Thursday Mar 20
San Francisco Bay View
Striking Georgia prisoners name names, allege sexual abuse, ongoing threats and maltreatment by staff
Not quite a month ago, I wrote that we at Black Agenda Report had received word of a new self-organized hunger strike among prisoners in Georgia's notorious Diagnostic and Classification Prison at Jackson, the same place where Troy Davis was murdered by the state a couple years ago.
Teen Beat Grandma To Death After She Refused To Drive Him To The Store
A Butts County, Georgia teenager is in jail charged with beating his grandmother to death with a baseball bat after she refused to take him to the store to buy cigarettes.
Warrant taken on Jackson teacher
On Thursday, March 6, the Jackson County Sheriff's obtained criminal arrest warrants on Laura Helen McKown, 30, of Athens.
Butts County teen accused of killing grandmother with ball bat
Bland told investigators he went to his grandmother's house on Dub Walker Road in Jackson, GA, asking for a ride to a nearby store to buy cigarettes, but she was getting ready for work.
South Jackson teacher suspended during probe of alleged abuse
A South Jackson Elementary School teacher was suspended Wednesday following a complaint from a parent that her 5-year-old child was injured by the teacher.