Georgia Legislative Black Caucus calls on Kemp to rescind reopen order

In The Center Square by Maya

Black lawmakers in Georgia say Gov. Brian Kemp’s executive order that reopens parts of the economy puts African-Americans, who already are dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate, in jeopardy. Members of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) released a statement that denounces the order that allows certain businesses in the state to reopen Friday and Monday. “We all want …

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus issues coronavirus recommendations

In CBS 46 by Maya

Representatives from the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus want to make sure they have input on how the state reacts to the coronavirus pandemic. The group is issuing a list of recommendations to the task force created by Governor Brian Kemp. “We’re not surprised that we’ve been somewhat of a whipping post as it relates to mortality,” said State Representative J. …