The Central Savannah River Peace Alliance is hosting a screening of Ava DuVernay‘s documentary 13th on Tuesday, March 14, 5:30 pm, at the Headquarters Library, Room A, at 823 Telfair St in Augusta. The film explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. Discussion to follow.
Will Georgia End the Drug War? State Senator Harold Jones on Cannabis in the Latest Legislative Session
The Georgia State Senator from District 22 in Augusta, Harold Jones, introduced SB 254 in the 2015-16 legislative session. This bill would have changed simple cannabis possession from a felony to a misdemeanor. Other proposed legislation would have facilitated the use of medical cannabis. Hear his assessment of Georgia’s readiness to end the drug war. Continue reading “Will Georgia End the Drug War? Augusta, May 18”