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White Male Who Kept Girl In Dog Cage, Raped Her Won’t...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Georgia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week after holding a teenage girl captive and sexually assaulting her ― but he will not see the inside of a prison cell. Michael Wysolovski, was arrested in 2017 after FBI agents found a 17-year-old girl, who had been missing for over a year, trapped in a dog cage in his home in Duluth, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The victim, was found severely malnourished and suffering from back problems due to the dog cage. She had also contracted ringworm from the unsanitary conditions.

New Jim Crow: ACLU Sues Georgia For Jailing Indigent Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging debt collection practices that have resulted in the jailing of people simply because they are broke.

Death In Custody: Georgia Cops Shoot Handcuffed Man

AFRICANGLOBE - Police say a Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed man Thursday as the man allegedly tried to break out of a patrol car, a shooting that stirred up citizens and prompted the mayor to acknowledge that the community has "many questions."

KKK Wants to Adopt Georgia Highway

A North Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has applied to "adopt" a stretch of highway in Union County, Georgia. The application, which would...

Troy Davis: The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

AFRICANGLOBE - When the state of Georgia murdered Troy Davis on Wednesday, it brought condemnation from around the world. This act of state-sanctioned murder also brought into focus the death grip of moral certainty which now has a stranglehold on the US, even in the face of a world which increasingly sees it as morally bankrupt. But a society as thoroughly racist as the US is just as thoroughly determined, perhaps paradoxically--and perhaps not--to deny, ignore and deflect criticism that would raise any doubt, lest the festering sore of its legacy be provoked and proceed to sepsis.