[UPDATED APRIL 21, 2021] We are thankful for the verdict. It is a step towards justice. Although we have a long way to go, we are thankful for the wins against white supremacy when they come. We will continue to fight for the day when all people are considered sacred in the eyes of our…

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“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” –Grace Lee Boggs We continue to reel from the March 16 killing spree that devastated metropolitan Atlanta and called our nation’s focus to the unchecked escalation of violence against our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Today, as we hear about another…

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Printed in The Atlanta Voice, March 10, 2021By Nathaniel Smith, Partnership for Southern Equity All that stands between the free, fair, and equitable elections that made the 2020 election cycle possible and regression to Jim Crow-era voter suppression is the Georgia Senate. On March 1, HB531 passed the Georgia House along party lines – a…

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Pro-Trump protestors turned insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, but we’re not deterred. So what happened the week of January 4, 2021? Georgians cast their #voteforequity and won. The celebration was short-lived. The next day, after a rally on the National Mall, a pro-Trump mob turned insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol building as Congress met to certify…

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With the persistence of COVID-19 cases in metropolitan Atlanta, conflicting responses to preventative measures, cancellation of events, and the advisement to limit contact, the Partnership for Southern Equity’s (PSE) senior leadership team have decided to serve the equity ecosystem remotely and close our offices until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (updated). We will assess a possible extension of our…

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It amazes me that the more things change the more things stay the same. Growing up in Atlanta, I remember many days where my parents had to choose between paying the electric bill or buying groceries for our family. Now, in 2019, many households throughout Georgia face the same dilemma. On Tuesday, December 17, the Georgia Public Service Commission…

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