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Lawmakers Centered This Track Star’s Story in Legislation. She Has Something to Say.

Andraya Yearwood has heard her name ring through state legislatures, political debates, and lawsuits since she was a teenager. Now 20 years old, the Atlanta-born college sophomore and her friend Terry Miller, both Black transgender women and former high school track stars, became unlikely activists.   Yearwood has received national attention for her sports career since […]

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Black Voters Should Know About These Bills GA Legislators Passed in Their Last Votes of 2022

Georgia lawmakers worked through midnight early Tuesday to get a set of bills passed on Sine Die, the last day of the state’s 40-day legislative session. Several of the General Assembly’s most contentious proposed laws – including a measure giving the Georgia Bureau of Investigation greater authority to oversee elections – were passed by both […]