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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,…

UGA students join the conversation on Trump immigration ban

ATHENS, Ga.—Students at the University of Georgia participated in a ‘March For Immigrants’ last Friday to protest against the ban on immigration posed by President Trump. The event was created by the Muslim Student Association in partnership with the UGA chapter for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Ali Marmel, a Public…

Athens Locals Boycott Against Wendy’s

National boycotts against Wendy’s have made their way to Athens. Protestors say they are not happy about where some of Wendy’s ingredients come from. Groups of people marched down Prince Avenue in an effort to boycott Wendy’s last night. This boycott stemmed from Wendy’s decision to stop buying its tomatoes from Florida and starting buying them from…