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  1. DeKalb commissioner defends campaign mailer highlighting opponent's interracial marriageRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    "Why'd he want to hide her?... I wonder why he's upset? There's no issue here - unless he tried to hide her." - DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton, speaking with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 's Bill Torpy .

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  2. Time and Place: Two voices, one imageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Local photographer Nic Huey shot this week's Time and Place photograph of protesters facing off with police officers at an April 23 demonstration against a "White Power" rally at Stone Mountain . Ultimately, eight people were arrested for refusing to take off masks, a violation of an obscure Georgia law.

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  3. Protesters face off at Stone Mountain white power rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Three counter protesters sit in front of a line of police outfitted in riot gear. The police formed a roadblock along an access road leading to the white supremacists' rallying point.

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  4. Photo Gallery: Pro-white rally at Stone Mountain ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A white power rally on April 23 organized by a group calling itself Rock Stone Mountain at the state attraction was met by hundreds of counter protestors. Nine people were arrested during the event.

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  5. First Slice 1/29/16: State lawmaker says KKK 'was not so much a racist thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    According to one Georgia lawmaker, the Ku Klux Klan "was not so much a racist thing but a vigilante thing to keep law and order." The elected official, State Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, went so far as to say the Klan even "made a lot of people straighten up."

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  6. Proposed MLK tribute on Stone Mountain is an insultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    HARD TRUTHS: We need a true reckoning with the history that Stone Mountain heralds. A 1971 Knights of the Ku Klux Klan rally takes place one year before the completion of the Confederate Memorial carving.

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  7. Sons of Confederate Veterans oppose monument to 'Michael' Luther King Jr.? Wait, what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    "Monuments to either Michael King or soldiers of any color who fought against the Confederacy would be a violation of the purpose for which the park was created and exists. The erection of a monument to anything other than the Confederate Cause being placed on top of Stone Mountain because of the objections of opponents of Georgia's Confederate heritage would be akin to the state flying a Confederate battle flag atop the King Center in Atlanta against the wishes of King supporters."

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  8. First Slice 10/12/15: Governor says he opposes casino proposal, unless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Gov. Nathan Deal says he will inform state lawmakers that casinos in Georgia are not a good idea and does not improve the state's quality of life. But if casino companies were OK with being taxed more, well, that's another discussion.

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  9. First Slice 10/11/15: MLK monument to be placed on top of Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The leaders who oversee Stone Mountain, the DeKalb County state park and shrine to the Confederacy during the Civil War, will build an 18-foot-tall tower with a bell at the rock's summit to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Some Buckhead residents are aghast at the idea of adding bike lanes to Peachtree Road. They're also apparently irked by the idea of yielding to bicyclists traveling in those proposed lanes.

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