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Forsyth residents come together for “Change The Narrative” rally

On Saturday, June 13, members of the Forsyth community and Monroe County gathered to have a community rally called “Change the Narrative” in which was designed to bring more awareness to tolerance among races and to bring forth grievances in regard to a local newspaper — the Monroe County Reporter and its editor Will Davis....

Cochran holds peaceful protest as diverse group promote racial justice

BLECKLEY COUNTY — The wave of nationwide peaceful protests have continued for a third consecutive and it isn’t just large cities. Smaller cities in rural areas are taking a stand.  On Friday, June 12, the dozens of citizens from Cochran– 45 miles southeast of Macon–gathered in a march of solidarity. Overriding theme at the event...

A Black Lives Matter protest event occurred in Hawkinsville

PULASKI COUNTY — A Black Lives Matter protest event occurred in Hawkinsville in front of the Pulaski County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 10. Dozens turned out for the community event.

A “Replace the Hate” protest occurred in Macon

A “Replace the Hate” protest occurred in Macon in an effort to bring attention to removing Confederate statues from public spaces. Some Macon citizens are demanding the removal of a Confederate statue at Second Street and Cotton Avenue.

THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA #BLM

State Sen. District 8 Democratic candidate, Treva Gear, visited Thomas County and talked with voters prior to the June 9th primary.