to reopen, she was met with hate. Kemp announced Monday, April 20, 2020, that the state would begin to relax social distancing and stay-at-home regulations for gyms, barbers, nail salons,…

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Cardi B represents the face of discontent over Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s surprising declaration to start reopening the state this Friday, April 24, 2020. The 27-year-old rapper, who was born in New York City but moved to suburban Atlanta after marrying rapper Offset, expressed her outrage to her more than 60 million Instagram followers. While…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced during a Monday afternoon press conference on April 20, 2020, he is going to allow the mandatory “shelter-in-place” order to expire and reopen restaurants, shops and other businesses beginning this Friday, April 24, 2020, according to Fox 5 Atlanta and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Georgia’s “shelter-in-place” order is due to expire…

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After a week and a half of exhaustive and comprehensive post-election maneuvering, legal filings and dispatching scores of volunteers to the edges of the state to locate outstanding votes, former state representative Stacey Abrams, D-Georgia, has conceded the race for governor to Republican Brian Kemp. Abrams late Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, publicly acknowledged that Kemp will…

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Stacey Abrams’ fight to become the next governor of Georgia continues. On Nov. 14, Judge Steve C. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled in favor of Abrams. The judge requires all counties statewide to accept absentee ballots with minor discrepancies. These were ballots which were cast by thousands of Georgians…

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