Tag Archives: Georgia Green Party

Bruce Dixon: Black Leaders’ Complacency Led to Voting Rights Disaster

Bruce Dixon is a co-chair of the Georgia Green Party. The following article was linked on the front page of the Green Party website:

Did the Supreme Court kneecapping of the Voting Rights Act have to happen? Could black leadership have seen it coming and prevented it? Why didn’t they, and what can we do now?Read more ...

Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens: Save taxpayer dollars by cutting jail costs

Via Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch

(Distributed by the Green Party of the United States)

Georgia Green Party

http://georgiagreenparty.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

For further information, contact:
Bruce Dixon, 678-298-9463 x3
bdixon@GeorgiaGreenParty.org
Press Secretary, Georgia Green Party

Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact

After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration’s Costs

Via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs
Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact

After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens Demand Answers on Inmate’s Brutal Treatment

Excerpt from a press release posted at the website of the national Green Party:

Georgia Green Party
Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Georgia Greens Demand Answers on Inmate’s Brutal Treatment
Macon State inmate Transported to Atlanta Medical Center

In a New Year’s Eve letter sent to Governors Sonny Perdue and Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party asked why the Georgia Department of Corrections withheld from Terrance Dean’s family news of his condition and whereabouts.

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A community coalition, which includes the Green Party of Georgia, meets with GA corrections officials

Bruce Dixon is a member of the Green Party of Georgia State Committee. The article, excerpted below, appears on the website of Black Agenda Report where Dixon is a managing editor, and was republished on 12/24/2010 at San Francisco Bay View, a national black newspaper:

Community Coalition Meets With GA Corrections Officials, Visits First Prison.Read more ...