Tags: Athens Anti Discrimination Movement

Black Lives Matter Nonexistent in Athens

The Black Lives Matter movement began as an African American-centered political movement that arose following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s shooting. Today, it is a global activist network with over 40 chapters that respond to everything from President Trump’s first State of the Union address to Super Bowl LII. Despite its reach…

Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement to hold protest

The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is protesting against discriminatory bar practices in downtown Athens. This is after a ordinance was passed by the county commission last year in an effort to stop discrimination. Grady Newsource tried to get in contact with the Athens Clarke Attorney’s Office to ask about the discrimination complaints that have been filed,…