Civil rights warrior Tyrone Brooks faces federal jail time

Tyrone Brooks

Former Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, 70, has been a stalwart warrior on the battlefield for civil rights since the early 1960s. He was a trusted youth leader and foot soldier for Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Brooks has received death threats from the Georgia KKK throughout his life because of his activities. Now Brooks […]

Legendary wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka charged with murder

Legendary WWE wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka was charged with the 1983 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. According to the Associated Press, Snuka faces third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of the then-23-year-old woman. In May of 1983, police were dispatched to a hotel near Allentown, Pennsylvania, where they found Argentino gasping […]

Moore’s Ford Bridge mass lynching was start of Civil Rights Movement

There are many counties and towns in Georgia that bear the name of former slave masters and hold horrific secrets of lynching. One such town is Monroe, Georgia, located in Walton County, only 60 miles from downtown Atlanta. This tiny town with a population of around 14,000 received national attention for a lynching of two black […]