Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Georgia state flag's Confederate 'Stars and Bars' design avoids controversy

...reports that the Legislature's black caucus has drafted pre-filed bills that...support."If the legislative black caucus was part of the majority as it...legislative politics. "But since the black caucus is part of the Democrats, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/georgia-state-flags-confedera
Legislative survey finds enough votes to remove Confederate flag

...decisive action," said Rep. Jerry Govan, D-Orangeburg, a House member since 1993.Like most of the Legisla tive Black Caucus at the time, Govan voted against the 2000 compromise.Some legislators responded that they would not weigh in until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/legislative-survey-finds
Suspended SC State president sues school

...massive overhaul.The stunner brought immediate backlash. But Rep. Harold Mitchell, former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, thanked Merrill's panel Tuesday for "getting us to look at the facts and getting this General Assembly to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...leave. It was a reversal from two weeks ago, when the trustees backed President Thomas Elzey, despite the Legislative Black Caucus' call for his removal.Senators said the trustees' move doesn't solve the problem.Today, the full Senate Education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...among the 60 percent of trustees who came aboard after Elzey was hired in spring 2013.Last week, the Legislative Black Caucus called for Elzey's resignation. But he refused, and trustees backed him up.The calls for new leadership followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Rants & Raves

...should start impeachment. By the way, the articles are excellent in the paper today. MEMBERS OF THE Congressional Black Caucus will not welcome Netanyahu to Congress. Is that racist? SOUTH CAROLINA State University is deep in debt. Doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-17/rants-raves
Rants and Raves

...HAVE TO AGREE that racism will eventually raise its ugly head and can be seen. So when a member of the Congressional Black Caucus says publicly that black racism is good and white racism is bad, is that racism showing its ugly head? And if it is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-16/rants-and-raves
Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...Macon, said he added sickle cell disease by amendment to his House Bill 1 at the request of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. The disease, also known as sickle cell anemia, overwhelmingly affects African-Americans.The bill passed 158-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-25/georgia-house-bill-oks-canna
Clyburn says alma mater South Carolina State needs to replace President Thomas Elzey

...and replacing the board. Last week, the Legislative Black Caucus called for Elzey to resign. He refused, and the trustees...legislators don't want to be accused of being racist. Black caucus members want to yield to" legislators who graduated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-18/clyburn-says-alma-mater-s
SC State trustees stand by president

...since 2013, when Elzey was hired.The board convened the "emergency meeting" a day after leaders of the Legis lative Black Caucus called on Elzey to resign or be fired by the legislatively-elected board. Elzey refused.The no-confidence vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-12/sc-state-trustees-stand-p