Posted inCriminal Justice, Policing

A Fight for Justice: Why the Family of Matthew Zadok Williams Is Suing DeKalb County

Chris Ann Lewis and her five daughters have spent almost two years trying to get justice for their son and little brother Matthew Zadok Williams, who was killed by a DeKalb County police officer. “This has to stop. The senseless killing of the mentally ill, it has to stop,” Lewis said. “They’re our brothers, our […]

Posted inHealth, State Politics

Georgia’s General Assembly Is Talking Health. Here’s What’s at Stake for Black Residents.

The Georgia General Assembly is taking up a number of bills that would have a significant impact on residents’ mental, physical and reproductive health. One seeks to reform the state’s mental health care system by making it more affordable.  Republican lawmakers are also trying to curb access to abortion pills in direct response to the […]