February 21, 2022 6:00 AM
Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 22
Good morning! If you say you are from Atlanta, are you sure about that?
- Jury deliberations are underway in the federal hate crimes trial of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arberry.
- Yesterday would have been John Lewis’ 82nd birthday, and on that day the John and Lillian Miles Lewis Foundation was announced with the very worthy goal of “strengthening democracy through civic engagement.”
- Teachers. We love ’em! We celebrate ’em! We are giving them a raise! Oh but also they are maybe discussing race in their classrooms. They are certainly in a bind.
- State government is not immune to the impact of the Great Resignation – and it’s a lot more complicated than it is for private businesses to just pay workers more.
- The breadth of the Hugley political dynasty in Columbus includes state and local government, as well as the Board of Education. This is a lovely profile and is worth reading.
- Georgia is one of twelve states that does not have a formal process for compensating those exonerated of a crime. This article explains why many Georgia lawmakers want that to change.
- If the City of Buckhead was going to be a thing — which it won’t be — it would be just another Democratic stronghold. Sorry, Bill!
- Kennesaw State’s Raymond Goslow is headed to the college “Jeopardy!” finals tonight!
We have a Judge who is resigning in my neck of the woods. https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/politics/regional/story/2022/feb/21/northwest-georgia-judge-resigns-raising-questions-about-wholl-choose-his-replacement-governor-or-voters/563786/
the sorry not sorry song is clever…of course when i was growing up way down in savannah, “atlanta” began around joneboro and ran all the way up to marrietta…and from 6 flags over to stone mountain or so…