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Julian Bond to be buried at sea

ATLANTA - Relatives of civil rights leader Julian Bond say they're honoring his wishes to be cremated and his ashes spread in the Gulf of Mexico.Family members say a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-19/julian-bond-be-buried-sea
NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police

...posed with Confederate flags and have called it a hate crime.In the days following Scott's shooting, local civil rights leaders called for a federal investigation into all shootings involving law officers in Charleston County going back more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/naacp-joins-call-probe-north-charle
Obama delivers eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney

...front row. Also attending were first lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, and dozens of prominent lawmakers and civil rights leaders.Justice Department officials broadly agree the shootings meet the legal requirements for a hate crime, meaning federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/obama-delivers-eulogy-slain-
Black motorist's fatal shooting: Outcry over police tactics

...last year for which statistics are available for the State Law Enforcement Division.But anger is surfacing as civil rights leaders demand a full U.S. Justice Department investigation of the North Charleston force and its crime-fighting approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-10/black-motorists-fatal-shooting-outc
Lieutenant governor candidates Repub­lican Henry McMaster, Democrat Bakari Sellers debate experience, vision

...governor in 2010."This race is the clearest contrast of any race in the entire state," said Sellers, the son of civil rights leader Cleve land Sellers. "Henry's gray hair doesn't denote experience."Starting in 2018, gubernatorial candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/lieutenant-gov
Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...to those I offended and to Luol, who I reached out to Monday morning."Koonin has agreed to meet with Atlanta civil rights leaders on Wednesday. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Monday he asked for the meeting to discuss what he believes is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-09/atlanta-hawks-discipline-gm-d
Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

ATLANTA - Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after a team owner disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away.The Rev...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-08/hawks-civil-rights-leaders-di
Hundreds gather to mark 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death

NEW YORK - Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.About 300 people converged to hear remarks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-02-21/hundreds-gather-mark-50th-
Mayor urges Augusta youth to dream big during Black History Month

...failing academically to remember the rich legacy of innovators, educators and advocates, such as President Obama and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who fought to protect their dreams.He urged them to be "full of fire" and "passion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/mayor-urges-augusta-yout
Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

...Park Service guides lead tours through the yellow Queen Anne Victorian home and give unbelievable insight into the civil rights leader's upbringing.THE TABERNACLE STOP: Centennial Olympic ParkYou'll feel blessed by high-quality acoustics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-07/touring-atlanta-streetca