Church fund helps end 9-year probation

No more in bondage shall they toil;
Let my people go!
Let them come out of Egypt’s spoil;
Let my people go!
Go down, Moses,
Way down in Egypt’s land.
Tell old Pharaoh
Let my people go!

– traditional African American Spiritual

By Steve Williams

On Wednesday, May 19, Joshua J. appeared in Superior Court before Judge Patrick Haggard, cuffed … Read the rest

Remembering another lynching one year later

Tuesday was the anniversary of the horrific killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old man, who was murdered by three white vigilantes while jogging through the Satilla Shores (Brunswick/Glynn County) neighborhood. 

As the prosecution’s case moves forward, Hank Klibanoff and his Emory University students produced a powerful seven-part Buried Truths podcast on the Ahmaud Arbery murder. 

A turn signal, an explosion,

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Bearing Witness: Jail time is no help

By John Cole Vodicka

Raymond M. suffers with the demons of addiction. He’s 29 years old. Since Dec. 29, he’s been in the Clarke County Jail, arrested yet again and waiting on whether his felony probation will be revoked, returning him to prison. Since 2014 Mr. M. has been locked up a number of times for things like entering automobiles, … Read the rest