Posted inEducation, School Boards

What Black Voters Are Saying: Atlanta School Board Elections

This story was published as part of our #APSVotes project with Atlanta Civic Circle to help shed light on APS school board elections. Nov. 7 marks Election Day for city of Atlanta voters for the Atlanta School Board election.Ten candidates are vying for five open seats on the governing body for Atlanta Public Schools. The nine Atlanta School Board […]

Posted inPolitics, Voting

Despite New Restrictions, Black Voters Remain Energized on Election Day

Ahead of Election Day, voters, advocates, and political pundits have debated over whether Georgia’s updated voting laws would suppress the Black electorate.  The new law, SB 202, has provisions barring volunteers from giving food and water to voters standing in line outside polling stations — within 150 feet of a precinct. The measure also adds […]