EXCLUSIVE: Griffin Police Department manipulated public records, used civic group to “keep the minority community at bay”

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: In an organized effort, the city of Griffin and Griffin Police Department have engaged in the selective release of public records to manipulate the responses of Black residents to law enforcement uses of force and other GPD activities. At the same time, Griffin officials have refused to release those same records […]

Griffin civil rights group says race is basis of calls for election supervisor’s resignation

STAFF REPORT ::: The Urban Outreach Association (UOA), a self-described non-partisan civil rights organization, is calling for the resignation of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger after Raffensperger on Tuesday called for the resignation of Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley. In a press release issued Tuesday afternoon, Raffensperger stated that he and the Spalding […]