Black Georgia mayor who couldn’t get keys to city hall brings legal apocalypse

The first African American man to ever be elected in the Southern city of Camilla, Georgia, says his town is actively involved in discrimination against him and Black citizens. After he was elected he asked the Council for keys to get into City Hall, they responded by voting unanimously to deny him this level of […]

Georgia mayor fed up with segregation in his small town, takes it to the grave

Camilla Mayor Rufus Davis and community members protest what they call a segregated cemetery. Mayor Davis says the fence behind them separates where blacks and whites are buried. — Alexandria Ikomoni (@AlexandriaWfxl) December 15, 2017 Mayor Rufus Davis has retained attorney Benjamin Crump to desegregate a city-owned cemetery in Camilla, Georgia. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Crump issued a […]